Pakistan Super League 2019: The fourth edition of the PSL will start from Thursday. PSL 2019 will run from February 14 to March 17 with 34 matches to be played this year.
Last year, Islamabad United defeated Peshwar Zalmi in the final to win the PSL 2018 trophy. It was the second PSL title for Islamabad United, who had also won the inaugural season in 2015. Peshawar Zalmi had won the 2016 season.
PSL 2019 will run from February 14 to March 17 with 34 matches to be played this year. Last year, Islamabad United defeated Peshwar Zalmi in the final to win the PSL 2018 trophy. It was the second PSL title for Islamabad United, who had also won the inaugural season in 2015. Peshawar Zalmi had won the 2016 season.
The PSL 2019 T20 tournament will feature of 30 league matches followed by the playoff phase of 4 matches. The tournament will feature six teams – Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans, Lahore Qalandars, and Islamabad United – with each teams playing other five opponents twice. The top four teams at the end of the group stage will reach the playoffs.
In the playoffs, there will be two eliminators and one qualifier. The top two teams in the group stage will compete in the Qualifier, from where the winner will reach the final. The 3rd and 4th team in the group stage will take part in the first Eliminator. The losing team will be eliminated, while the winner will face the losing team in the qualifier in the 2nd eliminator. The winner will qualify for the final.
PSL 2019 Venues: Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Lahore and Karachi
The first 28 league matches will be split among Dubai International Stadium (Dubai), Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium (Sharjah) and the Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi).
8 matches will be played in Pakistan including the final four league matches and the Qualifier, Eliminator 1 and 2 and the Final. The Pakistan leg will take place at National Stadium, Karachi and Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore with Karachi hosting the final.
PSL 2019 Squads: Islamabad United
Islamabad United: Sahibzada Farhan, Asif Ali, Muhammad Musa, Samit Patel, Cameron Delport, Philip Salt, Hussain Talat, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Zafar Gohar, Waqas Maqsood, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Sami (c), Ian Bell, Nasir Nawaz, Wayne Parnell, Zahir Khan, Amad Butt, Rizwan Hussain
PSL 2019 Squads: Karachi Kings
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim (c), Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Ravi Bopara, Usman Shinwari, Mohammad Amir, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Sikandar Raza, Awais Zia, Usama Mir, Aaron Summers, Sohail Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ali Imran, Abrar Ahmed, Aamer Yamin, Ben Dunk, Liam Livingstone, Jaahid Ali, Umer Khan
PSL 2019 Squads: Lahore Qalandars
Lahore Qalandars: Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, AB de Villiers, Mohammad Hafeez(c), Yasir Shah, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Afridi, Rahat Ali, Agha Salman, Anton Devcich, Carlos Brathwaite, Corey Anderson, Sandeep Lamichhane, Umair Masood, Hassan Khan, Mohammad Imran, Hardus Viljoen, David Wiese, Saad Ali, Brendan Taylor, Aizaz Cheema, Gauhar Ali, Haris Rauf
PSL 2019 Squads: Multan Sultans
Multan Sultans: Shoaib Malik(c), Shan Masood, Umar Siddiq, Muhammad Junaid, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Abbas , Shahid Afridi, Qais Ahmad, Laurie Evans, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Ilyas, Nauman Ali, Andre Russell, James Vince, Daniel Christian, Tom Moores, Ali Shafiq, Shakeel Ansar, Hammad Azam, Johnson Charles
PSL 2019 Squads: Peshawar Zalmi
Peshawar Zalmi: Kamran Akmal, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Sameen Gul, Khalid Usman, Umaid Asif, Daren Sammy(c), Liam Dawson, Misbah-ul-Haq, Kieron Pollard, Dawid Malan, Umar Amin, Sohaib Maqsood, Wayne Madsen, Nabi Gul, Jamal Anwar, Andre Fletcher, Chris Jordan, Ibtisam Sheikh, Samiullah
PSL 2019 Squads: Quetta Gladiators
Quetta Gladiators: Umar Akmal, Shane Watson, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Saud Shakeel, Sunil Narine, Sohail Tanvir, Dwayne Bravo, Fawad Ahmed, Mohammad Asghar, Danish Aziz, Ahsan Ali, Ghulam Mudassar, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed(c), Harry Gurney, Ahmed Shehzad, Dwayne Smith, Azam Khan, Jalat Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jnr
PSL 2019 Full Schedule: Matches and Fixtures
|14th February||Thursday||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|15th February||Friday||Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings||Dubai|
|15th February||Friday||Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|16th February||Saturday||Islamabad United v Multan Sultans||Dubai|
|16th February||Saturday||Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings||Dubai|
|17th February||Sunday||Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|17th February||Sunday||Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|20th February||Wednesday||Quetta Gladiators v Multan Sultans||Sharjah|
|21st February||Thursday||Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings||Sharjah|
|22nd February||Friday||Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars||Sharjah|
|22nd February||Friday||Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi||Sharjah|
|23rd February||Saturday||Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars||Sharjah|
|23rd February||Saturday||Islamabad United v Karachi Kings||Sharjah|
|24th February||Sunday||Peshawar Zalmi v Multan Sultans||Sharjah|
|24th February||Sunday||Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings||Sharjah|
|26th February||Tuesday||Multan Sultans v Islamabad United||Dubai|
|27th February||Wednesday||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|27th February||Wednesday||Karachi Kings v Islamabad United||Dubai|
|28th February||Thursday||Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi||Dubai|
|28th February||Thursday||Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|1st March||Friday||Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United||Dubai|
|1st March||Friday||Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|4th March||Monday||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||Abu Dhabi|
|4th March||Monday||Karachi Kings v Multan Sultans||Abu Dhabi|
|5th March||Tuesday||Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi||Abu Dhabi|
|5th March||Tuesday||Quetta Gladiators v Islamabad United||Abu Dhabi|
|7th March||Thursday||Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi||Karachi|
|9th March||Saturday||Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United||Lahore|
|10th March||Sunday||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||Karachi|
|10th March||Sunday||Lahore Qalandars v Multan Sultans||Lahore|
|12th March||Tuesday||Eliminator 1 – #3 vs #4||Lahore|
|13th March||Wednesday||Qualifier – #1 vs #2||Karachi|
|15th March||Friday||Eliminator 2||Karachi|