The remaining matches of PSL 6 to be played on June 9 featuring players of Bangladesh, Sri Lank, West Indies, Afganistan and Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, UAE. PCB has announced the PSL 2021 new schedule today.
Pakistan Super League is Pakistan’s premier franchise T-20 competition, it was founded and established in 2015. The Pakistan Cricket Board is the administrator of the league and the 2021 season of PSL is the sixth season of the competition.
Since its inception, PSL annually takes place in February and the 2021 season also began in February 2021 but was later suspended as a result of increasing Covid-19 cases. The Pakistan board has now decided to hold the the remaining matches of PSL 2021 from June 9 to 24 in Abu Dhabi.
PSL 2021 New Schedule
Wednesday, June 9: Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United (8pm)
Thursday, June 10: Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings (5pm), Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars (10pm)
Saturday, June 11: Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators (8pm)
Sunday, June 12: Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi (8pm)
Monday, June 13: Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars (5pm), Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi (10pm)
Monday, June 14: Islamabad United v Karachi Kings (8pm)
Tuesday, June 15: Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars (5pm); Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings (10pm)
Wednesday, June 16: Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators (8pm)
Thursday, June 17: Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi (5pm); Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars (10pm)
Friday, June 18: Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars (8pm)
Saturday, June 20: Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings (5pm); Multan Sultans v Islamabad United (10pm)
Monday, June 21: Qualifier (1 v 2) (5pm), Eliminator 1 (3 v 4) (10pm)
Tuesday, June 22: Eliminator 2 (loser Qualifier v winner Eliminator 1) (8pm)
Thursday, June 24: Final (8pm)
The Pakistan Cricket Board suspended the PSL on 4 March 2021 because of rising Covid cases in Pakistan. Total 16 matches out of 30 were played when the announcement was declared. On 20 May 2021, the PCB was granted permission to conduct the remaining matches in UAE.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expected to release the PSL 2021 schedule for the remaining matches today. The players from their respective country will come to UAE on May 26 to play the Pakistan Super League 2021 matches.
Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 2021 will restart from June 5 and all the games is scheduled to be played in Abu Dhabi’s hot weather.
The qualifier for a direct spot in the final of PSL will take place between the 1st placed and 2nd placed team on 16 June 2021. Eliminator 1 is on 17 June whereas eliminator 2 is on 18 June. The final of PSL is on 20 June 2021.
All the remaining matches of PSL will be played in the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Total six teams contest in the Pakistan Super League:
The PCB has geared up to protect the players from dehydration and other side effects of heat as matches are scheduled to be played in the UAE’s hot weather. The Pakistan Cricket Board use all the measures to fight the heat that includes ice jackets and ice coolers.
The teams have been informed about the player’s safety measures which include providing energy drinks and water to the players during the game.
The restart of the PSL 2021 schedule will give fans to witness their favourite players and teams through live coverage and PSL streaming across the world.
PSL 2021 Squads
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim (c), Abbas Afridi, Amir Yamin, Arshad Iqbal, Babar Azam, Chadwick Walton, Danish Aziz, Martin Guptill, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Haris, Thisara Perera, Najeebullah Zadran, Noor Ahmed, Qasim Akram, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood and Zeeshan Malik.
Lahore Qalandars: Sohail Akhtar (c), Ahmed Danyal, Ben Dunk, Callum Ferguson, Dilbar Hussain, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, James Faulkner, Maaz Khan, Mohammad Faizan, Mohammad Hafeez, Rashid Khan, Salman Ali Agha, Seekuge Prasana, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sultan Ahmed, Tim David, Zaid Alam and Zeeshan Ashraf.
Islamabad United: Shadab Khan (c), Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Ali Khan, Akif Javed, Asif Ali, Brandon King, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Akhlaq, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Umar Amin, Usman Khawaja, Zafar Gohar and Zeeshan Zameer.
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan (c), Asif Afridi, Hammad Azam, Imran Tahir, Imran Khan Snr, Johnson Charles, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Umar, Blessing Muzarabani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw, Shahnawaz Dhani, Shan Masood, Shimron Hetmyer (partially available), Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Sohail Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir and Muhammad Waseem.
Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Abdul Nasir, Andre Russell (partially available), Arish Ali Khan, Azam Khan, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis, Hassan Khan, Jack Wildermuth, Jake Weatherald, Khurram Shehzad, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Usman Khan, Usman Shinwari, Zahid Mahmood and Zahir Khan.
Peshawar Zalmi: Wahab Riaz (c), Abrar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Bismillah Khan, David Miller (partially available), Fabian Allen (partially available), Fidel Edwards (partially available), Haider Ali, Hazratullah Zazai, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Amir Khan, Mohammad Irfan Snr, Mohammad Imran Jnr, Mohammad Imran Randhawa, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik, Umaid Asif and Waqar Salamkheil.