Pakistan Super League is also called PSL which is a professional T20 cricket competition based in Pakistan. This annual competition was first held in 2016 where total five franchise teams competed. The final match was placed in 23rd February, 2016 where Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiators and selected as crowned champion in the inaugural season of PSL.
Now the time has come for 2nd edition of Pakistan Super League which will be held in February, 2017. Let’s take a look below where the complete fixture of upcoming PSL 2017 is given.
PSL 2017 Schedule
- When Pakistan Super League 2nd season will be started on – February, 2017
Though, last season total five team were played here but coming season it would probably six team will compete for the title. Here we present below the name of participants along with some other information.
- Name – Islamabad United
- Representing City – Islamabad, Capital Territory
- Owner – Leonine Global Sports
- Captain – Misbah Ul Haq
- Head Coach – Dean Jones (Australia)
- Price – US $15 Million
- Name – Karachi Kings
- Representing City – Karachi, Sindh
- Owner – ARY Media Group
- Captain – Shoaib Malik
- Head Coach – Vacant
- Price – US $26 Million
- Name – Lahore Qalandars
- Representing City – Lahore, Punjab
- Owner – Qatar Lubricants Company Limited
- Captain – Azhar Ali
- Head Coach – Paddy Upton (South Africa )
- Price – US $25 Million
- Name – Peshawar Zalmi
- Representing City – Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
- Owner – Haier Pakistan
- Captain – Shahid Afridi
- Head Coach – Mohammad Akram (Pakistan)
- Price – US $16 Million
- Name – Quetta Gladiators
- Representing City – Quetta, Balochistan
- Owner – Omar Associates
- Captain – Sarfraz Ahmed
- Head Coach – Moin Khan (Pakistan)
- Price – US $11 Million
Perhaps Kashmir Warriors or, Sialkot Smashers will be the number # 6 team to participate in upcoming PSL 2017. The details of the newest franchise team is not officially announced yet. As soon as the information will reveal, you can see the update here.
Last season, United Arab Emirates (UAE) was hosted this tournament instead of Pakistan. Pakistan did not arrange this tournament in their ground due to political contradiction. And in this circumstances, UAE was always there for Pakistan to held. Total 24 matches were played in two different venues named Dubai International Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium. But hopefully next prestigious tournament would probably be placed in Pakistan.
According to Double round robin, this tournament used to compete. Each team has got chance to play twice with others and the top point holder four teams have got clearance for playoff round where 2 points for a win, 1 point for no result. PSL is currently sponsored by Habib Bank Limited which have got three years agreement in exchange for approximately US $ 6 million. Sunset + Vine were announced as the official broadcaster of PSL in exchange for US $ 15 million.