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Pakistan Super League 2017

2017 Pakistan Super League will be the second season of HBL Pakistan Super League championship which is schedule to be played in February and March. Islamabad United are the title defending champions in PSL-2 and will be taking on Peshawar Zalmi in the opening match of tournament on 9th February. The final of 2017 PSL will be played in Lahore, Pakistan.

Players Draft

The players draft for second Pakistan Super League season took place on 19 October 2016 in Dubai. Players were divided into 4 categories Platinum, Diamond, Gold and Silver. Lahore Qalandars who stood last in the inaugural championship, they picked 20 players first in the draft. Hence they picked first player of 2017 PSL draft and they chose to go with Brendon McCullum from Platinum category.

Pakistan super league 2017

Pakistan super league 2017

Brendon McCullum, Eoin Morgan, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Moeen Ali, Mitchel Johnson, Wayne Parnell are expected to be a part of Pakistan Super League 2017 draft.

Venues

United Arab Emirates is the home match series for Pakistan cricket team and Pakistan Super League. Dubai and Sharjah to host 23 matches of 2nd PSLT20 championship meanwhile Lahore to host final on 7 March.

  • Dubai
  • Sharjah
  • Lahore

Teams

Just like first edition of Pakistan Super League, there will be five teams competing in the next PSL event. Islamabad United won 2016 tournament, hence they’ll be title defenders. As per initial reports, Sialkot franchise was also expected to be launched for 2nd PSL twenty20 season but it didn’t happened.

Let’s have a look at the playing teams in Pakistan Super League 2017.

  1. Islamabad United
  2. Lahore Qalandars
  3. Karachi Kings
  4. Quetta Gladiators
  5. Peshawar Zalmi

Schedule

The schedule and dates of 2017 PSL were announced on 2nd of November 2016. Opening match of championship will be played on 9 February between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai. The final of Pakistan Super League second season will be played in Lahore (subjected to security) on 7 March.

Date Fixture Venue
9 February 2017 Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Dubai
10 February 2017 Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Dubai
11 February 2017 Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings Dubai
12 February 2017 Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
15 February 2017 Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Sharjah
16 February 2017 Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings Sharjah
17 February 2017 Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators Sharjah
Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Sharjah
18 February 2017 Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars Sharjah
Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Sharjah
19 February 2017 Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings Sharjah
20 February 2017 Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United Sharjah
23 February 2017 Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai
24 February 2017 Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United Dubai
25 February 2017 Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings Dubai
Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai
26 February 2017 Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Dubai
28 February 2017 Playoff 1: Team 1 vs Team 2 Sharjah
1 March 2017 Playoff 2: Team 3 vs Team 4 Sharjah
3 March 2017 Playoff 3: Winner Playoff 2 vs Runner-Up Playoff 1 Dubai
7 March 2017 Final: Winner Playoff 1 vs Winner Playoff 3 Lahore

Broadcasters

Pakistan based cricket fans can enjoy domestic t20 cricket league PSL on three broadcasting networks PTV Sports, Geo Super and Ten Sports. The list of broadcasters and tv channels is given below.

Country Broadcaster/TV Channel
Pakistan Geo Super, PTV Sports, TEN Sports
Bangladesh Gazi TV
Sri Lanka TEN Sports
United Arab Emirates OSN
West Indies Flow TV

About Aman Bansal

Aman Bansal is a blogger and love to write about sports, especially cricket. He is Ajmer based blogger who is trying to live simple and easy life. Make every moment count. :-)

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