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Pakistan Super League 2018






Pakistan Super League 2018 is our neighbour’s professional
T20 cricket league. With the IPL coming soon on the Fantain
Fantasy App in April, let us see what PSL 2018 looks like.
Long story short, there are 6 teams. The top four qualify for the
playoffs. Pakistan Cricket Board is
in charge.
PSL Launched its third edition this year adding a sixth team.
Format
The PSL is played in a double round-robin format (all play all).
Every team plays each other twice
and the top four advance to the Playoffs.In the group stage, two
points are awarded for a win, one
for a no-result and none for a loss. In the event of tied scores after
both teams have faced their
quota of overs, a super over is used to determine the match winner.

 



Team
City/Province
Owner
Price
Founded
Home ground
Captain
Coach

(Ali Naqvi & Amna Naqvi)
US$15 million (ten-year agreement)
2015[a]

ARY Group
(Salman Iqbal, CEO)
US$26 million (ten-year agreement)
2015[a]

Qatar Lubricants Company
(Fawad Rana, MD)
US$25 million (ten-year agreement)
2015[a]

(Nasir Schon & sons)
US$41.6 million (eight year agreement)
2017[b]

(Javed Afridi, CEO)
US$16 million (ten-year agreement)
2015[a]

Omar Associates
(Nadeem Omar, Director)
US$11 million (ten-year agreement)
2015[a]


Teams
2016
2017
2018
Islamabad United
W
4th
TBD
Karachi Kings
4th
3rd
TBD
Lahore Qalandars
5th
5th
TBD
Multan Sultans
TBD
Peshawar Zalmi
3rd
W
TBD
Quetta Gladiators
R
R
TBD


Awards
Green cap - Leading run scorer
Hanif Mohammad Award - Eventual winner keeping the green cap
Maroon cap - Leading wicket taker
Fazal Mahmood Award - Eventual winner keeping the maroon cap
Imtiaz Ahmed Award - Best wicket-keeper

SQUADS FOR PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE, 2018
Islamabad United Squad : Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Alex Hales, Sam Billings,
Mohammad Hasan, Chadwick Walton, Rohail Nazir, Luke Ronchi, Amad
Butt, Jean-Paul Duminy, Hussain Talat, Samit Patel, Andre Russell,
Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Samuel Badree, Steven Finn, Mohammad
Sami, Rumman Raees, Zafar Gohar
Quetta Gladiators Squad : Sarfraz Ahmed(c), Rilee Rossouw, Jason Roy,
Kevin Pietersen, Rameez Raja, Asad Shafiq, Shane Watson, Umar Amin,
Mohammad Nawaz, Mahmudullah, Jofra Archer, Saad Ali, Saud Shakeel,
Rashid Khan, Anwar Ali, Hassan Khan Mohammad, Mir Hamza, Rahat Ali
Karachi Kings Squad : Babar Azam, Joe Denly, Colin Ingram, Khurram
Manzoor, Lendl Simmons, Saifullah Bangash, Eoin Morgan, Mohammad
Rizwan, Mohammed Taha, Tabish Khan, Ravi Bopara, Hasan Mohsin,
Shahid Afridi, David Wiese, Usama Mir, Tymal Mills, Mohammad Amir,
Usman Khan, Imad Wasim(c)
Lahore Qalandars Squad : Brendon McCullum(c), Fakhar Zaman,
Umar Akmal, Denesh Ramdin, Anton Devcich, Bilal Asif, Cameron Delport,
Bilawal Bhatti, Aamer Yamin, Ghulam Mudassar, Mitchell McClenaghan,
Mustafizur Rahman, Sunil Narine, Raza Hasan, Shaheen Afridi, Sohail Khan,
Yasir Shah
Peshawar Zalmi Squad : Darren Sammy(c), Tamim Iqbal, Kamran Akmal,
Andre Fletcher, Riki Wessels, Hammad Azam, Haris Sohail, Dwayne Bravo,
Khushdil Shah, Umaid Asif, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Shakib Al Hasan,
Liam Dawson, Sameen Gul, Hasan Ali, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar,
Wahab Riaz
Multan Sultans Squad : Shoaib Malik(c), Ahmed Shehzad, Darren Bravo,
Abdullah Shafique, Saif Badar, Nicholas Pooran, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohaib
Maqsood, Kashif Bhatti, Shan Masood, Thisara Perera, Mohammad Abbas ,
Umar Siddiq, Ross Whiteley, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan,
Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Hardus Viljoen

Schedule
The matches begin 22nd Feb and the finals are on March 25th. The matches
take place in Dubai and Sharjah. Eliminator one and two takes place in Lahore.
The finals at Karachi.
The players hope to have tournaments from 2019 onwards to take place entirely
on home soil.




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