PSL 2018 Schedule, Fixtures, Points Table, Standings, Results, Live Score, News

Cricket fans in Pakistan eagerly wait for the annual domestic cricket tournament ‘Pakistan Super League’. After completing two season successfully, Pakistan Cricket Board announced that the third edition of this league will commence in the month of February 2018. PSL 3 start date hasn’t been declared by the PCB yet. Due to security concerns, previous seasons of this fastest format of cricket tournament were played in United Arab Emirates and not in Pakistan. For the forthcoming season, talks are going on to hold about nine matches in Pakistan once the PCB confirms security conditions in the country. However, PSL 2018 matches are most probably gonna be played in the UAE. An official announcement about the same is awaited.

PSL 2018 Tickets

PSL 2018 tickets booking will soon commence on the internet as the official declarations about the league are yet to be made by the PCB. PSL ticket prices vary based on the format of game, whether it is a playoff match or final match. Also the prices of tickets differ when it comes to the location of seat in the stadium. The prices of tickets for the seats nearer to ground are higher than that of balcony seats. Last year, the tickets were sold online in the price range of Rs 500 to Rs 12,00. The Q-Tickets website was the official online ticketing partner for the event. Tickets to the matches of all the franchises will be made available on this website. Tickets can also be booked over phone using the telephone numbers mentioned on website. You can either use this online platform or just go to the stadium counter to purchase PSL tickets 2018.

PSL Schedule 2018 PDF Download

PSL 2018 schedule is available here in tabular format. The table comprises of columns of serial number, date, match list, venue and time of the match’s commencement. As per this tabular content, most of the games are going to be played in evening sessions. Some matches in these mentioned fixtures will be played in the noon sessions. In first edition of PSL, 24 matches were played. The league had five teams which played 8 matches each in the first tournament. Islamabad United won the first season of PSL while Peshawar Zalmi lifted the second title.

PSL 2018 Points Table

Team

Win

Loss

Draw

Points

Lahore Qalandars

0

0

0

0

Karachi Kings

0

0

0

0

Quetta Gladiators

0

0

0

0

Islamabad United

0

0

0

0

Peshawar Zalmi

0

0

0

0

PSL Live Streaming 2018

As usual, globally illustrious online platform ‘Hotstar’ has the official rights of providing PSL Live streaming for free. Though the website purveys momentary updates of the game via video streaming with 5 minutes delay, audiences don’t hesitate to enjoy watching the cricket matches on it. Mobile application of the same is available for the users of smartphones. This is a convenient way to get the live updates of the cricket matches when the user is unable to watch it on laptop or PC. Several local television channels in Pakistan broadcast the live games for the audiences who can also hear the live commentary in English as well as Hindi language.

PSL 2018 Teams and Players

Discussion over selecting PSL teams and squads for the third season has been going on among the authorities and cricket governing bodies in Pakistan. The final confirmation about the same is yet to come as talks over the inclusion of sixth team are going on. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi had said in a media interview that the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League will have six teams, 34 matches and 10 matches in Pakistan with 6 taking place in Lahore and the other 4 matches played at Karachi. Teams, which confronted with each other in the previous (2nd) season of this popular cricket tournament are listed in the table given below.

Team

Representing City

Owner

Captain

Head Coach

Lahore Qalandars

Lahore, Punjab

Qatar Lubricants Company Limited

Brendon McCullum

Paddy Upton (South Africa )

Karachi Kings

Karachi, Sindh

ARY Media Group

Kumar Sangakkara

Mickey Arthur

Quetta Gladiators

Quetta, Balochistan

Omar Associates

Sarfraz Ahmed

Moin Khan (Pakistan)

Islamabad United

Islamabad, Capital Territory

Leonine Global Sports

Misbah Ul Haq

Dean Jones (Australia)

Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Haier Pakistan

Darren Sammy

Mohammad Akram (Pakistan)

PSL Live Cricket Score

PSL 2018 live score will be provided on the official website of ‘cricbuzz’ and ‘espninfo’. The tournament is yet to commence and hence these blogs haven’t updated any information regarding it. The live score of this famous cricket league can also be watched on the TV channels. The respective television channels display the live score table at any corner of the screen and update it as the developments in the matches occur. Online platform of ‘Hotstar’ too reveals the momentary details of the ongoing sports events. The scorecard and table of Pakistan Super League matches can also be watched by visiting its official website.

PSL 2018 Standings

Peshawar Zalmi and Qeutta Gladiators have been the most successful teams in the tournaments of PSL played till now. PZ, followed by QG at second place in the standings, remained at the top position in the leagues by winning maximum number of matches. Karachi Kings and Islamabad United altered 4th and 5th positions in the first and 2nd edition of PSL with the ups and downs in their performances. Holding the bottom position in PSL points table, Lahore Qalandars didn’t manage to boost their performance levels in both seasons. The team faced defeats in a big number of games against the foes.

PSL 2018 Results

PSL results of the next season are expected to be very much interesting as there will be an inclusion of a new team in the tournament. Also the locations for some matches are going to be shifted in Pakistan cities. As the teams will be battling on their homegrounds, huge public gathering in the stadiums will be seen. The environment in the arenas is about to become full of cheers and enthusiasm of the spectators.

PSL 2 Results : PSL 2017 Points Table

Maintaining the level of performance at peak, Peshawar Zalmi grabbed 1st rank in the standings by acquiring victories in four matches out of 8 games. Having same statistics but lower net run rate figure, Quetta Gladiators held 2nd place in the same chart. Karachi Kings and Islamabad United lost and won equal number of games to stay at fourth and fifth position in the points table, respectively. Lahore Qalandars clinched victories in 3 games and lost 5 matches.

Team

Win

Loss

No Result

Points

Peshawar Zalmi

4

3

1

9

Quetta Gladiators

4

3

1

9

Karachi Kings

4

4

0

8

Islamabad United

4

4

0

8

Lahore Qalandars

3

5

0

6

PSL 1 Results : PSL 2016 Points Table

Led by Caribbean cricketer Darren Sammy, Peshawar Zalmi retained 1st rank in standings. By winning six matches in the first edition of Pakistan Super League, Quetta Gladiators grabbed 2nd rank in the same table. Though PZ and QG won same number of games, the difference between the overall net run rate pushed Sarfraz Ahmed’s team to second position in the PSL table. Winning 4 games and loosing same number of matches, Islamabad United garnered 3rd rank in the standings while Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars remained at 4th and 5th place, respectively. The two teams in bottom position could win only 2 matches to earn 4 points in PSL 2016.

Team

Win

Loss

No Result

Points

Peshawar Zalmi

6

2

0

12

Quetta Gladiators

6

2

0

12

Islamabad United

4

4

0

8

Karachi Kings

2

6

0

4

Lahore Qalandars

2

6

0

4

PSL 2018 Opening Ceremony

Second season of Pakistan Super League has witnessed a lavish opening ceremony with the top celebrities performing at the event. Third edition of this tournament is also expected to see an enticing welcome function in UAE. Last year, the event was held at Dubai on February 9. With an attendance of about thirty thousand audiences, the opening ceremony event was successfully organized and hosted in UAE. As per the latest news reports, this year’s PSL is expected to see a similar kind of opening ceremony on its slated time and date at the schedule venue.

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