PSL 2023, all you need to know: Teams, schedule, timings, start date and more
The eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League is set to begin on Monday February 13 – Here’s all you need to know for the PSL 2023 including the full match schedule, teams, match timings and venues.
With six teams competing, the eighth edition of the PSL is set to be a blockbuster, with plenty of huge names from around the world in action. Lahore Qalandars are the reigning champions after achieving their first title in 2022 with Multan Sultans having finished second.
Islamabad United are the most successful team in the history of the tournament with two titles since the inception of the PSL in 2016.
PSL 2023: Format
The league stage will feature all six teams playing in a double round-robin format, with first rounds of matches set to be played in Multan and Karachi before Lahore and Rawalpindi host the second round of matches.
The top four ranked sides after the league stage will qualifying for the playoff stages. The top two teams will play a Qualifier, while the third and fourth-ranked sides will first play an Eliminator.
The loser of the Qualifier will then play the winner of the first Eliminator in the second Eliminator match, while the winner of the Qualifier will advance straight to the final. Whoever wins the second Eliminator will then go through to the final, which is set to be played on March 19 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
PSL 2023: schedule
All start times are in Pakistan Standard Time (PST)
League stage: February 13 – March 12
Qualifier: March 15 – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore (7pm)
Eliminator 1: March 16 – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore (7pm)
Eliminator 2: March 17 – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore (7pm)
Final: March 19 – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore (7pm)
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PSL 2023: Teams
Babar Azam, Wahab Riaz, Rovman Powell, James Neesham, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tome Kohler-Cadmore, Arshad Iqbal, Salman Irshad, Danish Aziz, Sherfane Rutherford, Muhammad Haris, Usman Qadir, Sufyan Moqim, Aamer Jamal, Saim Ayub, Haseebullah Khan, Richard Gleeson, Haris Sohail, Peter Hatzoglou
Fakhar Zaman, Rashid Khan, Liam Dawson, Shaheen Afridi, David Wiese, Sikandar Raza, Hussain Talat, Jordan Cox, Haris Rauf, Kamran Ghulam, Jalat Khan, Abdullah Shafique, Dilbar Hussain, Ahmed Daniyal, Zaman Khan, Shawaiz Irfan, Tahir Baig, Sam Billings, Kusal Mendis, Shane Dadswell, Ahsan Bhatti
Matthew Wade, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Andrew Tye, Tabraiz Shamsi, Imran Tahir, Aamer Yamin, Moir Hamza, James Vince, Tayyab Tahir, James Fuller, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Umar, Haider Ali, Qasim Akram, Irfan Khan Niazi, Muhammad Akhlaq, Fasial Akram, Ben Cutting, Musa Khan, Adam Rossington
Alex Hales, Hasan Alli, Shadab Khan, Rumman Raees, Paul Stirling, Colin Munro, Sohaib Maqsood, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azam Khan, Abrar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mubasir Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Zeeshan Zameer, Hassan Nawaz, Tymal Mills, Gus Atkinson, Tom Curran, Zafar Gohar, Rassie van der Dussen
Jason Roy, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Martin Guptill, Umar Akmal, Wanindu Hasaranga, Odean Smith, Umaid Asif, Naveen–ul–Haq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Will Smeed, Ahsan Ali, Muhammad Hasnain, Omair Yousuf, Naseem Shah, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Mohammad Zahid, Aimal Khan, Nuwan Thushara, Dwain Pretorius, Will Jacks, Qais Ahmad, Saud Shakeel
David Miller, Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, Usama Mir, Khushdil Shah, Sameen Gul, Mohammad Rizwan, Anwar Ali, Tim David, Joshua Little, Akeal, Hosein, Shahnawaz Dahani, Abbas Afridi, Usman Khan, Muhammad Sarwar, Ihsanullah, Arafat Minhas, Wayne Parnell, Izharulhaq Naveed, Kieron Pollard, Amad Butt
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