Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule of Pakistan Super League 2021. Of the sixth edition of the PSL 2021 schedule announced, it will start on February 20. Defending champions Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators will compete in the opening match.
PSL 2021 schedule announced, starts on Feb 20
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule of the Pakistan Super League 2021, of the next season after successfully representing the entire season in the country last year. And once again the whole event will be played in Pakistan.
The opening match of the event will played on February 20 at the National Stadium in Karachi. In which Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators will compete.
The final of the 30-day tournament will played on March 22 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. While for the first time since 2017, the final of the event will be played in Lahore.
Two matches will played in the event the day after the opening match. In the first match, the finalists of the fifth edition of the league Lahore Qalandars and the winner of the 2017 edition Peshawar Zalmi will face each other. In the second match on the same day, two-time champions Islamabad United will take on Multan Sultans.
The first stage of the event will played at the National Stadium Karachi and the second stage at the. Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Equal matches will played in both cities. Day and night matches have also distributed among all the teams on the basis of equality.
In view of the health and safety of all stakeholders during the global Corona virus epidemic. The 34-match event will be played in only two cities, Karachi and Lahore.
Any decision regarding the arrival of spectators in view of the Corona virus epidemic will made a few days before the event. And the government’s recommendations in this regard will taken into account.
For Staff and Players Policy Regarding Corona Virus
For foreign players participating in the Pakistan Super League. A test result of corona virus must be negative before arriving in Karachi. 2 more tests will contact on his arrival in Pakistan. They will be allowed to start training only after the results are negative.
Which cricketer or support staff’s corona test will come positive. It will sent again in isolation for five days. And then two more tests for their corona virus will be done. The first test will done on the first day of isolation and the second test on the fourth day of arrival in isolation.
PCB Director Commercial Babar Hamid said that. We are happy that the event will be held in Pakistan for the second year in a row. But unfortunately, due to the Corona virus situation. This time we have to limit all the matches of the event to only 2 cities. The situation is still unclear with regard to the arrival of spectators.
The Director Commercials also said that last year a large number of spectators in Multan and Rawalpindi turned to the stadium to commemorate the event. It hoped that once the situation returns to normal. These cities also will once again have the opportunity to host event matches.
All matches scheduled in Karachi will played at National Stadium Karachi while all matches scheduled in Lahore will played at Gaddafi Stadium.
All matches could watched on PTV Sports, Ten Sports and Geo Super as well in Pakistan
PSL 2021 Schedule Announced
Scheduled matches during the day will start at 2 pm and scheduled matches at night will start at 7 pm.
The first match will be played on Friday at 3 pm while the second will start at 8 pm.
National Stadium Karachi Matches Schedule
February 20, Saturday
Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi (Night)
Sunday. February 21
Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi (Day)
Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans vs Karachi (night)
Monday February 22nd
Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi (Night)
Tuesday, February 23
Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans vs Karachi (night)
Wednesday, February 24
Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United vs Karachi (night)
Friday, February 26
Lahore Qalandars at Multan Sultans at Karachi (Day)
Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi (night)
Saturday, February 27
Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans vs Karachi (Day)
Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United vs Karachi (night)
Sunday, February 28
Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi (Night)
Monday, March 1
Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi (night)
Wednesday, March 3
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi (Day)
Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans vs Karachi (Night)
Thursday, March 4
Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United vs Karachi (night)
Friday, March 5
Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings vs Karachi (Night)
Saturday, March 6
Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi (Day)
Peshawar Zalmi vs Qalandars vs Karachi (night)
Sunday, March 7
Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi (Day)
Islamabad United v Karachi Kings v Karachi (night)
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Matches Schedule
Wednesday, March 10
Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings v Lahore (night)
Thursday, March 11
Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars vs Lahore (Night)
Friday, March 12
Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore (Day)
Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars v Lahore (Night)
Saturday, March 13
Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings vs Lahore (Day)
Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United vs Lahore (Night)
Sunday, March 14
Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore (Day)
Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings vs Lahore (Night)
Monday, March 15
Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore (night)
Tuesday, March 16
Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars vs Lahore (Night)
Thursday, March 18
Qualifiers (1 vs 2) vs Lahore (night)
Friday, March 19
Eliminator 1 (3 vs 4) at Lahore (night)
Eliminator 2 on Saturday, March 20
(Qualifier losing team vs. Elementary One winning team) vs Lahore (night)
Monday, March 20 at Lahore (night)