Pakistan Super League 2018 – Before start of the IPL we have another mini tournament and the mini tournament is ” Pakistan Super League”. This will be the third season and the first season was played in the year 2015. PSL is T20 league and it was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2015. This year the league size has extended. Totally six number of teams will participate in the present season. This league will start from 22nd February and the finals will be played on 25th March. Here is the detailed information about the teams, squads and schedule.
Islamabad United were the champions of the inaugural season but they finished at 4th position in last season. In last season they started the tournament as defending champions but they failed to make into semis. Misbah will lead this side for the third time.
Misbah-Ul-Haq (c), Badree, Sami, Russell, Amad Butt, Iftikhhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Raees, Asif Ali, Duminy, Ronchi, Fahim Ashraf, Rohail Nazir, Walton, Finn, Asela Gunaratne, Muhammad Hassan, Muhamad Hasnain, Billings, Gohar, Farhan, Talat, Hales, Willey
The first two seasons were like a nightmare for Lahore Qalanders and they finished two seasons at bottom of the table. Brendon McCullum lead the side in one and two seasons and he will lead the side in this season also. They drafted big hitters like Dellport,Lynn and few other to the squad. They can get a revenge in this season.
McCullum (c), Zaman, Yasir Shah, Umar Akmal, Narine, Sohail Khan, Delport, Yamin, Mutafizur Rahman, Lynn, Bhatti, Bilal Asif, Sohail Akhtar, Raza Hasan, Mudassar, Shaheen Afridi, Devcich, Sadaf, McClenaghan, Ramdin, Imran Khan, Irshad
They failed to qualify for finals last year. Imad Wasim will lead the side and he is a well known all rounder. There are plenty of good players in the squad and all are dangerous.
Imad Wasim (c),Afridi, Babar Azam, Ingram, Amir, Rizwan, Bopara, Mills, Tabish Khan, Denly, Simmons, Usman Khan, Irfan Jr. ,Usama Mir, Manzoor, Wiese, Taha, Bangash, Mushtaq Ahmed, Mohsin, Morgan
Quetta Gladiators were the runners up of the last edition. They lost to Peshwar Zalmi in finals last year. Sarfraz lead the side in last season and once again he will lead in this season also. They can win title in this season.
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Anwar Ali, Nawaz, Shafiq, Roy, Mahmudulllah, Rossouw, Watson, Pietersen, Archer, Rahat Ali, Ramiz Raja, Umar Amin, Saad Ali, Hamza, Hassan Khan, Rashid Khan, Shakeel, Faraz Ahmed, Azam Khan, Green, Albie Morkel, Hashtings, Laughlin, Junaid
Title winners of 2017 and they will start the tournament as defending champions. Darren Sammy will lead the side. They have a strong side and all are dangerous players.
Sammy (c), Kamran Akmal, Hafeez, Bravo, Asghar, Sohail, Tamim Iqbal, Hasan Ali, Riaz, Jordan, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheikh, Sameen Gul, Sultan, Fletcher, Lewis, Usman, Arif, Dawson, Dwayne Smith, Khushdil Shah
A new team joins as sixth team in this season and that is Multan Sultans. Shoaib Malik has been named as the skipper. They have lot of experienced players and all match winners.
Shoaib Malik (c), Pollard, Sohail Tanvir, Sangakkara, Bhatti, Junaid Khan, Irfan, Irfan Khan, Imran Tahir, Maqsood, Darren Bravo, Shehzad, Shafiq, Pooran, Abbas, Badar, VIljoen, Umar Gul, Siddiq, Whiteley, Thisara Perera, Zahir Khan, Masoood
Pakistan Super League Schedule 2018
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