The 7th edition of the Pakistan Super League is set to be played from January 27 to February 27 in Karachi and Lahore. The defending champions Multan Sultans will lock horns with Karachi Kings in the opening encounter of the season. As many as 6 double-headers will be played throughout the course of the season. Here is everything you need to know about PSL 2022:
Where will Pakistan Super League 2022 be played?
During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the tournament was eventually shifted to UAE last year. However, much to everyone's delight, it has been confirmed that PSL 2022 will be fully played in Pakistan (in Karachi and Lahore).
What is the complete schedule of PSL 2022?
The entire season has been divided into two parts with the first half set to be played at National Stadium in Karachi. Notably, the second leg will take place at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The fixtures are as follows:
27 Jan - Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans
28 Jan - Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi
29 Jan - Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars; Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators
30 Jan - Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United; Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars
31 Jan - Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans
1 Feb - Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans
2 Feb - Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars
3 Feb - Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United
4 Feb - Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi
Feb - Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars; Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans
6 Feb - Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United
7 Feb - Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars
10 Feb- Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi
11 Feb - Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans
12 Feb - Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators
13 Feb - Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings; Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators
4 Feb - Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings
15 Feb - Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators
16 Feb - Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings
17 Feb - Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi
18 Feb - Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators; Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings
19 Feb - Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United
20 Feb - Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings; Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United
21 Feb - Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi
23 Feb - Qualifier (1 vs 2)
24 Feb - Eliminator 1 (3 vs 4)
25 Feb - Eliminator 2 (Loser Qualifier 1 vs Winner Eliminator 1)
27 Feb – (Qualifier v Eliminator 2) Final.
At what time are the matches scheduled to kick-off?
The double-headers of PSL 2022 slated to take place on Friday will begin at IST 3:30 PM and IST 8:30 PM respectively. Meanwhile, the other double-headers are scheduled to begin at IST 2:30 PM and IST 7:30 PM respectively. Notably, all the single-header matches will be evening games, beginning at IST 7:30 PM onwards.
When did the PSL 2022 draft happen?
The PSL 2022 draft was held at the High-Performance Centre in Lahore on December 12, with all the sides adding a few big names to their squad. However, with few players pulling out of the tournament, a further replacement & supplementary draft was conducted on January 8 where a few more signings were made.
What are the squads of teams for PSL 2022?
Retained: Liam Livingstone (pulled out), Wahab Riaz, Haider Ali, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, Saqib Mahmood and Tom Kohler-Cadmore
New signings: Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Qadir, Salman Irshad, Arshad Iqbal, Sameen Gul, Kamran Akmal, Sirajuddin, Mohammad Amir Khan, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Umer
Retained: Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw, Imran Tahir, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani and Shan Masood
New signings: Tim David, Rumman Raees, Anwar Ali, Asid Afridi, Imran Khan, Abbas Afridi, Aamer Azmat, Blessing Muzarabani, Ihsanullah, David Willey, Rizwan Hussain, Odean Smith (fully replaced by Johnson Charles), Rovman Powell (partially replaced by Dominic Drakes)
Retained: Sarfaraz Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain and Naseem Shah, James Vince (partially replaced by Will Smeed)
New signings: James Faulkner, Umar Akmar, Sohail Tanvir, Ben Duckett, Khurram Shahzad, Abdul Bangalzai, Ashir Qureshi, Ahsan Ali, Ghulam Mudassar, Noor Ahmad (partially replaced by Ali Imran), Naveen-ul-Haq (fully replaced by Luke Wood), Jason Roy (partially replaced by Shimron Hetmyer)
Retained: Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Alex Hales, Azam Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr and Paul Stirling
New signings: Colin Munro, Marchant de Lange, Muhammad Akhlaq, Reece Topley, Danish Aziz, Zafar Gohar, Mubasir Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Athar Mahmood, Musa Khan, Zahir Khan, Zeeshan Zamir (partially replaced by Mohammad Huraira)
Retained: Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nabi, Joe Clarke, Aamir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan and Mohammad Ilyas
New signings: Lewis Gregory, Umaid Asif, Tom Abell, Rohail Nazir, Mohammad Imran, Faisal Akram, Talha Ahsan, Romario Shepherd, Sahibzada Farhan, Jordan Thompson, Qasim Akram (partially replaced by Mohammad Taha Khan)
Retained: Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, David Wiese, Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Daniyal, Sohail Akhtar and Zeeshan Ashraf
New signings: Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Harry Brook, Kamran Ghulam, Dean Foxcroft, Zalman Khan, Maaz Khan, Samit Patel, Syed Faridoun, Mohammad Imran Randhawa, Akif Javed, Phil Salt (partially replaced by Ben Dunk)
Where can you watch live telecast of the tournament in India?
All the matches of PSL 2022 will be telecast live on the Sony Sports Network.
Can the PSL 2022 matches be streamed online in India?
Yes, the PSL 2022 matches can be streamed online in India. Fans can stream it either on www.sonyliv.com or SonyLiv application.
Where to check Live score updates of PSL 2022?
SportsTiger is a one-stop destination to get live score updates for all the matches of PSL 2022. The fans can download the SportsTiger application, which is available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store. There will be live ball-by-ball commentary available on the app while all the latest happenings around the matches will also be available at www.sportstiger.com.