Pakistan Super League 2021: Squads, Fixtures, Timings, Broadcasters and Live Streaming

PSL 2021 will be the sixth edition of the tournament. It will be played from February 20th to March 22nd in Karachi and Lahore. Notably, Karachi Kings are the defending champions.
Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 15 February 2021 4:44 pm

Pakistan Super League, the premier T20 tournament in the country, is set for its sixth edition. PSL 2021 is scheduled to start from February 20 with the defending champions Karachi Kings taking on Quetta Gladiators in the opening match. PCB has also confirmed that the tournament will be played at two venues only. While the first half of the sixth season of PSL will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi, the final leg will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The 2021 edition is expected to be one of the most most-anticipated seasons in the history of the tournament, featuring several cricketing stars.

PSL 2021

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Here is everything you need to know about PSL 2021:

PSL 2021 Schedule

The tournament will begin from February 20 in Karachi, with the finals set to be played on March 22 in Lahore. Here is the complete schedule:

February 20, Saturday – Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

February 21, Sunday – Lahore Qalandars vs. Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi at 2:30 PM IST

February 22, Monday – Islamabad United vs. Multan Sultans, Karachi at7:30 PM IST

February 23, Tuesday – Peshawar Zalmi vs. Multan Sultans, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

February 24, Wednesday – Karachi Kings vs. Islamabad United, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

February 26, Friday – Lahore Qalandars vs. Multan Sultans, Karachi at 3:30 PM IST

February 26, Friday – Peshawar Zalmi vs. Quetta Gladiators, Karachi at 8:30 PM IST

February 27, Saturday – Karachi Kings vs. Multan Sultans, Karachi at 2:30 PM IST

February 27, Saturday – Peshawar Zalmi vs. Islamabad United, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

February 28, Sunday – Karachi Kings vs. Lahore Qalandars, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

March 1, Monday – Islamabad United vs. Quetta Gladiators, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

March 3, Wednesday – Karachi Kings vs. Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi at 2:30 PM IST

March 3, Wednesday – Quetta Gladiators vs. Multan Sultans, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

March 4, Thursday – Lahore Qalandars vs. Islamabad United, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

March 5, Friday – Multan Sultans vs. Karachi Kings, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

March 6, Saturday – Islamabad United vs. Quetta Gladiators, Karachi at 2:30 PM IST

March 6, Saturday – Peshawar Zalmi vs. Lahore Qalandars, Karachi at 7:30 PM IST

March 7, Sunday – Multan Sultans vs. Quetta Gladiators, Karachi at 2:30 PM IST

March 7, Sunday – Islamabad United vs. Karachi Kings, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 10, Wednesday – Peshawar Zalmi vs. Karachi Kings, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 11, Thursday – Quetta Gladiators vs. Lahore Qalandars, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 12, Friday – Multan Sultans vs. Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore at 3:30 PM IST

March 12, Friday – Islamabad United vs. Lahore Qalandars, Lahore at 7: 30 PM IST

March 13, Saturday – Quetta Gladiators vs. Karachi Kings, Lahore at 2:30 PM IST

March 13, Saturday – Multan Sultans vs. Islamabad United, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 14, Sunday – Quetta Gladiators vs. Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore at 2:30 PM IST

March 14, Sunday – Lahore Qalandars vs. Karachi Kings, Lahore at 2:30 PM IST

March 15, Monday – Islamabad United vs. Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 16, Tuesday – Multan Sultans vs. Lahore Qalandars, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 18, Thursday – Qualifier, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 19, Friday – Eliminator 1, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 20, Saturday – Eliminator 2, Lahore at 7:30 PM IST

March 22, Monday – Final, Lahore at 7: 30 PM IST

PSL 2021 Squads

The tournament will feature six teams: Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Multan Sultans, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators.

Islamabad United are the most successful franchise in Pakistan Super League, being the champions twice (2016 and 2018). Peshawar Zalmi (2017), Quetta Gladiators (2019) and Karachi Kings (2020) have also won the tournament once. Meanwhile, Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars will be aiming to win their first PSL title in 2021. Here are the complete squads of all the six teams:

Islamabad United

Shadab Khan (c), Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Muhammad Musa, Zafar Gohar, Hasan Ali, Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Reece Topley, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Chris Jordan and Akif Javed

Karachi Kings

Imad Wasim (c), Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Colin Ingram, Aamer Yamin, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Chadwick Walton, Joe Clarke, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Qasim Akram, Noor Ahmad and Abbas Afridi

Lahore Qalandars

Sohail Akhtar (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, Dilbar Hussain, Rashid Khan, Samit Patel, Tom Abell, Zeeshan Ashraf, Agha Salman, Muhammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Muhammad Zaid, Joe Denly and Ahmed Daniyal

Multan Sultans

Mohammad Rizwan (c), Shan Masood, Shahid Afridi, Rilee Rossouw, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Khushdil Shah, James Vince, Usman Qadir, Chris Lynn, Sohail Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Adam Lyth, Shahnawaz Dhani, Mohammad Umar, Imran Khan and Carlos Brathwaite

Peshawar Zalmi

Wahab Riaz (c), Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Liam Livingstone, Haider Ali, David Miller, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Umaid Asif, Saqib Mahmood, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Irfan, Abrar Ahmed, Mohammad Imran, Ravi Bopara and Mohammad Amir Khan

Quetta Gladiators

Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Ben Cutting, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Azam Khan, Naseem Shah, Zahid Mahmood, Anwar Ali, Chris Gayle, Tom Banton, Usman Shinwari, Cameron Delport, Qais Ahmad, Abdul Nasir, Saim Ayub, Arish Ali Khan, Dale Steyn and Usman Khan

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PSL 2021 Broadcast Details

There will be live streaming available on SonyLiv and Cricket Gateway. The television broadcasting details of PSL 2021 is as follows:

India Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 2 HD
Pakistan Geo Super (Geo TV), PTV Sports
Sri Lanka Cricketgateway
UK Sky Sports Cricket
Bangladesh Rabbitholebd
MENA tapmad TV
South Africa SuperSport
USA Willow TV
New Zealand SKY Sport NZ
Europe Hum TV (Hum Europe)
Australia beIN Sports Australia
Canada Willow TV
UAE Etisalat
Qatar Vodafone
Caribbean Flow Sports
New Zealand SKY Sport NZ
Malaysia Astro Cricket HD
Rest of World tapmad TV