The preparation for the fourth edition of the PSL 2019 (Pakistan Super League) is at peak and it seems like the event will hit big this time. Ehsan Mani is being replaced as Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) which is an interesting perspective.
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has become a well-known brand throughout the world since its inauguration in 2016. The franchise-based cricket league of Pakistan has helped Pakistan re-establish its name among the top cricketing nations in the world.
The PSL is now heading towards its fourth edition come February 2019, after a sparkling PSL draft in Islamabad this month. Islamabad United have been crowned champions of the league twice while Peshawar Zalmi having a solitary title to their name. The capital city’s franchise will be hoping to defend their title, when the season officially kicks off in the UAE on 14th of February, 2019. PSL signed a new contract for PSL broadcasting rights where few new channels were added which will broadcast PSL Live
PSL 2019 is scheduled to take place on 14th February 2019 till 17th March 2019. This time around, Islamabad United will defend the title as they lifted PSL 2018 Trophy. United won 2 out of 3 editions including inaugural one. They defeated Peshawar Zalmi in last PSL 3.
A total number of 06 teams will be featured in PSL 2018 including Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Lahore Qalandars and ‘The Sixth Team’, All the teams have picked their players in an eventful HBL Drafts 2018.
A total number of 34 matches will be played including 24 in UAE & last 8 matches in Pakistan with final taking place in National Stadium Karachi.
Pakistan Super League Teams
|Islamabad United||Leonine Global Sports||To be Declared|
|Karachi Kings||ARY Group||Imad Wasim|
|Lahore Qalandars||Qatar Lubricants Company||Muhammad Hafeez|
|Peshawar Zalmi||Haier Pakistan||Darren Sammy|
|Quetta Gladiators||Omar Associates||Sarfraz Ahmed|
|The Sixth Team||Not Yet Decided||Shoaib Malik|
The PSL schedule for the 2019 edition is yet to be released.
Last season’s new team Multan Sultans is being terminated because of the Debt issue. So the Team name is yet to be announced as soon as the owners will be confirmed but interestingly, the players are selected already.
Pakistan Super League Champion Teams:
PSL Seasons Results
Here are winners of Pakistan Super League editions till now:
|2016||Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|2017||Peshawar Zalmi||Quetta Gladiators||Lahore|
PSL T20 Broadcasters
If you Live in any of the below countries you can watch PSL Live matches on following TV channels. Matches are streamed Live on Youtube in Pakistan, On the PSL Official site, and via PSL app. Pakistani viewers can catch the live stream on cricketgateway.pk, While global viewers on cricketgateway.com
|Pakistan||PTV Sports, Ten Sports, Geo Super|
|North Africa||OSN Sports|
|Middle East||OSN Sports|
|South Africa||Star Times|
|Sri Lanka||Ten Sports, CSN|
|United Kingdom||Prime TV|
PSL (Pakistan Super League) Record Book
Here is PSL record Book till PSL 2018.
Top Runs Scorer in PSL
Here are few of the most runs scorer in PSL.
Top Wicket Takers
This list includes top wicket-takers in PSL