#HBLPSL: Islamabad United face off Quetta Gladiators in opening match of Pakistan Super League

02:42 AM | 4 Feb, 2016
#HBLPSL: Islamabad United face off Quetta Gladiators in opening match of Pakistan Super League
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DUBAI (Staff Report) – Pakistan Super League (PSL), the first ever international T20 league of Pakistan, is all set to begin in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from February 4 (Thursday).

The first game of the first round, which extends to 20 T20 matches, will be played on February 4 (Thursday) between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators at Dubai cricket stadium.

As many as five teams, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators; are participating in the event.

The five teams have been led by Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Shahid Afridi and Sarfraz Ahmad respectively while international T20 stars Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson and many others will also shine in the Pakistani league.

The first round will be followed by three quarter finals which will decide the top two teams that will fight in the final T20 game on February 23 at Dubai cricket stadium to win the event.

Islamabad United Squad:

Shane Watson (AUS), Andre Russell (WI), Misbah ul Haq (Captain), Samuel Badree (WI), Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin (AUS), Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Umar Amin, Sam Billings (ENG), Rumman Raees, Amad Butt Supplementary: Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Siddiq

Quetta Gladiators Squad:

Kevin Pietersen (ENG), Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain), Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder (WI), Luke Wright (ENG), Zulfiqar Babar, Umar Gul, Elton Chigumbura (ZIM), Bilal Asif, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Nawaz, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Nabi (AFG), Akbar-ur-Rehman, Bismillah Khan

Supplementary: Kumar Sangakkara, Aizaz Cheema, Ramiz Raja Jr.

Full Schedule and Venues List:

Date/TimeMatchResult
Thu Feb 4D/N1st T20 – Islamabad vs Quetta

Dubai

N/A
Fri Feb 5D/N2nd T20 – Karachi vs Lahore

Dubai

N/A
Fri Feb 5D/N3rd T20 – Peshawar vs Islamabad

Dubai

N/A
Sat Feb 6D/N4th T20 – Quetta vs Karachi

Dubai

N/A
Sat Feb 6D/N5th T20 – Lahore vs Peshawar

Dubai

N/A
Sun Feb 7D/N6th T20 – Islamabad vs Karachi

Dubai

N/A
Sun Feb 7D/N7th T20 – Quetta vs Peshawar

Dubai

N/A
Mon Feb 8D/N8th T20 – Lahore vs Quetta

Dubai

N/A
Wed Feb 10D/N9th T20 – Islamabad vs Lahore

Sharjah

N/A
Thu Feb 11D/N10th T20 – Karachi vs Peshawar

Sharjah

N/A
Thu Feb 11D/N11th T20 – Islamabad vs Quetta

Sharjah

N/A
Fri Feb 12D/N12th T20 – Karachi vs Lahore

Sharjah

N/A
Fri Feb 12D/N13th T20 – Peshawar vs Islamabad

Sharjah

N/A
Sat Feb 13D/N14th T20 – Quetta vs Karachi

Sharjah

N/A
Sat Feb 13D/N15th T20 – Lahore vs Peshawar

Sharjah

N/A
Sun Feb 14D/N16th T20 – Islamabad vs Karachi

Sharjah

N/A
Sun Feb 14D/N17th T20 – Quetta vs Peshawar

Sharjah

N/A
Tue Feb 16D/N18th T20 – Lahore vs Quetta

Dubai

N/A
Wed Feb 17D/N19th T20 – Karachi vs Peshawar

Dubai

N/A
Wed Feb 17D/N20th T20 – Islamabad vs Lahore

Dubai

N/A
Fri Feb 19D/N1st Playoff – 1st Place vs 2nd Place

Dubai

N/A
Sat Feb 20D/N2nd Playoff – 3rd Place vs 4th Place

Dubai

N/A
Sat Feb 20D/N3rd Playoff – Playoff 2 Winner vs Playoff 1 Loser

Dubai

N/A
Tue Feb 23D/NFinals – TBD vs TBDDubaiN/A

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