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KARACHI (Web Desk) – Team Quetta will take on Islamabad in the opening match of inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) on February 4 next year.


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According to schedule announced by PSL management on Tuesday, five teams will play a total 24 matches from February 4 to February 23 in Sharjah and Dubai, Geo News reported.

Four teams, after round of double-league matches, will qualify for play-offs. Top two teams will get two opportunities to qualify for the final of PSL.

The first play-off, between teams finishing 1st and 2nd, will be played on February 19 while teams finishing 3rd and 4th will take on each other in second play off on February 20.

The winner of first playoff will directly qualify for the final, while the winner of second play off will play the loser of first play off in third play off to decide the second finalist.

Final of Pakistan Super League will be played on February 23.

Here’s the complete schedule:

February 4 – Islamabad vs Quetta – Dubai

February 5 – Karachi vs Lahore, Peshawar vs Islamabad – Dubai

February 6 – Quetta vs Karachi, Lahore vs Peshawar – Dubai

February 7 – Islamabad vs Karachi, Quetta vs Peshawar – Dubai

February 8 – Lahore vs Quetta – Dubai

February 10 – Islamabad vs Lahore – Sharjah

February 11 – Karachi vs Peshawar, Islamabad vs Quetta – Sharjah

February 12 – Karachi vs Lahore, Peshawar vs Islamabad – Sharjah

February 13 – Quetta vs Karachi, Lahore vs Peshawar – Sharjah

February 14 – Islamabad vs Karachi, Quetta vs Peshawar – Sharjah

February 16 – Lahore vs Quetta – Dubai

February 17 – Karachi vs Peshawar, Islamabad vs Lahore – Dubai

February 19 – Playoff 1 [1st place vs 2nd place] – Dubai

February 20 – Playoff 2 [3rd place vs 4th place] – Dubai

February 21 – Playoff 3 [winner of playoff 2 vs loser of playoff 1] – Dubai

February 23 – Final [winner of playoff 1 vs winner of playoff 3]