Pakistan Super League (Leagues)

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A Twenty20 league, following a model similar to the IPL and Big Bash, has been in the works since 2013 but the Pakistan Cricket Board has had to postpone it twice -- in 2014 and 2015 -- over what it said was lack of response from sponsors and logistics issues.But a team dedicated solely to the PSL project and headed by PCB Executive Committee chief, Najam Sethi, says there is now a strong commercial interest in the tournament and foreign players are lining up to sign up for it. In an interview with Dawn, Sethi reveals how his team has overcome hurdles, engaged international superstars and the PCB plans to transform domestic cricket with the help of PSL.[1] But a team dedicated solely - to the PSL

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Type: Twenty20
Location: Pakistan
Countries : Pakistan
Administrator: PSL Governing Body Pakistan Cricket Board
First tournament : 2016
Last tournament : 2017
Next tournament : 2018
Tournament format : Double round robin and playoffs
Number of teams : 6
Current champion : Peshawar Zalmi
Most successful : Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi (1 title each)
Most runs : Pakistan Ahmed Shehzad (532)
Most wickets : Pakistan Wahab Riaz (30)
TV : List of Broadcasters
Website : psl-t20.com
Peshawar Zalmi: Peshawar Zalmi are won second season by defeating Quetta Gladiators in the final, held in Lahore on 5 March 2017
Officially began : On 4 February 2016 in the United Arab Emirates
League uses : Draft system for player recruitment
PSL's official logo: Launched on 20 September 2015 in a ceremony in Lahore, and was revealed by 3Di


About

Pakistan super league Star Players
Pakistan super league Star Players

Information

Pakistan super league logo
Pakistan super league logo
In September 2015, the PCB officially announced the launch of the PSL. Former Pakistani national team captains Wasim Akram and Rameez Raja signed up to promote the PSL and become brand ambassadors of the league for three years.After several years of planning and two previous failed attempts,the league officially began on 4 February 2016 in the United Arab Emirates. The first two seasons included five teams nominally based in Pakistani cities.Pakistanis have historically constituted the majority of the players in domestic T20 competitions, but in its first season the PSL had a higher percentage of international players. The league uses a draft system for player recruitment similar to that used in many North American professional sports leagues and as opposed to the auction system used in some other T20 leagues.[2] Pakistanis have historically --- - constituted

Expansion

Sethi announced that there would be the sixth team in next season of PSL, few days after 2017 PSL held. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra announced that the PSL administration will be approached for the participation of team FATA as the sixth team in PSL 2018. He said PSL administration will be approached for the participation of FATA Team. Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman; chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan; also said to have the sixth team from Gilgit-Baltistan. PCB short-listed five names for sixth team; Faisalabad, FATA, Hyderabad, Dera Murad Jamali and Multan.[3] The possibility a sixth team -   to the league

Teams

Pakistan super league five teams
Pakistan super league five teams
According to a PCB press release, around 20 parties showed an interest in buying franchises for the league before the first season.On 18 October 2015 the Board began accepting tenders for franchises with a deadline for bids of 15 November.According to a statement by the PCB, bid winners would be granted the rights to a franchise for a term of ten years. Interested parties included the ARY Group, Omar Associates, Arif Habib Group, Haier, Mobilink as well as international groups including Leonine Global Sports and the Qatar Lubricants Company (QALCO).In April 2017, PCB invited bids for sixth team and the deadline set for the submission of both the financial and technical proposals was May 30 and as many as 40 national and international parties expressed an interest in buying the sixth franchise.[4] 3 December 2015 price of - US$93 million

Awards

Pakistan super league Karachi Kings
Pakistan super league Karachi Kings
The Hanif Mohammad award and a green cap are awarded to the leading run-scorer. It is an ongoing competition with the leading run-scorer wearing the cap throughout the tournament until the final game, with the eventual winner keeping the cap and receiving the award for the season. The Fazal Mahmood award and a maroon cap are awarded to the leading wicket-taker in the same way whilst the Imtiaz Ahmed award is awarded to the best wicket-keeper. All three awards were introduced in the 2017 Pakistan Super League season.[5] awards were introduced in the - 2017 Pakistan

Criteria

Pakistan super league Quetta Gladiators
Pakistan super league Quetta Gladiators
The league follows the rules and regulations dictated by the International Cricket Council. In the group stage, two points are awarded for a win, one for a no-result and none for a loss. In the event of tied scores after both teams have faced their quota of overs, a super over is used to determine the match winner. In the group stage teams are ranked on the following criteria:
  • Higher number of points
  • If equal, better run rate
  • If equal, highest number of wins
  • If equal, least number of losses
  • If still equal, the results of head to head meeting
In any play-off match in which there is no result, a super over is used to determine the winner. If the super over is not possible or the result of the over is a tie, the team which finished in the highest league position at the end of the regular season is deemed the winner of the match.

Teams

Islamabad United

Pakistan super league Islamabad United
Pakistan super league Islamabad United
The Islamabad United squad for the 2017 Pakistan Super League is as follows:
 Name National  Role  Joined 
 Sharjeel Khan  Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Misbah-ul-Haq   Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Khalid Latif   Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Rafatullah Mohmand   Pakistan  Batsmen  2017
 Hussain Talat   Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Ben Duckett England  2017  
 Asif Ali   Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Shane Watson  Australia  All-Rounders  2016
  Shadab Khan  Pakistan  
 All-Rounders
 2017
 Dwayne Smith  West Indies  All-Rounders  2016
 Imran Khalid  Pakistan  All-Rounders 2016
 Zohaib Khan  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2017
 Sam Billings England   Wicket-keepers  2016
 Brad Haddin  
 Australia
 Wicket-keepers  2016
 Nicolas Pooran  
 West Indies
 Wicket-keepers  2017
 Saeed Ajmal  Pakistan  Wicket-keepers  2016
 Mohammad Irfan  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Mohammad Sami  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Samuel Badree  West Indies  Bowlers  2016
  Rumman Raees  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Amad Butt  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Steven Finn  England  Bowlers  2017

Peshawar Zalmi

Pakistan super league Peshawar Zalmi
Pakistan super league Peshawar Zalmi
 Name  National   Role   Joined 
 Sohaib Maqsood  Pakistan  Batsmen  2017
 Iftikhar Ahmed  Pakistan  Batsmen  2017
 Eoin Morgan  England  Batsmen  2017
 Tamim Iqbal  Bangladesh  Batsmen  2016
 Khushdil Shah  Pakistan  Batsmen  2017
 Dawid Malan  England  Batsmen  2016
 Marlon Samuels  West Indies  Batsmen  2017
 Haris Sohail  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2017
  Shahid Afridi  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2016
 Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2016
 Darren Sammy  West Indies  All-Rounders  2016
 Shakib Al Hasan  Bangladesh  All-Rounders  2017
 Kamran Akmal  Pakistan  Wicket-keepers  2016
 Mohammad Asghar  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Junaid Khan  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Wahab Riaz  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Chris Jordan  England  Bowlers  2017
 Imran Khan  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
  Hasan Ali  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Irfan Khan  Pakistan  Bowlers  2017

Lahore Qalandars

Pakistan super league Lahore Qalanders
Pakistan super league Lahore Qalanders
 Name National   Role    Joined 
 Saif Badar  Pakistan  Batsmen  2017
 Azhar Ali  Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand  Batsmen  2017
 Umar Akmal  Pakistan  Batsmen  2016
 Jason Roy  England  Batsmen  2017
 Cameron Delport  South Africa  Batsmen  2016
  Fakhar Zaman  Pakistan  Batsmen  2017
 Bilawal Bhatti  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2017
 Usman Qadir  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2017
 James Franklin  New Zealand  All-Rounders  2017
 Sohail Tanvir  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2017
 Aamer Yamin  Pakistan  All-Rounders  2017
 Grant Elliott  New Zealand  All-Rounders  2017
 Mohammad Rizwan  Pakistan  Wicket-keepers  2016
 Ghulam Mudassar  Pakistan  Bowlers  2017
 Chris Green  Australia  Bowlers  2017
 Sunil Narine  West Indies  Bowlers  2017
  Yasir Shah  Pakistan  Bowlers  2017
 Zafar Gohar  Pakistan  Bowlers  2016
 Mohammad Irfan  Pakistan  Bowlers  2017