Pakistan Super League which is known as PSL T20 is one the leading T20 competition going around in the circuit. PSL 2020 is also the second-highest-paid league after IPL 2020 which also happens every year in India. PCB had to work very hard to make Pakistan Super League a successful event due to the security situation back home in Pakistan and they took the risk of introducing the league in UAE which was around four years ago. Today, the hard work of PSL management has finally paid off and the complete PSL 2020 is going to be played in Pakistan on four different beautiful grounds in Pakistan. The PSL 5 squads were announced earlier in a draft ceremony which happened last month and all six franchises able to formulate a sixteen member squad for the special edition of PSL 2020.
PSL Teams 2020
For the fifth edition of the league, there are six teams participating along with Multan Sultans who had new management take over last year and which is also the most expensive franchise of Pakistan Super League 2020. The PSL team 2020 will enjoy the home advantage this year and fans back home will be eagerly waiting to support their home team. The teams for PSL 2020 are as follows.
The PSL 2020 teams players list includes many foreign stars from England, Australia, South Africa and other leading cricket nations who are going to play in Pakistan and enjoy the most passionate crowd support in Asian conditions and that is the reason cricket fans from Pakistan are waiting for psl tickets eagerly so they don’t miss the change to see their favorite players play in front of them. The PSL 2020 team captain will be announced by the franchises close before the start of the much-awaited PSL 2020.
PSL 2020 Schedule and Time
Like earlier editions of the Pakistan Super League, this time again there will be 34 matches being played at four different venues. PCB Chairman has recently revealed the PSL fixture table regarding the matches. The HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 will have 36 foreign stars along with the excellent young talent of Pakistan who will be eager to perform at their very best in front of the home crowds. PSL is also an excellent opportunity for young players to impress the selectors and earn their spot on the National team. The complete PSL schedule 2020 matches are as follows. PSL 2020 was not able to be completed due to a pandemic situation, however, the current situation in Pakistan related to the virus is very good and there are very minimal cases. PCB has announced that the PSL schedule 2020 finals will be played from 14th November to 17th November this year and matches will be played with no crowds. All the players will have to stay in the biosecure bubble which is the same protocol being followed in CPL T20 & IPL 2020.
PSL Schedule 2020 Finals
The PSL 2020 schedule has been updated by PCB on the 13th of March due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and for the first time, PSL 2020 schedule has semi-finals instead of the play-offs which fans normally have witnessed in past four seasons. There will be two semi-finals played among the top 4 teams just like the ICC Cricket World T20I instead of the popular play-off style which fans are used to see in T20 leagues all around the world. Another thing which PCB changed in the PSL 2020 schedule and time is the venue for the Semi-Finals which were earlier scheduled to be played in Karachi but now moved to Lahore instead. The PSL 2020 final will be played on the 18th of March 2020 instead of the previous scheduled date which was the 22nd of March. The PSL 2020 could not host the semi-finals and the final due to the virus but the good news is cricket fans can check out the CPL 2020 schedule which is expected to be played on scheduled time where many Pakistani cricketers will feature in the eighth edition of CPL T20.
Quetta Gladiators who were the winner of PSL 4 will start the proceedings at the National Cricket Stadium, Karachi on the first day of PSL 2020 as mentioned in the PSL 5 schedule 2020 time table. The PSL 2020 opening ceremony will be held in National Cricket Stadium as well and the home team which is Karachi Kings will play the day match the next day after the official start of PSL 2020.
The PSL 2020 opening ceremony will feature stars more than 20 Super Stars of Pakistan and abroad along with teams in psl team 2020 who will pass by in front of the crowd before the official start of play. Many VVIPS including the Prime Minister of Pakistan is expected to be present on the opening day of PSL 2020.
PSL 2020 Venues
Pakistan Super League 2020 will be played at four different venues and each venue will have the best International level facilities available at the ground along with the top-notch media production of PSL 2020 which matches the production quality of the venues being used in IPL 2020 schedule and time announced by the BCCI. The PSL schedule 2020 venue includes Multan Cricket Stadium, National Stadium, Karachi, Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore and Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi. All of these venues have hosted many great and memorable International cricket events before the security incident took place and cricket has to be moved to UAE. National Cricket Stadium had the honor of hosting matches of the last PSL 2019 edition and the whole world enjoyed the full packed crowds in every match. Recently, in a Test Match against Sri Lanka, crowd support at the Pindi Cricket Stadium was truly phenomenal and the whole world watched it and enjoyed the passion of Pakistan cricket fans after a long wait of Test Cricket back home.
Among the 34 PSL 2020 matches, National Stadium will arrange nine matches and Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium will host 14 matches. Multan Sultans will play three games at the Multan Cricket Stadium, while Pindi Cricket Stadium will be the venue for eight matches.
Matches at Multan Cricket Stadium
Multan is known for giving many superstars of Cricket to Pakistan who has served the country and made many great records for the International Cricket World to follow. One of them is Inzamam-Ul-Haq who was considered the greatest batsman in world cricket and achieved many records that the young generation still follows and idealizes. The PSL schedule 2020 photo shows that the Multan Sultans franchise will enjoy the home advantage at the Multan Cricket Stadium for three matches in psl schedule 2020.
Matches at National Stadium, Karachi
Karachi is the megacity of Pakistan and has the biggest support of cricket and it is also the most beautiful ground in Pakistan after a lot of renovations being done at the venue. Karachi again a famous city of providing many great cricketers like Javed Miandad who helped Pakistan to win the all-important 1992 Cricket World Cup. As per PSL schedule 2020 photo, National Stadium is going to host nine matches at the beautiful ground which passionate fans from Karachi will surely enjoy supporting their home team which will be Karachi Kings. The complete details of psl 2020 schedule and time is mentioned below.
Matches at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Lahore is the city of culture and diversity and with modern developments in the city that happened in the last decade, it is considered the most beautiful and flowerful city of Pakistan. Like other cities, Lahore is also known for providing excellent cricketers to Pakistan in every decade. Currently, Pakistan’s top batsman Babar Azam is from Lahore and he is considered the backbone of Pakistan batting in the International arena and he is also the number 1 ranked T20I batsman beating Virat Kohli which doesn’t happen most often. The PSL schedule 2020 venue which is Lahore is scheduled to play 14 matches as per psl schedule 2020 cricbuzz. The PSL schedule 2020 photo below shows all the details about the venues and matches being played.
Matches at Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
Pindi Cricket Stadium is home of Fast bowlers like Shoaib Akhtar and Muhammad Amir who had served Pakistan to the best of their abilities. This venue is close to the capital city of Pakistan and has a lush green field as well as the locality is very much modernized. The teams will surely enjoy the cold breeze in this venue which might help more fast bowlers than we are used to seeing in UAE. The PSL 2020 teams players list has also been announced in the PSL 2020 draft ceremony who will be playing at this amazing venue in PSL 2020. PSL 5 schedule 2020 time table officially announced by PCB in which it was revealed that PIndi will host eight matches in PSL 2020. The PSL schedule 2020 photo below contains all the information for the matches which will be held in this venue this year.
PSL 2020 Schedule Download
Pakistan Super League will be starting on the 20th of February, 2020 and fans will be eager to get their hands on the tickets so they can watch their favorite cricketers in-front of them and support their beloved teams played in PSL 2020. We have compiled a nice psl schedule 2020 pdf so passionate cricket fans can download and remain updated about all the information of matches and venues and time and purchase tickets accordingly. The psl schedule 2020 download is available for all users on desktop and your smartphone.