Pakistan Super league Teams and Schedule 2018
HBL PSL 3 has been started from 22 February in UAE. This time the matches will be held in Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore, and Karachi.
PSL organized the opening ceremony at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, UAE which was hosted by Hareem Farooqi and Bilal Ashraf.
The ceremony started with the National Anthem of Pakistan followed by the performance of Ali Zafar who also sang the official song of the PSL 3.
This year, there is an addition of team Multan Sultans. Ramiz Raja invited all the 6 teams on the ground including Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore Qalandars, Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultans.
Trophy of the PSL was brought which created an excitement and thrills for all the teams and their supporters.
Remarks Of Najam Sethi
Najam Sethi, the Chairman of Pakistan Cricket board, greeted all the crowd. He announced that the Final of the PSL 3 will be held in Karachi and soon the whole series will be played in the different cities of Pakistan. He also welcomed the new team Multan Sultans. And due to the addition of the team instead of 24 match this time there will be 34 matches in the Tournament.
Performers in PSL opening Ceremony
Abida Parveen fascinated the crowd with a Sufi Kalam. She sang Chal Uth Bulleya Othay Chaliye followed with a mix of Chaiti aaveen vey tabeebaan and Dama Dam Mast Qalandar.
Shahzad Roy performed and sing a song based on cricket which motivated the teams and creates enthusiasm in the environment. Shahzad Roy sang the official song of the team Karachi Kings 2018. This time Afridi has also sung a few lines with the singer.
International singer Jason Derulo sang his famous songs including Want to want me followed by which current famous song Swalla.
Ali Zafar performed on the official song of PSL called Dil Se Jaan Laga De.
The first match of the tournament was played between the previous Winners of PSL Peshawar Zalmi and newcomer team Multan Sultan after the opening ceremony.
PSL Schedule 2018 Time Table
|Thursday, February 22||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||10:00 pm||Dubai|
|Friday, February 23||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm|
|Saturday, February 24||Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm|
|Sunday, February 25||Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi||9:00 pm|
|Monday, February 26||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|Wednesday, February 28||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|Thursday, March 1||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|Friday, March 2||Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm|
|Saturday, March 3||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm|
|Sunday, March 4||Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|Tuesday, March 6||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|Wednesday, March 7||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|Thursday, March 8||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm|
|Friday, March 9||Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm|
|Saturday, March 10||Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm|
|Sunday, March 11||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|Tuesday, March 13||Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|Wednesday, March 14||Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|Thursday, March 15||Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm|
|Friday, March 16||Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings||9:00 pm|
|Sunday, March 18||Qualifier – Team 1 vs Team 2||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|Tuesday, March 20||Eliminator 1 – Team 3 vs Team 4||7:00 pm||Lahore|
|Wednesday, March 21||Eliminator 2 – Eliminator 1 Winner vs Qualifier Loser||7:00 pm||Lahore|
|Sunday, March 25||PSL Final||7:00 pm||Karachi|