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PSL 2018

PSL fielding standards beat all major T20 cricket leagues including IPL

Pakistan Super League (PSL) has thoroughly evolved as one of the leading domestic T20 tournaments in the world. The third edition of the tournament witnessed some of the best fielding standards across all major T20 cricket leagues around the world. Even though PSL is comparatively younger than its contemporaries it still has managed to give a strong competition to the likes of Indian Premier League, Big Bash League as well as the Caribbean Premier League. According to reports, the PSL third edition had…

Karachi set to witness high-octane PSL final today amid tight security

KARACHI: Amid extraordinary security arrangements, cricket-mad Karachi is all set to witness the final showdown of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United.  The air of festivity and excitement is palpable in the city of lights as Karachiittes are going to savour big-time cricket at the National Stadium Karachi (NSK) after nine-years of cricketing drought. Karachi has not hosted a high-profile cricket event since an armed attack on the Sri Lankan…

Karachi prepares for final PSL showdown

KARACHI: The streets of Karachi are buzzing with excitement as the city is gearing up to witness the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final tomorrow (March 25th).   The city of lights is about to witness the return of major cricket after nine years as the final PSL match between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United takes place here tomorrow at the National Stadium of Karachi. The law enforcement agencies have finalized a security plan and have announced alternative routes for traffic for the day. Special parking zones…

WATCH: Wahab Riaz’s daughter copies his celebration style

 LAHORE:  Pakistan Super League (PSL) is coming home and the whole Pakistan is excited for a number of reasons and is preparing to welcome cricket and the cricketing guests home. PSL has surely given us a lot to celebrate and cherish and one of the many things that we noticed this PSL was some unique celebration styles. Last year, it was Hassan Ali, whose "generator style" celebration had everyone talking; this year, Wahab Riaz is doing what people are calling the most "noticeable" celebration. OUT! 11.6 Wahab…

Ton-up Kamran takes Peshawar Zalmi to PSL playoffs

SHARJAH: Kamran Akmal smashed a brilliant undefeated century to help Peshawar Zalmi qualify for the play-offs with a commanding seven wicket victory over Lahore Qalandars in Sharjah on Friday. 100 comes up for Kamran Akmal! Watch ball by ball highlights at https://t.co/VecuwvxcJ3#LQvPZ #HBLPSL #PSL2018 @_cricingif pic.twitter.com/CIl8Vf4pQb — PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) March 16, 2018 Kamran's 61-ball 107 not out not only entertained a packed Sharjah stadium but also helped Peshawar Zalmi to overhaul the…

Karachi Kings eye PSL play-off in clash against Qalandars

DUBAI: Karachi Kings will target a place in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) play-offs as they take on an already ousted Lahore Qalanadars in the only match of the league in Dubai on Sunday. Karachi have nine points from seven matches and need only one win to qualify for the last four stages of the league while their opponents have nothing at stake other than to salvage some pride after winning just one of their seven matches. A victory of Quetta Gladiators, top of the table with ten points, over Peshawar Zalmi on…

Sarfraz hopes foreign players make Pakistan trip for PSL play-offs

DUBAI: Pakistan and Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfraz Ahmed hoped overseas players of his franchise take a trip to Pakistan for the play-offs in the next week. Quetta were the worst hit team last year when their key foreign players Kevin Pietersen, Tymal Mills and Luke Wright ( all from England) and South African Rilee Rossouw refused to tour Lahore for March 5 final last year. This year again Pietersen has point blank refused to tour Pakistan while Shane Watson said he will consult his family as Quetta qualifies for…

Karachi Kings bulldoze Multan to consolidate position on PSL points table

DUBAI: Joe Denly and Babar Azam hit solid half centuries while ever-green Shahid Afridi took three wickets as Karachi Kings inflicted a 63-run defeat on Multan Sultans in Dubai to consolidate their position on Pakistan Super League (PSL) points table on Saturday. Denly's 55-ball 78 had ten boundaries and two 6s, while Azam's 39-ball 58 had six 4s and a 6 while Colin Ingram smashed four 6s in his 29 not out which led Karachi Kings to 188-3, the highest total in this year's league. That's a comprehensive win for…

Ronchi shines as Islamabad beat Lahore by six wickets

DUBAI: Ronchi's rapid fire 77 off 41 steered Islamabad to chase the steady target of 164 with six wickets in hand against Lahore in the 18th fixture of Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition at Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Ronchi Came out to open the innings with aggressive attitude for Islamabad as they were invited to bat first. He smashed the ball all around the park including five boundaries and six sixes. Earlier, 56 runs opening stand between Fakhar Zaman and Anton Devcich helped…

Sultans eye PSL play-offs in clash against Quetta Gladiators

DUBAI: Pakistan Super League's newest franchise Multan Sultans seeks one step in the play-offs if they beat twice runners-up Quetta Gladiators in the only match in Dubai on Wednesday. The 5.2 million dollars per year team has won four of their six matches with one rained off and if they win again against Sarfraz Ahmed led team then they will be almost through to the play-offs considering Lahore can only go to ten points if they win all their remaining five matches and cannot catch the Sohainb Malik led team sitting pretty…