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Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023

The wait is over! PSL 2023, the 8th edition of the Pakistan Super League is here and it’s going to be a nail-biting tournament. The teams are ready to battle it out for the ultimate T20 cricket glory, but one question remains: who will lift the PSL trophy this year?

Lahore Qalandars are the reigning champions, they won the last PSL, will they be able to defend their title or will they be dethroned by another team? Islamabad United, the only team with multiple PSL titles, is looking to make it three in a row, but the other teams are not going to make it easy for them. Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, and Multan Sultans all want to join the elite club of PSL champions and make history.

The tournament will be held from 13 February to 19 March, at five venues across the country: Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi. Quetta is also being considered as a venue.

Pakistan and International cricket superstars will be determined to light up the stadiums and leave fans on the edge of their seats as PSL fever grips the nation. This is your chance to witness the biggest sporting event of the year live. Don’t miss out on the action, grab your tickets now and be there to see which team will come out on top and be crowned PSL champions.

PSL 2023 Draft

The PSL draft is when the six teams in the league pick players to join their teams for the next season. The PSL 2023 draft was held on December 15th, 2022. Each team is allowed to pick a certain number of players from a pool of available players, which includes both local and international players.

The teams are picked in a certain order based on how well they did in the last season. The team that did the worst gets to pick first, and so on. This way, teams that didn’t do well last season can pick better players to make them stronger this season.

In the PSL 8 draft, famous players like David Miller, Alex Hales, Matthew Wade, and Wanindu Hasaranga were some of the top players picked. It’s going to be an exciting tournament and make sure you don’t miss out on the action, grab your tickets now.

PSL 2023 Draft Pick Order

The defending champions, Lahore Qalandars were the lucky team again as they got the first pick in the Platinum category of the PSL 8 draft. They also got the first pick in the Diamond, Gold, and Emerging categories, which gave them a chance to make a really strong team.

Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, and Islamabad United all got a few first picks in different categories. But Multan Sultans was not so lucky, they got the first pick in the second round of the Gold category and the fifth round of the Silver category.

It’s going to be an exciting tournament, and make sure you don’t miss out on the action. Get your tickets now and be there to see which team will come out on top and be crowned PSL 2023 champions.

Draft Rules

The six teams in the PSL are allowed to have a maximum of 18 players on their team, including a maximum of 8 foreign players. The players are picked from 6 different categories.

Each team can pick at least 3 players from the Platinum category, 3 players from the Diamond category, 3 players from the Gold category, 5 players from the Silver category, 2 players from the Emerging category, and 2 players from the Supplementary category.

Before the PSL 8 draft, each team was allowed to keep 8 players from last season and also have the option to keep one extra player using the “right-to-match” rule. In each match, each team can only play 4 international players and one emerging player.

The pool of available players in the PSL 2023 draft includes both local and international players. Get ready for an exciting tournament and don’t miss out on the action, grab your tickets now.

Quetta Gladiators

Quetta is one of the most successful teams in PSL history, but they haven’t been doing so well in recent seasons.

Led by Sarfaraz Ahmed, they want to come back strong after a disappointing last season. With players like Wanindu Hasaranga, Jason Roy, and Martin Guptill on their team, Quetta is one of the most exciting teams to watch in PSL 2023.

Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi wants to make a comeback in a big way and with the addition of Pakistan’s captain, Babar Azam, they look like a team to be reckoned with.

Babar will lead a team filled with stars, including fast bowler Wahab Riaz, powerful batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa from Sri Lanka, and T20 World Cup hero Mohammad Haris from Pakistan. This team has all the right players to go all the way in PSL 2023. 

Islamabad United

Islamabad United is the only team to have won the PSL twice, but they were eliminated in the playoffs last season.

Led by Shadab Khan, they’ve added new players like Abrar Ahmed, Mubasir Khan, and English all-rounder Moeen Ali to a team that already includes stars like Alex Hales, Colin Munro, and a strong group of Pakistani players. Expect to see a lot of exciting play from this team in the PSL 2023.

Karachi Kings

Last season was not good for Karachi, they traded their star player Babar Azam to Peshawar Zalmi and brought in Shoaib Malik and Haider Ali.

But now, with the addition of Matthew Wade, Imran Tahir, and Tabraiz Shamsi, they have a well-rounded squad that can compete in the PSL 2023. Karachi is hoping to make a comeback and win their second PSL trophy.

Lahore Qalandars

Last season was a big surprise when Lahore Qalandars, led by Shaheen Afridi, won their first PSL title. They will be looking to do it again and become multiple PSL champions.

They’ve added new players like Sikandar Raza, Liam Dawson, and Hussain Talat to their team without changing their strategy. Lahore is one of the favorites to win the PSL 2023. Don’t miss out on the chance to see them in action, grab your tickets now and get ready for an exciting tournament!

Multan Sultans

Multan Sultans wants to come back strong after losing in the final of the previous PSL edition and go all the way this time.

Led by star wicket-keeper and batter Mohammad Rizwan, they’ve added even more talent with players like David Miller, Josh Little, and Adil Rashid, making them one of the strongest teams in the tournament. Watch out for them to shine in the PSL 2023.

PSL 2023 Venues

PSL 8 will be held in a number of venues across Pakistan. Here is the full list of the venues that will be used in PSL 2023

  • Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium – Rawalpindi
  • Multan Cricket Stadium – Multan
  • National Bank Cricket Arena – Karachi
  • Gaddafi Stadium – Lahore
  • Bugti Stadium – Quetta

PSL management is pondering over holding a few matches in Quetta this time around. This will be the first time in history that PSL matches will be played at the venue.

Historically, some of the matches in the PSL have been held outside of Pakistan, in locations such as the United Arab Emirates.

PSL 2023 Schedule

PSL 8 is scheduled to commence on 13 February at Multan Cricket Stadium. The tournament will consist of 34 matches as the six teams fight for the coveted title. The competition will be held at 4 venues, Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Multan, while Quetta is also viewed as a potential venue. The final of the tournament will be played on 19 March at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

PSL Live Streaming

Get ready for an exciting tournament as the PSL is back with its 8th edition! PSL fans in Pakistan and around the world can enjoy thrilling matches on various platforms.

The PSL 2023 will be telecasted on major TV channels in Pakistan and on live-streaming platforms both in the country and internationally. You can catch all the action on mobile, web, and even live broadcast on TV. Don’t miss a single moment of the PSL live streaming. For more information of PSL live streaming check this page.

PSL Live Score

The PSL is back with its 8th edition and all six teams are ready to compete for the championship title. The defending champions, Lahore Qalandars, will kick off the tournament by playing against Multan Sultans. Stay updated with our PSL live score coverage as we bring you ball-by-ball updates of all 34 matches of PSL 2023. Our coverage will include live updates, live commentary and match scorecard so you don’t miss any action.

Star players like Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, and international stars such as David Miller, Alex Hales, Matthew Wade, and Wanindu Hasaranga are all set to make this tournament unforgettable.

Get ready for an exciting tournament, be sure to check out our PSL live score updates, PSL scorecard and live commentary of every delivery throughout PSL 8, which will be updated in real-time.

PSL 8 Live Updates

Don’t miss a moment of the exciting matches in the Pakistan Super League 8 as we bring you PSL live updates on every action including sixes, fours, wickets, and more. Fans can stay on top of everything related to PSL 8 through our comprehensive coverage of the tournament.

The tournament starts on February 13th and will culminate on March 19th with the final at the historic Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Defending champions, Lahore Qalandars, will be looking to secure a spot in the final and play in front of their home crowd. Stay up-to-date with PSL 8 live updates and catch all the action as it happens.