- What is PSL?
PSL stands for Pakistan Super League, which is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in Pakistan. It was founded in 2015 and is made up of six franchises representing different cities in the country. The league runs from February to March each year, and it is considered one of the top Twenty20 cricket leagues in the world.
- Who are the teams in the PSL?
There are currently six teams in the PSL, representing the following cities:
- Islamabad United
- Karachi Kings
- Lahore Qalandars
- Multan Sultans
- Peshawar Zalmi
- Quetta Gladiators
- Who are the most successful teams in the PSL?
As of 2021, the most successful team in the PSL is Islamabad United, who have won the league title twice (in 2015 and 2018). The other teams that have won the title are Karachi Kings (2020) and Peshawar Zalmi (2017).
- Who are the top players in the PSL?
Some of the top players in the PSL include:
- Babar Azam (Karachi Kings)
- Fakhar Zaman (Lahore Qalandars)
- Hasan Ali (Peshawar Zalmi)
- Imad Wasim (Karachi Kings)
- Mohammad Amir (Karachi Kings)
- Shane Watson (Quetta Gladiators)
- How can I watch the PSL?
The PSL is broadcast on various television channels in Pakistan, including PTV Sports and Geo Super. It is also available to watch online through streaming platforms such as Sports Live.
- Who are the current sponsors of the PSL?
The current sponsors of the PSL include:
- HBL (title sponsor)
- Peshawar Zalmi Foundation (charity partner)
- QMobile (official mobile phone partner)
- Pepsi (official beverage partner)
- Haier (official home appliances partner)
- How does the PSL format work?
The PSL follows a round-robin format, where each team plays each other once. The top four teams then advance to the playoffs, which consist of two eliminators and the final. The eliminators are played between the third and fourth-placed teams, and the winner of this match advances to the final to play the second-placed team. The winner of the final becomes the PSL champions.
- How much do players earn in the PSL?
The salaries of players in the PSL vary depending on their skill level and experience. The minimum salary for a player in the PSL is PKR 25,000 per match, while the top players can earn up to PKR 1 crore (about $60,000) per season.
- How many fans attend PSL matches?
The number of fans that attend PSL matches varies depending on the location and the teams playing. In general, the matches are well-attended, with many fans filling the stands to support their favorite teams.
- How can I get involved with the PSL as a fan?
There are many ways to get involved with the PSL as a fan, including:
- Attending matches in person
- Watching matches on television or online
- Following the league and its teams on social media
- Participating in online discussions and forums about the PSL
- Supporting your favorite team by purchasing merchandise or attending events organized by the team.