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PSL 2020: Fixtures, Schedule, Squads, Broadcast & Live Streaming Details

The upcoming season is set to commence on February 20.

PSL trophy
PSL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

It all started off in 2015. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), in an attempt, to create a tournament, to act as a training ground for the raw talents emerging from the country by giving them a chance to play with international cricketers, launched the T20 tournament, the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

The first edition of the tournament was played in 2016 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and had just five teams. In 2017, a part of the tournament was played in Pakistan, getting the local fans, a chance to see their favourite teams. And in 2018, another team, the Multan Sultans was added and the league now had a total of six participating franchises.

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With another team getting added to the roster, the number of matches increased and a good number of foreign players also began participating in the tournament. From then on, there has been no looking back. The league has grown in all aspects and more and more foreign players have started participating in it. Getting a taste of everything over the last 4 seasons, starting in 2016, the PSL is all set to enter its fifth season in 2020.

The opening match of this season will be played between Islamabad United and the defending champions, Quetta Gladiators. This edition of the tournament is going to be really special, owing to the fact that for the first time, the entire set of 34 matches will be hosted in Pakistan itself. So, the fans will be in for an entertainment extravaganza when they will see their favourite players play the entire tournament in their own cities, namely Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan, starting from February 20.

SQUADS:

Islamabad United:

Shadab Khan, Luke Ronchi, Amad Bhatt, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Muhammad Musa, Rizwan Hussain, Dale Steyn, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Rumman Raees, Zafar Gohar, Phil Salt, Akif Javed, Dawid Malan, Saif Badar, Ahmed Safi Abdullah

Karachi Kings:

Imad Wasim, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Amir, Aamer Yamin, Usama Mir, Umer Khan, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Sharjeel Khan, Cameron Delport, Ali Khan, Zahid Mahmood, Chadwick Walton, Umaid Asif, Mithcell McClenaghan, Awais Zia, Arshad Iqbal

Multan Sultans:

Shahid Afridi, Rohail Nazi, Shan Masood, Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Ilyas, James Vince, Junaid Khan, Moeen Ali, Rilee Rossouw, Zeeshan Ashraf, Ravi Bopara, Sohail Tanvir, Khushdil Shah, Fabian Allen, Usman Qadir, Imran Tahir, Bilawal Bhatti, Wayne Madsen (will join after Fabian Allen leaves)

Lahore Qalandars:

Sohail Akhtar, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Ben Dunk, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Salman Butt, Usman Shinwari, Fakhar Zaman, Chris Lynn, Samit Patel, Jaahid Ali, Seekkuge Prasanna, Raja Farhan, Faizan Khan, Dane Vilas, Dilbar Hussain

Quetta Gladiators:

Sarfaraz Ahmed, Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad, Ahsan Ali, Ben Cutting, Muhammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shane Watson, Jason Roy, Fawad Ahmed, Tymal Mills, Abdul Nasir, Sohail Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Keemo Paul, Aatish Ali, Azam Khan, Zahid Mehmood (will join after Keemo Paul leaves)

Peshawar Zalmi:

Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Umar Amin, Imam ul Haq, Keiron Pollard, Wahab Riaz, Tom Banton, Liam Dawson, Mohammad Mohsin, Rahat Ali, Adil Amin, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Hyder Ali, Amir Ali, Mohammad Amir Khan, Carlos Brathwaite (will join after Pollard leaves)

SCHEDULE:

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BROADCASTING DETAILS:

Pakistan: PTV Sports, Geo Super

India: Last year DSport showed matches live (so far there is no confirmation if they will broadcast 2020 season)

Online Streaming: Cricketgateway, Cricingif

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