Pakistan Super League 2021 (also known as PSL 6 or for sponsorship reasons HBL PSL 2021) is the sixth period of the Pakistan Super League, a franchise Twenty20 cricket league that was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in 2015. This is going to be the second season held completely in Pakistan. A PSL executive confirmed the sixth season will consist of the exact same six teams without any plans for expansion. It is scheduled to be held in February and March of 2021. Starting from 2021, PSL will have a dedicated window at the ICC Future Tours Programme.
PSL 6 UPCOMING STARS:
Given the reality that the PSL 6 2021 has been played in Pakistan, favorite cities like Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Multan are gearing up to celebrate the cricket festivities and encourage their residence franchise. The PSL also has helped Pakistan in producing some of the greatest young cricket talents, the national team was searching for. Local players have been given a platform to rub shoulders as well as choose the brains of a number of the greatest players in cricket.
PSL 6 Venues :
PSL 6 will feature a total of six local franchises with a total of 112 players with ten nationalities playing together to entertain Pakistani cricket fans. Here is a breakdown of the number of games that will be played at each venue.
- Lahore – Gaddafi Stadium: 17 matches
- Karachi – National Stadium: 9 matches
- Rawalpindi – Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium: 5 matches
- Multan – Multan Cricket Stadium: 3 matches
PSL 6 was supposed to feature two new venues (Bugti Stadium and Arbab Niaz Stadium from Quetta and Peshawar respectively) this year. However, due to the pandemic and safety issues, the two popular cities will not be hosting any matches this year.
PSL 6 SQUAD:
Islamabad United Squad:
Shadab Khan (c), Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Muhammad Musa, Zafar Gohar, Hasan Ali, Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Reece Topley, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Chris Jordan and Akif Javed
Karachi Kings Squad:
Imad Wasim (c), Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Colin Ingram, Aamer Yamin, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Chadwick Walton, Joe Clarke, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Qasim Akram, Noor Ahmad and Abbas Afridi
Lahore Qalandars Squad:
Sohail Akhtar (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, Dilbar Hussain, Rashid Khan, Samit Patel, Tom Abell, Zeeshan Ashraf, Agha Salman, Muhammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Muhammad Zaid, Joe Denly and Ahmed Daniyal
Multan Sultans Squad:
Shan Masood (c), Shahid Afridi, Rilee Rossouw, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Khushdil Shah, James Vince, Usman Qadir, Chris Lynn, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Adam Lyth, Shahnawaz Dhani, Mohammad Umar, Imran Khan and
Peshawar Zalmi Squad:
Wahab Riaz (c), Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Liam Livingstone, Haider Ali, David Miller, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Umaid Asif, Saqib Mahmood, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Irfan, Abrar Ahmed, Mohammad Imran, Ravi Bopara and Mohammad Amir Khan
Quetta Gladiators Squad:
Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Ben Cutting, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Azam Khan, Naseem Shah, Zahid Mahmood, Anwar Ali, Chris Gayle, Tom Banton, Usman Shinwari, Cameron Delport, Qais Ahmad, Abdul Nasir, Saim Ayub, Arish Ali Khan, Dale Steyn and Usman Khan