PSL 2023 Schedule: Karachi and Peshawar to Play on 14th Feb

PSL 7 champions Lahore Qalandars lifting the winners trophy

The complete PSL 2023 schedule has been announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Lahore Qalandars, the reigning champions, will face Multan Sultans, the last season’s finalists, to start the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League.

Every season has seen growth for PSL without a doubt. Both domestic and international players have the opportunity to showcase their abilities as new talents emerge. 

For instance, players like Saim Ayub, Mubasir Khan, Aimal Khan, Shahwaiz Irfan, and others will be in the spotlight this season.

Lahore Qalandars will certainly have their eyes on becoming back-to-back champions. Thereafter, they’ll be the first team to win consecutive PSLs. 

On the other hand, Islamabad United will look to become the only team with three PSL titles. And unquestionably, they have all the talent in the world to pull this off.

Here’s what the PCB chairman, Mr. Najam Sethi, had to say: “We aim to make the HBL PSL bigger, better, and stronger than ever before with the overarching ambition to make it the first-choice event for leading T20 cricketers.”

PSL 8 Venues

As for the PSL 8 venues, we have matches in four different stadiums this year. Multan, Karachi, Lahore, and Rawalpindi will all host matches.

Here’s the venue list for PSL 2023.

  • Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan
  • National Bank Cricket Arena, Karachi
  • Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
  • Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

The first half of the tournament will be played in Multan and Karachi. After 14 matches, the league will shift to Lahore and Pindi, with the former hosting all of the playoff games.

Four teams will play five matches on their home ground and five away. Unfortunately, Quetta will not be playing at home this season because their stadium has not yet received approval to host matches.

Related: Pakistan Cricket Schedule for 2023: All the Home and Away Tours

PSL 8 Fixtures: Complete PSL 2023 Match Timings

Firstly, the opening ceremony of this year’s Pakistan Super League will be held in Multan on February 13. It will be followed by the first match of the tournament between the Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans.

Surprisingly, Lahore vs. Karachi will not be the most anticipated match of this season. Rather, people are hyping the Peshawar and Karachi games more this time.

After leaving Karachi Kings, Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam joined Peshawar Zalmi, sparking a new rivalry. Seeing that, the crowd is eager to watch Babar Azam, the Zalmi captain, face Muhammad Amir with the new ball. 

That being said, the following is the complete PSL 2023 schedule, including venues and match times.

13 FebruaryLahore Qalandars v Multan SultansMultan8:00 PM
14 FebruaryKarachi Kings v Peshawar ZalmiKarachi7:00 PM
15 FebruaryMultan Sultans v Quetta GladiatorsMultan6:00 PM
16 FebruaryKarachi Kings v Islamabad UnitedKarachi7:00 PM
17 FebruaryMultan Sultans v Peshawar ZalmiMultan6:00 PM
18 FebruaryKarachi Kings v Quetta GladiatorsKarachi7:00 PM
19 FebruaryMultan Sultans v Islamabad UnitedMultan2:00 PM
19 FebruaryKarachi Kings v Lahore QalandarsKarachi7:00 PM
20 FebruaryQuetta Gladiators v Peshawar ZalmiKarachi7:00 PM
21 FebruaryQuetta Gladiators v Lahore QalandarsKarachi7:00 PM
22 FebruaryMultan Sultans v Karachi KingsMultan6:00 PM
23 FebruaryPeshawar Zalmi v Islamabad UnitedKarachi7:00 PM
24 FebruaryQuetta Gladiators v Islamabad UnitedKarachi7:00 PM
26 FebruaryKarachi Kings v Multan SultansKarachi2:00 PM
26 FebruaryLahore Qalandars v Peshawar ZalmiLahore7:00 PM
27 FebruaryLahore Qalandars v Islamabad UnitedLahore7:00 PM
01 MarchPeshawar Zalmi v Karachi KingsRawalpindi7:00 PM
02 MarchLahore Qalandars v Quetta GladiatorsLahore7:00 PM
03 MarchIslamabad United v Karachi KingsRawalpindi7:00 PM
04 MarchLahore Qalandars v Multan Sultans Lahore7:00 PM
05 MarchIslamabad United v Quetta GladiatorsRawalpindi7:00 PM
06 MarchQuetta Gladiators v Karachi KingsRawalpindi7:00 PM
07 MarchPeshawar Zalmi v Lahore QalandarsRawalpindi2:00 PM
07 MarchIslamabad United v Multan SultansRawalpindi7:00 PM
08 MarchPeshawar Zalmi v Quetta GladiatorsRawalpindi7:00 PM
09 MarchIslamabad United v Lahore QalandarsRawalpindi7:00 PM
10 MarchPeshawar Zalmi v Multan SultansRawalpindi7:00 PM
11 MarchQuetta Gladiators v Multan SultansRawalpindi7:00 PM
12 MarchIslamabad United v Peshawar ZalmiRawalpindi2:00 PM
12 MarchLahore Qalandars v Karachi KingsLahore7:00 PM
15 MarchTeam 1 v Team 2Lahore7:00 PM
16 MarchTeam 3 v Team 4Lahore7:00 PM
17 MarchEliminator Winner v Qualifier Runner-upLahore7:00 PM
19 MarchTBALahore7:00 PM
PSL 2023 Schedule

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