Karachi Kings will start from the place they completed their profitable Pakistan Tremendous League 2020 marketing campaign by taking over 2019 champions Quetta Gladiators within the opening fixture of the 2021 version on the Nationwide Stadium on 20 February.
On the next day, 2020 finalists Lahore Qalandars will tackle 2017 winners Peshawar Zalmi in a day fixture, whereas two-time winners Islamabad United will sq. off in opposition to Multan Sultans within the night.
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The 30-day 34-match event will culminate with the ultimate on the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on 22 March, marking the primary time the venue will stage the ultimate since 2017.
To safeguard the integrity of the PSL 2021 and to make sure the well being and security of all individuals within the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the PCB has determined to carry the matches in Karachi and Lahore solely. The Nationwide Stadium will stage the primary half of the competitors, whereas the Pakistan cricket headquarters on the Gaddafi Stadium would be the venue of the second half of the competitors, together with the playoffs.
With reference to crowd attendances, since Covid-19 is an evolving state of affairs, a call will likely be made nearer to time although the occasion organizers are constantly monitoring the state of affairs and stay in shut contact with the involved authorities officers.
Whereas making ready the occasion schedule, the organizers have ensured both sides is enjoying an equal variety of day and night matches. Additionally, the occasion organizers have tried to make optimum use of the weekends whereas scheduling double-headers that can guarantee most following and protection.
The Assist Interval for the PSL 2021 will begin from 15 February and the overseas gamers competing within the league will arrive in Karachi with a unfavorable PCR check. Upon arrival, they may require two extra unfavorable PCR checks earlier than being allowed to coach and compete within the competitors. The asymptomatic gamers or assist employees returning a constructive check should serve a five-day isolation interval with RT-PCR checks on day one and 4.
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Occasion schedule (Day matches to start out at 2 pm; Night time matches to start out at 7 pm; Friday’s double-headers to start out at 3 pm and eight pm, respectively):
|1||Saturday, 20 February||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|2||Sunday, 21 February||Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi||Day||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|3||Sunday, 21 February||Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|4||Monday, 22 February||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|5||Tuesday, 23 February||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|6||Wednesday, 24 February||Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|7||Friday, 26 February||Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans||Day||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|8||Friday, 26 February||Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|9||Saturday, 27 February||Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans||Day||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|10||Saturday, 27 February||Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|11||Sunday, 28 February||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|12||Monday, 1 March||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|13||Wednesday, 3 March||Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi||Day||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|14||Wednesday, 3 March||Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|15||Thursday, 4 March||Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|16||Friday, 5 March||Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|17||Saturday, 6 March||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||Day||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|18||Saturday, 6 March||Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|19||Sunday, 7 March||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||Day||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|20||Sunday, 7 March||Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings||Night time||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|21||Wednesday, 10 March||Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|22||Thursday, 11 March||Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|23||Friday, 12 March||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||Day||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|24||Friday, 12 March||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|25||Saturday, 13 March||Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans||Day||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|26||Saturday, 13 March||Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|27||Sunday, 14 March||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||Day||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|28||Sunday, 14 March||Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|29||Monday, 15 March||Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|30||Tuesday, 16 March||Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|31||Thursday, 18 March||Qualifier: Workforce 1 vs Workforce 2||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|32||Friday, 19 March||Eliminator 1: Workforce 3 vs Workforce 4||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|33||Saturday, 20 March||Eliminator 2: Eliminator Winner vs Qualifier Runner-up||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|34||Monday, 22 March||FINAL||Night time||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
For extra information and updates, observe our PSL 2021 protection.