The Pakistan Super League 2023 (PSL 8) edition is just around the corner. A minor initiative of the Pakistan Cricket Board has grown to an internationally acclaimed event. PSL which took its formative root since 2015 has become a routine yearly event, attracting attention of cricket lovers and generating excitement among astute cricketers globally. The schedule for 8th PSL edition has been announced according to which first match will be played on February 13, 2023. The PSL Draft event is now completed post that all franchises have finalized their respective squads.
The upcoming event will be held wholly in Pakistan. Karachi and Lahore will be the hosting cities. The opening ceremony will take place in Karachi. Final match and the closing ceremony will take place in Lahore. No wonder some international cricketers from South Africa and Australia are participating in the 8th Edition to add color to the event of 2023.
|STANDING||TEAM||MATCHES||WON||LOST||POINTS||NET Run Rate|
|Lahore Qalandars||Lahore Qalandars||10||7||3||14||+0.915|
|Multan Sultans||Multan Sultans||10||6||4||12||+0.500|
|Islamabad United||Islamabad United||10||6||4||12||-0.708|
|Peshawar Zalmi||Peshawar Zalmi||10||5||5||10||-0.452|
|Karachi Kings||Karachi Kings||10||3||7||6||+0.756|
|Quetta Gladiators||Quetta Gladiators||10||3||7||6||-1.066|
Following are the teams participating in PSL Season 8.
Yes indeed, the 8th edition of PSL will be full of glamour and excitement than the six previous editions. A total of 6 squads will be slugging it out with each other during the epic battles on various cricket tuffs. View all team squads in the PSL T20 league.
The 8th PSL will be held wholly in Pakistan. Following are the important dates in the tournament:
Opening Ceremony: February 13, 2023
Closing and Final Match: March 19, 2023
The 8th Edition of Pakistan Super League is tailored in a format that each squad plays each other twice in the league stages.
Stay tuned for more updates! NOTE: The dates are tentative and will be updated as announced by the PSL authorities.
Following is the history of Pakistan Super League winners from 2016 to 2022. Islamabad United is the only team to secure two PSL titles, 2016 and 2018. Lahore Qalandars is yet to raise the trophy.
|Year||Winner||Runner-up||Host and Venue|
|PSL 1 - 2016||Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||Dubai, UAE|
|PSL 2 - 2017||Peshawar Zalmi||Quetta Gladiators||Lahore, Pakistan|
|PSL 3 - 2018||Islamabad United||Peshawar Zalmi||Karachi, Pakistan|
|PSL 4 - 2019||Quetta Gladiators||Peshawar Zalmi||Karachi, Pakistan|
|PSL 5 - 2020||Karachi Kings||Lahore Qalandars||Karachi, Pakistan|
|PSL 6 - 2021||Multan Sultans||Peshawar Zalmi||Abu Dhabi, UAE|
|PSL 7 - 2022||Lahore Qalandars||Multan Sultans||Lahore, Pakistan|