Pakistan Super League 2024: Start Date, Schedule, Team Rosters, and Fixtures

Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2024 is starting on 17th February 2024. Here is everything you need to know about the Tournament.

Pakistan Super League 2024: Start Date, Schedule, Team Rosters, and Fixtures
Dillip Mohanty

Written by: Dillip Mohanty

(Sports Editor)

Fact checked by: Umaima Saeed

(Sports Writer)

Last updated: 2024-02-20

5 minutes read

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is back with its ninth season and will be played from 17th February 2024 to 18th March 2024. Six teams will participate in a total of 34 matches to be played across 4 venues in Pakistan. The final will be played at the National Stadium, Karachi on 18th March 2024.

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When will the PSL start in 2024?

Pakistan Super League season 9 will be played from February 17 2024 to March 18 2024. Defending champions Lahore Qalandars will face Islamabad United in the first match to be played at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Pakistan Super League 2024

Date and Schedule

DATELOCAL TIMEMATCHVENUE
Sat, Feb 17, 20247:30 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V ISLAMABAD UNITEDLAHORE
Sun, Feb 18, 20242:30 PMPESHAWAR ZALMI V QUETTA GLADIATORSLAHORE
Sun, Feb 18, 20247:30 PMMULTAN SULTANS V KARACHI KINGSMULTAN
Mon, Feb 19, 20247:30 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V QUETTA GLADIATORSLAHORE
Tue, Feb 20, 20247:30 PMMULTAN SULTANS V ISLAMABAD UNITEDMULTAN
Wed, Feb 21, 20242 PMKARACHI KINGS V PESHAWAR ZALMILAHORE 
Wed, Feb 21, 20247:30 PMMULTAN SULTANS V LAHORE QALANDARSMULTAN
Thu, Feb 22, 20247:30 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V QUETTA GLADIATORSLAHORE
Fri, Feb 23, 20247:30 PMMULTAN SULTANS V PESHAWAR ZALMIMULTAN
Sat, Feb 24, 20247:30 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V KARACHI KINGSLAHORE
Sun, Feb 25, 20242 PMMULTAN SULTANS V QUETTA GLADIATORSMULTAN
Sun, Feb 25, 20247:30 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V PESHAWAR ZALMILAHORE
Mon, Feb 26, 20247:30 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V PESHAWAR ZALMILAHORE
Tue, Feb 27, 20247:30 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V MULTAN SULTANSLAHORE
Wed, Feb 28, 20247:30 PMKARACHI KINGS V ISLAMABAD UNITEDKARACHI
Thu, Feb 29, 20247:30 PMKARACHI KINGS V QUETTA GLADIATORSKARACHI
Sat, 2 Mar, 20242 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V PESHAWAR ZALMIRAWALPINDI
Sat, 2 Mar, 20247:30 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V QUETTA GLADIATORSRAWALPINDI
Sun, 3 Mar, 20247:30 PMKARACHI KINGS V MULTAN SULTANSKARACHI
Mon, 4 Mar, 20247:30 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V PESHAWAR ZALMIRAWALPINDI
Tue, 5 Mar, 20247:30 PMMULTAN SULTANS V PESHAWAR ZALMIRAWALPINDI
Wed, 6 Mar, 20242 PMKARACHI KINGS V QUETTA GLADIATORSRAWALPINDI
Wed, 6 Mar, 20247:30 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V LAHORE QALANDARSRAWALPINDI
Thu, 7 Mar, 20247:30 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V KARACHI KINGSKARACHI
Fri, 8 Mar, 20247:30 PMPESHAWAR ZALMI V QUETTA GLADIATORSRAWALPINDI
Sat, 9 Mar, 20247:30 PMKARACHI KINGS V LAHORE QALANDARSKARACHI
Sun, 10 Mar, 20242 PMISLAMABAD UNITED V MULTAN SULTANSRAWALPINDI
Sun, 10 Mar, 20247:30 PMLAHORE QALANDARS V QUETTA GLADIATORSKARACHI
Mon, 11 Mar, 20247:30 PMKARACHI KINGS V PESHAWAR ZALMIKARACHI
Tue, 12 Mar, 20247:30 PMMULTAN SULTANS V QUETTA GLADIATORSKARACHI
Thu, 14 Mar, 20247:30 PMQUALIFIER (TEAM 1 V TEAM 2)KARACHI
Fri, 15 Mar, 20247:30 PMELIMINATOR 1 (TEAM 3 V TEAM 4)KARACHI
Sat, 16 Mar, 20247:30 PMELIMINATOR 2 (LOSER QUALIFIER V WINNER ELIMINATOR 1)KARACHI
Mon, 18 Mar, 20247:30 PMFINAL (WINNER QUALIFIER V WINNER ELIMINATOR 2)KARACHI
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Where is the 2024 PSL being held?

Pakistan Super League 2024 will be held entirely in Pakistan. It will be the 4th season to be entirely played in Pakistan. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have announced Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan; National Stadium, Karachi; and Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium as the venues. The first match will be played between defending champion Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore which will host 8 more matches in addition to the first one. The National Stadium in Karachi will host the most number of matches with 11 games allotted to the ground including the playoffs and the grand finale. Rawalpindi will play host to 9 games with Multan Cricket Stadium hosting just 5 games.

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What is the PSL 2024 tournament format?

All six teams will play each other twice and the top four teams in the points table will then proceed to the playoffs. The top 2 teams will play the qualifier. The winner of that game will proceed straight to the final. The number 3 and 4 placed teams will face off in the first eliminator. The losing side will be knocked out and the winner of that encounter will play the loser of the qualifier to claim a spot in the finals.

What teams are participating in PSL 2024?

Six teams will be participating in the league namely: Lahore Qalandars, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi. Following are the teams and their rosters for the season:

LAHORE QALANDARS

SQUAD FOR PSL 2024

PLAYERROLE
SHAHEEN SHAH AFRIDI (C)BOWLER
ABDULLAH SHAFIQUEBATTER
AHSAN BHATTIALLROUNDER
BHANUKA RAJAPAKSA (SRI LANKA)BATTER
DAN LAWRENCE (ENGLAND)ALLROUNDER
DAVID WIESE (NAMIBIA)ALLROUNDER
FAKHAR ZAMANBATTER
FARIDOUN MAHMOODBOWLER
HARIS RAUFBOWLER
JAHANDAD KHANALLROUNDER
KAMRAN GHULAMALLROUNDER
LORCAN TUCKERWICKETKEEPER
MIRZA TAHIR BAIGBATTER
MOHAMMAD IMRAN JNRBOWLER
RASSIE VAN DER DUSSEN (SOUTH AFRICA)BATTER
SAHIBZADA FARHANBATTER
SALMAN FAYYAZALLROUNDER
SHAI HOPE (WEST INDIES)WICKETKEEPER
SIKANDAR RAZA (ZIMBABWE)ALLROUNDER
TAYYAB ABBASBOWLER
ZAMAN KHANBOWLER
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ISLAMABAD UNITED

SQUAD FOR PSL 2024

PLAYERROLE
SHADAB KHAN (C)BOWLER
ALEX HALES (ENGLAND)BATTER
AZAM KHANWICKETKEEPER
COLIN MUNRO (NEW ZEALAND)BATTER
FAHEEM ASHRAFALLROUNDER
HAIDER ALIBATTER
HUNAIN SHAHBOWLER
IMAD WASIMALLROUNDER
JORDAN COX (ENGLAND)BATTER
MATTHEW FORDE (WEST INDIES)BOWLER
MOHAMMAD WASEEM (UAE)BATTER
NASEEM SHAHBOWLER
OBED McCOY (WEST INDIES)BOWLER
QASIM AKRAMALLROUNDER
RUMMAN RAEESBOWLER
SALMAN ALI AGHAALLROUNDER
SHAHAB KHANALLROUNDER
SHAMYL HUSSAINBATTER
TYMAL MILLS (ENGLAND)BOWLER
UBAID SHAHBOWLER
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KARACHI KINGS

SQUAD FOR PSL 2024

PLAYERROLE
SHAN MASOOD (C)BATTER
SHOAIB MALIKALLROUNDER
MOHAMMAD NAWAZALLROUNDER
HASAN ALIBOWLER
JAMES VINCE (ENGLAND)BATTER
TIM SEIFERT (NEW ZEALAND)WICKETKEEPER
KIERON POLLARD (WEST INDIES)ALLROUNDER
DANIEL SAMS (AUSTRALIA)ALLROUNDER
TABRAIZ SHAMSI (SOUTH AFRICA)BOWLER
MOHAMMAD AMIR KHANBOWLER
ANWAR ALIBOWLER
ARAFAT MINHASBOWLER
MIR HAMZABOWLER
MUHAMMAD AKHLAQWICKETKEEPER
SIRAJ-UD-DINBOWLER
IRFAN KHAN NIAZIBATTER
SAAD BAIGBATTER
JAMIE OVERTONALLROUNDER
LEUS DU PLOOYBATTER
MOHAMMAD ROHID (UAE)BOWLER
ZAHID MEHMOODBOWLER
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QUETTA GLADIATORS

SQUAD FOR PSL 2024

PLAYERROLE
RILEE ROSSOUW (SOUTH AFRICA) (C)BATTER
ABRAR AHMEDBOWLER
ADIL NAZBOWLER
AKEAL HOSEIN (WEST INDIES)ALLROUNDER
BISMILLAH KHANWICKETKEEPER
JASON ROY (ENGLAND)BATTER
KHAWAJA NAFAYBATTER
LAURIE EVANS (ENGLAND)BATTER
MOHAMMAD AMIRBOWLER
MOHAMMAD HASNAINBOWLER
MOHAMMAD WASIM JNRBOWLER
OMAIR BIN YOUSUFBATTER
SAJJAD ALI JNRBATTER
SARFRAZ AHMEDWICKETKEEPER
SAUD SHAKEELALLROUNDER
SHERFANE RUTHERFORD (WEST INDIES)BATTER
SOHAIL KHANBOWLER
UMAR AMINBATTER
USMAN QADIRBOWLER
USMAN TARIQBOWLER
WANINDU HASARANGA (SRI LANKA)ALLROUNDER
WILL SMEED (ENGLAND)BATTER
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MULTAN SULTANS

SQUAD FOR PSL 2024

PLAYERROLE
MOHAMMAD RIZWAN (C)WICKETKEEPER
ABBAS AFRIDIBOWLER
AFTAB IBRAHIMBOWLER
CHRIS JORDAN (ENGLAND)BOWLER
DAVID WILLEY (ENGLAND)ALLROUNDER
DAWID MALAN (ENGLAND)BATTER
FAISAL AKRAMBOWLER
IFTIKHAR AHMEDALLROUNDER
JOHNSON CHARLES (WEST INDIES)BATTER
KHUSHDIL SHAHBATTER
MOHAMMAD ALIBOWLER
MOHAMMAD SHAHZADBATTER
OLLY STONE (ENGLAND)BOWLER
REEZA HENDRICKS (SOUTH AFRICA)BATTER
SHAHNAWAZ DAHANIBOWLER
TAYYAB TAHIRBATTER
USAMA MIRBOWLER
USMAN KHAN (UAE)BATTER
YASIR KHANBATTER
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PESHAWAR ZALMI

SQUAD FOR PSL 2024

PLAYERROLE
BABAR AZAM (C)BATTER
AAMIR JAMALBOWLER
AIMAL KHANBOWLER
ARIF YAQOOBBOWLER
ARSHAD IQBALBOWLER
ASIF ALIBATTER
DANIEL MOUSLEY (ENGLAND)ALLROUNDER
HASEEBULLAH KHANWICKETKEEPER
LUKE WOOD (ENGLAND)BOWLER
MEHRAN MUMTAZBOWLER
MOHAMMAD HARISWICKETKEEPER
MOHAMMAD ZEESHANBOWLER
NAVEEN-UL-HAQ (AFGHANISTAN)BOWLER
PAUL WALTER (ENGLAND)ALLROUNDER
ROVMAN POWELL (WEST INDIES)BATTER
SAIM AYUBBATTER
SALMAN IRSHADBOWLER
SHAMAR JOSEPH (WEST INDIES)BOWLER
TOM KOHLER-CADMORE (ENGLAND)BATTER
UMAIR AFRIDIBOWLER
WAQAR SALAMKHEIL (AFGHANISTAN)BOWLER
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What is the PSL 2024 prize money?

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The winner side will get PKR 120 million as a reward with the runner-up side winning PKR 48 million. Every player of the match will get a cheque worth PKR 5,00,000. Other prizes on offer are Batter of the tournament, bowler of the tournament, player of the tournament, allrounder of the tournament, fielder of the tournament and emerging player of the tournament (PKR 3.5 million each).

Which teams are the favourites to win the 2024 PSL?

The defending champions Lahore Qalandars are one of the favourites to win the coveted trophy in PSL 9. The team looks settled with captain Shaheen Shah Afridi winning two back-to-back titles with the side in 2022 and 2023. The other team which will be having a closer look at the title will be Peshawar Zalmi which has former Pakistan captain and the highest all-time run scorer in PSL, Babar Azam as their skipper. The Quetta Gladiators bring a lot of experience to the table. They have replaced Sarfraz Ahmed as skipper with South African Rilee Rossouw and have the T20 giants like Mohammad Amir, Jason Roy, Akeal Hosein, Wanindu Hasaranga, Sherfane Rutherford, etc. in the side.

Which teams have won the PSL before?

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Each team participating in the tournament has won the title at least once. Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars are the only teams to win the tournament twice with Qalandars achieving the feat in the last two seasons. They are also the only team to successfully defend their crown. Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators have won the trophy once with Zalmi finishing as runners-up on 3 occasions.

Pakistan Super League

PAST WINNERS

YEARWINNERRUNNERS UP
2016ISLAMABAD UNITEDQUETTA GLADIATORS
2017PESHAWAR ZALMIQUETTA GLADIATORS
2018ISLAMABAD UNITEDPESHAWAR ZALMI
2019QUETTA GLADIATORSPESHAWAR ZALMI
2020KARACHI KINGSLAHORE QALANDARS
2021MULTAN SULTANSPESHAWAR ZALMI
2022LAHORE QALANDARSMULTAN SULTANS
2023LAHORE QALANDARSMULTAN SULTANS
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Dillip Mohanty

Dillip Mohanty

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