Pakistan Sup0er League (PSL)    Wikimedia Commons
Pakistan Sup0er League (PSL) Wikimedia Commons

The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is scheduled to get underway from February 22, 2018. Defending champions Peshawar Zalmi would be kicking things off against Multan Sultans with the opening match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. With the venue mostly being UAE, three matches would be taking place in Pakistan. While in UAE, Dubai and Sharjah are the venues; in Pakistan, Lahore and Karachi would be the venues. While two matches of the play-offs (Eliminator 1 and Eliminator 2) would be played in Lahore, the final would be held at the newly renovated National Stadium in Karachi on March 25. The Qualifier 1 of the play-offs will be held in Dubai.

Date Match Venue Time
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Peshawar Zalmi v Multan Sultans Dubai TBA
Friday, February 23, 2018 Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators & Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars Dubai TBA
Saturday, February 24, 2018 Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi & Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars Dubai TBA
Sunday, February 25, 2018 Multan Sultans v Islamabad United & Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi Dubai TBA
Monday, February 26, 2018 Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars Dubai TBA
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators Sharjah TBA
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi Sharjah TBA
Friday, March 2, 2018 Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings & Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United Sharjah TBA
Saturday, March 3, 2018 Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators & Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars Sharjah TBA
Sunday, March 4, 2018 Islamabad United v Karachi Kings Sharjah TBA
Tuesday March 6, 2018 Peshawar Zalmi v Multan Sultans Dubai TBA
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators Dubai TBA
Thursday, March 8, 2018 Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars & Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators Dubai TBA
Friday, March 9, 2018 Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars & Peshawar Zalmi v Islamabad United Dubai TBA
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators Dubai TBA
Sunday, March 11, 2018 Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars Dubai TBA
Tuesday March 13, 2018 Multan Sultans v Islamabad United Sharjah TBA
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars Sharjah TBA
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings & Quetta Gladiators v Islamabad United Sharjah TBA
Friday, March 16, 2018 Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars & Islamabad United v Karachi Kings Sharjah TBA
Play-Offs TBA
Sunday, March 18, 2018 Qualifier – Team 1 v Team 2 Dubai TBA
Tuesday March 20, 2018 Eliminator 1 – Team 3 v Team 4 Lahore TBA
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Eliminator 2 – Eliminator 1 Winner v Qualifier Loser Lahore TBA
Sunday, March 25, 2018 Final Karachi TBA

The 2018 season wold feature six teams apart from the five teams that have played the opening two seasons. Multan Sultans is the new team added for the season.