The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is on track to resume from tomorrow, the 14th of November. Earlier this year, in March, the series was forced to halt midway due to the coronavirus pandemic. The play off stage was about to begin when the tournament was halted. The matches left to be played are one qualifying matche, two elimination matches and the grand final. These matches will be played from the 14th of November till the 17th of November, in Karachi.
The Multan Sultans will be playing against the Karachi Kings on Saturday, for the qualifying match. The winner of this match will be first team in the final. The match is scheduled to start at 3 pm and end at 6:30 pm. The second match of the day will be the first eliminator and it will have the Lahore Qalandars battling it out with Peshawar Zalmi. The match will start at 8 pm and end at 11:30 pm.
The second elimination match will be played on Sunday, the 15th of November. Where the loser of the qualifying match will play against the winner of the first elimination match. The team that wins this elimination match will be the second team in the final. Both the teams that will qualify for the final will then go head to head on the coming Tuesday, the 17th of November. The PSL final is scheduled to start at 8 pm and end at 11: 30 pm.
The PCB Chief, Wasim Khan, said that the matches will be played without any spectators and the closing ceremony will be very “lowkey” too, owing to the ongoing pandemic. The PSL matches will be broadcast live from the stadium. In the meantime, players are keeping busy inside their bio-secure bubble by training and making use of the recreational facilities in their hotel like table tennis and snooker , etc.