After three months of lockdown in the cricket world, PSL 2021 is back with its remaining 20 games. The matches and events are beginning on June 9. The tournament is going to be played in UAE from now on till the end of the big event. Previously, the competition was postponed due to the compromised Bio-secure bubble in Pakistan. The players were infected as some of them suffered from covid19. Now, Abu Dhabi will be the venue for the rest of the 20 PSL cricket matches to ensure the safety of players as well as the spectators.
The crowd will be managed according to SOPs against coronavirus. Stadiums might not accommodate a large number of audiences to comply with the safety measures and precautions against the deadly virus.
Rearranged PSL 2021 Match Schedule
All the PSL6 matches will be held at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. With the PSL 6 return, the Pakistan cricket board has slightly changed the schedule. The new dates brought alterations in the planner as well. The tournament will begin on June 9th with the face-off between Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United. The final match and the competition will conclude its events on June 24th.
|June 9||Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United||09 PM PST|
|June 10||Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings||06 PM PST|
|June 10||Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars||11 PM PST|
|June 11||Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators||09 PM PST|
|June 12||Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi||09 PM PST|
|June 13||Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars||06 PM PST|
|June 13||Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi||11 PM PST|
|June 14||Islamabad United v Karachi Kings||09 PM PST|
|June 15||Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars||06 PM PST|
|June 15||Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings||11 PM PST|
|June 15||Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators||09 PM PST|
|June 17||Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi||06 PM PST|
|June 17||Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars||11 PM PST|
|June 18||Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars||09 PM PST|
|June 19||Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings||06 PM PST|
|June 19||Multan Sultans v Islamabad United||11 PM PST|
|June 21||Qualifier (1 v 2)||06 PM PST|
|June 21||Eliminator 1 (3 v 4)||11 PM PST|
|June 22||Eliminator 2 (loser Qualifier v winner Eliminator 1)||09 PM PST|
|June 24||Final||09 PM PST|
No Crowd Allowed for Remaining PSL 2021 Matches
Considering the situation before the tournament was postponed, PCB allowed only 50% audience in the stadiums of Pakistan. Only 15000 people could watch the live matches. As for now, there are no reports regarding the crowd’s participation and availability on the grounds of PSL 2021. Yet, the fans cannot expect to see the stadiums’ seats filled with people. This time, the PSL 6 games will witness no hustle and bustle, hooting, and cheering from the audience’s side. In addition, Pakistanis will be able to watch live streaming of the PSL 6 matches on GEO super
Update About The Teams and Remaining Matches
Before the PSL 2021 came to a halt, Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings, and Quetta Gladiators were ruling the grounds. Each of them played 5 matches. Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars, on the other hand, played only 4. Thus, the tournament is resuming the fun with them first.
Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi, and Islamabad United are leading in terms of winning points. Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators are lagging due to losing in 4 matches.