PSL’s seventh edition is just around the corner as the matches will begin on January 27, 2022. This time PSL 2022 has introduced a new RTM (right to match) rule that means all the teams can accommodate more players that can be either domestic or foreign. Other than that, Shaheen Afridi is currently in the highlights due to becoming the captain of the Lahore Qalandars team. The netizens are praising him for gaining the captaincy.
PSL 2022 Retention of Players
Reportedly, the Pakistan cricket board (PCB) has allowed all the franchises of the Pakistan Super League to add more players to the teams. However, there is a condition that the teams would not be allowed to add two foreign cricketers. Moreover, another reason to increase the number of players in the current coronavirus situation. In case of any mishap in terms of any players getting infected, PSL 2022 will have more cricketers to keep the league going. As per Salman Naseer, the PCB Chief Operating Office, extra cautions are necessary for the matches in case of any emergency.
Shaheen Afridi Stealing the Show
Other than the rest of the team captains, Shaheen Afridi is trending on social media for becoming the leader of Lahore Qalandars. Recently, he tweeted to thank PSL 2022, PCB, and his team. Also, he mentioned that his fellow players will not disappoint the fans as all of them will give their best during the matches.
Matches and Dates
The list shows the total number of matches, their dates, and the decided venues.
Should Fans Expect a Grand Opening
PSL 2022 is expected to be a good match season this year. Despite the threat of covid hanging over the heads of people, they are still excited about the matches. Many are anticipating a huge celebration just like the PSL 6 opening ceremony was great since artists including Atif Aslam and Naseebo Lal performed at the venue. The fans are expecting to witness concerts and other entertaining programs before the beginning of the tournament. Some are also guessing the celebrities and hosts to start PSL with a bang.