Pakistan Super League Points Table

PSL Points Table 2016

PSL Points Table 2016

Islamabad United win PSL 1 – finished 3rd in the PSL Points Table

Despite finishing third in the PSL points table in the first edition of the Pakistan Super League, Islamabad United went on to win the title. They defeated the Karachi Kings in the second Qualifier, before going on to crush Peshawar Zalmi in the third Qualifier.

In the final, the United took on Quetta Gladiators and chased down a target of 175 rather easily thanks to knocks from Brad Haddin and Dwayne Smith, both of whom hit fifties.

The second edition of the Pakistan Super League will be played next year with the dates yet to be announced. Of course, what also needs to be seen is if the competition will be held in the UAE or moved back to Pakistan, something that the fans will definitely want.

Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators finished the Pakistan Super League 2016 league stage with six wins apiece. They ended on 12 points with the Zalmis taking the top spot as a result of a better net run-rate. After a slow start, Islamabad United notched up four wins to finish on eight points, while Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars rivalled each other on four points. Unfortunately for the Qalandars, their net run-rate was rather poor and that allowed the Kings to finish fourth to take the last semi-final berth. The semi-final line-up will see Zalmi take on the Karachi and Islamabad play Quetta.

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) which is set to become Pakistan’s premier professional T20 tournament was announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board as early as in 2009. Inordinate delays have caused the tournament to be rescheduled and it is finally set to host its inaugural edition in February 2016.

The PSL will be staged in the United Arab Emirates and it promises to be the next biggest happening in the shortest format of the game after the Indian Premier League (IPL).

A total of 24 matches will be played over a 21-day period from February 4 to February 24 in Dubai and Sharjah.

Each franchise will have total of 16 players that will include 5 foreign players and 11 Pakistani nationals including at least two emerging players.

The PSL 2016 points table will be updated after every match to show the relative standing of each team. The tournament will consist of two stages – round robin and knock out.

The PSL will have a format that is resonant with the other T20 formats adopted by the cricketing countries elsewhere. The 5 teams will play each other twice (home and away) and the winner of every match gets two points.

In case of abandonment, both teams will get 1 point apiece. At the end of this stage, the top four teams will qualify for the semi-final matches. The winners of the two semi-finals will face-off in the final on February 24 to determine the ultimate winner of the tournament.

PSL will follow the rules and regulation laid down by ICC which are also followed by other cricket leagues.

Points will be awarded as follows during the group stage:

  • 2 points will be awarded for a win.
  • 1 point each will be awarded to both teams in case of no result.
  • 0 points will be awarded for a loss.

If the scores are tied at the end of a match, a super over will determine the winner. This is also valid for the group stages.

The rankings of teams in the PSL points table will be based on the following criteria:

  1. Higher number of points.
  2. If teams are on equal number of points, higher number of wins.
  3. If still equal, then net run rate.
  4. If still equal, then lower bowling strike rate.
  5. If still equal, then the result of head-to-head meeting will determine the relative standing of the teams.

At the end of the league stage of the tournament, four of the five teams will make it to the second round, the playoffs.

The top two sides, Team 1 and Team 2 will then play each other and the winner will make it to the final. The next two ranked sides, Team 3 and Team 4 will play in an eliminator, with the losing team crashing out.

The winning team in the Team 3 v Team 4 game will take on the losing team in the Team 1 v Team 2 game in what will be the third match of the knock-outs. The winner of this encounter will make the final.

144 comments… add one
  • Zafar Abbas Feb 18, 2016, 4:40 am

    InshaAllah Karachi king win First PSL 2016.

  • zafar Abbas Feb 18, 2016, 4:38 am

    InshaAllah Karachi King Win First PSL 2016 Cup.

  • Amjad Dedhanvi Feb 18, 2016, 3:03 am

    Peshawar zalmi Rocks..inshaAllah Peshawar zalmi psl 2016 jeetey gaaa…

  • Taliman khan Feb 18, 2016, 2:20 am

    Peshawar Zalmi Insha ALLAH Champion The PSL

    • muslim jan Feb 18, 2016, 5:23 am

      zalmi will win inshallah

  • .Dr.Irfan. Feb 18, 2016, 1:38 am

    Karachi win by PSL league inshallh my favorite

  • Hana Feb 17, 2016, 7:36 pm

    Quetta gladiators R the best

    • Khushi Mir Baloch Feb 20, 2016, 6:06 am

      Gladiators is the best

  • Quisam Abidi Feb 17, 2016, 4:42 pm

    Karachi kings jeeta ga inshallah

  • Safdar cheena Feb 17, 2016, 4:29 pm

    Peshwar zulmi suported

  • Muhammad Khan Feb 17, 2016, 3:32 pm

    Karachi is big city, team should be big. Unfortunately Karachi team is Zero,. Doooob maroooo….
    Salam for the selector to select Tuchchay Players……

  • saleem Feb 17, 2016, 3:22 pm

    lahor kalndar

  • Rohail Feb 17, 2016, 2:01 pm

    Lahore qalandars inshallah tonight won and qualify for palyoff best of luck lahore

  • Raja Saeed Feb 17, 2016, 11:19 am

    InshaAllah Islamabad win this Psl Cup……

  • Mohammad Waqas Feb 17, 2016, 11:12 am

    Please pray for Lahore
    Lahore INSHAH SLLAH Aj jeete ga

  • Farzan Feb 17, 2016, 9:01 am

    We all support peshawar zalmi inshallah we win the spl 2016

  • Ali raja Feb 17, 2016, 8:43 am

    Hi karachi jeetay ga

    • ab Rasheed Feb 18, 2016, 5:23 am

      Karachi rocked

  • Ali raja Feb 17, 2016, 8:41 am

    Hi karachi king win

  • Khushi Feb 17, 2016, 7:41 am

    Ager karachi jeet jata hai tou beheria town waley sarey players ko plots or banglos dain gey ager yahi plots or banglos ghareeb logon ko miley jo sarkon per rehty hain tou ajj Pakistani koi banda ghareeb na rahey …… iss tarha na sirf hum dosron ka balkey apny molk Pakistan ka saat dey rahey hain …………. jo koi mery iss coment ko par raha hai wo apny piyary Pakistan k liey awaz uthaey ……..

    • Farzan Feb 17, 2016, 9:04 am

      Pakistanoi nail bohat awaz otaya likin koyi sunta nahi

      • Khushi Mir Baloch Feb 17, 2016, 3:46 pm

        Essy koi nahi suny ga hum sub ko apny liey khud kuch karna pary ga … hum din ba din kamzor ho rahy hain …. jo koi awaz uthany ki koshish karta ussey Uzair baloch ki tarha sazaey mot dey di jati hai ….. hum apny liey ghalat caliper ko chun k bohut fakher mhesoos karty hain or phir khud hi pashtatey hain …… Q? ? ? ? Apny comfort zone se niklo or logon ki madad karo take hum bhi apny Pakistan ka naam Allah or iss poori duniya k agy roshan karain

    • zeeshan Feb 17, 2016, 7:15 pm

      u r right khushi

    • faheem ahmad Feb 18, 2016, 2:36 am

      players to ley hi len gey ? ghreeb awaam k ley apny zameer ko badalna pary ga

      • Khushi Mir Baloch Feb 19, 2016, 6:37 am

        HuM kia kar sakty hain hum darty hi itna hai …. apny diloon se daar khatam karo

  • Huzaifa shahrukh Feb 17, 2016, 6:41 am

    Lahore will win because it has big players like gayle ,azhar ali ,delport,umar akmal

  • haroon mughal Feb 17, 2016, 4:27 am

    Pashawari zalmi win the match in sha ALLAH.

  • Waqid Feb 16, 2016, 8:44 pm

    Remove Shoaib Malik from Karachi Team. Then Karachi can WIN.

    • Esha Feb 17, 2016, 9:04 am


      • Ameer hamza Feb 18, 2016, 6:24 am

        Malik sa he to tem chal rhe ha

  • angelophinekhan Feb 16, 2016, 8:11 pm

    Nooo…. Karachi will have to back Pakistan… Against lose the last match InshaaAllah…..

    Pashawari zalmi don’t lose yours confidence because you determined to wins the match against karachi what else wins the cup….

  • Raja Mohsin Ali Feb 16, 2016, 7:59 pm

    InshaAllah Islamabad win this Psl Cup……
    “MM” Raja

  • M.Sami Ullah Feb 16, 2016, 5:56 pm

    PSL is free from any corruption that’s why I like it very much,in the upcoming time it will be very famous

  • Syed yasir iqbal Feb 16, 2016, 4:41 pm

    Karachi king is king of PSL inshallah

  • muhammad jahanzaib Feb 16, 2016, 1:59 pm

    i like quetta galideators inshallah win hbl psl 2016

    • Khushi Feb 17, 2016, 7:42 am


      • Ali Feb 17, 2016, 8:39 am

        Psl karChi king win dekh lana Paglo karChi jeetay ga fuck u all

        • Khushi Mir Baloch Feb 20, 2016, 6:04 am


      • waqas Feb 17, 2016, 11:27 am

        Peshawar zalmi and quetta are my favorite

        • zaman ali jutt Feb 17, 2016, 9:18 pm

          Lahore Qalandar and peshawar is my favirot in all team of psl

      • Mukhtar Ali Durrani Feb 17, 2016, 4:09 pm

        In Sha Allah Zalmi will be the winner of PSL 2016 because they have outstanding players both from Pakistan and abroad

    • Ahsan Feb 17, 2016, 9:07 am

      Lahore Qalander Rocks .

    • Ejaz Qureshi Feb 17, 2016, 11:10 am

      Quetta PSL 2016 champion

      • shani Feb 17, 2016, 3:01 pm

        g bhai

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