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Pakistan Super League 2021 remaining matches to resume in June, PSL final on June 20

Pakistan Super League: The sixth edition of the PSL, which was previously postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will resume in June with the final to be played on the 20th of the same month. 

Karachi Kings lifted the PSL 2020 title. (AP Photo)

Karachi Kings lifted the PSL 2020 title. (AP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • PSL 6 is all set to be resumed on June 1 with Lahore Qalandars taking on Islamabad United
  • All remaining PSL fixtures have been announced with the final will be held on June 20
  • The PSL was postponed last month amid a COVID-19 outbreak

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Sunday (April 11), announced the resumption of their suspended T20 league. The sixth edition of the popular PSL was postponed last month, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus-induced pandemic.

PSL 6 will resume on June 1 with Lahore Qalandars taking on Islamabad United. Dates to all remaining fixtures have been announced and the final will be played on June 20. Everyone involved in the league, including the players and staff, will be required to are to undergo a hard seven-day hotel quarantine from May 22 after they join the biobubble.

“HBL PSL 6 matches will resume on 1 June with the final scheduled for 20 June,” read the PCB’s press release.

To ensure all those who will be part of the bio-secure bubble remain safe from the infection this time, the PCB said it it in the final stages of appointing “a globally-recognised safety management company that specialises in providing Covid-safe technology solutions, bio-secure monitoring & management, as well as response and reaction to positive tests”

Last month, Pakistan Super League’s official Twitter page had confirmed the update and added that the matches would be rescheduled for a later date. The whole season of the Pakistan Super League was being held in Pakistan for the first time in the league’s history. Only 14 PSL 6 fixtures were played before the T20 league was suspended last month.

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