Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has collaborated with social media giant Facebook to bring the event to a global audience via platform’s Paid Online Events. The fans will have to pay a nominal fee to access the live broadcast. The PSL features some of the biggest names in world cricket thus it enjoys a huge fan following. Going live via Facebook will allow PCB to expand its reach to all corners of the globe. The move will also allow PCB to explore newer avenues for revenue generation.
PCB, on June 3, announced the schedule for the remaining matches of the PSL 6. The tournament will get underway on June 9, with the final being played on June 24. The league will have six doubleheaders, including one in the playoffs. All the matches will start at 9: 00 PM PST while in case of doubleheaders, the first match will get underway at 6:00 PM PST while the second match will start at 11:00 PM PST.
Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United will resume the league in the 15th match. The qualifier and eliminator one will be played on June 21 while eliminator two will take place on June 22. The PSL champion will be decided on June 24.
Revised HBL PSL 6 match schedule is (all matches to be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium)
3-8 June – Practice
9 June – Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United
10 June – Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings; Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars
11 June – Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators
12 June – Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi
13 June – Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars; Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi
14 June – Islamabad United v Karachi Kings
15 June – Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars; Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings
16 June – Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators
17 June – Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi; Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars
18 June – Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars
19 June – Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings; Multan Sultans v Islamabad United
20 June – Practice
21 Jun – Qualifier (1 v 2); Eliminator 1 (3 v 4)
22 Jun – Eliminator 2 (loser Qualifier v winner Eliminator 1)
23 June – Rest/practice
24 Jun – Final