Semifinals schedule for HBL PSL 2020 confirmed
The semi-final round line-up for the Habib Bank Limited (HBL) Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 has been finalized. Defending Champions Quetta Gladiators have knocked out before semifinal for the first time in PSL history.
The four semifinalists are- Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars. Table-topper Multan Sultans will face Peshawar Zalmi in the first semifinal and Karachi Kings will take on Lahore Qalandars in the second semifinal.
The first semifinal will be held on March 17 at 2pm local time. The second semifinal will start at 7pm local time on the same day. Both matches will be held at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The final match will be held in the same venue on March 18. Although the final match was scheduled to be held on March 22, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had brought the match forward.
This is the first time PSL is being held in Pakistan. But not the security, the coronavirus has become a barrier this time. So far, a number of international series have been postponed due to the epidemic spreading across the globe.
Both semifinals and final will be played behind closed doors.
March 17: Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi
March 17: Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars