2016 Pakistan Super League

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HBL Pakistan Super League 2016
Dates 4 February–23 February 2016
Administrator(s) Pakistan Cricket Board
Cricket format Twenty20
Tournament format(s) Double round robin and playoffs
Host(s)  United Arab Emirates
Champions Islamabad United (1st title)
Runners-up Quetta Gladiators
Participants 5
Matches played 24
Attendance 201,609 (8,400 per match)
Player of the series England Ravi Bopara (KK) (329 runs and 11 wickets)
Most runs Pakistan Umar Akmal (LQ) (335)
Most wickets Jamaica Andre Russell (IU) (16)
Official website psl-t20.com
2017

The 2016 Pakistan Super League (or for sponsorship reasons HBL PSL 2016) was the debut season of the Pakistan Super League which was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board. The tournament featured five teams and was held from 4 February 2016 to 23 February 2016 in the United Arab Emirates.[1] The opening ceremony and first match of the tournament were held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 4 February 2016.[2]

The final was held in Dubai on 23 February and saw Islamabad United defeating Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets to win the first title.[3] Dwayne Smith of Islamabad United was awarded the man of the match award for his innings of 73 runs from 51 balls. Ravi Bopara of the Karachi Kings was named player of the tournament.[3]

Around half of the TV viewing audience in Pakistan watched matches in the competition at peak times.[4]

Opening ceremony[edit]

The opening ceremony of the tournament was held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on 4 February 2016,[5][6] and was hosted by Yasir Hussain and Sri Lankan model Stephanie Siriwardhana. It featured live performances by singer Ali Zafar, Jamaican rapper and singer Sean Paul, Mohib Mirza, Sanam Saeed and such other artists and ended with a firework display. A large crowd attended the ceremony at the stadium.[7][8]

Player acquisition and salaries[edit]

The player draft for the 2016 season was held at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on 21–22 December 2015. 308 players, including both Pakistani and international players, were divided into five different categories. Each franchise was allowed to pick a maximum of six foreign players in their squads which could have a maximum of 20 members.

Squads[edit]

Squads
Islamabad United Peshawar Zalmi Lahore Qalandars Karachi Kings Quetta Gladiators

Officials[edit]

Seven umpires and two match referees made up the match officials panel for the tournament. Pakistan's top ICC umpire Aleem Dar stood in matches during the tournament as did West Indian ICC umpire Joel Wilson. Also a part of the panel were other Pakistani umpires Ahsan Raza, Shozab Raza, Ahmed Shahab, Rashid Riaz and Khalid Mahmood. The match referees panel consisted of former Sri Lankan ICC match referee Roshan Mahanama and Pakistani match referee Mohammad Anees.[9]

Promotion and media coverage[edit]

The official anthem of PSL season I, "Ab Khel Ke Dikha" was released on 30 September 2015. It was written, composed and sung by Ali Zafar.

Venues[edit]

The venue for the tournament was originally planned to be a single stadium in Doha, Qatar. In September 2015 the Pakistan Cricket Board announced the shifting of the tournament to Dubai and Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.[10][11][12]

United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Dubai Sharjah
Dubai International Cricket Stadium Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 15,000
Dubai Sports City Pak vs Aussies.jpg SharjahCricket.JPG

Format[edit]

PSL Playoffs

Each team played each other twice in the league stage of the tournament in a round robin format. As matches were played in the UAE, all games were effectively at a neutral venue. Following the group stage the top four teams qualified for the playoff stage of the tournament.

The 2016 season of the PSL followed rules and regulations laid down by the International Cricket Council. In the group stage, two points were awarded for a win, one for a no result and none for a loss. In the event of tied scores after both teams faced their quota of overs, a super over would have been used to determine the match winner.[13] In the group stage teams were ranked on the following criteria:[14]

  1. Higher number of points
  2. If equal, higher number of wins
  3. If equal, least number of defeats
  4. If still equal, the results of head to head meetings
  5. If still equal, net run rate

If any play-off match had finished with a no result, a super over would have been used to determine the winner. If the super over had not have been possible or the result of the over was a tie, the team which finished in the highest league position at the end of the regular season would have been deemed the winner of the match.

League stage[edit]

Points table[edit]

Team P W L T NR Pts NRR
Peshawar Zalmi (3rd) 8 6 2 0 0 12 +0.573
Quetta Gladiators (RU) 8 6 2 0 0 12 +0.216
Islamabad United (C) 8 4 4 0 0 8 −0.282
Karachi Kings (4th) 8 2 6 0 0 4 −0.036
Lahore Qalandars 8 2 6 0 0 4 −0.536

Summary[edit]

Visitor team →IU KK LQ PZ QG
Home team ↓
Islamabad UnitedIslamabad
5 wickets
Islamabad
5 wickets
Peshawar
24 runs
Quetta
7 wickets
Karachi KingsIslamabad
2 runs
Karachi
7 wickets
Peshawar
3 runs
Quetta
5 wickets
Lahore QalandarsIslamabad
8 wickets
Karachi
27 runs
Peshawar
9 wickets
Quetta
2 wickets
Peshawar ZalmiPeshawar
7 wickets
Peshawar
5 wickets
Lahore
4 runs
Peshawar
8 wickets
Quetta GladiatorsQuetta
8 wickets
Quetta
8 wickets
Lahore
63 runs
Quetta
3 wickets
Home team wonVisitor team won
  • Note: Results listed are according to the home (horizontal) and visitor (vertical) teams.
  • Note: Click on a result to see a summary of the match.


League progression[edit]

TeamGroup matchesPlayoffs
12345678Q1/EQ2F
Islamabad United00244468WWW
Karachi Kings22224444L
Lahore Qalandars00222444
Peshawar Zalmi2446881012LL
Quetta Gladiators24668101012WL
WinLossNo result
  • Note: The total points at the end of each group match are listed.
  • Note: Click on the points (group matches) or W/L (playoffs) to see the match summary.


Fixtures[edit]

All times are in Pakistan Standard Time (UTC+5).

4 February
22:30
Scorecard
Islamabad United
128/7 (20 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
132/2 (16 overs)
Misbah-ul-Haq 41 (28)
Mohammad Nawaz 4/13 (4 overs)
Luke Wright 86* (53)
Imran Khalid 2/20 (4 overs)
Quetta won by 8 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Nawaz (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

5 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
125/8 (20 overs)
v
Karachi Kings
131/3 (15.5 overs)
Mohammad Rizwan 37 (31)
Mohammad Amir 3/27 (4 overs)
Lendl Simmons 62* (46)
Zia-ul-Haq 1/7 (2 overs)
Karachi won by 7 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Shakib Al Hasan (Karachi Kings)

5 February
21:00
Scorecard
Peshawar Zalmi
145/7 (20 overs)
v
Islamabad United
121/9 (20 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 51 (51)
Andre Russell 3/31 (4 overs)
Shane Watson 28 (31)
Mohammad Asghar 3/20 (4 overs)
Peshawar won by 24 runs
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Asghar (Peshawar Zalmi)
  • Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to bat.

6 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Karachi Kings
147/7 (20 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
153/2 (17.2 overs)
Ravi Bopara 40 (29)
Mohammad Nabi 2/32 (4 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 71 (46)
Imad Wasim 1/31 (4 overs)
Quetta won by 8 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Ahmed Shehzad (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

6 February
21:00
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
117/6 (20 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
118/1 (16 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 32 (31)
Mohammad Asghar 2/11 (4 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 55* (47)
Ajantha Mendis 1/23 (4 overs)
Peshawar won by 9 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Tamim Iqbal (Peshawar Zalmi)
  • Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to field.

7 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Islamabad United
132/8 (20 overs)
v
Karachi Kings
130/9 (20 overs)
Khalid Latif 39 (35)
Ravi Bopara 2/25 (4 overs)
Ravi Bopara 32* (19)
Saeed Ajmal 3/27 (3 overs)
Islamabad won by 2 runs
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Saeed Ajmal (Islamabad United)
  • Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to field.

7 February
21:00
Scorecard
Peshawar Zalmi
135/7 (20 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
139/7 (19.5 overs)
Darren Sammy 48 (31)
Mohammad Nawaz 3/29 (4 Overs)
Kevin Pietersen 35 (29)
Shahid Afridi 2/17 (4 overs)
Quetta won by 3 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Nawaz (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

8 February
21:00
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
194/3 (20 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
131 (16.2 overs)
Umar Akmal 93 (40)
Anwar Ali 1/27 (4 overs)
Mohammad Nawaz 43 (34)
Zafar Gohar 4/14 (3.2 overs)
Lahore won by 63 runs
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Umar Akmal (Lahore Qalandars)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

10 February
21:00
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
166/6 (20 overs)
v
Islamabad United
169/2 (15.5 overs)
Mohammad Rizwan 50* (27)
Mohammad Sami 2/21 (3 overs)
Sharjeel Khan 79* (43)
Ehsan Adil 2/41 (3.5 overs)
Islamabad won by 8 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Sharjeel Khan (Islamabad United)
  • Islamabad United won the toss and elected to field.
  • The opening partnership of 153 runs between Sharjeel Khan and Shane Watson in this match was the highest in PSL 2016.[16]

11 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Peshawar Zalmi
182/4 (20 overs)
v
Karachi Kings
179/9 (20 overs)
Mohammad Hafeez 59 (35)
Ravi Bopara 2/31 (4 overs)
Ravi Bopara 67 (33)
Wahab Riaz 2/29 (4 overs)
Peshawar won by 3 runs
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Hafeez (Peshawar Zalmi)
  • Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to bat.

11 February
21:00
Scorecard
Islamabad United
117 (19.1 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
118/3 (16.1 overs)
Shane Watson 40 (28)
Grant Elliott 3/25 (4 overs)
Sarfraz Ahmed 51* (39)
Andre Russell 3/18 (3 overs)
Quetta won by 7 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Grant Elliott (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

12 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Karachi Kings
178/5 (20 overs)
v
Lahore Qalandars
151/8 (20 overs)
Ravi Bopara 71* (43)
Zafar Gohar 2/26 (3 overs)
Cameron Delport 55 (39)
Ravi Bopara 6/16 (4 overs)
Karachi won by 27 runs
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Ravi Bopara (Karachi Kings)
  • Lahore Qalandars won the toss and elected to field.
  • Ravi Bopara secured the first ever five-wicket haul in PSL in this match.

12 February
21:00
Scorecard
Islamabad United
152/6 (20 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
153/3 (18.3 overs)
Khalid Latif 59 (41)
Wahab Riaz 2/24 (4 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 80* (58)
Samuel Badree 1/23 (4 overs)
Peshawar won by 7 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Tamim Iqbal (Peshawar Zalmi)
  • Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to field.

13 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Karachi Kings
126/9 (20 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
127/5 (18.5 overs)
Shoaib Malik 45 (38)
Grant Elliott 4/15 (4 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 41 (27)
Usama Mir 2/27 (4 overs)
Quetta won by 5 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Grant Elliott (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

13 February
21:00
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
164/3 (20 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
160/7 (20 overs)
Cameron Delport 78 (61)
Junaid Khan 2/32 (4 overs)
Dawid Malan 42 (35)
Cameron Delport 3/18 (4 overs)
Lahore won by 4 runs
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Cameron Delport (Lahore Qalandars)
  • Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to field.

14 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Karachi Kings
128/7 (20 overs)
v
Islamabad United
131/5 (18.5 overs)
Ravi Bopara 45 (50)
Imran Khalid 2/19 (4 overs)
Misbah-ul-Haq 38 (38)
Sohail Khan 2/24 (4 overs)
Islamabad won by 5 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Imran Khalid (Islamabad United)
  • Islamabad United won the toss and elected to field.

14 February
21:00
Scorecard
Quetta Gladiators
129 (18 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
130/2 (18.4 overs)
Grant Elliott 40 (29)
Shahid Afridi 5/7 (4 overs)
Dawid Malan 60 (52)
Zulfiqar Babar 1/21 (4 overs)
Peshawar won by 8 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Umpires: Ahmed Shahab (Pakistan) and Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Shahid Afridi (Peshawar Zalmi)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to bat.
  • The partnership of 63 runs between Grant Elliott and Zulfiqar Babar in this match was the highest 10th wicket partnership in T20s.[17]

16 February
21:00
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
201/2 (20 overs)
v
Quetta Gladiators
203/8 (20 overs)
Azhar Ali 61 (45)
Grant Elliott 1/26 (4 overs)
Bismillah Khan 55 (30)
Ehsan Adil 4/39 (4 overs)
Quetta won by 2 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Bismillah Khan (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

17 February
16:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Karachi Kings
152/7 (20 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
158/5 (18.3 overs)
Lendl Simmons 49 (37)
Darren Sammy 1/13 (2 overs)
Brad Hodge 85* (45)
Bilawal Bhatti 2/36 (4 overs)
Peshawar won by 5 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Ahsan Raza (Pakistan) and Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Brad Hodge (Peshawar Zalmi)
  • Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

17 February
21:00
Scorecard
Lahore Qalandars
150/5 (20 overs)
v
Islamabad United
151/5 (19 overs)
Umar Akmal 72* (49)
Mohammad Irfan 3/22 (4 overs)
Brad Haddin 54 (42)
Zia ul Haq 2/38 (4 overs)
Islamabad won by 5 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Irfan (Islamabad United)
  • Islamabad United won the toss and elected to field.

Playoff stage[edit]

All times are in Pakistan Standard Time (UTC+5).

Preliminary Final
  23 February — Dubai International Cricket Stadium
19 February — Dubai International Cricket Stadium
1 Peshawar Zalmi 132/9 (20 overs)
2 Quetta Gladiators 133 (19.3 overs) 2 Quetta Gladiators 174/7 (20 overs)
Quetta won by 1 run  3 Islamabad United 175/4 (18.4 overs)
Islamabad won by 6 wickets 
21 February — Dubai International Cricket Stadium
1 Peshawar Zalmi 126 (18 overs)
3 Islamabad United 176/3 (20 overs)
Islamabad won by 50 runs 
20 February — Dubai International Cricket Stadium
3 Islamabad United 115/1 (14.2 overs)
4 Karachi Kings 111/9 (20 overs)
Islamabad won by 9 wickets 

Qualifier 1[edit]

19 February
21:00
Scorecard
Quetta Gladiators
133 (19.3 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
132/9 (20 overs)
Kevin Pietersen 53 (38)
Wahab Riaz 3/17 (3.3 overs)
Darren Sammy 38 (29)
Grant Elliott 3/19 (4 overs)
Quetta won by 1 run
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Nawaz (Quetta Gladiators)
  • Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to field.

Eliminator[edit]

20 February
21:00
Scorecard
Karachi Kings
111/9 (20 overs)
v
Islamabad United
115/1 (14.2 overs)
Ravi Bopara 37 (36)
Mohammad Sami 5/8 (4 overs)
Brad Haddin 52* (29)
Sohail Khan 1/25 (3.2 overs)
Islamabad won by 9 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and Ahsan Raza (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Sami (Islamabad United)
  • Islamabad United won the toss and elected to field.
  • Shoaib Malik stepped down from captaincy of Karachi Kings a day before this match and Ravi Bopara was named his successor for the remainder of PSL 2016.[18]
  • Mohammad Sami reached 100 wickets in T20s in this match.[19]
  • As a result of this match Karachi Kings were eliminated.

Qualifier 2[edit]

21 February
21:00
Scorecard
Islamabad United
176/3 (20 overs)
v
Peshawar Zalmi
126 (18 overs)
Sharjeel Khan 117 (62)
Shaun Tait 2/34 (4 overs)
Kamran Akmal 45 (32)
Imran Khalid 4/20 (3 overs)
Islamabad won by 50 runs
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Sharjeel Khan (Islamabad United)

Final[edit]

23 February
21:00
Scorecard
Quetta Gladiators
174/7 (20 overs)
v
Islamabad United
175/4 (18.4 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 64 (38)
Andre Russell 3/36 (4 overs)
Dwayne Smith 73 (51)
Nathan McCullum 1/25 (3 overs)
Islamabad won by 6 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Joel Wilson (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Dwayne Smith (Islamabad United)
  • Islamabad United won the toss and elected to field.
  • Islamabad United won the first edition of PSL as the result of this match.[21]

Awards and statistics[edit]

The player of the tournament was Ravi Bopara of the Karachi Kings. Bopara scored 329 runs and took 11 wickets in the tournament. Andre Russell of Islamabad United took 16 wickets at an average of 17.25 to be the leading wicket-taker ahead of Wahab Riaz of Peshawar Zalmi with 15. Umar Akmal of Lahore Qalandars was the leading run scorer with 335 runs at an average of 83.75 and also took the most catches in the tournament with 7. Winners of the Spirit of Cricket award was Lahore Qalandars.

Most runs[edit]

Player Team Mat Inns Runs Ave SR HS 100 50 4s 6s
Pakistan Umar Akmal Lahore Qalandars 7 7 335 83.75 157.27 93 0 4 27 17
England Ravi Bopara Karachi Kings 9 8 329 54.83 132.12 71* 0 2 21 11
Pakistan Sharjeel Khan Islamabad United 11 11 299 29.90 148.75 117 1 1 27 19
Pakistan Ahmed Shehzad Quetta Gladiators 10 10 290 29.00 143.56 71 0 2 36 8
Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal Peshawar Zalmi 6 6 267 66.75 150.08 80* 0 3 24 5
Source: ESPNcricinfo.com, Last updated : 23 February 2016

Most wickets[edit]

Player Team Mat Inns Wkts Ave Econ BBI SR 4WI 5WI
Jamaica Andre Russell Islamabad United 10 10 16 17.25 8.03 3/18 12.8 0 0
Pakistan Wahab Riaz Peshawar Zalmi 9 9 15 16.33 7.13 3/17 13.7 0 0
Pakistan Mohammad Nawaz Quetta Gladiators 10 10 13 18.00 6.56 4/13 16.4 1 0
Pakistan Mohammad Sami Islamabad United 7 7 12 11.50 5.59 5/8 12.3 0 1
New Zealand Grant Elliott Quetta Gladiators 6 6 11 12.18 6.09 4/15 12.0 1 0
Source: ESPNcricinfo.com, Last updated : 23 February 2016

See also[edit]

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