PSL 2021, the sixth season of Pakistan Super League is all set to be held in Pakistan itself this year. The league stage of PSL started on 20 February with a match between last season’s champions Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators at National Stadium, Karachi. The final league stage match was played on 16 March 2021.
All the four playoff matches of PSL 2021 will be played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. The qualifier will be played on 18th March with the remaining two Eliminators being played on 19th and 20th March. The tournament will conclude with the Final being played on 22 March 2021.
The PSL 2021 is going to be played amongst the six teams in double round robin format followed by the playoffs. The format of the games being Twenty20 cricket. Each team will face every other team twice, once at home and once in away conditions. The group stage will consist of a total of thirty matches.
The top four teams leading the points table by the end of the group stage will qualify for the playoffs. At the playoffs the team placed first two positions will face each other for Qualifier and the third and fourth place teams will play the first Eliminator. The second Eliminator would be played between the winner of Eliminator 1 and the losing side from Qualifier 1. The winner of Eliminator 2 will then face the winners of Qualifier 1 for the Playoffs.