According to the PSL Schedule 2020 – Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, to host twelve matches for the upcoming PSL 2020 season. The first match of the tournament scheduled on February 20, 2020, between Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United. Lahore has the most important phase of the competition with plenty of great games at home. Gaddafi Stadium Lahore to host four matches of Lahore Qalandars the home ground team was representing the city.
Lahore Qalandars to meet Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators (twice), and Islamabad United, respectively. Lahore Stadium will have 12 matches of the PSL or Pakistan Super League next year. Most importantly the playoffs and the scintillating contests of playoffs stage and scheduled here. As per Lahore PSL 2020 Schedule – Gaddafi Stadium Lahore to host the PSL final on March 22, 2020, after the completion of the group stage.
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore to host the playoffs and PSL 2020 Final for this cricket season. The stadium will host the first match of PSL 5 playoffs as Eliminator 1 match between team 4th and 5th at the points table. Eliminator 1 is scheduled between Pakistan Super League E-1 Winner vs Q Loser – of which winner straightaway qualifies for the final. The second and most important match of PSL 2020 Schedule is the qualifier match of this season.
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Lahore Cricket Stadium to host qualifier match of the tournament with Q 1 Winner vs E2 Winner – that will be contested between the winner of Eliminator stage 2 and the loser of the qualifier. Another most important game of the tournament is the PSL 5 Final between the winner of the qualifier and winner of eliminator 2.
Lahore PSL 2020 Schedule
According to the Lahore PSL 2020 Schedule the second match of the tournament is scheduled between Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings on the same day. As per the PSL Schedule 2020 time table – the second match of the tournament to start at 07:30 PM local and 02:30 PM GMT. Here is the list of matches scheduled at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore to host 14 matches of Pakistan Super League 2020 this year including the PSL 5 Final on March 22, 2020. Gaddafi Stadium will host eight matches for Lahore Qalandars starting from February 21, 2020, as Qalandars vs Sultans. Lahore Stadium to host two important games of the playoffs as Eliminator 1 followed by Eliminator 2.
|21 February 2020||Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans||Lahore||07:30|
|22 February 2020||Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans||Lahore||07:30|
|23 February 2020||Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United||Lahore||07:30|
|3 March 2020||Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||Lahore||07:30|
|4 March 2020||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||Lahore||07:30|
|6 March 2020||Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans||Lahore||07:30|
|7 March 2020||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators||Lahore||07:30|
|8 March 2020||Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings||Lahore||07:30|
|10 March 2020||Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi||Lahore||07:30|
|11 March 2020||Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans||Lahore||07:30|
|15 March 2020||Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars||Lahore||02:30|
|18 March 2020||Elimination 1 - Team 3 vs Team 4||Lahore||07:30|
|20 March 2020||Elimination 2 - E 1 Winner vs Q Loser||Lahore||07:30|
|22 March 2020||Final||Lahore||07:30|
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore is the 3rd largest cricket stadium of Pakistan according to the seating capacity of the ground. The stadium is commonly known as the Lahore Stadium that is owned by Pakistan Cricket Stadium and operated by Central Punjab Cricket Association. The stadium located in the heart of Lahore, the second-largest city of Pakistan followed by Karachi.
Gaddafi Cricket Stadium is the second established cricket stadium in 1959 after National Stadium Karachi established in 1955. The stadium is the home to Lahore Qalandars and hosting the second most significant populated city of Pakistan. The stadium hosted the first Test match between Pakistan and Australia on November 21, 1959.
Lahore Stadium named changed in the honor of Muammar Qazzafi after his death in 2011 who led the foundation of the stadium and sponsorship reasons. The stadium has hosted two ICC Cricket World Cup 1987 and 1996. During the 1987 World Cup, the stadium hosted only two games between the host nation vs West Indies and Australia. Pakistan defeated Windies by one wicket and defeated by Australia with 18 runs.
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The stadium has the highest total of 197 runs in T20I between Pakistan and World XI during World XI tour of Pakistan. During the most recent Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan 2019 October for 3 T20I – SL recorded the lowest total at the ground with 101 runs all-out.
Qaddafi Stadium Seating Plan
Lahore Cricket Stadium or Gaddafi Stadium capacity reduced after the renovation and reconstruction of the stadium. The stadium hosts 27000 spectators what makes it the 3rd largest stadium by capacity in the country. National Stadium Karachi has the ability of 32500 while Multan Stadium has the capability of 35000 spectators.
There are thirteen gates for Gaddafi Stadium Entrance with the same number of enclosures to host the crowd of 27000 spectators. The seating stands named after the renowned Pakistani cricketers who successfully hosted the national flag in different formats of cricket.
Tickets categorized with a different number of enclosures. Usually, the ticket price is Rs. 500 only. If you want a great view right from the pavilion and other closet areas than book your seat from the VVIP, VIP, First Class and Premium category.
Lahore is the busiest cricket stadium like National Stadium Karachi – that host’s first-class, List A and International cricket. Lahore is the only cricket stadium that welcomes Pakistan Super League elimination during PSL 2. The boundary sized of Gaddafi Stadium is usually set between 78X68 yards. However, it can increase or decrease according to the match. Gaddafi Stadium boundary length for PSL matches reduced from 78X68 yards to 73X65.
Gaddafi Stadium pitch report – the surface is grassy and produces a bounce typically. It usually helps bowlers during the wet season however on hot days it favours batting. Lahore Stadium pitch is a medium-fast track where bowlers can bowl with an average speed of 145KMPH. However former speed star Shoaib Akhtar bowled the most rapid delivery at this pitch with 159KMPH followed by his world record.
Gaddafi Stadium Enclosures
|Fazal Mahmood – Imran Khan||1|
|AH Kardar – Majid Khan||2|
|Inzamam ul Haq||3 and 4|
|Zaheer Abbas||9 and 10|
|Hanif Mohammad – Imtiaz Ahmad||11 and 12|
|Inzamam ul Haq – Nazar Muhammad||11 and 12|
|Javaid Miandad – Saeed Ahmed||13|
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