According to the Pakistan Super League 2020 Schedule – Multan Cricket Stadium, to host four matches of PSL 2020. Multan Sultan to play three games at the home ground vs. Quetta Gladiators, Lahore Qalandars, and Peshawar Zalmi. As per Multan PSL 2020 Schedule – the first match of the tournament at Multan Cricket Stadium is scheduled on February 26, 2020.
Multan Stadium to host only three matches for home team Multan Sultans starting from February 26, 2020, as Sultans vs Zalmi followed by Sultans vs Karachi Kings and Sultans vs Gladiators. Each game scheduled to start at 07:30 PM Local time that will be 02:30 PM GMT. The third match of PSL 2020 at Multan Cricket Stadium scheduled between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United.
Get ready to watch great names from the international cricket world featuring at Multan Stadium during group stage matches of PSL 5. The tournament is going to be very interesting, followed by great games at the stadium. Long-time cricket fans from Multan to watch PSL 2020 live from the stadium – Buy TICKETS and Confirm your SEATS.
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PSL 2020 Schedule
After a very long time since 2008, Multan Cricket Stadium to host international level cricket as of Pakistan Super League. The venues were confirmed just after the PM Imran Khan announcement of PSL 2020 to be organized entirely by the country. With the ray of hope and great news you have – like entire Pakistan Super League to hosted by the country fans erupted into joys. The largest stadium of Pakistan, Multan Stadiums have world-class playing conditions.
|26 February 2020||Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi||Multan||07:30|
|28 February 2020||Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings||Multan||07:30|
|29 February 2020||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||Multan||07:30|
Multan Cricket Stadium
Multan Cricket Stadium is home to Multan Sultans and operated by Southern Punjab Cricket Association. The stadium has a seating capacity of 35000 crowds which makes it the most significant cricket Stadium of Pakistan. According to the Pakistan Super League 2020 schedule, the stadium will host four games of the tournament. Multan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium that hosts all games at South Punjab region level sports.
Multan Stadium hosted the very first International Test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh on 29 August 2001. The stadium has hosted a few international games so far since it’s opening with the first Test match. The ground hosted the very last Test match on November 23, 2007, Pakistan vs West Indies. Multan Stadium hosted the very first One Day International game – Pak vs Bangladesh on September 09, 2003.
Multan Stadium hosted the last game on its soil – Bangladesh vs Pakistan on April 16, 2008, and after that not a single match of International teams. The stadium is the replacement of Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh Stadium and shifted outside the city. Multan International Cricket Stadium is now fully functional with general playing conditions. The stadium is to make a debut of T20 International cricket.
The stadium has the capacity of 35000 crowd – The nine different enclosures inside the ground. As a result of renovation and redevelopment – Multan Sultans got a new look with extended facilities for teams, staff and spectators. The Stadium expected to remain full to its whole extent, followed by its massive audience in surroundings. South Punjab or Saraiki region of Pakistan makes 9% population of 220M country.
That’s not all, but Cricket Stadium attracts people from Balochistan, Sindh and central Punjab. The advantage of being a centralised city of Pakistan and the bridge between Punjab and Sindh attracts a large number of spectators. Multan Cricket Stadium expected to remain house-full during all matches hosted by the ground although Multan Stadium is the biggest stadium in Pakistan as per its capacity but not enough to entertain a broad audience.
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On average boundary size of all cricket grounds is same that runs between 75 yards X 65 yards. The boundary sized differ according to the cricket tournament played at the ground. During domestic T20 cricket or first-class cricket season, it appears to be averaging a max length of the field. Multan Stadium pitch length during Pakistan Super League matches will be as set during domestic T20 or Ramzan T20 cricket tournament. The boundary size to set according to the Pakistan Cricket Board instructions.
Multan Stadium has a low scoring pitch with an average first innings total of 135 runs. However, the ball has seemed a grassy surface that produces inswing and outswing deliveries. The ground is now all set to host first time few games of Pakistan Super League and let’s how pitchers perform. Usually, during domestic cricket of 50 overs game or limited-overs, the pitch favors bowlers instead of batting. Multan Stadium pitch is a sturdy surface to bat on as of comparison to other cricket stadiums in Pakistan.
According to the seating map of the Stadium, there are eight entrance gates and 11 rings. If you enter from Gate 1 on your right side Fazal Mahmood enclosure and left side Gate 2 Wasim Akram. Multan Cricket Stadium Gate no. Three you will find Elahi Brother’s enclosure and left side Gate 4 Javed Miandad.
Multan Stadium Gate 5, the right side of the stadium you will find Waqar Younis enclosure the VIP category. Gate 6 and left side of Waqar Younis enclosure – you will discover the Zaheer Abbas enclosure. The Stadium Gate 7 – Hanif Mohmmad enclosure and Gate no. 8 Imran Khan enclosure.
- Waqar Younis
- Imran Khan
- Fazal Mehmood
- Zaheer Abbas
- Javed Miandad
- Mushtaq Ahmed
- Elahi Brother
- Wasim Akram
- Mushtaq Ahmed
- Hanif Mohammad
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