PSL Points Table 2016
Pakistan Super League is Pakistan’s first professional T20 tournament series, the PSL was announced by Pakistan Cricket Board in 2009 but with constant delays due to genuine issues now it is all set to be launched officially in February 2016 with real time matches on grounds of UAE with everything well planned over a long period of time.
This is expected to be the next happening event of T20 in cricket world after Indian Premier League. 24 Matches would be played among 5 PSL teams starting from 4th February 2016. These will be completed in a period of 21 days. Each franchise will have a total of 16 players having 11 Pakistani and 5 International players.
The points table 2016 PSL will be updated after each match to show the current position of each team. The matches will be held in two phases. The round robin and knock out. Eah team will play matches with opponents twice and the winning team gets 2 points for each win. In case of abandonment, both teams will get 1 point apiece. At the end of this round top 4 will enter in the semifinal round which means that only 1 team gets to be out of the tournament.
The winners of the two semi-finals will face-off in the final on February 24 that will bring us the ultimate winner of the tournament. PSL will follow the rules and regulations laid down by ICC which are also followed by other cricket leagues.
Points will be awarded during the group stage following this system:
- 2 points will be awarded for a win.
- 1 point each will be awarded to both teams in case of no result.
- 0 points will be awarded for a loss.
In case of a tie, a super over will be the tie breaker, this will also be applied in case of group stages.
Pakistan Super League Points Table
The rankings of teams in the PSL points table will be based on the following criteria:
- Higher number of points.
- If teams are on equal number of points, higher number of wins.
- If still equal, then net run rate.
- If still equal, then lower bowling strike rate.
- If still equal, then the result of head-to-head meeting will determine the relative standing of the teams.
Four of the five teams who enter the next level will now have matches of kick off. The top two sides, Team 1 and Team 2 will then play each other and the winner will make it to the final. The next two ranked sides, Team 3 and Team 4 will play in an eliminator; with the losing team will be out of the tournament.
The winning team in the Team 3 v Team 4 game will take on the losing team in the Team 1 v Team 2 game in what will be the third match of the knock-outs. The winner of this encounter will make the final.