KARACHI: English cricketer Liam Dawson to replace Paul Stirling in Islamabad United’s squad for Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 7’s Lahore-leg.
Stirling, who scored magnificent half-century to lead United to victory against Peshawar Zalmi in their first PSL 7 game, will be leaving the league after February 7 due to national duty.
Ireland are scheduled to take part in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifiers.
PSL 7’s technical committee has approved United’s request for Stirling’s replacement. Same COVID-19 protocols will be followed for Dawson before he joins the two champions’ camp.
Lahore-leg of PSL 7 will start from February 10 after two days’ rest. As many as 19 matches including playoffs and final will be played Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium till February 27.