The 2017 Pakistan Super League kicks off today, with the opening ceremony and opening clash of the tournament in the Dubai International Cricket Stadium where Islamabad United take on Peshawar Zalmi.

Four Middlesex players have made the trip over the Dubai to take part in the tournament; Steven Finn, who will represent Islamabad United, Eoin Morgan and Dawid Malan, who will represent Peshawar Zalmi and James Franklin, who will represent Lahore Qualanders.

Good luck to all four involved, we hope you have great tournaments.

Tournament Schedule as follows:

Thurs 9th February 2017 - Opening Ceremony

Thurs 9th February 2017 - Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United

Fri 10th February 2017 - Lahore Qalandars v Quetta Gladiators & Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi

Sat 11th February 2017 - Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars & Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings

Sun 12th February 2017 - Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars

Weds 15th February 2017 - Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators

Thurs 16th February 2017 - Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings

Fri 17th February 2017 - Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators & Karachi Kings v Islamabad United

Sat 18th February 2017 - Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars & Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi

Sun February 2017 - Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings

Mon 20th February 2017 - Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United

Thurs 23rd February - Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators

Fri 24th February 2017 - Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars & Quetta Gladiators v Islamabad United

Sat 25th February 2017 - Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators

Sun 26th February 2017 - Sunday Karachi Kings v Islamabad United

Tues 28th February 2017 - Playoff 1: Team 1 v Team 2

Weds 1st March 2017 - Playoff 2: Team 3 v Team 4

Fri 3rd March 2017 - Playoff 3: Winner Playoff 2 v Runner-Up Playoff 1

Tues 7th March 2017 - Final: Winner Playoff 1 v Winner Playoff 3