Pakistan Super League players’ draft tomorrow
LAHORE: The players’ draft for third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), will be held in Lahore, tomorrow (Sunday).
The third edition of popular cricket league PSL will be held in UAE in February 2018.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) released a list of 501 cricketers on Friday for the players’ draft in Lahore to be attended by the six franchises of the league.
A total of 501 foreign and local cricketers will be available for selection at the player’s draft for six teams.
PSL teams have already retained nine players each and will go into the PSL Player Draft to pick one player from the Platinum category, one from the Diamond category, one from the Gold category, two players from the Silver category and two players from the Emerging players pool to complete their squad of 16.
The teams will also be able to select four players in the supplementary round to complete their 20-member squad.
Top international cricket stars — including Australia’s Chris Lynn, Shane Watson, Mitchell Johnson, West Indies’ master blaster Chris Gayle, Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, South Africa’s JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, Wayne Parnell, Jimmy Neesham, Sri Lankan former captain Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman, Mitchell McClenaghan, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Adil Rashid, and Colin Ingram — will be up for selection at the PSL Draft.