Friday Nov 10, 2017
LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) will hold its draft on Sunday and an official list of 501 foreign and local cricketers has been released.
Having already retained nine players each, the team will enter Sunday’s draft to pick one Platinum, one Diamond, one Gold, two Silver and two Emerging players each in order to complete their squads of 16. Teams may also pick up to four players in the Supplementary rounds.
Each team will have a salary cap of $ 1.2 million for a squad of 20 players.
Top names such as Chris Lynn, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, Carlos Brathwaite, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Jimmy Neesham, Angelo Mathews, Mustafizur Rahman, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mitchell Johnson, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Adil Rashid, Wayne Parnell, Thisara Perera and Colin Ingram will be up for selection at the Draft.
Promising cricketers from the Pakistan U-19 set-up and top performers of the recently concluded U-19 Pentangular Cup have been added to the Emerging roster.
The players up for selection at this year’s PSL Player Draft are divided into five primary categories.
Starting this year, teams may also nominate Talent Hunt Discovery picks. These nominations comprise of players unearthed during talent hunt programs who do not qualify as Emerging players.