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PSL 7 draft: Karachi Kings announce final squad for tournament

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Karachi Kings CEO Tariq Wasi and President Wasim Akram during the players draft of the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League, in Lahore, on December 12, 2021. — Twitter/Karachi Kings
Karachi Kings CEO Tariq Wasi and President Wasim Akram during the players' draft of the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League, in Lahore, on December 12, 2021. — Twitter/Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings on Sunday named their final squad for the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League after participating in the draft for players.

England all-rounder Chris Jordan has returned to the Kings in the Platinum Category after missing the 2021 campaign.

The side also opted for England’s Lewis Gregory and Tom Abell, as well as Pakistan U19 captain Qasim Akram.

These players will join Aamir Yamin, Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, Joe Clarke, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Nabi and Sharjeel Khan, who were retained by the Kings on Friday.

PSL 7 draft: Karachi Kings announce final squad for tournament

The PSL's latest edition will be played in Karachi from January 27 to February 7 and in Lahore from February 10-27.

The first match will be staged under the lights of the National Stadium, where Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans will go head-to-head.

Sunday’s picks

Chris Jordan - England - Platinum
Lewis Gregory - England - Diamond
Mohammad Imran - Pakistan - Silver
Rohail Nazir - Pakistan - Silver
Tom Abell - England - Silver
Umaid Asif - Pakistan - Silver
Faisal Akram - Pakistan - Emerging
Qasim Akram - Pakistan - Emerging
Romario Shepherd - West Indies - Supplementary
Talha Ahsan - Pakistan - Supplementary

Final squad

Babar Azam - Platinum
Chris Jordan - Platinum
Imad Wasim - Platinum
Mohammad Amir - Diamond
Lewis Gregory - Diamond
Mohammad Nabi - Diamond
Joe Clarke - Brand Ambassador - Gold
Aamir Yamin - Gold
Sharjeel Khan - Gold
Mohammad Ilyas - Silver
Mohammad Imran - Silver
Rohail Nazir - Silver
Tom Abell - Silver
Umaid Asif - Silver
Faisal Akram - Emerging
Qasim Akram - Emerging
Romario Shepherd - Supplementary
Talha Ahsan - Supplementary