PSL: Drafting to commence from 21st December


The draft of the players for the much awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to take place on the 21st and 22nd of December. This was announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday.

A total of 308 players have been chosen to represent in the league which comprises of a mix of local and international talent. The segregation of the players are as follows as Pakistan (137), England (59), West Indies (38), Sri Lanka (22), Australia (10), Bangladesh (10), South Africa (7), Zimbabwe (6), New Zealand (5), Ireland (4), Afghanistan (3), Canada (2), Scotland (2), USA (2) and UAE (1).

The players on the other hand are further divided into five categories namely: Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging.

Each team will have the liberty to pick three players from the top categories – Platinum, Diamond and Gold – whilst two players from the emerging and five players from the silver category.

As far as the foreign players as concerned each team will be having a maximum of four players in the squad.

The inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League is set to take place from February 4th-23rd in Dubai and Sharjah.

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