The Platinum Pool draft for the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been revealed. Some dynamic cricketers like Dale Steyn, Chris Lynn, and Jason Roy are included in the list.
The preparation for the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has started in full swing. The star players of the shortest format of the game are included in the initial 28-player Platinum Pool, including England’s Moeen Ali, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, and Liam Plunkett and just-retired South African cricketers Hashim Amla and JP Duminy. AB de Villiers, who represented Lahore Qalandars in the previous season, has opted out citing workload concerns.
At the draft, each PSL team will have to gather a group of 16 players within a purse of USD 1.1 million (down from USD 1.38 million). The squad can include five foreign players and 11 local cricketers. Teams can also pick up two additional supplementary players, one of whom can be foreign.
Each team will be able to pick only 3 players from the elite Platinum Pool. Six more players (three each) will have to be picked from the Diamond and Gold Pools and then rounded off with five picks from the Silver and two more from the Emerging Players Pool.
List of Foreign Players in Platinum Group:
⦁ Chris Lynn, Dan Christian, Ben Cutting (Australia)
⦁ Jason Roy, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Harry Gurney (England)
⦁ Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Dale Steyn, Colin Ingram, Rilee Rossouw, Imran Tahir (South Africa)
⦁ Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne John Bravo, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard (West Indies)
⦁ Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)
⦁ Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka)
⦁ Collin Munro (New Zealand)
⦁ Sandeep Lamicchane (Nepal)