Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the list of the players for the 2018 Pakistan Super league for the season 3. This PSL 2018 players list include the names of all the international and new players which are signing for PSL t20 2018. The transfer of players from one team to another team also took place on the draft day.
This year, there will be 6 teams in the league. The selection of players was done through the draft process and the transfer process. Check out PSL schedule 2018 fixtures and venues.
PSL 2018 Teams Squad
All the teams were allowed to retain 9 players from their past squad. Each team squad consists of 20 players so the draft process took place to select the further 11 players. During the draft process, list of 501 players was presented to all the franchise.
The players were divided into 5 categories. Each team was allowed to pick 1 Platinum, 1 Diamond, 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 emerging and 4 supplementary rounds players to complete the squad of 20.
Each team will pay a salary of $ 1.2 million to the squad of 20 players.
PSL 2018 Players List for PSl 3
The following is the players’ list of all the teams which are participating in the 2018 season 3rd of the Pakistan Super League. The following are the complete and final teams of the tournament. All the players and captain with their teams names are given below.
Retained players: Usman Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Usama Mir, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Amir, Shahid Afridi, Imad Wasim (captain)
Draft picks: Colin Ingram, Luke Wright, Tabish Khan, Hasan Mohsin, Eoin Morgan, Saifullah Bangash, Mitchell Johnson, David Wiese, Mohammad Irfan Jr, Colin Munro
Transfer: Shahid Afridi has been snatched from Peshawar Zalmi by the Karachi Kings. In return, Peshawar Zalmi was rewarded the gold and silver picks of the Karachi Kings during the draft.
According to the rules Peshawar Zalmi was the winner of the last edition, it was supposed to get the last (5th) pick in each round. Karachi Kings was on 3rd place in picking up the players in the draft of gold and silver picks categories and Zalmi was on 5th. When the Afridi was moved to the Karachi Kings from Zalmi, Kings gave its 3rd place to Peshawar Zalmi in the draft process. Hence, Peshawar was able to pick players in these two categories on 3rd no. in exchange of Afridi.
In addition to Afridi, Karachi Kings exchanged its Sohail khan for Mohammad Rizwan of Qalandars.
Retained players: Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman, Cameron Delport, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Khan, Sunil Narine, Yasir Shah, Aamer Yamin, Brendon McCullum (captain)
Draft picks: Chris Lynn, Bilal Asif, Sohail Akhtar, Ghulam Mudassar, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mustafizur Rehman, Raza Hasan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Angelo Mathews, Gulraiz Sadaf
Transfer: It exchanged Mohammad Rizwan in trading to Karachi Kings for Sohail Khan.
Retained players: Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees, Samuel Badree, Amad Butt, Andre Russell, Shadab Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain)
Draft picks: JP Duminy, Faheem Ashraf, Zafar Gohar, Hussain Talat, David Willey, Mohammad Hasnain, Luke Ronchi, Sam Billings, Sahibzada Farhan, Alex Hales, Mohammad Hasan
Transfer: Iftikhar Ahmed was taken from Peshawar Zalmi in exchange for their supplementary picking order in the second round of draft.
Retained players: Kevin Pietersen, Mohammad Nawaz, Mahmudullah, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq, Rilee Rossouw, Anwar Ali, Umar Amin, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain)
Draft picks: Shane Watson, Rahat Ali, Saad Ali, Hassan Khan, Rashid Khan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rameez Raja Jr, Saud Shakeel, Jason Roy, Moin Khan (jr.), Faraz Ahmed
Retained players: Mohammad Hafeez, Shakib al Hasan, Hasan Ali, Chris Jordan, Wahab Riaz, Kamran Akmal, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Asghar, Darren Sammy (captain)
Draft picks: Dwayne Bravo, Hammad Azam, Taimoor Sultan, Andre Fletcher, Khalid Usman, Tamim Iqbal, Saad Nasim, Sameen Gul, Evin Lewis, Muhammad Arif
Transfer: Sacrifice Iftikhar Ahmed for a supplementary pick in the 2nd round of draft.
Pre-draft players: Kieron Pollard, Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Irfan Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Kumar Sangakkara, Mohammad Irfan, Sohaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik (captain)
Draft picks: Imran Tahir, Ahmed Shehzad, Nicholas Pooran, Saif Badar, Umar Gul, Ross Whiteley, Darren Bravo, Mohammad Abbas, Abdullah Shafique, Hardus Viljoen, Umar Siddiq
The following is the list of players which shows the players from Platinum, Diamond and Gold categories. Each player will be paid as follows.
Diamond; minimum price of US$70,000–85,000
|3||Jimmy Neesham||New Zealand|
|4||JP Duminy||South Africa|
|6||Imran Tahir||South Africa|
|7||Evin Lewis||West Indies|
|8||Angelo Mathews||Sri Lanka|
|9||Jason Holder||West Indies|
|10||Mitchell McClenaghan||New Zealand|
|12||Dwayne Bravo||West Indies|
|13||Chris Gayle||West Indies|
|17||Dwayne Smith||West Indies|
|18||Carlos Brathwaite||West Indies|
|19||Thisara Perera||Sri Lanka|
|20||Colin Ingram||South Africa|
|2||Richard Levi||South Africa|
|6||Wayne Parnell||South Africa|
|7||Jeetan Patel||New Zealand|
|8||Luke Ronchi||New Zealand|
|9||Colin Munro||New Zealand|
|10||Darren Bravo||West Indies|
|11||Kyle Abbot||South Africa|
|13||Lendl Simmons||West Indies|
|14||Albie Morkel||South Africa|
|21||Marlon Samuels||West Indies|
|2||Ajantha Mendis||Sri Lanka|
|3||Jeevan Mendis||Sri Lanka|
|4||Rory Kleinveldt||South Africa|
|5||Dushmantha Chameera||Sri Lanka|
|6||Wanindu Hasaranga||Sri Lanka|
|7||Dillon du Preez||South Africa|
|20||Ryan ten Doeschate||South Africa|
|24||Roelof van der Merwe||South Africa|
|26||Akila Dananjaya||Sri Lanka|
|27||Nuwan Pradeep||Sri Lanka|
|28||Rahkeem Cornwell||West Indies|
|29||Kesrick Williams||West Indies|
|32||Niroshan Dickwella||Sri Lanka|
|33||Upul Tharanga||Sri Lanka|
|34||Dinesh Chandimal||Sri Lanka|
|35||Seekkuge Prasanna||Sri Lanka|
|36||Asela Gunarathne||Sri Lanka|
|37||Nuwan Kulasekera||Sri Lanka|
|38||Ashan Priyanjan||Sri Lanka|
|39||Jerome Taylor||West Indies|
|41||Jesse Ryder||New Zealand|
|42||Devendra Bishoo||West Indies|
|43||Krishmar Santokie||West Indies|
|44||Ronsford Beaton||West Indies|
|45||Chadwick Walton||West Indies|
|46||Anton Devcich||New Zealand|
|47||James Franklin||New Zealand|
|48||Grant Elliot||New Zealand|
|50||Ryan McLaren||South Africa|
|52||Morne van Wyk||South Africa|
|54||Rayad Emrit||West Indies|
|59||Tillakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka|
|61||Rovman Powell||West Indies|
|62||Andre Fletcher||West Indies|
|64||David Wiese||South Africa|
|65||Hardus Viljoen||South Africa|
|78||Imran Khan Sr||Pakistan|