28 foreign cricketers including T20I superstars Colin Munro, Jason Roy and Chris Lynn have registered as platinum category players for the draft of the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League which will be held in entirety in Pakistan for the first time ever.
Quetta Gladiators are currently the defending champions after they defeated Peshawar Zalmi in the final in 2019 to claim their maiden title.
The six teams – Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Lahore Qalandars, Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi – can retain up to eight players from the previous edition and they can trade players between them till the trade window closes on December 1.
The preliminary foreign player Platinum pool for #HBLPSL Player Draft 2019 is here! More names coming soon. Who else do you want to see in action?— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) November 13, 2019
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Apart from the 48 players retained or traded, the rest will be available to be picked up in the draft that will be held on December 6.
Below is the list of foreign players who will be part of the draft in the platinum category.
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan
Australia: Dan Christian, Ben Cutting and Chris Lynn
England: Moeen Ali, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid and Jason Roy
Nepal: Sandeep Lamichhane
New Zealand: Colin Munro
South Africa: Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Colin Ingram, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn and Imran Tahir
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera
West Indies: Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard
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