PSL Draft 2017/18 Results

PSL 2018 Draft Date & Time – November 12, 2017

PSL Draft 2018The third edition of the Pakistan Super League is set to be a grand affair with many more foreign cricketers showing their interest in the league. Last year it took place at The Dome, Dubai Sports City and by the end of it, about a 100 players were either picked afresh or retained from the previous season. This year will be no different and Geo Super TV channel is set to broadcast the PSL draft live on November 12, 2017 at 3 pm local time at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore.  PSL 2018 final to be hosted in Karachi. PSL Draft results are placed below.

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Pakistan Super League Draft Results

Watch this space for live PSL Draft results updates.

Multan Sultans Draft Picks: Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas, Nic Pooran, Abdullah Shafiq, Saif Badar. Supplementary players: Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq, Ross Whiteley.

Peshawar Zalmi Draft Picks: Dwayne Bravo, Tamim Iqbal, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Taimoor Sultan, Sameen Gul, Ibtisam Sheikh. Supplementary players: Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis, Khalid Usman, Mohammad Arif

Karachi Kings Draft Picks: Colin Ingram, Mitchell Johnson, Luke Wright, David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jnr., Hasan Mohsin. Supplementary players: Colin Munro, Eoin Morgan, Saifullah Bangash

Lahore Qalandars Draft Picks: Chris Lynn, Mustafizur Rahman, Bilal Asif, Raza Hasan, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar. Supplementary players: Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadaf

Islamabad United Draft Picks: JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat, Supplementary players: Alex Hales, David Willey, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Hasnain

Quetta Gladiators Draft Picks: Shane Watson, Carlos Brathwaite, Rahat Ali, Rameez Raja jnr, Saad Ali, Saud Shakeel, Hassan Khan, Supplementary players: Jason Roy, Rashid Khan, Azam Khan, Faraz Ahmed Khan

You can find all the latest PSL Squads for the 2018 edition here.

PSL Draft Players List

Teams have already signed up for nine players each and a further of 501 cricketers (308 foreign players) will be a part of the PSL Draft that will be held on Sunday, November 12. The likes of Adil Rashid, Angelo Mathews, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Gayle,Chris Lynn, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Jimmy Neesham, JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mustafizur Rahman, Shane Watson, Thisara Perera and Wayne Parnell are all part of this Draft among overseas players.

Lahore Qalandars Released Players: Azhar Ali, Chris Green, Dwayne Bravo, Ghulam Mudassar, Grant Elliott, James Franklin, Jason Roy, Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir, Zafar Gohar

Islamabad United Released Players: Ben Duckett, Brad Haddin, Dwayne Smith, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan, Nicholas Pooran, Rafatullah, Saeed Ajmal,Sam Billings, Shane Watson, Sharjeel Khan, Steven Finn, Zohaib Khan

Karachi Kings Released Players: Chris Gayle, Kashif Bhatti, Kieron Pollard,Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Rahat Ali, Ryan McLaren, Shahzaib Hasan, Shoaib Malik

Quetta Gladiators Released Players: Ahmed Shahzad, Anamul Haque, Bismillah Khan, Brad Hodge, Carlos Brathwaite, David Willey, Elton Chigumbura, Luke Wright, Moeen Ali, Mohammad NabiQuetta Gladiators, Morne van Wyk, Nathan McCullum, Noor Wali, Rayad Emrit,Rovman Powell, Saad Nasim, Sean Ervine, Thisara Perera, Tymal Mills, Umar Gul, Zulfiqar Babar

Peshawar Zalmi Released Players: Andre Fletcher, Eoin Morgan, Imran Khan, Junaid Khan, Khushdil Shah, Marlon Samuels, Mohammad Shahzad, Samit Patel, Shahzad Muhammad, Sohaib Maqsood, Tamim Iqbal,Tillakaratne Dilshan, Umair Masood

New players expected to play in PSL 3

  • Mitchell McClenaghan (New Zealand)
  • Luke Ronchi (New Zealand)
  • Colin Munro (New Zealand)
  • Jason Holder (West Indies)
  • Darren Bravo (West Indies)
  • Evin Lewis (West Indies)
  • Lendl Simmons (West Indies)
  • James Vince (England)
  • Tim Bresnan (England)
  • Adil Rashid (England)
  • John Hastings (Australia)
  • Mitchell Johnson (Australia)
  • Chris Lynn (Australia)
  • Wayne Parnell (South Africa)
  • Albie Morkel (South Africa)
  • JP Duminy (South Africa)
  • Imran Tahir (South Africa)
  • Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)
  • Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka)
  • Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)

Rounds in the PSL Draft

First round: Platinum Players
Second Round: Diamond Players
Third Round: Gold Players.
Fourth & Fifth Rounds: Silver Players
Sixth & Seven Rounds: Emerging Players
Next Four Rounds: Supplementary Players

Order of 2018 PSL Draft

Lahore Qalandars will be allowed the first draft pick. This will be followed by Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans. Trades could be allowed and as a result, the order could be changed.

Team Purse for PSL Draft

Total purse of USD 1.2 million for each team to pick maximum of 20 players in the squad.

Platinum category players will earn anywhere between $140,000 and $200,000 while Diamond category players have a minimum price of $70,000 attached with them. Gold category players will be signed up for a minimum of $50,000.

The Silver category players have a minimum cap of $22,000 whereas the emerging category players could get at least $10,000.

Other PSL 3 Draft News

Karachi Kings won’t be picking in the first round of the Emerging Round and will bring in a player at the end of their talent hunt program.

The retention and trading window for the 2018 Pakistan Super League opened on July 12 and teams were given an option of retaining up to nine players in the team. Teams are also now allowed to sign up new players directly. All new players must enter the players draft to get picked.

So the five teams from the previous two seasons were allowed to retain two players each from the Platinum, Diamond, Gold and Silver category, and 1 from the Emerging category to make it nine retained players at the maximum.

The sixth and the newest side in the competition, the Multan Sultans were allowed to pick nine players from each of the five categories in the pre-draft. What this means is that they will only have the right to those players which the first five teams do not retain in their squads.

While this could make it tougher for the side from Multan, it looks like a fair way for the old teams to retain some of their old flavour in the team – a way by which they can build around their brands.

PSL Player Retention

The owners were allowed up to October 5 to pick up the players they wanted to retain and every team retained and traded in a total of nine players apiece. The rest of the players were released by the franchises into the PSL pool, for the new team, Multan Sultan to pick before going into the PSL 3 Draft.

The sixth side, Multan Sultans picked the following nine players – Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Irfan Khan and Kashif Bhatti.

PSL Squads Before the Draft

Quetta Gladiators:

Players Retained:
Sarfraz Ahmed, Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Mahmudullah, Umar Amin, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq.

Islamabad United:

Players Retained:
Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali.

Lahore Qalandars:

Players Retained:
Umar Akmal, Sunil Narine, Brendon McCullum, Fakhar Zaman, Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti

Players Traded:
Sohail Khan in for Mohammad Rizwan who leaves for Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings:

Players Retained:
Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Ravi Bopara, Imad Wasim, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir

Players Traded:
Mohammad Rizwan in for Sohail Khan who leaves for Lahore Qalandars
Shahid Afridi from Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi:

Players Retained:
Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Shakib al Hasan, Kamran Akmal, Darren Sammy, Hasan Ali, Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar.

The PSL governing council has made the decision to raise players’ salaries by 10 percent across all categories as well.

What do you think of this new PSL Draft? And who do you think will be retained by their teams and which players will be released? Let us know in the comments below.

926 comments… add one
  • Abdullah Dec 14, 2017, 1:50 am

    What a schedule vvvvv beautiful

  • MMJ Dec 13, 2017, 4:29 pm

    I am being honest here, in my opinion, the two strongest teams are:-
    Peshawar Zalmi
    Karachi Kings
    Let’s see who wins.

  • Qasim Ali Dec 13, 2017, 2:01 pm

    Lahore Qalandars is best.

  • Aetizazahmed Dec 11, 2017, 6:46 pm

    Lahore is the best for all teams 2018 and Lahore won PSL 2018

  • nihal khan Dec 10, 2017, 9:30 am

    zalmi will win

    • Younas Khan Dec 13, 2017, 11:03 am

      Ao kanaa

  • rana mati ullah Dec 7, 2017, 4:04 am

    Quetta by won all

  • Junaid syed Dec 3, 2017, 12:53 pm

    Inshallah Karachi king win this time

  • jami jut Dec 3, 2017, 12:09 pm

    Lahore win

  • Sheraz Mughal Dec 3, 2017, 5:20 am

    Multan sultan win

  • Anas Mughal Dec 3, 2017, 5:18 am

    Karachi kings win

    • main zain ali sahab Dec 4, 2017, 3:32 pm

      hamari lahor jety gi

  • Rana umar Dec 2, 2017, 5:25 pm

    peshawar zalmi wins..

    please tell me who is more coastly player in psl 3.

  • Rai Adnan Dec 2, 2017, 9:11 am

    Inshallah karachi kings win psl 3 2018

  • Rai Adnan Dec 2, 2017, 9:09 am

    Inshallah karachi win psl 2018

  • munir Dec 2, 2017, 6:03 am

    psl main punjab ke do teami hai pheir be khaira hai ki agle psl main per be punjab ki do aya gai likan balochistan aur sindh kohi team nehi aya rahi hai kya ha pahistani sobi nehi hai per hum pakistan ko punjab q nehi karda

  • Imtiaz Dec 1, 2017, 5:48 am

    Islamabad united will win 3psl we want to see virat kohli for isd united

  • Muhammad Bakhash Nov 30, 2017, 4:28 pm

    InshALLAH Multan Sultan will win

  • Khan Nov 29, 2017, 3:48 pm

    Hey hey hey hey hey hey hey peshawar will be one more time winnnnnnnnnner
    #khpl team

  • AMJAD Nov 29, 2017, 3:41 pm

    Rashid KHAN

  • Naimat Koko Nov 28, 2017, 3:26 pm

    Dear Sir You tell me
    Who is the most costly player in PSL 2018?

    • saqib Dec 9, 2017, 8:16 am

      chris lynn

  • owais Nov 28, 2017, 8:07 am

    sammy is playing or not

    • Raahim Khan Nov 28, 2017, 2:42 pm

      of course he is with us Peshawar Zalmi #KHPALTEAM

    • Rana Burhan Dec 5, 2017, 11:59 am

      captain of zalmi

  • bilawal Nov 27, 2017, 10:07 pm

    Plz add imran nazir in psl3

  • Ali khan Nov 27, 2017, 4:26 pm

    Lahore qalandar will win psl3

    • Muhammad TasaddaqAzeem Shahid Nov 28, 2017, 2:20 pm

      In sha Allah

      • Bilal Ariana Dec 9, 2017, 9:22 pm

        Zalmi win

      • Bilal Ariana Dec 9, 2017, 9:23 pm

        Zalmi win inshallah

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