PSL Teams and Players 2017

PSL Teams 2017

PSL Teams 2017The HBL PSL players list is placed here. The ball was set rolling for the second season of the Pakistan Super League with the PSL Draft that was held on October 19. Many hundred players were a part of the Draft and the five teams brought in players to their squads, apart from retaining some of the players from the previous season.

The defending champions Islamabad United will continue to be led by Misbah ul Haq, while Kumar Sangakkara takes over the reins of Karachi Kings after having given up on the role towards the end of the opening season.

Peshawar Zalmis skipper from the previous season Shahid Afridi has decided to give up on that role and handed the role over to Darren Sammy, the former West Indian captain. On the other hand, Quetta Gladiators will need to look at their Pakistan T20I captain Sarfaraz Ahmed to make it the distance.

Interestingly, the Lahore Qalandars management has now taken a decision to remove Azhar Ali from the captaincy and install Brendon McCullum as their skipper for the second season of PSL. The HBL PSL 2017 players list is placed below.

PSL 2017 Squad

The 5 Pakistan Super League 2017 teams are;

Teams PSL 2017 Teams Squad players list
Islamabad United Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif, Brad Haddin, Sam Billings, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Dwayne Smith, Ben Duckkett, Shadab Khan, Zohaib Khan
Karachi Kings Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Shoaib Malik, Chris Gayle, Babar Azam, Ravi Bopara, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Safiullah Bangash, Shazaib Hasan, Sohail Khan, Kieron Pollard, Ryan McLaren, Khurram Manzoor, Kashif Bhatti, Abrar Ahmed, Abdul Hameed, Mahela Jayawardene, Usama Mir, Rahat Ali, Amad Alam
Peshawar Zalmi Darren Sammy (captain), Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Eoin Morgan, Wahab Riaz, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Tamim Iqbal, Kamran Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Harris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Asghar, Alex Hales, Shahzad Mohammadi, Khushdil Shah
Quetta Gladiators Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Nawaz, Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright, Mohammad Nabi, Carlos Brathwaite, Anwar Ali, Tymal Mills, Hassan Khan, David Willey, Rovman Powell, Bismillah Khan, Mir Hamza
Lahore Qalandars Brendon McCullum (captain), Aamer Yamin, Sohail Tanvir, Sunil Narine, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Yasir Shah, Anton Devcich, Mohammad Rizwan, Cameron Delport, Fakhar Zaman, Bilawal Bhatti, Ghulam Mudassar, Usman Qadir, Grant Elliot, Shaun Tait, Saif Badar, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Irfan (Jr.)

This was after the first season turned out to be a terrific year for cricket fans in Pakistan as the country saw its very own international cricket league introduced to the world. Dubbed as Pakistan Super League, the tournament was conducted in the month of February in the United Arab Emirates.

Five franchises representing the major cities of Karachi, Peshawar, Islamabad, Quetta and Lahore came together with a well packed squad to compete for the maiden PSL trophy.

In that first season, many international T20 players like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Andre Russell, Shane Watson, Grant Eliott and Shakib Al Hasan came together to feature in the Pakistan Super League.

However, the local talent too made their contribution brilliantly, as Umar Akmal and Sharjeel Khan were two of the leading run-scorers, while Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Sami were in the group of leading wicket takers.

It was Islamabad United who won the tournament, despite finishing at the third place in the league table. Other teams like Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars had a disappointing debut as they won just two in the eight matches they played.

The country has a strong cricketing heritage and keeps dishing out prominent players on the scene. The country’s capacity at hurling fast bowlers on the cricketing arena is almost incredible. The administrators are tweaking last year’s faults to ensure that everything is hunky dory with Lahore set to host the PSL 2017 final.

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  • Hammad Kha Jan 11, 2017, 6:11 pm

    INSHA ALLAH ….THIS TIME KARACHI KINGS WILL WIN IN 2017 BECAUSE KARACHI JEETAY GA 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍WE ARE THE KINGS OF HEARTS👍👍👍👍

  • M Tasawar Jan 11, 2017, 5:35 pm

    Karachi kings will be the champion,InshaAllah

  • Majid magsi 442 Jan 11, 2017, 5:25 pm

    Peshawar zalmi win this time insha allah

    • Hamza Khan Malang Jan 11, 2017, 5:52 pm

      insha allah final peashwar zalmi

    • Anonymous Jan 11, 2017, 6:00 pm

      zalmi my best team and my best player shaid afridi

  • Hamza Jan 11, 2017, 5:18 pm

    I like peshawer zalmi

  • Aamir sohail Jan 11, 2017, 5:15 pm

    lahore qalander is best

  • Ahmed Raja Jan 11, 2017, 5:01 pm

    lovely team

    • Wajid Dogar Jan 11, 2017, 6:21 pm

      Peshawar Zalmi

  • Qazi kashif Jan 11, 2017, 4:55 pm

    Pakistan zindabad PSL zindabad

  • M. A. G Jan 11, 2017, 4:12 pm

    Gladiators will rock and won psl 2017 cz pitersons with them

  • Waseem Hussain Jan 11, 2017, 2:30 pm

    Inshallah Quetta win psl 2017 I like KP

  • Ammar Khan Jan 11, 2017, 2:27 pm

    I love K.P so Quetta Gladiators must win PSL 2017

  • amir Jan 11, 2017, 2:23 pm

    i love kings

  • Suhail ahmed solangi Jan 11, 2017, 12:48 pm

    Iloveyou psl

  • AZFAR MEHDI Jan 11, 2017, 12:42 pm

    Islamabad united again psl. ..

  • usman khan Jan 11, 2017, 12:14 pm

    psl zinda bad

  • Abdullah Jan 11, 2017, 10:38 am

    I love lahore qalander because there is Brendon mucllucm

    • billa1 Jan 11, 2017, 2:47 pm

      Peshawar zalmi my best team

  • Awais nabi Jan 11, 2017, 9:51 am

    Inshallah peshawar zalmi jeetay ga

  • zorain arshad Jan 11, 2017, 9:20 am

    lahore qalandars will be the best

  • Rana imran Jan 11, 2017, 9:00 am

    I love afride but I like KRACHI KING

  • Shareef bhatti Jan 11, 2017, 8:41 am

    Karachi kings my fovrt team inshallah win psl2017

  • Osama Jan 11, 2017, 8:34 am

    i love lahore qalandars

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2017, 8:08 am

    i like shun taut

  • Ahmad Jan 11, 2017, 7:54 am

    I love Psl

    • Hidayat ur rahman Jan 11, 2017, 11:35 am

      I love pakistan P S L

  • hassan Jan 11, 2017, 5:40 am

    I like Peshawar because iss ma mere best players hain or ye kafi mazboot ha or insha allah jite gi bhi or I love Morgan

  • Hamza Jan 10, 2017, 8:36 pm

    Pakistan zindabad

  • usigy Jan 10, 2017, 7:34 pm

    psl zindabad.

    • Waseem Hussain Jan 11, 2017, 2:34 pm

      Inshallah Quetta win psl 2017 I like KP

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