PSL 5 Teams 2019
The HBL PSL players list is placed here. The fifth season of the Pakistan Super League will be held in 2020 and the PSL 2020 squads for all teams will be announced at the end of the PSL Draft that will be held somewhere later this year. This year, according to rumours, all the games in the PSL will be played in Pakistan.
Usually, every season, teams are allowed to retain a handful of players while the rest of them are released back into the PSL Draft. Then, based on what the teams need, their pick in the Draft and the remaining players, they fill up their entire squads. The PSL Draft date will be announced later but it could be held towards the end of 2019.
Once the Draft is over, the PSL squads will be updated with the final teams for the 2020 version of the tournament but for now, here’s a list of all PSL squads from the 2019 edition of the competition.
The 6 Pakistan Super League 2019 teams are below.
PSL 2019 Squad All Teams
|Teams||PSL 2019 Teams Squad players list|
|Islamabad United||Mohammad Sami (captain), Shadab Khan, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, Ian Bell, Rumman Raees, Samit Patel, Philip Salt, Hussain Talat, Sahibzada Farhan, Zafar Gohar, Waqas Maqsood, Cameron Delport, Musa Khan, Nasir Nawaz
Supplementary – Wayne Parnell, Zahir Khan, Amad Butt, Rizwan Hussain
|Karachi Kings||Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Colin Munro, Usman Khan Shinwari, Colin Ingram, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Rizwan, Ravi Bopara, Sikandar Raza, Awais Zia, Aaron Summers, Usama Mir, Sohail Khan, Iftikhar Ahmad, Ali Imran, Abrar Ahmed, Umer Khan
Supplementary – Aamer Yamin, Ben Dunk, Liam Livingstone, Jaahid Ali
|Peshawar Zalmi||Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Keiron Pollard, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Misbah ul Haq, Liam Dawson, Dawid Malan, Umer Amin, Umaid Asif, Khalid Usman, Wayne Madsen, Sohaib Maqsood, Jamal Anwar, Sameen Gul, Nabi Gul, Imamul Haq
Supplementary – Andre Fletcher (Waqar Salamkheil’s replacement), Chris Jordan, Ibtisam Sheikh, Samiullah
|Quetta Gladiators||Sarfraz Ahmed, Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Nawaz, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Fawad Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Saud Shakil, Mohammad Asghar, Danish Aziz, Ahsan Ali, Ghulam Mudassar, Nasim Shah, Mohammad Irfan Jr.
Supplementary – Harry Gurney, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Azam Khan, Jalat Khan
Player Cover – Dwayne Smith (Player cover for DJ Bravo available from Feb 27th onwards), Max Waller (short-term replacement for Sunil Narine)
|Lahore Qalandars||AB de Villiers (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Yasir Shah, Carlos Brathwaire, Corey Anderson, Anton Devchich, Rahat Ali, Sandeep Lamichhane, Shaheen Afridi, Hassan Khan, Agha Salman, Sohail Akhtar, Haris Sohail (injured), Mohammad Imran, Umair Maqsood, Saad Ali
Supplementary – Brendon Taylor, Gauhar Ali, Aizaz Cheema, Harris Rauf
Player Cover – Hardus Viljoen, David Wiese (AB de Villiers (only available for group matches), Carlos Brathwaite and Corey Anderson)
|Multan Sultans||Andre Russell (Steve Smith’s replacement), Shoaib Malik, Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, James Vince (Joe Denly’s replacement), Shan Masood, Qais Ahmed, Johnson Charles (Nicholas Pooran’s replacement), Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Irfan Khan, Umar Siddiq, Laurie Evans, Nauman Ali, Mohammad Junaid, Mohammad Ilyas, Hammad Azam
Supplementary – Dan Christian, Tom Moores, Ali Shafiq, Shakeel Ansar
Before the previous PSL Draft, teams were allowed to retain up to 10 players divided into the various available categories, Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging. Based on the number of players allowed to retain and those actually retained, teams were allowed to pick the rest of them using the Draft that was held in Islamabad.
Also, before the Draft, teams were allowed trades between themselves as a part of a retention process. The Lahore Qalandars released Brendon McCullum from their squad and brought in Hassan Khan and Rahat Ali in place of Sunil Narine and Umar Akmal who went to the Quetta Gladiators. In another trade, Sohail Tanvir has left Multan Sultans and joined Quetta Gladiators for this season of the PSL. Also interesting to note was that Mohammad Hafeez has been released from the Peshawar Zalmi squad and he will be a part of the Draft that will be held later this month.
PSL 2019 Draft Highlights
During the Draft, the Lahore Qalandars had the first chance to pick a player in the Platinum player and with guys like AB de Villiers and Steven Smith available to feature in the tournament, it was never going to be difficult. The Qalandars went for de Villiers while Multan Sultans, chose Smith.
However, Smith was later ruled out of the competition because of an elbow injury that needed him to return to Australia for surgery.
Shahid Afridi was also picked up by Multan Sultans, while Peshawar Zalmi went for Kieron Pollard and Karachi Kings chose Colin Munro. Also Dwayne Bravo went to Quetta Gladiators during the Platinum picks.
The Diamond category of players saw players like Ian Bell, Mohammad Nawaz, Carlos Brathwaite and Joe Denly get a look in while Samit Patel, Phil Salt, Sikandar Raza, Dawid Malan, Umar Amin, Sandeep Lamichanne, Qais Ahmed and Nicholas Pooran all made it to respective sides from the Silver category.
The bad news for the Multan Sultans was that Steven Smith opted out of the tournament because of an elbow injury. He was replaced by Andre Russell in the Replacement Draft. They also got in James Vince for Joe Denly.
In that same replacement draft, Peshawar Zalmi brought in Andre Fletcher in place of Waqar Salamkheil, while Dwayne Smith will act as a cover for Dwayne Bravo because he won’t be joining the Quetta Gladiators quickly enough.
Lahore Qalandars have signed up for Hardus Viljoen and David Wiese who will come in if AB de Villiers, Corey Anderson and Carlos Brathwaite don’t figure in all their matches.
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 Karachi set to host the PSL 2019 final. The HBL PSL 2019 players list is placed above.