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By Sandy - Nov 20, 2018 10:11 pm
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The player draft for the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 2019) held on Tuesday (November 20) in Islamabad. A total of 663 players, including both Pakistan and overseas players, were available in the draft in six different categories and six teams were available to pick them.

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The PSL 2019 has been scheduled to be played between February 14 and March 17, 2019. A total of six teams will participate in that competition and these are the defending champions Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators and the Sixth Team (formerly known as Multan Sultans).

Just recently a few days ago, Multan Sultans’ franchise agreement has been terminated with Schon Properties Broker LLC after they have failed to pay its annual fee of the US $5.2 million. Since then, the team has been known as the Sixth Team until the team get a new rights holder.

Before this draft, the teams had an opportunity to retain maximum their ten players from the last season. Islamabad United retained ten players while Quetta Gladiators retained their nine players and other four teams retained their eight players.

According to the PSL rules, each team can have a maximum of 16 players in the squad and in addition, each of the team can pick up four more players from the Supplement category. In the players’ draft, every team completed their squads by picking up from different categories.

Also read: AB de Villiers To Play For Lahore Qalandars In PSL 2019

After the players’ draft, here are full squad details of each team for the PSL 2019.

Islamabad United – Platinum: Luke Ronchi, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf; Diamond: Asif Ali, Mohammad Sami, Ian Bell; Gold: Rumman Raees, Samit Patel, Phil Salt; Silver: Hussain Talat, Waqas Maqsood, Sahibzada Farhan, Zafar Gohar, Cameron Delport; Emerging: Mohammad Musa, Nasir Nawaz; Supplementary:  Wayne Parnell, Zahir Khan, Amad Butt, Rizwan Hussain

Karachi Kings – Platinum: Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Colin Munro; Diamond: Imad Wasim, Colin Ingram, Usman Khan Shinwari; Gold: Mohammad Rizwan, Ravi Bopara, Sikandar Raza; Silver: Awais Zia, Usama Mir, Aaron Summers, Sohail Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed; Emerging: Ali Imran, Abrar Ahmed; Supplementary: Aamer Yamin, Ben Dunk, Liam Livingstone, Jaahid Ali

 

Lahore Qalandars Platinum: Fakhar Zaman, AB de Villiers, Mohammad Hafeez; Diamond: Yasir Shah, Carlos Brathwaite, Corey Anderson; Gold: Anton Devcich, Rahat Ali, Sandeep Lamichhane; Silver: Hasan Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Agha Salman, Sohail Akhtar, Haris Sohail; Emerging: Mohammad Imran, Umair Masood; Supplementary: Brendan Taylor, Gauhar Ali, Aizaz Cheema, Haris Rauf

 

Peshawar Zalmi – Platinum: Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Kieron Pollard; Diamond: Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq; Gold: Liam Dawson, Dawid Malan, Umar Amin; Silver: Umaid Asif, Khalid Usman, Wayne Madsen, Sohaib Maqsood, Jamal Anwar; Emerging: Sameen Gul, Nabi Gul; Supplementary: Chris Jordan, Waqar Salamkheil, Ibtisam Sheikh, Samiullah Afridi

 

Quetta Gladiators – Platinum: Sarfraz Ahmed, Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo; Diamond: Sohail Tanvir, Shane Watson, Mohammad Nawaz; Gold: Umar Akmal, Rilee Rossouw, Fawad Ahmed; Silver: Anwar Ali, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Asghar, Danish Aziz, Ahsan Ali; Emerging: Ghulam Mudassar, Naseem Shah; Supplementary: Harry Gurney, Ahmed Shehzad, Azam Khan, Jalat Khan

 

Sixth Team – Platinum: Shoaib Malik, Steve Smith, Shahid Afridi; Diamond: Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Joe Denly; Gold: Shan Masood, Qais Ahmad, Nicolas Pooran; Silver: Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Irfan, Umar Siddiq, Laurie Evans, Nauman Ali; Emerging: Mohammad Junaid, Mohammad Ilyas; Supplementary: Daniel Christian, Tom Moores, Ali Shafiq, Shakeel Ansar