Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Third Edition of Players Draft – Auction Held on 12 November at Lahore from 3:00 PM PKT time.
After a Two Successful Edition of the PSL T20 Tournament We are almost near to Third edition of Pakistan Super League. For this PSL 2018 So many Foreign Cricketers are showing their interest to play in Twenty20 Competition. Previous year this PSL 2018 Draft took place at The Dome Dubai Sports City and By the end of the events around 100 players were picked afresh or retained by the previous season. This time in PSL Draft 2018 will be telecast live on GEO Super TV channels and that will broadcst the PSL 2018 Draft live coverage from the 3-00 PM Local time on 12 November at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore.
Most of Pakistan Cricket Fans are ready for one of the Mega Events of Year which is Pakistan Super League (PSL). Third Edition of PSL is around the corner and As per PSL Schedule 2018 its begin from the February or March in 2018.
PSL Draft 2018 Date : 12 November 2017 Sunday
PSL 2018 Draft Start Time : 3:00 PM PKT Time, 3:30 PM IST India Time
Pakistan Super League Draft Venue : National Cricket Academy in Lahore
Online Streaming : Youtube, PCB Website – Watch Pakistan Super League live teleacst
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 complete PSL 2018 player draft list is placed below;
In PSL 2018 Draft list so many star foreign cricketer like 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 waiting for the pakistan super league selection.
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
2018 PSL Draft order
Lahore Qalandars will be first draft pick and then after Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans.
All Team PSL Draft Purse – Money
Total purse of USD 1.2 million for each compete team to pick maximum of 20 players in the squad.
Platinum Category Players earn Money between $140,000 and $200,000 while Diamond Category players starting the price of Minimum $70000 and 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.
How to Watch the PSL Draft 2018 Live Online ?
Most of the cricket fans around the world and as specially from the Pakistan Local Fans looking to watch the PSL 2018 Draft live online. As per news Pakistan Super League Third Edition Draft will be broadcast live online on youtube and live updated provided on PCB website. PTV sports website may telecast the PSL 3 Draft live coverage on their site.
PSL Squads Before the Draft
Sarfraz Ahmed, Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Mahmudullah, Umar Amin, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq.
Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali.
Umar Akmal, Sunil Narine, Brendon McCullum, Fakhar Zaman, Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti
Sohail Khan in for Mohammad Rizwan who leaves for Karachi Kings
Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Ravi Bopara, Imad Wasim, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Rizwan in for Sohail Khan who leaves for Lahore Qalandars
Shahid Afridi from Peshawar Zalmi
Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Shakib al Hasan, Kamran Akmal, Darren Sammy, Hasan Ali, Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar.