On Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced a list of 25 foreign players who have made themselves available for the upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
PCB) announced 25 Foreign Players
Pakistan Cricket Board announced the player’s name for the sixth season of the PSL last month. PCB announced the “Platinum” category’s national captains, including Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, and Mohammad Amir.
In a press, the cricket board released the list of foreign players included top-ranked T20 batsman Dwayne Bravo, Chris Lynn, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Mohammad Nabi, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Tom Banton, and Chris Jordan. All of these fantastic players confirmed their availability for the league.
Due to a “packed international calendar during the February to March window”, some players will only be partially available for PSL tournament 2021. Pakistan Cricket Board announced that:
After the announcement of the 25 international players’ names in the ‘Platinum’ category, the six teams of the PSL agreed on retention decisions before the player draft scheduled for Jan 10 in Lahore.
According to PCB, each franchise allowed a maximum of eight retentions.
If we focus on further details about the players, the PCB said that T20 Player of the Decade Rashid Khan would be one of the prominent attractions of the draft.
Morkel, Rassie van der Dussen, Tahir, Colin Ingram, and Rilee Rossouw were included in the Platinum category.
West Indies’ Gayle was a “major attraction” among the audience. He also represented Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars in previous editions of the leagues. Other players included from West Indies are Bravo, Carlos Brathwaite, Lendl Simmons, and Evin Lewis also took part in the tournament.
“Besides Malan, England’s Alex Hales, who was part of the Kings’ winning squad in last year’s edition, is also on the list. Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, and Tom Banton are also part of the Platinum roster.
Afghanistan players who participated in the tournament are Spinner.
Mujeeb-ur-Rehman and all-rounder Mohammad Nabi along with Rashid Khan. Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera and Isuru Udana are also included in the list. Bangladesh’s fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman and Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichanne were among the list of Lahore qalandar’s players.
He said the PSL tournament six would be “another amazing and exciting season” since all matches will be played in Pakistan once again.