DUBAI: The drafting of national and international cricketers for the second edition of Pakistan’s domestic Twenty20 competition Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in Dubai on Wednesday (today).
Players are divided into 4 categories Platinum, Diamond, Gold and Silver. 414 players are named in the draft list, and top category would be Platinum category, having prominent names like Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq and Shoaib Malik from Pakistan whereas foreign players Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Shakib Al Hasan, Kevin Pietersen would also be named in that list.
Diamond category would have Muhammad Amir, Yasir Shah, Brad Haddin, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Jason Holder whereas Azhar Ali, Babar Azam and Salman Butt would be part of golden category. Silver category would have 255 players whereas 24 players would be in emerging category.
2017 Pakistan Super League will be the second season of HBL Pakistan Super League championship which is expected to be played in February month. Islamabad United are the title defending champions in PSL-2. As per reports, final of 2017 PSLT20 will be played in Lahore, Pakistan.
Let’s have a look at the playing teams in Pakistan Super League 2017.
- Islamabad United
- Lahore Qalandars
- Karachi Kings
- Quetta Gladiators
- Peshawar Zalmi
The schedule and dates of 2017 PSL are yet to be announced.
Pakistan based cricket fans can enjoy domestic t20 cricket league PSL on three broadcasting networks PTV Sports, Geo Super and Ten Sports. The list of broadcasters and tv channels is given below.
|Pakistan||Geo Super, PTV Sports, TEN Sports|
|Sri Lanka||TEN Sports|
|United Arab Emirates||OSN|
|West Indies||Flow TV|