The Pakistan Cricket Board released the draft of 20 foreign players for PSL 2018 season. Seven international players are announced before this month and 13 more international players name are announced by PCB for PSL.
The international draft of PSl 2018 also includes New Zealand players named Luke Ronchi, Mitchell McClenaghan and Colin Munro along with England’s players Adil Rashid, Australia’s John Hastings and the South African duo of Albie Morkel and Wayne Parnell.
After the announcement of new 13 international players, there is a total of 20 international players draft ready for Pakistan Super league third season. West Indian Jason Holder has also returned to PSL after release from their country duty.
A statement from the PSL secretariat for PSL international players is that “Pakistan Super League is all set to become bigger and better with more international stars signing up to take part in the Player Draft for season three,”
He also said that “This is an expansion year and, therefore, our efforts are geared towards making this bigger and better than the first two seasons. We have top tier international talented players joining a pool of released players and this sets us up very nicely for the main draft,”
This year 2018, PSL draft has the best quality of international players in their player draft. International players draft for PSL 2018 includes talented players like JP Duminy, Mitchell Johnson, Mustafizur Rahman, Wayne Parnell, Colin Munro, Imran Tahir, Luke Ronchi, Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adil Rashid, John Hastings and Chris Lynn.
Australian stars Mitchell Johnson and Chris Lynn have also signed up for PSL 2018 Player Draft and show their trust in Pakistan Super League. Mitchell Johnson has been in phenomenal bowling form this year. Chris Lynn has scored record runs in the international T20 circuit and will be ready to bring his aggressive batting to the HBL Pakistan Super League.
Former Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews will also interested in Pakistan Super League 2018. Mathews will be joined by current West Indian skipper Jason Holder, Aussie all-rounder John Hastings, and the Kiwi duo of Luke Ronchi and Mitchell McClenaghan.
PCB now allowed each team to pick one player each in the platinum, diamond and gold categories, two in silver, two in emerging and up to four players in the supplementary round to make up their squads.
PSL official news released “The draft pool for this year will consist of new signings as well as players who were released at the end of the retention window and went unpicked in the expansion draft,”
The third edition of PSL will be going to start in February 2018.