Pakistan Super League draft 2018 is now discussed in National Cricket Academy in Lahore. The third season will be played in Dubai, Sharjha, Karachi, and Lahore.
The third season is going to start from 12 March 2018 and final will be finally played at National Stadium Karachi, Pakistan. This season includes 34 number of matches in the tournament.
PCB chairman Najam Sethi Finally announced that the PSL Final 2018 will be played in Karachi while six matches would play in Lahore.
Come back to the drafting process, the third season will see the addition of the sixth team in PSL 2018. Multan Sultans is the sixth team of PSL. Shoaib Malik is appointed as captain of Multan Sultans. Sunrisers Hyderabad Tom Moody, an Australian all-rounder is the coach of the team.
PCB give permission to all franchises to picked nine players from the previous season draft. While Multan Sultans is permitted to pick all nine players from the pool of released players.
The price of players for PSL 2018 is decided by the PCB. The details about the players’ price with the category are given below:
Platinum Category Approximately Between $140,000 to $200,000
Diamond Category Minimum Price $70,000
Gold Category Minimum Price $50,000
Silver Category Minimum Price $22,000
Emerging Category Minimum Price $10,000
PSL Draft 2018:
Multan Sultans: Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Irfan Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas, Nic Pooran, Abdullah Shafiq, Saif Badar.
Supplementary players: Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Sadique, Ross Whiteley
Peshawar Zalmi: Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Shakib al Hasan, Kamran Akmal, Darren Sammy, Hasan Ali, Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar, Dwayne Bravo, Tamim Iqbal, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Taimoor Sultan, Sameen Gul, Ibtisam Sheikh.
Supplementary players: Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis, Khalid Usman, Mohammad Arif
Karachi Kings: Shahid Afridi, Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Ravi Bopara, Imad Wasim, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Colin Ingram, Mitchell Johnson, Luke Wright, David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jnr., Hasan Mohsin.
Supplementary players: Colin Munro, Eoin Morgan, Saifullah Bangash
Lahore Qalandars: Umar Akmal, Sunil Narine, Brendon McCullum, Fakhar Zaman, Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Khan, Chris Lynn, Mustafizur Rahman, Bilal Asif, Raza Hasan, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar.
Supplementary players: Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadar
Islamabad United: Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali, JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat
Supplementary players: Alex Hales, David Willey, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Hasnain
Quetta Gladiators: Sarfraz Ahmed, Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Mahmudullah, Umar Amin, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq, Shane Watson, Carlos Brathwaite, Rahat Ali, Rameez Raja jnr, Saad Ali, Saud Shakeel, Hassan Khan
Supplementary players: Jason Roy, Rashid Khan, Azam Khan, Faraz Ahmed Khan
PSL Schedule 2018 is also Updated now !!!