682 cricketers from worldwide are going to feature in PSL 4 Drafts for team to get picked. Out of which 371 are foreigners and rest 311 are local players.
According to lists, players from all the nations except India has agreed to be available for drafts.
Steve Smith, one of the top T20 players around the world who signed up for PSL earlier will be just available for 8-9 matches that will be played in UAE. He has opted to stay out of the scheduled fixtures in Pakistan.
Another news coming in from sources is that Ab De Villers, PSL biggest signing till now will be available for 2 weeks only. Dates will be 14th – 27th February which means he won’t be coming to Pakistan either.
Each PSL squad of 16 comprises three Platinum, three Diamond, three Gold, five Silver and two Emerging players. Teams are allowed to retain a maximum of 10 players going into this year’s Draft.
Here are the players of the top 3 categories of PSL Draft.
Pakistani: Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Sarfraz Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, Wahan Riaz, Kamran Akmal, Hasan Ali and Mohammad Hafeez included.
Foreigners: Ab De Villers, Steve Smith, Chris Lynn, Brendon Mccullum, Luke Ronchi, Colin Munro, Rashid Khan, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Imran Tahir, Colin Ingram, Mitchell Mcclenaghan, Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Andre Russell and Shane Watson.
Pakistani: Imad Wasim, Usman Shinwari, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Sami, Asif Ali, Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Nawaz and Yasir Shah.
Foreigners: Darren Sammy, Sameul Badree, Ben Cutting, Rille Rossouw, Ian Bell, Greg Orton, Joe Denly, Daniel Christian, Lasith Malinga, Luke Wright, Alex Hales, Tymal Mills, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Mohammad Nabi, Paul String, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Solomon Mire, Kemar Roach, Tilkaratane Dilshan, Wayne Parnell, Carlos Braithwaite, Lendl Simmons, Rovman Powell, Shemroun Hetymer, Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Tim Bresnan.
Pakistani: Umar Akmal, Bilal Asif, Sohail Khan, Aamer Yameen, Aizaz Cheema, Ehsan Adil, Imran Khan, Salman Butt, Azhar Ali, Sami Aslam, Imran Farhat, Fawad Alam, Imam Ul Haq, Abdul Razzaq, Hussain Talat, Mohammad Rizwan, Khurram Manzoor, Mukhtar Ahmed, Zulfiqar Babar, Sohail Maqsood, Shan Masood, Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq, Rahat Ali, Umar Amin, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Asghar, Haris Sohail, Bilawal Bhatti and Shaheen Afridi.
Foreigners: Micheal Klinger, Sikandar Raza, John Hastings, Ben Logan, Jack Brooks, Fawad Ahmed, Dawid Malan, Cameron Delport, Jordan Clarke, Matt Parkinson, Wayne Madsen, Harry Gurney, Liam Dawson, Samit Patel, Anton Devcich, James Franklin, Dinesh Ramdin, Nicholas Poora, Greame Creamer, Brandon Taylor, Ben Dunk, Ali Khan, Ryan Ten Doeschate, David Wiese, Hardus Vilajoen, Kyle Abbot, Marlon Sameuls, Mohammad Shahzad, Sean Williams, Steven Finn, Kevin O Brien, Laksh Sandakan, Migual Cummins, Jake Ball, Qais Ahmad, Sabir Rehman, Ravi Bopara, Oshane Thomas, Jerome Taylor, Shane Dowrich, Alzarri Jospeh, Devendra Bishoo, Chadwick Walton, Versamay Permaul, Andre Fletcher, Krishmar Santokie, Ransford Beaton, Kemo Paul, Chris Green, Arif Ul Haq, Zakir Hussain, George Dockrell, Adam Smitch, D Bell Dotmund, Phill Salt, Jimmy Porter, Lewis Gregory, Asghar Afghan, Marchant De Lange, Sandeep Lamichhane, Upul Tharanga, Akila Dhanajaya, Rizwan Cheema, Tatenda Taibu, Irfan Kareem, Jade Dernbach, Johnson Charles, Morne Van Wyke, Phil Mustard, Andre McCarthy, Niroshan Dickwella and James Vince.