The drafting of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League will take place today in Lahore and the list of retentions has been released by the PCB.
Lahore Qalandars have retained Muhammad Hafeez, Shaheen Shah Afridi in Platinum, Fakhr Zaman in Diamond, David Wesa, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, and Dilbar Hussain in Gold and Sohail Akhtar in Silver.
Defending champions Karachi Kings have retained Babar Azam in Platinum, Mohammad Amir, Colin Ingram, Emad Wasim in Diamond, Amir Yameen in Gold, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood in Silver, and Arshad Iqbal in Emerging.
Multan Sultans retained Shahid Afridi and Riley Russo in Platinum, Sohail Tanveer Imran Tahir Khushdal Shah in Diamond and James Owens, Shaun Masood and Usman Qadir in Gold.
Peshawar Zalmai retained five players including Wahab Riaz in Platinum, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal in Diamond, and Liam Livingstone and Haider in Gold.
Quetta Gladiators have retained Sarfraz Ahmed in Platinum, Ben Cutting in Diamond, Mohammad Hasnain Mohammad Nawaz, Azam Khan Naseem Shah in Gold, and Zahid Mahmood and Anwar Ali in Silver.
Islamabad United‘s Platinum includes Shadab Khan, Alex Hales, Diamond’s Colin Monroe Fahim Ashraf, Gold’s Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, and Silver’s Musa Khan and Zafar Gohar for this edition of PSL t20.
Islamabad United has released Dale Steyn, Luke Ronchi, Phil Salt, and Roman Raees while Karachi Kings have released Cameron Deport, Chadwick Walton, Cross Jordan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Umar Khan, and Osama Mir.
Lahore Qalandars have released Abid Ali, Chris Lane, Dan Villas, Salman Butt, Salman Irshad, Summit Patel, and Usman Shinwari.
Multan Sultans released Asad Shafiq, Bilawal Bhatti, Jind Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Rohail Nazir, Ravi Bopara, Moin Ali, and Zeeshan Ashraf while Peshawar Zalmi released Hassan Ali, Imamul Haq, Carlos Braithwaite, Rahat Ali, Yasir Shah, and Caron Pollard has been released.
Quetta Gladiators have released Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal, Fawad Ahmed, Jason Roy, Khurram Manzoor, Sohail Khan, and Chemo Powell.
The only trade between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United was in which Alex Hales went to Islamabad and Colin Ingram went to Karachi Kings.