PCB announced the list of players who will be taking part in PSL 2017.
Players are divided into five categories: Platinum category, the most paid category, who will receive $140,000. The other categories include Diamond ($70,000), Gold ($50,000), Silver ($25,000) and Emerging ($10,000). In addition to this five iconic players will receive $200,000.
New entries of players include two of the most destructive players of T20 cricket. New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum is appointed as the captain of Lahore Qalandars. Also, England’s T20 captain Eoin Morgan.
Other players to join the second edition of PSL are New Zealand’s left handed aggressive batsman Anton Devcich. Also, South African all-rounder Wayne Parnell. While English’s Jason Roy will be there as a hard-hitting operner. Vital all-rounder for English side Moeen Ali. English pacers Steve Finn, James Anderson and Stuart Broad.
In the lights of all these players other big names have joined PSL 2017 too. West Indian T20 experts Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Marlon Sammuels, Jason Holder. Another important inclusion is the man of the World T20 2016 final. Who led West Indian side to victory over England by hitting 4 consecutive sixes Carlos Brathwaite.Therefore PSL will be spicier than before.
Sri Lankan veterans such as Mahela Jayawardene, Tilikaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thrimanne, Dushmantha Chameera and yorker specialist Lasith Malinga are included in the draft for PSL 2017.
New Zealand’s players are all set to make their mark in PSL. Brendon McCullum, Clint McKay, James Franklin are about to be a part of PSL.
South African players also contribute to the draft list for PSL 2017. Such as big hitting all-rounders Albie Morkel, David Wiese and Robin Peterson.
Furthermore, players from sides like Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Bangladesh are also included in PSL second edition draft.
Another big step from PCB is that they have included Younas Khan. He was left out from PSL 2016. He is selected in the Platinum Category. Let’s see how he will make his experience count in PSL 2017.
PSL draft players list:
Have a look at the list of PSL 2017 draft players.
Source: PSL Official Web