The six team league had reported a profit of US$2.6 million for the inaugural season in 2016. Peshawar Zalmi spokesperson also revealed that all of their overseas players have agreed to play in Pakistan as well. Efforts are underway to stage two play-off games in Lahore followed by what would be a historic HBL PSL final in Karachi.
One of the highest level of T20 cricket competitions in Pakistan, PSL was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2015. The HBL Pakistan Super League player draft for the PSL 3rd edition of the tournament was held on November 12 and in their squads,19-20 player are added now.
This sixth team, Multan Sultans, were allowed to pick up a few players before they entered the PSL 3 Draft. Teams may also pick up to four players in the Supplementary rounds", he said adding each team will have a salary cap of $ 1.2 million for a squad of 20 players".
Lynn has made a mark across the international T20 circuit and will be keen to bring his aggressive batting to the HBL Pakistan Super League. Here we share Pakistan super league psl schedule 2018 with you. After having retained nine players before the PSL Draft, the six teams were expected to pick up to 11 more cricketers for the third edition of the tournament using the Draft.
Many international cricketers are scheduled to participate, such as South African-born former England captain Kevin Pietersen, former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum, and West Indian T20 stars Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell and Sunil Narine, as well as Pakistan national team players like Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Amir and Babar Azam.
Pakistan Super League has grown to become a great platform for us to showcase Pakistani cricketing talent across the world. HBL Pakistan Super league Highlights 2018 Super League returns to action in February 2018. According to the schedule released today, defending champions Peshawar Zalmi will be in action against Multan Sultans in the opening match of the league, which will be held in Dubai.
Teams have retained nine players each and have gone into the draft to pick one Platinum, one Diamond, one Gold, two Silver and two Emerging players each in order to complete their squads of 16. So, the first pick of this year's draft was Chris Lynn with the final being Worcestershire player Ross Whiteley.
The best part is all the playoffs and the finals will take place in Lahore and Karachi respectively. The others to feature in the PSL Draft for the Kings were Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jr, Hasan Mohsin and Colin Munro in the Emerging Category and Eoin Morgan and Saifullah Bangash in the Supplementary Round.
Lynn, who impressed everyone with his batting in last edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) and Big Bash T20 has set to play for Lahore in PSL 2018. This was a great matched played against Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators, this Final match was played in Lahore, this was do and die match title-decider to lift the trophy PSL 2 (2017).
This year, as many as eight games are expected to played in Pakistan, including a few in Lahore and Karachi and it needs to be seen if a fresh Draft will be needed. Islamabad United won the inaugural edition of the PSL in 2016, followed by Peshawar Zalmi's title win in 2017.