Cricket is playing worldwide In Series, Tournaments and as well some domestic tournaments.Playing for the country is everyone wish and proud moment for everyone who got a chance for International cricket and some domestic as well.After the successful experience of IPL for India, other nations also took interest domestic tournaments.Countries like Austria had started the popular big bash in their country and West Indies had CPL and Bangladesh had BPL.There are a lot of benefits of starting a domestic tournament as it approves experience of cricketers and as well it brings a lot of money to the country.
Pakistan Super League (PSL) Third Edition
After the successful seasons of PSL 1 and PSL Second edition, Pakistan cricket team has announced the third edition of Pakistan super league.Half of the league will be played outside the country while the remaining will be played inside the country in Pakistan.The League was started to bring International cricket to Pakistan and PCB had succeeded in their business.They bought almost international cricket to Pakistan.After the visit of World XI team, other big names also interested to tour Pakistan and plays some cricket there.In the first and Second edition, there were only Five Teams but in the third edition, there is another team edition Multan Sultans (Multan Kings).We are looking forward to another successful edition of PSL like the Previous ones.
In the First edition, there were some big names where were sold out for millions of dollars but they were failed to perform in it.Chris Gayle was an expensive player for the PSL but he didn’t perform well as people expected from him. There are also some other big names that failed to show batting and bowling skills in the tournament however they were sold out for millions of dollars. let’s Move on to the Squads of PSL Teams.
Multan Sultans Draft Picks: Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas, Nic Pooran, Abdullah Shafiq, Saif Badar. Supplementary players: Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq, Ross Whiteley.
Peshawar Zalmi Draft Picks: 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 Draft Picks: 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 Draft Picks: Chris Lynn, Mustafizur Rahman, Bilal Asif, Raza Hasan, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar. Supplementary players: Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadaf
Islamabad United Draft Picks: 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 Draft Picks: 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
- Source: http://pakistansuperleague.com.pk
Almost 19 players are added new to the edition from worldwide cricket teams.Players Munro, Mitchell Johnson are also playing for PSL which is absolutely superb and Pakistani supporters will love them.