With the PSL Draft 2020 scheduled to begin this Friday, here is all the key information you need to know, including the 53 English players who could be picked up in the draft.
PSL Draft 2020 date and time
The fifth edition of the PSL draft will be held on December 6. As per the retention players list announced on Sunday, December 1, the six teams have retained a total of 45 players from the previous season.
How does the Draft work?
Each franchise has a $1.1million salary cap. In the squads of 18, each side can pick three Platinum, three Diamond, three Gold, five Silver & two Emerging players per team. Franchises can have two supplementary players.
Rounds in the PSL Draft:
First round: Platinum Players
Second round: Diamond Players
Third round: Gold Players
Fourth & fifth rounds: Silver Players
Sixth & seventh rounds: Emerging Players
Next four rounds: Supplementary Players
PSL Draft 2020 pick order
Defending champions and two-time runners-up Quetta Gladiators will get the chance to pick up a player first in the opening round of the PSL 2020 Draft, followed by Lahore Qalandars. The order for the remaining four teams is: Multan Sultans, Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings.
PSL Draft 2020: Pakistan players
Domestic players: Platinum category
Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir
Domestic players: Diamond category
Yasir Shah, Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Sohail
Domestic players: Gold category
Anwar Ali, Waqas Maqsood, Sohail Khan, Hammad Azam, Awais Zia, Sahibzada Farhan, Rahat Ali, Aizaz Cheema, Saad Ali, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Sami, Shakeel Ansar, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Abbas
Domestic players: Silver category
Agha Salman, Umar Siddiq, Umaid Asif, Khalid Usman, Nauman Ali, Mohammad Irfan Jnr, Hassan Khan, Danish Aziz, Ghulam Mudasir, Jalat Khan, Irfan Khan, Jaahid Ali, Gohar Ali, Samiullah, Ibtesam Sheikh, Jamal Anwar, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Asghar, Sameen Gul, Saud Shakil
Emerging players: Ali Imran, Abrar Ahmed, Nabi Gul, Mohammad Junaid, Umair Masood, Nasir Nawaz, Mohammad Azam Khan
PSL Draft 2020: Overseas players list
Overseas Players: Platinum category
Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman, Rashid Khan, Dan Christian, Ben Cutting, Chris Lynn, Moeen Ali, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Sandeep Lamichhane, Colin Munro, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Colin Ingram, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine.
Overseas Players: Diamond category
Roelof van der Merwe, Kyle Abbott, Cameron Delport, Marchant de Lange, Rassie van der Dussen, Robbie Frylinck, Simon Harmer, Heino Kuhn, Duanne Olivier, Dane Vilas, Hardus Viljoen, Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana, Fabian Allen, Johnson Charles, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Marlon Samuels, Oshane Thomas and Kesrick Williams.
Overseas Players: Gold category
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Zahir Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Waqar Salamkheil, Mohammad Shahzad, Hazratullah Zazai
Australia: Ben Dunk, Jonathan Wells, Josh Lalor, Nathan Rimmington
Bangladesh: Taskin Ahmed, Liton Das, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Abul Hasan Raju, Afif Hossain, Al Amin Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Aminul Islam, Alok Kapali, Mohammad Mithun
Canada: Nikhil Dutta
England: Adam Lyth, Alex Davies, Arron Lilley, Ben Duckett, Benny Howell, Callum Parkinson, Chris Wood, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Dan Lawrence, Danny Briggs, David Payne, Dom Sibley, George Garton, Hamidullah Qadri, Hassan Azad, Jack Taylor, Jade Dernbach, James Fuller, Jamie Overton, Joe Clarke, John Simpson, Jordan Clark, Josh Cobb, Josh Davey, Josh Poysden, Luis Reece, Max Holden, Nathan Sowter, Ollie Robinson, Paul Coughlin, Peter Trego, Reece Topley, Richard Gleeson, Riki Wessels, Rikki Clarke, Ross Whiteley, Ryan Higgins, Sam Hain, Samit Patel, Saqib Mahmood, Stephen Mullaney, Steven Croft, Tom Abell, Wayne Madsen, Will Jacks, Zak Chappell
Germany: Craig Meschede
Ireland: George Dockrell, Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling
Netherlands: Tobias Visee, Colin Ackermann
New Zealand: Anton Devcich, George Worker Jeetan Patel, Seth Rance
Scotland: George Munsey
South Africa: Dwaine Pretorius, Vernon Philander, Wayne Parnell
Sri Lanka: Angelo Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chaturanga de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeevan Mendis, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Lakshan Sandakan, Malinda Pushpakumara, Minod Banuka, Nuwan Pradeep, Seekkuge Prasanna, Seekugge Prasanna, Suranga Lakmal, Upul Tharanga, Wanindu Hasaranga
America: Ali Khan
West Indies: Andre Fletcher, Ashley Nurse, Bhaskar Yadram, Chadwick Walton, Christopher Barnwell, Danza Hyatt, Devendra Bishoo, Dominic Drakes, Dwayne Smith, Hayden Walsh Jr, Jahmar Hamilton, Javon Searles, Jeremiah Louis, Jerome Taylor, John Campbell, Jonathan Carter, Joshua Bishop, Kennar Lewis, Keron Cottoy, Khary Pierre, Kieran Powell, Kjorn Yohance, Krishmar Santokie, Kyle Mayers, Leniko Boucher, Mark Deyal, Obed McCoy, Ravi Rampaul, Raymon Reifer, Rayad Emrit, Roland Cato, Romario Shepherd, Ronsford Beaton, Rovman Powell, Shamar Springer, Shane Dowrich, Sheldon Cottrell, Shermon Lewis, Trevon Griffith, Veerasammy Permaul
Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor, Kyle Jarvis, Sikandar Raza