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PSL 2016 Players List: Afridi, Gayle, Watson placed in Platinum category

(Last Updated On: 11/12/2015)

Pakistan Super League is scheduled to be held in February next year, and with every passing day cric-enthusiasts are going crazy to eye on the every latest update in the matter.

And up the latest, finally the list of players playing in this cricket extravaganza is unveiled. The players going are categorized in the groups:

  • Platinum Players
  • Diamond Players
  • Gold Players
  • Silver Players
  • Emerging Players

As PSL official have told total of 308 top local and foreign cricketers will be shinning at the event. These players are placed in the groups and will be placed in the teams after PSL Draft, which is scheduled to be held on 21-22 December, 2015.

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The first edition of the Pakistan Super League will be commencing from February 4-23, 2016. The venue decided for the event is Dubai and Sharjah as it can’t be played in Pakistan due to security concerns.

Total Players: 308 (local+ foreign cricketers)


  • Pakistani Players: 137
  • Foreign Players:171

These cricketers are placed in 5 groups as mentioned earlier, the top T20 guns are placed in the Platinum category.

Total of 27 players have secured the places in the Platinum category, out of these 9 Pakistan hunks are also in the group.

Platinum Category:

  1. Chris Gayle
  2. Kevin Pietersen
  3. Shane Watson
  4. Shoaib Malik
  5. Shahid Afridi
  6. Dwayne Bravo
  7. Darren Sammy
  8. Andre Russel
  9. Dwayne Smith
  10. TM Dilshan
  11. Lasith Malinga
  12. Kumar Sangakkara
  13. Mahla Jayawardane
  14. Angelo Matthews
  15. Brad Haddin
  16. Jimmy Anderson
  17. Ian Bell
  18. Mohammad Hafeez
  19. Misbahul Haq
  20. Younis Khan
  21. Wahab Riaz
  22. Mohammad Irfan
  23. Sohail Tanvir
  24. Sarfraz Ahmed
  25. Marlon Samules
  26. Brett Lee
  27. Shakib Al Hasan

To watch the full list of players placed in other groups: PSL Player List by PCB

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