In 2018, Pakistan Super League will successfully enter in this third season. The initiative taken by the Pakistan Cricket Board is doing well and striving hard to bring back cricket to home grounds. Major development so far in PSL was the final of PSL 2017 that was played in Lahore, Pakistan.
2018 again will be the best year for Pakistani cricket because PCB is going to arrange the third season of Pakistan Super League.
A new addition in the third season of PSL will be Multan Sultan. That means this time there will be six teams in the arena to fight for the Champions Title of PSL 2018. Below is the information regarding PSL 2018 that we have collected so far. Some of these are still under consideration, and final decisions about them will be made by the end of January 2018.
In today draft, Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the list of players along with captain names for the upcoming PSL 2018 edition.
Karachi Kings Players List
Retained players: Imad Wasim (captain), Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Ravi Bopara, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Shahid Afridi
Draft picks: Colin Ingram, Mitchell Johnson, Luke Wright, David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jr, Hasan Mohsin, Colin Munro, Eoin Morgan, Saifullah Bangash
Lahore Qalandars Players List
Retained players: Brendon McCullum (captain), Umar Akmal, Sunil Narine, Fakhar Zaman, Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Khan
Draft picks: Chris Lynn, Mustafizur Rehman, Bilal Asif, Raza Hasan, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar, Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadaf
Islamabad United Players List
Retained players: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali
Draft picks: JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat, Alex Hales, David Willey, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Hasnain
Quetta Gladiators Players List
Retained players: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Mahmudullah, Umar Amin, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq
Draft picks: Shane Watson, Carlos Brathwaite, Rahat Ali, Rameez Raja Jr, Saad Ali, Saud Shakeel, Hassan Khan, Jason Roy, Rashid Khan, Moin Khan (jr.), Faraz Ahmed
Peshawar Zalmi Players List
Retained players: Darren Sammy (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Shakib al Hasan, Kamran Akmal, Hasan Ali, Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar.
Draft picks: Dwayne Bravo, Tamim Iqbal, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Taimoor Sultan, Sameen Gul, Sameen Gul, Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis, Khalid Usman, Muhammad Arif
Multan Sultans Players List
Pre-draft players: Shoaib Malik (captain), Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Irfan Khan, Kashif Bhatti
Draft picks: Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas, Nicholas Pooran, Abdullah Shafique, Saif Badar, Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq, Ross Whiteley