PSL draft under way: Qalandars pick de Villiers, Hafeez

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PSL draft underway: Qalandars pick de Villiers, Hafeez

Lahore Qalandars picked previous South Africa commander AB de Villiers and veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez in the player draft for the fourth release of Pakistan Super League (PSL), being held in the capital.

The Sixth Team, once in the past known as Multan Sultans, reserved in Shahid Afridi, who recently spoke to Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi, and Australian batsman Steve Smith.

The previous skipper of two-time champions Islamabad United, Misbah ul Haq, was picked by Peshawar Zalmi.

Players picked up until now:

Lahore Qalandars

Stomach muscle De Villers, Mohammad Hafeez, Carlos Brathwaite, Sandeep Lamichhane, Corey Anderson, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Imran

Peshawar Zalmi

Misbah-ul-Haq, Keiron Pollard, David Malan, Umar Amin, Wayne Madsen, Sohaib Maqsood, Jamal Anwar

Islamabad United

Ian Bell, Samit Patel, Phil Salt, Cameron Delport

Quetta Gladiators

DJ Bravo, Sunil Narine, Sandeep Lamichhane, Muhammad Asghar, Fawad Ahmed, Danish Aziz, Ahsan Ali, Ghulam Muddasir

Karachi Kings

Sikandar Raza, Awais Zia, Usama Mir, Aaron Summers, Sohail Khan, Ifthikar Ahmed,

6th Team

Shahid Afridi, Steve Smith, Qais Ahmed, Nicholas Pooran, Joe Denly, Laurier Evans, Nauman Ali

The draft is presently under way and the groups above will be refreshed as further subtle elements are gotten.

PSL group maintenances

A sum of 663 remote and nearby players are accessible to be picked in the draft, by the six establishments: Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars and the ‘6th Team’.

The proprietorship privileges of Multan Sultans were ended by the Pakistan Cricket Board after the establishment neglected to pay its yearly charge of US $5.2 million. The group is consequently alluded to as the ‘6th Team’ pending further refresh.

The groups had until the point when November 13 to choose their maintenances.

Title holders Islamabad United held 10 players, so they can pick six more from the draft. Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and the ‘6th Team’ held eight players each and can pick another eight in the draft. Quetta Gladiators will pick seven more to add to their nine held players.

Each of the six groups has a discretionary round to pick another four players from the Supplement class.

Islamabad United, the bosses of PSL 2018, will pick last. Lahore Qalandars, who completed base of the table in the 2018 season, have the primary pick in each round. In the middle of being the ‘6th Team’, Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings, and Peshawar Zalmi, in a specific order.

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