Muhammad Naeem Khan Niazi
LAHORE, Jan 10 (APP): The six teams of the 6th edition of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021 have finalized their 18 member squads (including two supplementary players) during the player draft held here on Sunday.
As per the PSL 2021 team combination rules, each side must have a minimum squad of 16 players and may have a maximum squad of 18 players as per the following combination – three platinum, three diamond, three gold, five silver, two emerging and two supplementary (optional).
The 16-player squad must include five foreign and 11 local players; while the 18-player squad can include six foreign and 12 local players or five foreign and 13 local players.
The playing XI must include a minimum of three foreign players and can include a maximum of four foreign players.
Each team has one wildcard pick this year that allows them to pick a player from Silver category and above in any category between Gold and Platinum.
Platimun: Alex Hales (traded from Karachi Kings); Shadab Khan; Hasan Ali
Diamond: Colin Munro; Lewis Gregory; Faheem Ashraf
Gold: Asif Ali; Hussain Talat (brand ambassador); Phil Salt
Silver: Iftikhar Ahmed; Musa Khan (successful relegation request); Rohail Nazir, Reece Topley; Zafar Gohar (successful relegation request)
Emerging: Ahmed Safi Abdullah; Mohammad Wasim Jr.
Supplementary: Akif Javed, Chris Jordon
Platimun: Babar Azam; Colin Ingram (traded from Islamabad United); Mohammad Amir
Diamond: Mohammad Nabi; Dan Christian; Imad Wasim (successful relegation request)
Gold: Amir Yamin; Chadwick Walton; Phil Salt; Sharjeel Khan
Silver: Danish Aziz; Mohammad Ilyas; Joe Clarke, Waqas Maqsood (brand ambassador); Zeeshan Malik
Emerging: Arshad Iqbal; Qasim Akram
Supplementary: Noor Ahmed.
Platimun: Mohammad Hafeez; Shaheen Shah Afridi; Rashid Khan;
Diamond: David Wiese; Fakhar Zaman (brand ambassador); Haris Rauf
Gold: Samit Patel ; Ben Dunk; Dilbar Hussain;
Silver: Mohammad Faizan; Sohail Akhtar (successful relegation request); Zeeshan Ashraf; Tom Abell, Salman Ali Agha
Emerging: Maaz Khan; Zaid Alam
Supplementary: Joe Denly, Ahmed Danyal
Platimun: Chris Lynn; Shahid Afridi; Rilee Rossouw
Diamond: Sohail Tanvir (brand ambassador); Imran Tahir (mentor); Khushdil Shah
Gold: Usman Qadir; Shan Masood; James Vince
Silver: Adam Lyth; Mohammad Rizwan; Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah; Sohail Khan
Emerging: Shahnawaz Dhani; Mohammad Umar
Supplementary: Carlos Brathwaite; Carlos Brathwaite
Platimun: David Miller; Shoaib Malik; Wahab Riaz
Diamond: Kamran Akmal (successful relegation request); Mujeeb Ur Rehman; Sherfane Rutherford
Gold: Amad Butt; Haider Ali; Liam Livingstone;
Silver: Imam-ul-Haq; Mohammad Irfan Snr; Mohammad Imran; Mohammad Imran Randhawa; Saqib Mahmood; Umaid Asif
Emerging: Abrar Ahmed;
Supplementary: Mohammad Amir Khan; Ravi Bopara
Platimun: Chris Gayle; Sarfaraz Ahmed; Tom Banton
Diamond: Ben Cutting; Mohammad Hasnain; Mohammad Nawaz;
Gold: Azam Khan; Naseem Shah; Usman Shinwari
Silver: Abdul Nasir; Anwar Ali (successful relegation request); Cameron Delport; Qais Ahmed; Zahid Mahmood (brand ambassador)
Emerging: Arish Ali Khan; Saim Ayub
Supplementary: Dale Steyn; Usman Khan