PSL Replacement Draft 2023: franchises finalise squads for 8th edition
Franchises finalise squads for 8th edition in PSL Replacement Draft 2023
LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Replacement Draft of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) was held online on Wednesday with all six franchises finalising their squads for the tournament’s eighth edition which is slated to take place between Feb 13 and March 19.
PSL franchises also picked their partial replacements against cricketers who won’t be available for the entire season. In the draft, each side could pick a maximum of one foreign cricketer in the two supplementary rounds.
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In November last year, player retentions for the sporting event were announced, while the draft took place on Dec 15.
Pakistan’s mega cricket tournament will begin with defending champions Lahore Qalandars taking on the 2021 champions Multan Sultans in the inaugural game at the Multan Cricket Stadium following a celebratory ceremony. Fixtures will be staged across four venues in Pakistan with 11 in Rawalpindi, nine matches each in Karachi and Lahore, while Multan will host five games.
Rashid Khan, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, David Wiese, Abdullah Shafique, Kamran Ghulam, Zaman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, Liam Dawson, Dilbar Hussain, Mirza Tahir Baig, Ahmed Danyal, Shawaiz Irfan, Jordan Cox, Jalat Khan and Ahsan Bhatti.
Partial replacements: Shane Dadswell, Sam Billings and Kusal Mendis
Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Colin Munro, Paul Stirling, Alex Hales, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abrar Ahmed, Sohaib Maqsood, Rumman Raees, Zeeshan Zamir, Hassan Nawaz, Moeen Ali, Mubasir Khan, Tom Curran and Zafar Gohar.
Partial replacements: Tymal Mills and Gus Atkinson
Haider Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Aamir Yamin, Mir Hamza, Sharjeel Khan, Qasim Akram, Matthew Wade, Imran Tahir, James Vince, James Fuller, Andrew Tye, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Akhlaq, Muhammad Irfan Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mohammad Umar, Ben Cutting and Musa Khan.
Partial replacement: Faisal Akram
Mohammad Rizwan, Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Shan Masood, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tim David, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah, David Miller, Josh Little, Akeal Hosein, Usama Mir, Usman Khan, Sameen Gul, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Sarwar, Arafat Minhas, Kieron Pollard and Amad Butt.
Partial replacements: Wayne Parnell and Izharulhaq Naveed
Babar Azam, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Haris, Aamir Jamal, Salman Irshad, Tom-Kohler Cadmore, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rovman Powell, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Danish Aziz, Arshad Iqbal, Saim Ayub, Usman Qadir, Sufyan Muqeem, Haseeb Ullah, Jimmy Neesham and Haris Sohail.
Partial replacement: Richard Gleeson
Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Jason Roy, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Naveen ul Haq, Umar Akmal, Will Smeed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Naseem Shah, Odean Smith, Ahsan Ali, Umaid Asif, Muhammad Zahid, Abdul Bangalzai, Aimal Khan, Martin Guptill, Omair Bin Yousuf, Qais Ahmad and Saud Shakeel.
Partial replacements: Dwaine Pretorius, Will Jacks and Nuwan Thushara