As many as 58 players from around the world have registered in the diamond category for the upcoming fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), this 58-players list will be updated by or before November 21 with the addition of some more players. The cricket board aims to make this PSL bigger and better.
Below is the list of the players:
Afghanistan: Najeebullah Zadran, Qais Ahmad
Australia: Fawad Ahmed, Chris Green, Ben Laughlin
Bangladesh: Mahmudullah Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rehman, Tamim Iqbal
England: Tom Banton, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Pat Brown, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Mason Crane, Liam Dawson, Joe Denly, Laurie Evans, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Tymal Mills, Craig Overton, Matt Parkinson, Phil Salt, James Vince, Luke Wright
Netherlands: Roelof van der Merwe
New Zealand: Luke Ronchi
South Africa: Kyle Abbott, Cameron Delport, Marchant de Lange, Rassie van der Dussen, Robbie Frylinck, Simon Harmer, Heino Kuhn, Duanne Olivier, Dane Vilas, Hardus Viljoen, David Wiese
Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka and Isuru Udana
West Indies: Fabian Allen, Johnson Charles, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Daren Sammy, Marlon Samuels, Oshane Thomas, Kesrick Williams
It must be noted here that the retention window is underway and franchises can trade players by or before December 1. Each team can retain eight players from the last edition. The draft for PSL 5 is scheduled in the first week of December.