PSL takes another step to encourage local talent

PSL takes another step to encourage local talent

Pakistan Super League (PSL) in a bid to encourage local talent is allowing all the sixth franchises of the tournament to pick another Emerging player to shape up their 21-member squad for the fourth edition.

The new players will be picked from talented individuals franchises unearthed during their talent hunt programs, youngsters putting up impressive performances in the National T20 Cup or from the available pool of players.

All the six franchises of the league picked two players from the Emerging Category in the draft for PSL 4, these teams now have an additional budget to pick another youngster in the side and form the 21-member squad.

Earlier, franchises picked the 20-member squad, including their retained players. All teams had a composition of 3 players from Platinum, Diamond and Gold, while 5 players from Silver Category, followed by 2 and 4 players from Emerging and Supplementary.

The fourth season of the league will be played from February 14 to March 17.