PSL Draft 2021 completed, some interesting picks for you


Lahore: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6 is just around the corner and here all the teams have completed their squads.

Platinum Category

Quetta Gladiators:

Thomas Banton goes to Quetta Gladiators as the second pick in Platinum Category

Universe Boss Chris Gayle goes to Quetta Gladiators in Platinum Category

Peshawar Zalmi: 

South Africa’s hard-hitting batsman David Miller picked up by Peshawar Zalmi in Platinum Category

Lahore Qalandars:

Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan moves to Lahore Qalandars in Platinum Category

Multan Sultans:

Chris Lynn joins Multan Sultans in Platinum Category

Islamabad United:

Hasan Ali joins Islamabad United as a wild card entry in the Platinum category

Diamond Category

Islamabad United:

Lewis Gregory goes to Islamabad United in Diamond Category

Peshawar Zalmi:

Mujeeb Zadran and Shirfane Rutherford join Peshawar Zalmi in Diamond Category

Karachi Kings:

Mohammad Nabi and Daniel Christian make into Karachi Kings in the Diamond category

Gold Category

Islamabad United:

Philip Salt rejoins Islamabad United in Gold Category

Karachi Kings:

Wicket-keeper batsman Chadwick Walton goes back to Karachi Kings

Quetta Gladiators:

Usman Shinwari moves to Quetta Gladiators for PSL 6

Peshawar Zalmi:

Amad Butt picked up by Peshawar Zalmi in Gold Category

Lahore Qalandars:

Samit Patel rejoins Lahore Qalandars for PSL 6


Silver Category


Lahore Qalandars: Tom Abell

Islamabad United: Rohail Nazir

Peshawar Zalmi: Umaid Asif

Multan Sultans: Sohail Khan

Quetta Gladiators: Cameron Delport

Karachi Kings: Joe Clarke

Round 2

Quetta Gladiators: Qais Ahmed

Peshawar Zalmi: Saqib Mahmood

Islamabad United: Rees Topley

Multan Sultans: Muhammad Rizwan

Karachi Kings: Danish Aziz

Lahore Qalandars: Zeeshan Ashraf

Round 3

Lahore Qalandars: Salman Ali Agha

Karachi Kings: Muhammad Illyas

Quetta Gladiators: Abdul Nasir

Islamabad United: Iftikhar Ahmed

Multan Sultans: Sohaib Maqsood

Peshawar Zalmi: Imam-ul-Haq

Round 4

Multan Sultans: Adam Lyth

Karachi Kings: Zeeshan Malik

Multan Sultans: Sohaibullah

Peshawar Zalmi: Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Irfan

Lahore Qalandars: Muhammad Faizan

Emerging Category

Round 1

Islamabad United: M Wasim (Jnr)

Lahore Qalandars: Maaz Khan

Karachi Kings: Qasim Akram

Peshawar Zalmi: Abrar Ahmed

Multan Sultans: Shahnawaz Dhani

Quetta Gladiators: Saim Ayub

Round 2

Quetta Gladiators: Arish Ali Khan

Islamabad United: Ahmed Safi Abdullah

Multan Sultans: Muhammad Umar

Peshawar Zalmi: Muhammad Imran

Lahore Qalandars: Zaid Alam

Supplementary Category

Multan Sultans: Imran Khan Sr, Carlos Brathwaite

Karachi Kings: Noor Ahmed,

Lahore Qalandars: Joe Denly, Ahmed Danyal

Islamabad United: Chris Jordan, Akif Javed

Peshawar Zalmi: Ravi Bopara,

Quetta Gladiators: Dale Steyn, Usman Khan

Here’re retentions of all six teams:

Karachi Kings (retained) – Amir Yamin (gold); Arshad Iqbal (emerging); Babar Azam (platinum); Colin Ingram (platinum, traded from Islamabad United); Imad Wasim (diamond, successful relation request); Mohammad Amir (platinum); Sharjeel Khan gold) and Waqas Maqsood (silver, brand ambassador)

Islamabad United (retained) – Alex Hales (Platinum; traded from Karachi Kings); Asif Ali (gold); Colin Munro (diamond); Faheem Ashraf (diamond); Hussain Talat (gold, brand ambassador); Musa Khan (silver, successful relegation request); Shadab Khan (platinum); Zafar Gohar (silver, successful relegation request)

Lahore Qalandars (retained) – Ben Dunk (gold); David Wiese (diamond); Dilbar Hussain (gold); Fakhar Zaman (diamond, brand ambassador); Haris Rauf (diamond); Mohammad Hafeez; Shaheen Shah Afridi (both platinum) and Sohail Akhtar (silver, successful relegation request)

Multan Sultans (retained) – Shahid Afridi (platinum), Imran Tahir (diamond, mentor); James Vince (gold); Khushdil Shah (diamond); Rilee Rossouw (platinum); Shan Masood (gold, successful relegation request); Sohail Tanvir (Diamond, brand ambassador); Usman Qadir (gold)

Peshawar Zalmi (retained) – Haider Ali (gold); Kamran Akmal (diamond, successful relegation request); Liam Livingstone (gold); Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz (both platinum)

Quetta Gladiators (retained) – Anwar Ali (silver, successful relegation request); Azam Khan (gold); Ben Cutting (diamond); Mohammad Hasnain (diamond); Mohammad Nawaz (diamond); Naseem Shah (gold); Sarfaraz Ahmed (platinum) and Zahid Mahmood (silver, brand ambassador)

Foreigners Available

Over 400 foreign players from 20 cricket playing countries will be available in drafts tomorrow.

How the Player Draft worked:

• Pick order (for first round only):

1. Islamabad United2

. Multan Sultan

3. Lahore Qalandars

4. Peshawar Zalmi

5. Quetta Gladiators

6. Karachi Kings