PSL 2020 Draft Date, Player List and Team Squads

Just In! PCB has declared the PSL 2020 Draft Date, Player List and  Team Squads for the Next Season of Pakistan Super League. This year, the PSL Draft for the next season of HBL PSL T20, will be held on 6th December at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore in Pakistan. All the Franchise teams Participating in the next season of PSL, will select their team players and squads in this Draft. You can check PSL 5 Draft Date, New and Retained Players here on this page.

PSL 2020 Draft

At Last the time has come for the next season of Pakistan Super League, as Pakistan Cricket Boards issues the PSL 2020 Draft date for the next season. As declared by the PCB, PSL 5 Draft will take Place on 6th December at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore. All the Franchise teams will be picking up their team players in this Draft Ceremony. These Franchise Teams include Quetta Gladiators, Lahore Qalandars, Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United.

HBL PSL 2020 Draft Player Categories

There are two major Categories for the PSL 2020 Draft. These Categories are named as Foreign and Local Categories.

The Foreign Categories includes the Foreign Player List, who will take part in the PSL 2020 season. Whereas, the Local Category Includes the Local Players from Pakistan.

The Foreign Category for the PSL 5 Draft have further been divided into following categories:

  1. Platinum Category for Foreign Players
  2. Diamond Category for Foreign Players
  3. Gold Category for Foreign Players
  4. Silver Category for Foreign Players

Platinum Category for Foreign Players

The Platinum Category for the Foreign Players includes some of the Top Foreign Players from different Countries, that will be part of PSL 2020 season. Some of the Well Known Foreign Players in this list are Dale Steyn, Keiron Pollard, Hashim Amla and Rashid Khan. The full list of Foreign Players in Platinum Category is as following:

Dale Steyn, Jason Roy, Keiron Pollard, Hashim Amla, Chris Lynn, Rashid Khan, Dwayne Bravo, Moeen Ali, Sunil Narine, JP Dumny, Angelo Mathews, Imran Tahir, Colin Munro, Carlos BraithWaite, Alex Hales, Adil Rashid, Tishara Perera, Ben Cutting, Dan Christian, Evin Lewis, Sandeep Lamichhane, Rilee Rusouw, Colin Ingram, Liam Plunkett, Harry Gurney, Chris Jordan, Mujeebur Rehman and Mohammad Nabi.

Diamond Category for Foreign Players

The Diamond Category for the Foreign Players counts B Category Players such as Darren Sammy, Luke Wright, Joe Denly and Tamim Iqbal. Some of these Foreign Cricketers have already played in the previous editions of Pakistan Super League. However, a majority of these players will play in the first season of PSL T20. The Full list of Foreign Players in Diamond Category will be as:

Tim Bresnan, Cameron Delport, Laurie Evans, Tom Kohler- Cadmore, Matt Parkinso, James Vince, Darren Sammy, Sherfane Rutherford, Liam Dawson, Tymal Mills, Luke Wright, Luke Ronchi, Dawid Malan, Tom Banton, Joe Denly, Craig Overton, Mason Crane, Tamim Iqbal, Ben Laughlin, Isuru Udana, Niroshan Dickwella, Ravi Bopara

Brandon King, Fabian Allen, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Pat Brown, Fawad Ahmed, Kyle Abbot, Duanne Olivier, Hardus Viljoen, Heino Kuhn, Dane Vilas, Simon Harmer, David Wiese, Marchant Delange, Liam Livingstone, Robbie Frylinck, Najeebullah Zadran, Qais Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin

Mehmadullah Riyad, Mustafizur Rahman, Roelf Van Der Merwe, Lewis Gregory, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Oshane Thomas, Phil Salt, Chris Green, Shai Hope, Rahkeem Cornwall 0, Kesrick Williams, Johnson Charles, Ian Bell and Marlon Samuels.

Gold Category for Foreign Players 

The Gold Category For Foreign Players Lists some of the Class C Foreign Players. These Foreign Cricketers have played good Cricket in the T20 League across the seas. However, this year PSL Franchise teams will be picking up their squads from this Gold Category of Foreign Players.

Abul Hasan Raju, Adam Lyth, Afif Hossain, Al Amin Hossain, Alex Davies, Ali Khan, Alok Kapali, Aminul Islam, Andre Fletcher, Angelo Perera, Anton Devcich, Arron Lilley, Asela Gunaratne, Ashley Nurse, Avishka Fernando, Ben Duckett, Ben Dunk, Benny Howell, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Bhaskar Yadram, Brendan Taylor, Callum Parkinson, Chadwick Walton, Chaturanga De Silva, Chris Wood, Christopher Barnwell, Colin Ackermann, Craig Meschede, D Bell-Drummond, Dan Lawrence, Danny Briggs, Danza Hyatt, David Payne, Devendra Bishoo, Dinesh Chandimal, Dom Sibley, Dominic Drakes, Dushmantha Chameera, Dwaine Pretorious, Dwayne Smith

George Dockrell, George Garton, George Munsey, George Worker, Gulbadin Naib, Hamidullah Qadri, Hassan Azad, Hayden Walsh Jr, Hazratullah Zazai, Jack Taylor, Jade Dernbach, Jahmar Hamilton, James Fuller, Jamie Overton, Jeavon Searles, Jeetan Patel, Jeevan Mendis, Jeremiah Louis, Jerome Taylor, Joe Clarke, John Campbell, John Simpson, Jonathan Carter, Jonathan Wells, Jordan Clark, Josh Cobb, Josh Davey, Josh Lalor, Josh Poysden, Joshua Bishop, Kasun Rajitha, Kennar Lewis, Keron Cottoy, Kevin O Brien, Khary Pierre, Kieran Powell, Kjorn Yohance, Krishmar Santokie, Kyle Jarvis, Kyle Mayers, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Lakshan Sandakan, Leniko Boucher, Litton Das, Luis Reece

Malinda Pushpakumara, Mark Deyal, Max Holden, Mehdy Hasan Miraz, Minod Banuka, Mohammad Mithun, Mohammad Shahzad, Mosaddek Hossain, Nathan Rimmington, Nathan Sowter, Nikhil Dutta, Nuwan Pradeep, Obed Mccoy, Ollie Robinson, Paul Coughlin, Paul Stirling, Peter Trego, Rahmanullah Gurbaaz, Ravi Rampaul, Ray Reifer, Rayad Emrit, Reece Topley, Richard Gleeson, Riki Wessels, Rikki Clarke, Roland Cato, Romario Shepherd, Ronsford Beaton, Ross Whiteley, Rovman Powell, Ryan Higgins

Sam Hain, Samit Patel, Saqib Mahmood, Seekkuge Prasanna, Seth Rancce, Shamar Springer, Shane Dowrich, Sheldon Cottrel, Shermon Lewis, Sikandar Raza, Stephen Mullaney, Steven Croft, Suranga Lakmal, Taskin Ahmed, Tobias Vissee, Tom Abell, Trevon Griffith, Upul Tharanga, Veerasammy Permaul, Vernon Philander, Wanindu Hasaranga, Waqar Salamkheil, Wayne Madsen, Wayne Parnell, Will Jacks, Zahir Khan and Zak Chappell.

Silver Category for Foreign Players 

Silver Category for Foreign Players in PSL 2020 accounts some of the Young Talent from foreign Countries.

Ariff Sheikh, Aaron Jones, Aaron Summers, Abdul Shakoor, Abdul Wasi Noori, Abu Hider Rony, Adam Hose, Adam Rossington, Aftab Alam, Ahmad Fayyaz Butt, Ahmed Raza, Aizaz Khan, Ajay Lalcheta, Akeem Jordan, Alex Blake, Amir Hamza Hotak, Anamul Hague Buoy, Anderson Philip, Andre Mccarthy, Anish Paraam, Anthony Bramble, Ilyas, Asghar Afgan, Ateeq Javid, Azmatullah Omarzai, Babar Hayat, Bahir Shah, Ben Cox

Bilal Khan, Binod Bhindari, Bjorn Fortuin, Blessing Muzaubani, Cephas Zhuwao, Chamika Karunaratne, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Chris Mpofu, Chris Wood, Christ Viljoen, Christopher Lamont, Dan Doljthwaite, Darwisn Rasooli, Dawlat Zadran, Denis Smith, Devon Thomas, Dillon Heyliger, Dilshan Munaweera, Dipendra Singh Airee, Ed Barnard, Ed Pollock, Ehsan Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Farhad Reza, Farmanullahsafj, Fidel Edwards

Jake Hudson-Prentice, Gareth Delany, Gary Wilson, George Hankins, Ghamai Zadran, Pope, Hamza Tariq, Haroon Arshad Mohammad, Haseeb Hameed, Hashmatullah, Henry Davids, Ian Cockbain, Ibrahim Khaleel, Ibrahim Zadran, Imran Haider, Janat, Imran Khan, Imran Qayyuum, Imrul Kayes, Irfan Karim, Jack Pott’cary, Jake Ball, James Bracey, James Harris, Janak Prakash, Jaskaran Malhotra, Jason Mohammad, Jatinder Singh

Ahmadi, Javelle Glen, Jeremy Gordon, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Jordan Thompson, Joshua Persaud, Juna/Dsidd’oui, Justin Greaves, Karim, Keon Harding, Kevin Kasuza, Kevin Kothtigoda, Khawar, Kimani Melws, Kyle Coetzer, Kyle Phillip, Lahiru Madushanka, Embuldemya, Leus Du Plooy, Lewis Mcmanus, Liam Tresvaskjs, Luke Fletcher, Luke Wood, Maheesh Theekshana, Markadair, Markwatt, Matt Carter, Matt Critchley, Maxo’dowd

Max Waller, Michael Rippon, Migael Pretorius, Miles Hammond, Mohammad Boota, Mohammad Nadeem, Muhammad Usman, Muktar Ali, Musa Muslim, Sheikh, Nasir Jamal, Nasir Khan Omar, Nasrulla Rana, Naveen Ul Hao, Navw Param, Navneetdhaliwal, Nicholas Jacques Van Den Bergh, Nimanda Madushanka, Nipun Dhananjaya Perera

Nizakat Khan, Noor Ahmad, Ali Hairs, Oskada Fernando, Paras Khadka, Paul Van Meekeren, Pite Van Biljon, Rameez Shahzad, Rayan Khan Pathan, Rezza Gaznavi, Richard Berrington, Richard Levi, Rizwan Cheema, Rodrigo Thomas, Ronan Mus Tafa, Robit Paudel, Ryan Burl, Saad Zafar, Sabbir Rehman, Sadeera Samarawickrama

Safyaansharif, Saif Hassan, Sam Northeast, Samiullahshwwari, Satsimranj’t Singh, Sayed Shjrzad, Scott Steel, Sean Williams, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Shahidullah, Shahpoor Zadran, Sharad Vesawkar, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Sheban Jayasuriya

Sompal Kami, Stephen Myburgh, Steven Jacobs, Steven, Sufyan Mehmood, Sunny Sohal, Thiksh’la De Silva, Thomas Uber, Tom Blundell, Tom Moores, Tom Westley, Varun Chopra, Vishwa Fernando, Wesley Baressi, William Perkins, Zahoor Khan, Zeeshan Maosood and Zia Rehman.

The Local Category in the PSL Draft 2020 have further been classified into five other categories:

  1. Platinum Category for Local Players
  2. Diamond Category for Local Players
  3. Gold Category for Local Players
  4. Silver Category for Local Players
  5. Emerging Category for the Local Players

Platinum Category for Local Players

The Platinum Category for the Local Payer is the first category for the Local Players in PSL 2020 Draft. This Category 17 of the Star Players from the Pakistan National Cricket Team. All these Players have already earned their name in the previous season of Pakistan Super League. However, PSL 5 will see some of these player been retained, traded or leased from their previous franchise teams.

Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir and Wahab Riaz.

Diamond Category for Local Players

The Pakistan Cricket Board has listed ten players in from the Pakistani National Cricket Team in the Diamond Category. Some of these Cricketers have already played in the previous season of Pakistan Super League. However, PSL Season 5 will be the first PSL T20 League for some of these cricketers. Nevertheless, these Players will be giving their best to play in the PSL 2020 Season.

Ahmed Shehzad, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam Ul Haq, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Umar Akmal, Usman Shinwari, Yasir Shah.

Gold Category for Local Players

The Gold Category for the Local Players lists 27 of the Top Payers from the Pakistan’s National Cricket Team. Some of these Gold Category Players Include Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali an Fawad Alam.

Abid Ali, , Adnan Akmal, Asad Ali, Asad shafiq, Awais Zia, Azhar Ali, Bilal Asif, Bilawal Bhatti, Ehsan Adil, Fawad Alam, Imran Farhat, Imran Khan Jr, Imran Khan Sr, Imran Nazir, Khurram Manzoor, Mansoor Amjad, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Talha, Mukhtar Ahmed, Nauman Anwar, Raza Hasan, Saad Naseem, Sami Aslam, Sharjeel Khan, Umar Gul, Usman Salahuddin and Zulfiqar Babar.

Silver Category for Local Players

PCB has also listed a total number of 128 Local Players from the Pakistan in the Silver Category for Local Players in the PSL 2020 Draft. The Pakistan Super League season 5 will be a great platform for these talented Pakistani cricketers to learn from the Star Players.

Abdul Rehman Muzammil, , Abdullah Muqadam, Abu Bakar, Adeel Malik, Adil Amin, Afao Raheem, Ahmed Bashir, Ahmed Jamal, Ahsan Jamil, Akbar Badshah, Akbar-Ur-Rehman, Ali Asad, Ali Shan, Altaf Ahmed, Anas Mahmood, Ali Usman, Ali Waqas, Asad Afridi, Ashfaq Ahmed, Ashiq Ali, Asif Afridi, Asif Zakir, Ataullah, Atif Jabbar, Ali Khan, Ali Sarfraz, Atiq-Ur-Rehman, Atizaz Habib Khan, Ayaz Tasawar, Azeem Ghumman, Azeem Rafiq, Azharattari, Azizullah

Bilawal Iqbal, Bismillah Khan, Danish Aziz, Daniyal Hussain Rajput, Dawood Khan, Fahad Iqbal, Faizan Riaz, Faraz Ahmed, Faraz Ali, Farhan Khan, Fawad Khan, Gohar Faiz, Gulraiz Sadaf, Hamza Nadeem, Hasan Raza, Haseeb Azam, Hasnain Bukhari, Hazrat Shah, Imran Butt, Imran Khalid, Irfanullah Shah, Israr Ullah, Imran Rafiq, Imran Shah, Kamran Ghulam, Kashif Bhatti, Khalid Usman, Khushdil Shah, Irfan, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Mohsin, Maqboolahmed, Mohammad Asghar, Mehran Ibrahim

Mohammad Akhlaq, Mohammad Ali, Musaddiq Ahmed, Nasir Ahmed, Mohammad Waus, Muhammad Hasan, Naved Malik, Naved Usin, Mohammad Naeem, Mohammad Saad, Nayyarabbas, Nazar Hussain, Nihal Mansoor, Nisarahmad, Qaiser Ashraf, Raeesahmed, Rameezaziz, Rameez Raja, Rameez Raja Jr, Raza Dar, Raza Ul Hasan, Rehan Afridi, Saadaltaf, Sadaf Hussain, Sadaif Mehdi, Saf Badar, Saifullah Bangash

Sajid Khan, Sajjad Hussain, Salman, Salman Agha, Sarmad Bhatti, Shahbaz Khan, Salman Irshad, Shahzaib Ahmed Khan, Shehzadazam, Shehzad Tareen, Shehzar Mohammad, Shoaib Ahmed Minhas, Syed Tauseeq Shah, Tabish Khan, Taimur Au, Taimur Khan, Taj Wau, Tayyab Riaz, Tayyab Tahir, Umar Khan, Umar Waheed

Usman Qadir, Waleed Ahmed, Waqar Anwar, Waqasahmed, Yasir Ali, Zahid Mansoor, Zahid Mehmood, Zain Abbas, Zeeshan Ashraf, Zeeshan Malik, Zia-Ul-Haq, Zohaibahmed and Zohaib Khan.

Emerging Category for the Local Players

This year, PCB has included a total of 168 local Players in the Emerging Player Category for Local Players in PSL 2020 Draft. These Young and Talent Cricketers across Pakistan have done well in the domestic and local cricket leagues. PSL 2020 will be a great opportunity for these young cricketers to learn and play with the top Pakistani and Foreign Cricketers.

Aamir Ali, Abdul Fasih, Abdul Hadi, Abdul Rehman, Abdul Wahid Bangaash, Abdullah, Abdullah Shako, Abrar Hussain, Abu Huraira, Abuzar Tariq, Aftabalam, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Akhtar Shah, Akifjaved, Akif Khan, Aliahmed, Imran, Mustafa, Ali Naseem, Ali Umar, Zaryab, Amirali, Amir Khan, Ammadalam, Ammad Butt, AnasMustafa, Aon Shahzad, Aqeel Khan, Arish Ali Khan, Arshad Iqbal, Asad Raza, Ashir Qureshi, Asim, Aurangzeb, Awaisabid, Azizullah

Basitali, Bilal Munir, Bismillah, Fahad Munir, Fahad Rabbani, Faisalakram, Faizansaleem, Zafar, Farrukhwaqas, Ghazi, Ghufran Hadi, Ghulam Murtaza, Ghulam Sarwar, Hader Ali, Hader Ali, Harisjaved, Hariskhan, Hasan Abid, Hasan Mohsin, Haseeb Ullah, Hayatullah, Hikmatullah, Irfan Niazi, Irfan Mazi, Irshad Mirza, Ishfaqahmed, Izharahmad, Jahangir Khan, Jahanzaib Sultan, Khalil Ur Rehman, Khayyam Khan, Khurram Shehzad

Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Amir, Latifullah, Maaz Sadaqat, Mehboobahmed, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Ali Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammadarif, Mohammad Basit, Mohammad, Mohammad Hamza Ilyas, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Irfan Khan, Mohammad Junaid, Mohammad Mohsin Khan, Mohammad Suleman, Mohammad Umair, Mohammad Umar, Mohammad Umer, Mohammad Was/M Jr, Moin Pervaiz, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Awa’s, Mohammad Ahmed, Mubasar Khan, Mubashir Nawaz, Mudassar Irshad, Muhammad, Muhammad Abdullah, Muhammad Adeel

Muhammad, Muneer-Ur-Rehman, Muhammad Waseem Jr., Muhammad Zah/D, Muzamil Khan, Muhammad Taha, Muhammad Waleed, Nasir Farazn, Naveed Muhammad, Muhammad Makki, Muhammad Rizwan, Niaz Khan, Omar Bin Yousuf, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Jahangir, Oamar, Qasim Akum, Rana Asad Ikram, Muhammad Ayaz, Muhammad Hamza, Raza Ul Hasan, Raza U Mustafa, Rohail Nazir, Saad Bin Athar, Muhammad Huraiara, Muhammad Ibrahim

Saad Khan, Said Nazir, Saif Khan, Saimayub, Salman Khan, Salman Khan Jr, Sameer Saoib, Saqibjamil, Sardar Khan, Shadab Majeed, Salman Khan, Shahbaz Khan, Shahidaziz, Shahnawaz, Sheher Yar, Shiraz Khan, Suleman Shafqat, Syed, Syed Raza Ul Hasan, Tahamehmood, Taha Mehmood, Tahir Hussain, Talha Ehsan, Talha Roshan, Tariq Jamil

Ubaidullah, Umar Eman, Umar Rehman, Usama Khalil, Usama Razzaq, Usman Shah, Waqar Ahmed, Iqbal, Zaid Alam, Zaid Khan, Zain Farooq, Zaman Khan, Zeeshan Zameer, Zohaib Asghar.

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