Just In! Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the PSL 2020 Draft Date. All the Franchise teams will be picking up their Player in this draft ceremony. What are the Player Pick Order, Rules and Squad Combinations for the PSL 2020 Draft? You can check all the details about the PSL 2020 Draft here on this page.
PSL 2020 Draft Player Pick Order
As per the announcement of PCB, PSL 2020 Draft will take place on 6th December 2019 at National Cricket Academy, Lahore. In this draft ceremony, all the Franchise teams will pick up their team players from the PSL 2020 Draft Player Categories.
Earlier in this month, Quetta Gladiators won the first pick order ceremony held at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. This First Pick Order event was based on a common technique used in Pakistan Street Cricket. A total of six numbers were written on the soil. These Numbers were marked by lines. In the end, Quetta Gladiators picked up the line which represented the first number. So, they will be the first one to pick up a player from the Platinum Category of Foreign Players in HBL PSL 2020 Draft on 6th December 2019. The rest of the Player Pick Order will be as:
- Quetta Gladiators
- Lahore Qalandars
- Multan Sultans
- Islamabad United
- Peshawar Zalmi
- Karachi Kings
The Full HBL PSL Draft 2020 Player Pick Order Will be as it is shown in the Picture below:
PSL 5 Draft Rules
- Quetta Gladiators will pick the first player from the Platinum Category for the Foreign Players. Rest of the teams will pick their team players as shown above in the Player Pick Order Picture.
- Every Team in PSL 2020 Draft must retain up to eight players in their squad.
- PCB has set the deadline for the retention of Team Players to 1st December 2019. Till then, all franchise must take decision, whether to retain, release or trade their players.
HBL PSL 2020 Draft Squad Combinations (Rules)
- All the franchise teams will carry a squad combination of 3 Platinum Players + 3 Diamond Players + 3 Gold Players + 5 Silver Players + 2 Emerging Players from Foreign and Local Categories.
- The Roaster for all the Franchise teams in PSL 2020 Draft is 5 Foreign Players + 11 Local Players.
- The Teams are allowed to pick two additional players in their squad, but it must be one foreign Player + One Supplement Player.
- The Franchise Teams must have a combination of 3 foreign players in their playing XI Team Squad in PSL 2020 Cricket League Matches.
- The Teams are allowed to pick up to four Foreign Players in their Playing XI.