HBL Pakistan Super League 4 Player Draft 2019 – All Six Squads

PSL 2019 Draft details square measure listed here. PSL 2019 Draft Date: twentieth Nov 2018. it’s been confirmed by the PSL sources that PSL 2019 Players Draft was started on 20-11-2018. West Pakistan Cricket Board had declared the list of players taking part for PSL four Draft within the meeting command for trade and retention window for PSL 2019. each team was allowed to retain a most of 10 players from their squad of 2018. Some massive names were enclosed in PSL 2019 Draft UN agency were ne’er a district of West Pakistan Super League ever before. PCB additionally promoted and demoted players from the classes they were within the last edition of PSL.

 Some PSL Draft Details: 
  • Trading window began on September 29, 2018.
  • PSL Draft to be held on November 20, 2018.
  • Up to 10 players can be retained before Draft.
  • PSL squads of 16 players each.
  • Three Platinum, three Diamond, three Gold, five Silver & two Emerging players.
  • Draft picks will be based on last season’s rankings.

PSL 4 Draft Picks:

AB de Villiers (RSA)
M Hafeez
Carlos Brathwaite (WI)
Corey Anderson (NZ)
Sandeep Lamichhane (NEP)

Steve Smith (AUS)
Shahid Afridi
Joe Denly (ENG)
Qais Ahmed (AFG)
Nicholas Pooran (WI)
Lauri Evans (ENG)

Kieron Pollard (WI)
Misbah ul Haq
Dawid Malan (ENG)
Umar Amin

Dwayne Bravo (WI)
Fawad Ahmed (AUS)
Mohammad Asghar

Ian Bell (ENG)
Samit Patel (ENG)
Phil Salt (ENG)

PSL 4 Retained & Released Players List

All PSL 4 teams have announced their list of players they retained, released, traded or relegated just before a week of PSL 4 draft.


 Islamabad United Retained & Released Players List – PSL 2019 

Retained Players List:

Shadab Khan (Platinum), Luke Ronchi (Platinum), Faheem Ashraf (Platinum), Mohammad Sami (Diamond), Asif Ali (Diamond), Rumman Raees (Gold), Hussain Talat (Silver, Ambassador), Sahibzada Farhan (Silver), Zafar Gohar (Silver), Waqas Maqsood (Silver)

Released Players List:

Andre Russell, Misbah-ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, JP Duminy, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, David Willey, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Hasnain




Rumman Raees (from Diamond to Gold)


 Karachi Kings Retained & Released Players List – PSL 2019 

Retained (8 players):

Mohammad Amir (Platinum), Baber Azam (Platinum), Colin Munro (Platinum), Usman Khan (Diamond), Colin Ingram (Diamond, Ambassador), Imad Wasim (Diamond), Mohammad Rizwan (Gold), Ravi Bopara (Gold)


Shahid Afridi, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Mitchell Johnson, Luke Wright, David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jnr, Hasan Mohsin, Eoin Morgan, Saifullah Bangash




 Lahore Qalandars Retained & Released Players List – PSL 2019 

Retained (9 players):

Fakhar Zaman (Platinum), Yasir Shah (Diamond), Anton Devcich (Gold), Rahat Ali (Gold), Shaheen Afridi (Gold), Hassan Khan (Silver), Agha Salman (Silver), Sohail Akhtar (Silver), Haris Sohail, (Silver – protected)


Brendon McCullum, Cameron Delport, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar. Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadaf


Umar Akmal and Sunil Narine (to Quetta Gladiators) to get spinner Hassan Khan and fast bowler Rahat Ali.

Also, will have their Platinum pick in the first round. Lahore and Quetta also swapped their second round of silver category.


 Quetta Gladiators Retained & Released Players List – PSL 2019 

Retained (9 players):

Sarfraz Ahmed (Platinum), Sunil Narine (Platinum), Shane Watson (Diamond, Mentor), Sohail Tanvir (Diamond), Mohammad Nawaz (Diamond), Rilee Rossouw (Gold, Ambassador), Umar Akmal (Gold), Anwar Ali (Silver), Saud Shakil (Silver)


Mahmudullah, Umar Amin, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq, Brathwaite, Rameez Raja jnr, Saad Ali, Rashid Khan, Azam Khan, Kevin Pietersen, Chris Green, Kohler Cadmore, Ben Laughlin, Jason Roy, John Hastings, Carlos Brathwaite, Faraz Ahmad Khan


Bought Umar Akmal and Sunil Narine from Lahore Qalandars in exchange of Hassan Khan and Rahat Ali.

Quetta also gave up their Platinum pick in the first round to Qalandars. The second round of silver category has also been swapped between both franchises.


Anwar Ali (from Gold to Silver)


 Peshawar Zalmi Retained & Released Players List – PSL 2019 

Retained (8 players):

Wahab Riaz (Platinum), Hasan Ali (Platinum), Darren Sammy (Diamond), Kamran Akmal (Diamond, Ambassador), Liam Dawson (Gold), Umaid Asif (Silver), Khalid Usman (Silver), Sameen Gul (Emerging)


Shakib Al Hasan, Muhammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar, Dwayne Bravo, Tamim Iqbal, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Taimoor Sultan, Ibtisam Sheikh, Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis, Mohammad Arif


Kamran Akmal from Platinum to Diamond, but made Ambassador in compensation.


 Sixth Team (previously Multan Sultan) Retained & Released Players List – PSL 2019 

Retained (8 players):

Shoaib Malik (Platinum), Junaid Khan (Diamond), Mohammad Irfan (Diamond, Ambassador), Shan Masood (Gold), Mohammad Abbas (Silver), Mohammad Irfan Khan (Silver), Umar Siddiq (Silver), Mohammad Junaid (Emerging)


Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohaib Maqsood, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Nicholas Pooran, Abdullah Shafiq, Saif Badar, Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Ross Whiteley


Sold Sohail Tanvir to Quetta Gladiators for Diamond round pick.

Category Players Allowed
Platinum 3
Diamond 3
Gold 3
Silver 5
Emerging 2


14 International Players have been placed in the topmost category of PSL Platinum category, for the 4th Edition.

  • AB de Villiers (South Africa)
  • Steve Smith (Australia)
  • Chris Lynn (Australia)
  • Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
  • Colin Munro (New Zealand)
  • Luke Ronchi (New Zealand)
  • Dwayne Bravo (West Indies)
  • Sunil Narine (West Indies)
  • Kieron Pollard (West Indies)
  • Imran Tahir (South Africa)
  • Colin Ingram (South Africa)
  • Mitchell McClenaghan (New Zealand)
  • Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka)
  • Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)

These are confirmed to be part of the draft for the next year’s edition.

PSL 4 Category List

Below mentioned Players list includes only the names of Pakistan’s Domestic Players whereas, the list of Players who are newly included to PSL will be announced later.


Team Purse for PSL Draft

A total purse of USD 1.2 million for each team to pick a maximum of 20 players in the squad.

  • Platinum category players will earn anywhere between $140,000 and $200,000
  • Diamond category players have a minimum price of $70,000 attached with them.
  • Gold category players will be signed up for a minimum of $50,000.
  • The Silver category players have a minimum cap of $22,000 whereas
  • The Emerging category players could get at least $10,000.

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