Pakistan Super League PSL2 Final Will be In Lahore: Teams Select Players

Pakistan Super League PSL2 Final Will be In Lahore:Teams Select Players

PCB has declared the second Edition of Pakistan Super League. The PSL 2 is all set to start in February, 2017 in United Arab Emirates. There will be same number of cricket teams in the Twenty20 second edition of Pakistan Super League 2017.

The Chairman of PSL Najam Sethi said that the final match of the Pakistan Super League second edition would be played in Lahore, while he was addressing in the draft ceremony in Dubai.

The draft ceremony was held in Dubai Sports City whit the first bid of Lahore Qalandars.

The authorities divided the over four hundred foreign and national players into five categories. The categories are as follow:

  • Platinum category includes 28 players,
  • Diamond category 33,
  • Gold category 74,
  • Silver category 255
  • Emerging category includes 24 players

Platinum Category round 1:

In the first Bid Lahore Qalandars has selected the Brendan McCullum, the  ex-New Zealand captain. The declared him the captain of the team instead of Azhar Ali.

Karachi Kings picked Chris Gayle in the second bid. Chris Gayle was the part of Lahore Qalandars in the PSL first edition.

Islamabad United picked Misbah-ul-Haq, Peshawar Zalmi selected Shahid Afridi and Quetta Gladiators chose Kevin Pietersen form the platinum category.

Platinum Category Round 2:

In the round 2 for the platinum category Lahore Qalandars chose Sunil Narine, Karachi Kings selected Kieronn Pollar, Peshawar Zilmi decided to go for Eoin Morgan, while Shane Watson become the part of Islamabad United.

On the other hand sticking to earlier cricketers in PSL1 Quetta Gladiators chose Twenty20 captain of Pakistan Cricket team Sarfraz Ahmad.

Platinum Category Round 3:

In the round three of Platinum category Lahore Qalandars decided to go for Umer Akmal, Karachi King selected Shoaib Malik, Peshawar Zilmi Chose Wahab Riaz, Islamabad United selected Andre Russell and Quetta Gladiators picked Ahmad Shehzad.

Diamond Category Round 1:

Lahore Qalandars chose Sohail Tanveer

Quetta Gladiators chose Carlos Brathwaite

Peshawar Zilmi chose Shakib Al Hassan

Karachi Kings chose Mohammad Amir

Islamabad United chose Sharjeel Khan

Diamond Category Round 2:

Lahore Qalandars chose Dwayne Bravo

Quetta Gladiators chose Luke Wright

Peshawar Zilmi chose Darran Sammy

Karachi Kings chose Ravi Bopara

Islamabad United chose Muhammad Irfan

Diamond Category Round 3:

Lahore Qalandars chose Yasir Shah

Quetta Gladiators chose Anwar Ali

Peshawar Zilmi chose Mohammad Hafeez

Karachi Kings chose Kumar Sangakkara

Islamabad United chose Samuel Bradee

Gold Category Round 1:

Lahore Qalandars chose Anton Devcich

Quetta Gladiators chose Tymal Mills

Peshawar Zilmi chose Mohammad Hafeez

Karachi Kings chose Imad Wasim

Islamabad United chose Muhammad Sami

Gold Category Round 2:

Lahore Qalandars chose Mohammad Rizwan

Quetta Gladiators chose Umer Gul

Peshawar Zilmi chose Tamim Iqbal

Karachi Kings chose Babar Azam

Islamabad United chose Khalid Latif

Gold Category Round 3:

Lahore Qalandars chose Cmeron Delport

Quetta Gladiators chose Zulfiqar Babar

Peshawar Zilmi chose Kamran Akmal

Karachi Kings chose Ryan McLaren

Islamabad United chose Brad Haddin

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sped up its preparation for the PSL 2. The preparations for the second season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) have been sped up by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

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