Tahir, Duminy headline Pakistan Super League draft

Tahir, Duminy headline Pakistan Super League draft

Tahir, Duminy headline Pakistan Super League draft

Australia's Chris Lynn was the first pick of the draft. All these players are T20 specialists.

The 38-year-old Jamaican, one of the most sought-after names on the global T20 circuit, was one of 308 overseas players up for grabs but found no takers from among the six franchises, in perhaps the biggest surprise of the auction.One franchise owner, who requested anonymity, told Wisden India that Gayle's partial availability for the PSL coupled with his poor form in the last Indian Premier League, had made him an unattractive option.

Gayle struggled in the previous edition of the PSL managing only 103 runs from five matches for Lahore Qalandars. This will be followed by Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans.

The Supplementary players are those who are not available for the entire season because of global commitments. Although he did relatively better in the second edition for Karachi Kings, scoring 160 runs in nine matches, they did not retain him.

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The new team for PSL 2018, Sultan Multans, who will be led by the experienced campaigner Shoaib Malik, picked the likes of Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad. With an increased number of players, IndianExpress.com brings a complete list of squads.

Many questioned why players such as Fawad Alam, Awais Zia weren't picked by any franchise.

Supplementary players: Alex Hales, David Willey, Mohammad Hasan and Mohammad Hasnain.

Lahore Qalandars picked Chris Lynn as a Platinum player for the upcoming season while Islamabad United selected J.P Duminy of South Africa for their Platinum category of player. Supplementary players: Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadaf.

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Imad Wasim (c), Shahid Afridi, Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Ravi Bopara, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Colin Ingram, Mitchell Johnson, Luke Wright, David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jnr., Hasan Mohsin.

Supplementary players: Colin Munro, Eoin Morgan and Saifullah Bangash.

Supplementary players: Jason Roy, Rashid Khan, Moin Khan (jr.), Faraz Ahmed.

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