- Karachi Kings trades Alex Hales for Colin Ingram from Islamabad United
- Fakhar Zaman retained by Lahore Qalandars
- Peshawar Zalmi selected to retain 5 gamers
LAHORE: Pakistan Super League on Saturday introduced the retention record of the franchises a day earlier than the draft for the 2021 season of Pakistan’s most wanted T20 league.
According to a press launch, Pakistan crew skipper Babar Azam and vice captain Shadab Khan have been retained by Karachi Kings (KK) and Islamabad United (IU) respectively.
One of essentially the most shocking retention was of Fakhar Zaman of Lahore Qalandars (LQ), who had earlier introduced that he was leaving the franchise. In reality, the Qalandars have additionally named the opening batsman as their model ambassador.
This 12 months there was just one commerce within the PSL and that was of Alex Hales and Colin Ingram. Karachi Kings and Islamabad United accomplished the profitable commerce of the Englishman and South African.
Due to the commerce, Karachi will now take Islamabad’s decide within the first spherical of the diamond class. While the IU will make their solely diamond decide within the second spherical.
“As per the event rules, five sides have consumed their allocation of retaining up to eight players except Peshawar Zalmi, which have retained five players,” stated the press launch.
Here’s a take a look at who the groups retained, launched and traded:
Ben Dunk (gold); David Wiese (diamond); Dilbar Hussain (gold); Fakhar Zaman (diamond, model ambassador); Haris Rauf (diamond); Mohammad Hafeez; Shaheen Shah Afridi (each platinum) and Sohail Akhtar (silver, profitable relegation request)
Alex Hales (Platinum; traded from Karachi Kings); Asif Ali (gold); Colin Munro (diamond); Faheem Ashraf (diamond); Hussain Talat (gold, model ambassador); Musa Khan (silver, profitable relegation request); Shadab Khan (platinum); Zafar Gohar (silver, profitable relegation request)
Amir Yamin (gold); Arshad Iqbal (rising); Babar Azam (platinum); Colin Ingram (platinum, traded from Islamabad United); Imad Wasim (diamond, profitable relation request); Mohammad Amir (platinum); Sharjeel Khan gold) and Waqas Maqsood (silver, model ambassador)
Shahid Afridi (platinum), Imran Tahir (diamond, mentor); James Vince (gold); Khushdil Shah (diamond); Rilee Rossouw (platinum); Shan Masood (gold, profitable relegation request); Sohail Tanvir (Diamond, model ambassador); Usman Qadir (gold)
Haider Ali (gold); Kamran Akmal (diamond, profitable relegation request); Liam Livingstone (gold); Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz (each platinum)
Anwar Ali (silver, profitable relegation request); Azam Khan (gold); Ben Cutting (diamond); Mohammad Hasnain (diamond); Mohammad Nawaz (diamond); Naseem Shah (gold); Sarfaraz Ahmed (platinum) and Zahid Mahmood (silver, model ambassador)
Ahmer Safi Abdullah, Akif Javed, Amad Butt, Dale Steyn, Luke Ronchi (unavailable attributable to teaching duties in New Zealand), Phil Salt, Rassie van der Dussen, Rizwan Hussain, Rumman Raees and Saif Badar
Ali Khan, Awais Zia, Cameron Delport, Chadwick Walton, Chris Jordan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mitchell McCleneghan, Mohammad Rizwan, Umaid Asif, Umer Khan and Usama Mir
Abid Ali, Agha Salman, Chris Lynn, Dane Vilas, Dilbar Hussain, Farzan Raja, Jaahid Ali, Maaz Khan, Mohammad Faizan, Salman Butt, Salman Irshad, Samit Patel, Seekkuge Prasanna and Usman Shinwari
Ali Shafiq, Asad Shafiq, Bilawal Bhatti, Fabian Allen, Junaid Khan, Moeen Ali, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Ravi Bopara, Rohail Nazir, Wayne Madsen and Zeeshan Ashraf
Aamir Ali, Adil Amin, Amir Khan, Carlos Brathwaite, Hammad Azam, Hassan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kieron Pollard, Lewis Gregory, Liam Dawson (unavailable), Mohammad Mohsin, Rahat Ali, Sikandar Raza, Tom Banton, Umar Amin and Yasir Shah
Aarish Ali Khan, Abdul Nasir, Ahmed Shehzad, Ahsan Ali, Fawad Ahmad, Jason Roy (unavailable), Keemo Paul, Khurram Manzoor, Omair bin Yousuf, Shane Watson (retired), Sohail Khan, Tymal Mills (unavailable) and Umar Akmal (suspended).