After seven seasons of the successful journey of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced 9 February 2023 is the start date of PSL 2023, and the PSL 2023 draft is scheduled for 15 December 2022. Hence, This article will discuss PSL 2023 draft picks, PSL 8 final squads, and the Released and Retained players list of PSL 2023.
PSL 2023 Draft Date, Time, and Venue
Pakistan Super League (PSL) is the most successful Pakistan T20 Cricket league. PCB PSL 2023 schedule and Six PSL Teams will fight a battle of 34 matches to capture the trophy. Therefore, Drafting before a league is a part everyone is waiting for.
PCB announced the final draft date, time, and venue for PSL 2023 draft. Every team is looking for the best performers to get them into the team. Therefore, Lahore Qalandars is the winner of PSL 2022, and the drafting of PSL 2023 will start with their first pick.
PSL 2023 Draft Date and time
PCB announced the final date for the HBL PSL 2023 draft. Moreover, the final date for HBL PSL 2023 draft is 15 December 2023, and it will be broadcast live. Therefore, you can watch the HBL PSL 2023 draft live streaming. Furthermore, the PSL 2023 draft start time is 5:00 PM (PST).
HBL PSL 2023 Draft Venue
PCB announced the venue for the Draft PSL 2023 in Karachi
HBL PSL 2023 Draft Rounds
The drafting of PSL 2023 is divided into 18 rounds. Every team can pick 20 players in the HBL PSL 2023 draft. Therefore, Below is all teams’ draft pick order for PSL’s eighth season.
Platinum 1 – Lahore Qalandars will pick 1st in platinum 1
Platinum 2 – Quetta Gladiators will pick 1st in platinum 2
After that Platinum 3 – Lahore Qalandars will pick 1st in platinum 3
Diamond 1 – Islamabad United will pick 1st in Diamond 1
Diamond 2 – Lahore Qalandars will pick 1st in Diamond 2
then comes Diamond 3 – Islamabad United will pick 1st in Diamond 3
Gold 1 – Peshawar Zalmi will select 1st in gold 1
Gold 2 – Multan Sultans will pick 1st in gold 2
Then, Gold 3 – Peshawar Zalmi will select 1st in gold 3
Silver 1 – Islamabad United will pick 1st in silver 1
Silver 2 – Peshawar Zalmi will select 1st in silver 2
then comes Silver 3 – Lahore Qalandars will pick 1st in silver 3
Silver 4 – Karachi Kings will pick 1st in silver 4
Silver 5 – Multan Sultans will pick 1st in silver 5
Emerging 1 – Karachi Kings will pick 1st in emerging 1
Emerging 2 – Islamabad United will pick 1st in emerging 2
Supplementary 1 – Karachi Kings will pick 1st in Supplementary 1
Supplementary 2 – Quetta Gladiators will select 1st Supplementary 2
PSL 2023 Draft Picks And Final Squads – PSL Draft Player List 2023
PSL is getting more popular every day. 493 foreign players are registered for the PSL 2023 draft. Therefore, Jason Roy, Aaron Finch, Tabraiz Shamsi, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Rashid Khan, Reece Topley, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Miller, Benjamin Cutting, Martin Guptill, Hazratullah Zazai, Rilee Rossouw, James Vince are the most favorite foreign players to be picked in the HBL PSL 2023 draft.
Overseas players in the Platinum and Diamond Category
These are the foreign players in the Platinum and Diamond category in the PSL 2023 Draft Picks And Final Squads.
Overseas players for the Platinum category are David Miller, Reece Topley, Dawid Malan, Evin Lewis, Lungi Ngidi, Martin Guptill, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Adil Rashid, Rashid Khan, Akeal Hosein, Rassie van der Dussen, Rahkeem Cornwall, Tom Curran, Tymal Mills, Moeen Ali, Dasun Shanaka, Mohammad Nabi, Alex Hales, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Aaron Finch, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Saqib Mahmood, Jimmy Neesham, Tabraiz Shamsi, Colin De Grandhomme, Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva, and, Shakib Al Hasan.
Overseas players for the Diamond category for HBL PSL 2023 draft are Rilee Rossouw, Andre Fletcher, Andrew Tye, Avishka Fernando, Najibullah Zadran, Bas de Leede, Jason Roy, Ben Mike, Benjamin Cutting, Sherfane Rutherford, Dwaine Pretorius, Evan Jones, Fazalhaq Farooqi, George Dockrell, Gulbadin Naib, Hayden Walsh, Bjorn Fortuin, Brandon King, Cameron Delport, Carlos Brathwaite, Will Jacks, Chadwick Walton, Charith Asalanka, Dominic Drakes, Craig Overton, Daniel Sams, Daniel Worrall, David Wiese, Adam Hose, Dushmantha Chameera, Hazratullah Zazai, Luke Wood, Roelof van der Merwe, Maheesh Theekshana, Mahmudullah Riyad, Marchant De Lange.
Then come Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Michael Rippon, Migael Pretorius, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nkrumah Bonner, Imran Tahir, Johnson Charles, Josh Little, Keemo Paul, Kevin Sinclair, Kieran Powell, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Laurie Evans, James Bracey, James Fuller, James Vince, Olly Stone, Oshane Thomas, Patum Nissanka, Paul Walter, Qais Ahmad, Rehan Ahmed, Richard Gleeson, Jamie Overton, Janneman Malan, Lendl Simmons, Lewis Gregory, Lewis McManus, Liam Dawson, Liam Norwell, Ollie Pope, Roston Chase, Thisara Perera, Thomas Kaber Phillip, Ryan Gibson, Shane Dadswell, Sikandar Raza, Shai Hope, Tamim Iqbal, Angelo Mathews, Taskin Ahmed, Wayne Parnell, and Fabian Allen.
PSL 2023 Draft live Streaming
PCB announced that the PSL 2023 Draft would be live, and you can watch PSL 2023 draft live streaming on PTV Sports, ASports HD, Daraz app, the PSL Facebook page, and the PSL Youtube Channel.
PSL 2023 Retained Players List
Below is the retained players list of HBL PSL 2023.
Lahore Qalandars Retained Players list 2023
Lahore Qalandars retained players for HBL PSL 2023 are Harry Brook, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Abdullah Shafiq, Zaman Khan, David Wiese, and Kamran Ghulam.
Karachi Kings Retained Players list 2023
Karachi Kings retained players for HBL PSL 2023 are Haider Ali, Imad Wasim ( New KK Captain), Mohammad Amir, Qasim Akram, Aamer Yamin, Shoaib Malik, Mir Hamza, and Sharjeel Khan.
Multan Sultans Retained Players list 2023
Multan Sultans retained players for HBL PSL 2023 are Tim David, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Khushdil Shah, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah, and Shahnawaz Dhani.
Peshawar Zalmi Retained Players list 2023
Peshawar Zalmi retained players for HBL PSL 2023 are Babar Azam, Sherfane Rutherford, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Aamir Jamal, Wahab Riaz, Salman Irshad, and.Mohammad Haris.
Islamabad United Retained Players list 2023
Islamabad United retained players for HBL PSL 2023 are Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Azam Khan, Paul Stirling, Shadab Khan, , Colin Munro, and Mohammad Wasim Jr.
Quetta Gladiators Retained Players list 2023
Quetta Gladiators retained players for HBL PSL 2023 are Iftikhar Ahmed, Jason Roy, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naveen ul Haq, Will Smeed, Umar Akmal, and Sarfaraz Ahmed.
Pakistan Super League 2023 Player Trades
Below are the players’ trades in the HBL PSL 2023
Pakistan all-format captain Babar Azam(new Zalmi captain)and the first “Supplementary 1” round pick are moved to Peshawar Zalmi, and Haider Ali and Shoaib Malik from Peshawar Zalmi are moved to Karachi Kings in PSL 2023 trade.
How many teams are in PSL 2023?
PSL is a worldwide famous T20 cricket league. International cricket players from different countries are getting registered to become part of PSL. Therefore, Pakistan Super League is scheduled for six teams. Moreover, A total of 34 matches are scheduled for PSL 2023.
What is PSL draft?
PSL draft is a drafting ceremony in which every PSL team has to pick five players from each category’s registered players to fill their squad. Moreover, the drafting for PSL is held every year, and the PSL 2023 draft will be live on 15 December 2022.
The Pakistan Super League has become the point of attention for every cricket fan. Every cricket fan is waiting for PSL drafting for their favorite team to fill their squad. Therefore, This article has discussed the LIVE PSL 2023 Draft Picks And Final Squads and the Released and Retained players list for PSL 2023. Moreover, This article has also discussed the PSL 2023 draft live streaming, date, time, and venue. Furthermore, The article comprehensively discussed the drafting rounds, orders, and overseas Platinum and diamond category players for the HBL PSL 2023.