What was your favorite player in the last PSL? Let’s discuss the PSL Teams Final Squad After PSL DRAFT 2023. A PSL Draft was conducted yesterday, 15 December 2022, determining the six teams for the following year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL 2023).
PSL 8 Draft – Picks of PSL Teams
In this year’s PSL 8, a variety of stars from around the world will debut. Big names like ICC T20 Men’s World Cup 2022 winners Adil Rashid of England and Matthew Wade of Australia will also make their PSL debuts, as will Sri Lanka’s 2022 Asia Cup winners Wanindu Hasaranga and Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
During the tournament’s eighth edition, held across four cities between February 13 and March 19, 2023, Jimmy Neesham of New Zealand and Tabraiz Shamsi of South Africa will make their tournament debut.
His 2,887 runs in 210 T20I matches at a strike rate of 142 and 688 runs in 60 T20Is at a strike rate of 159.6 led to Neesham becoming a Zalmi after impressing the franchise in his international career.
At the PSL Player Draft 2023, 2019 champions Karachi Kings under Imad Waseem(though he was not at the Draft due to LPL) chose Hasaranga. The spinner has claimed 129 wickets in his 129-match T20 career at an economy rate of 6.72.
On the other hand, Quetta Gladiators’ Hasaranga Quetta Gladiators’ Rajapaksa, Despite having played 35 T20Is and 143 T20s, Rajapaksa holds an identical strike rate of 135.
While 2020 winners Peshawar Zalmi chose the Australian Wicket Keeper batsman Mathew Wade. As a T20I and T20 cricket player, he has 132 and 135 strike rates, respectively.
The good news for Multan Sultans is that Adil Rashid has joined the team, who has taken 93 wickets in 92 Twenty20 Internationals with an economy rate of 7.42 and 255 wickets in 233 Twenty20s with an economy rate of 7.43.
Key Note: Four franchises also picked teenagers from the Pakistan Junior League.
Peshawar Zalmi picked Mardan Warriors’ Haseebullah, Lahore Qalandars selected Bahawalpur Royals’ Shawaiz Irfan, and Quetta Gladiators chose Mardan Warriors’ Aimal Khan.
PSL Teams Final Squad After PSL DRAFT 2023
In the draft, 36 foreign players were selected from 10 countries playing T20I,
- England (10)
- Afghanistan (5)
- New Zealand (4)
- South Africa (4)
- West Indies (4)
- Australia (3)
- Ireland (2)
- Sri Lanka (2)
- Namibia (1)
- Zimbabwe (1)
Islamabad United Final Squad
Alex Hales (England), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan), Shadab Khan
Asif Ali, Fazal Haq Farooqi (Afghanistan), Wasim Jr
Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali
Abrar Ahmed, Colin Munro (New Zealand), Paul Stirling (Ireland), Rumman Raees, Sohaib Maqsood
Hassan Nawaz, Zeeshan Zamir
Moeen Ali (England) and Mubasir Khan
Karachi Kings Team
Haider Ali, Imran Tahir (South Africa), Matthew Wade (Australia)
Imad Wasim, James Fuller (New Zealand), James Vince (both England)
Andrew Tye (Australia), Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik
Aamer Yamin, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Akhlaq, Sharjeel Khan, Tayyab Tahir
Irfan Khan Niazi, Qasim Akram
Mohammad Umar and Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa)
Lahore Qalandars Team
Fakhar Zaman, Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Shaheen Shah Afridi
Dawid Wiese (Namibia), Hussain Talat, Haris Rauf
Abdullah Shafique, Liam Dawson (England), Sikander Raza (Zimbabwe)
Ahmad Daniyal, Dilbar Hussain, Harry Brook (England), Kamran Ghulam, Mirza Tahir Baig
Shawaiz Irfan, Zaman Khan
Jalat Khan and Jordan Cox (England)
Multan Sultans Team
David Miller (South Africa), Josh Little (Ireland), Mohammad Rizwan
Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw (South Africa), Shan Masood
Akeal Hosein (West Indies), Shahnawaz Dahani, Tim David (Australia)
Anwar Ali, Sameen Gul, Sarwar Afridi, Usama Mir, Usman Khan
Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah
Adil Rashid (England) and Arafat Minhas
Babar Azam (captain), Rovman Powell (West Indies), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Sri Lanka)
Mujeeb Ur Rehman (Afghanistan), Sherfane Rutherford (West Indies), Wahab Riaz.
Arshad Iqbal, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Haris
Aamer Jamal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (England), Saim Ayub, Salman Irshad, Usman Qadir
Haseebullah Khan, Sufyan Muqeem
Jimmy Neesham (New Zealand) will wear the Yellow storm jersey of the PZ, one of the sparkling PSL Kits of the tournament.
Babar Azam’s Peshawar Zalmi will select its second Supplementary when the replacement draft occurs.
Quetta Gladiators Final Team
Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)
Iftikhar Ahmed, Jason Roy (England), Odean Smith (West Indies).
Ahsan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed.
Mohammad Zahid, Naveen-ul-Haq (Afghanistan), Umar Akmal, Umaid Asif, Will Smeed (England).
Aimal Khan, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai
Martin Guptill (New Zealand), and Omair Bin Yousuf.