PSL 2020 Draft details are available on this site. The PSL Draft 2020 was held on 6th December 2019 at National Cricket Academy (NCA) Lahore. As a result, the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises have selected new players to play the PSL 5 edition. Really, this ceremony was exciting for the team owners as well for PSL fans. Just hang on with me for more information!
- Quetta Gladiators used the first pick to select Jason Roy of England. He was part of England’s World Cup-winning team.
- Also, Lahore Qalandars picked Australia’s Chris Lynn in the platinum category.
- Multan Sultans picks England’s Moeen Ali and South Africa’s Dale Steyn in the platinum category.
- Karachi Kings’ pick was England’s Alex Hales in the platinum category.
- Islamabad United used the pick for South Africa’s Colin Ingram in the platinum category.
Let’s start talking about the PSL 2020 Draft!
So, in PSL there are six categories of players in total, which are:
Lahore Qalandars Draft 2020Lahore Qalandars is the richest team in the PSL in terms of players' capabilities and skills. But unfortunately, they are unable to reach in the final rounds. Below you can read the players' names with their categories.
|Platinum||Muhammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Chris Lynn|
|Diamond||Usman Khan Shinwari, Shaheen Afridi, and David Wiese|
|Gold||Haris Roof, Sohail Akhtar, and Samit Patel|
|Silver||Salman Butt, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ben Dunk, Farzan Raja, and Jihad Ali|
|Emerging||Mohammad and Faizan|
|Supplementary||Lendl Simmons and Dilbar Husain|
Quetta Gladiators Draft 2020As you know, the owner of this team has also selected excellent players PSL 5. So, the players’ names and categories are present below!
|Platinum||Mohammad Nawaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed, and Jason Roy|
|Diamond||Shane Watson, Ahmed Shahzad, and Ben Cutting|
|Gold||Umar Akmal, Mohammad Hasnain, and Fawad Ahmed|
|Silver||Ahsan Ali, Naseem Shah, Sohail Khan, Tymal Mills, and Abdul Nassir|
|Emerging||Arish Ali Khan and Azam Khan|
|Supplementary||Keemo Paul and Khurram Manzoor|
Multan Sultans Draft 2020This team also has excellent T20 players. So, all the names of the players with categories are available below, which play PSL 2020 cricket matches.
|Platinum||Mohammad Irfan, Moin Ali, and Rillie Rossow|
|Diamond||Shahid Afridi, Zeeshan Ashraf, and Ravi Bopara|
|Gold||James Vince, Junaid Khan, and Sohail Tanveer|
|Silver||Shan Masood, Ali Shafiq, Khushdil Shah, Usman Qadir, and Fabian Allen|
|Emerging||Mohammad Ilyas and Rohail Nazir|
|Supplementary||Imran Tahir and Bilawal Bhatti|
Islamabad United Draft 2020As you know, the best team due to past performance in the PSL is Islamabad United. Also, you can read the names of all the players with their categories of this team below!
|Platinum||Shadab Khan, Dale Steyn, and Colin Ingram|
|Diamond||Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, and Colin Monroe|
|Gold||Luke Ronchi, Husain Talat, and Roman Raees|
|Silver||Amid Butt, Rizwan Husain, Musa khan, Phil Salt, and Zafar Gohar|
|Emerging||Asif Javed and Ahmed Safi Abdullah|
|Supplementary||Saif Badar and Russia Van der dussen|
Karachi Kings Draft 2020The Karachi Kings has picked up the most famous T20 league players for PSL 5. So, let’s have a look at the draft!
|Platinum||Babar Azam, Muhammad Amir, and Alex Hales|
|Diamond||Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmad, and Chris Jordon|
|Gold||Amir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan, and Cameron Delport|
|Silver||Usama Mir, Mohammad Rizwan, Umaid Asif, Dan Lawrence, and Ali Khan|
|Emerging||Umar Khan and Arshad Iqbal|
|Supplementary||Liam Plunkett and Awais Zia|
Peshawar Zalmi Draft 2020As you know, Peshawar Zalmi is also a one-time winner of the PSL. Moreover, Peshawar Zalmi regularly provides many players to Cricket Team of Pakistan. So, the draft of this team is available below!
|Platinum||Wahab Riaz, Hassan Ali, and Kieran Pollard|
|Diamond||Kamran Akmal, Tom Benton, and Shoaib Malik|
|Gold||Daren Sammy, Imam-Ul-Haq, and Liam Dawson|
|Silver||Umar Amen, Mohammad Mohsin, Rahat Ali, Dwaine Pretorius, and Adil Amen|
|Emerging||Amir Khan and Aamir Ali|
|Supplementary||Liam Livingstone and Haider Ali|
PSL 2020 Teams Squad
As we stated, PSL has six teams that belong to the big cities of Pakistan. The names of PSL 2020 teams are Islamabad United, Lahore Qalandar, Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans, Peshawar Zalmi, and Karachi Kings. The owners of these teams are Ali Naqvi and Amina Naqvi, Fawad Rana, Nadeem Omar, Ali Tareen, Taimoor Malik, Javed Afridi, and Salman Iqbal respectively. Do you know the name of the most expensive team of PSL? Lahore Qalandar is the costliest and most wanted team in Pakistan Super League.
Many international players from other countries become part of this league through the PSL teams every year. Furthermore, all the players have excellent and unique skills to play in the T20 leagues. Also, the players of the international cricket team of Pakistan take part in this T20 league. Each team can choose seven international players, and the total number of players of each team is 21. The PSL 2020 Draft of the fifth edition is very interesting because of the names of very famous cricketers are included in it.
PSL 5 Venues
As you know, the teams of PSL 5 will play all cricket matches in Pakistan. So, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has picked up five venues for PSL 2020. We have a separate article on the PSL venues. Let’s start the discussion about the cricket venues’ capacities and cities. Stay with us!
National Stadium Karachi
National Stadium Karachi dates back to 1955. First Test was played in 1956 between Pakistan and India. Waqar Younis and Sachin Tendulkar debuted at this stadium. Also, this is the home ground of Karachi Kings, and as you know PSL 4 Final was played here too. If we talk about its capacity, then a minimum of 34, 228 people enjoy cricket at a time at this cricket venue.
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore
This cricket stadium is very famous due to the many memorable matches played here. Also, it is the hometown of Lahore Qalandars. The players of Lahore Qalandars use the Gaddafi Stadium to improve their skills. Hundreds of international cricket competitions have been held in this stadium. Do you know the capacity of this stadium? Gaddafi Stadium has a capacity of 27000 people. So, it means 27000 cricket lovers can watch cricket matches at a time. PSL 5 Draft ceremony is already planned at this stadium.
Multan Cricket Stadium
It is one of the best international cricket stadiums in Pakistan. Also, it is selected as a PSL 5 venue. Furthermore, players of Multan Sultans play practice matches in this stadium. In addition, many exciting international cricket matches played at this stadium. Plus, the capacity of this stadium is higher than the other stadiums. A minimum of 35000 people can watch live cricket matches at a time in this stadium.
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
This stadium is an international cricket stadium. The first ODI was hosted here on 19th Jan 1992. Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi play their cricket matches in this stadium. Also, it is an excellent cricket stadium, and that’s why it held many international matches here. Do you know PCB recently renovated the stadium to increase its capacity? Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium now has a capacity of 28000 people.
PSL 2020 Schedule
So, you must have known that the cricket matches of PSL 5 will start on 20 February 2020 and end on 22nd March 2020. As per the PSL 2020 schedule, the first match is between Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United at National Stadium Karachi. Also, the teams will play 34 cricket matches in total. The four stadiums will hold all the cricket matches, which you have read about in the above section.
As you know, the PCB announced the PSL Schedule 2020, along with the timing of cricket matches. They announced the dates, timing, and all other things related to the schedule. So, we wrote a separate post on the complete PSL schedule.
PSL 2020 New Players
Each cricket fan knows that new players become part of this league every year. As we stated, foreign players participate in this league through the PSL teams. Every season these PSL foreign players transfer to other teams. It means the new players become part of each team every year. So, cricket lovers are waiting intensely to know the names of new players in the PSL 2020 Draft.
During the drafting ceremony, the owners will show off the names of new players. As they will show, we will provide you with the names of all the players as soon as possible. Your task is to keep visiting this website.
Consequently, now you know about the PSL 2020 Draft. The fifth season of the Pakistan Super League is bringing a lot of fun and enjoyment for cricket lovers. So, you should enjoy this league according to your wish, and don’t forget.
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