The HBL PSL Replacement Draft 2019 will be held at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on Thursday, 24th January. Teams will draft replacements for HBL PSL 2019 and will select their 21st player if needed.
Multan Sultans have picked up Andre Russell in place of injured Steve Smith
Peshawar Zalmi replace Afghanistan's Waqar Salamkheil with West Indian batsman Andre Fletcher.
James Vince joins Multan Sultans as a replacement for Joe Denly.
Quetta Gladiators have picked Dwayne Smith as cover for Bravo who will not be available for the initial matches.
Lahore Qalandars have picked Hardus Viljoen and David Wiese to cover for the partial availability of AB de Villiers, Carlos Brathwaite and Corey Anderson.
The PSL Replacement Draft is initiated in a bid to allow teams to select their 21st player and to allow the local players to showcase their skills in front of a larger audience. The draft will be held on 24th January and players who performed well at the National T20 Cup in Multan will be under consideration.
Multan Sultans will have an option to select a replacement for Steve Smith, who got injured, playing for Comilla Victorians at the Bangladesh Premier League.
The fourth edition of the PSL will commence on 14th February, 2019 in Dubai. The tournament will end on 17th March, with the final to be played at the National Stadium in Karachi. As per the schedule announced, the last eight matches of the upcoming edition will be played in Pakistan.
Harris Rauf - Lahore Qalandars
Shakeel Ansar - The Sixth Team
Jalat Khan - Quetta Gladiators
Jaahid Ali - Karachi Kings
Samiullah - Peshawar Zalmi
Rizwan Hussain - Islamabad United
Aizaz Cheema - Lahore Qalandars
Ali Shafiq - The Sixth Team
Mohammad Azam Khan - Quetta Gladiators
Liam Livingstone - Karachi Kings
Ibtisam Sheikh - Peshawar Zalmi
Amad Butt - Islamabad United
Gauhar Ali - Lahore Qalandars
Tom Moores - The Sixth Team
Ahmed Shehzad - Quetta Gladiators
Ben Dunk - Karachi Kings
Chris Jordan - Peshawar Zalmi
Zahir Khan - Islamabad United
Brendon Taylor - Lahore Qalandars
Dan Christian - The Sixth Team
Harry Gurney - Quetta Gladiators
Aamer Yamin - Karachi Kings
Waqar Salamkheil - Peshawar Zalmi
Wayne Parnell - Islamabad United
Darren Sammy to captain Peshawar Zalmi, team owner Javed Afridi announces
Lahore Qalandars: Maaz Khan
Quetta Gladiators: Nasim Shah
Karachi Kings: Abrar Ahmed
Islamabad United: Nasir Nawaz
Lahore Qalandars: Mohammad Imran
Quetta Gladiators: Ghulam Mudassar
Sixth Team: Mohammad Ilyas
Karachi Kings: Ali Imran
Peshawar Zalmi: Nabi Gul
Islamabad United: Musa Khan
Karachi Kings: Iftikhar Ahmad
Karachi Kings: Sohail Khan
Quetta Gladiators: Ahsan Ali
Karachi Kings: Aaron Summers
Peshawar Zalmi: Jamal Anwar
Quetta Gladiators: Danish Aziz
Sixth Team: Nauman Ali
Lahore Qalandars: Haris Sohail
Karachi Kings: Usama Mir
Peshawar Zalmi: Sohaib Maqsood
Sixth Team: Laurie Evans
Quetta Gladiators: Mohammad Asghar
Karachi Kings: Awais Zia
Peshawar Zalmi: Wayne Madsen
Islamabad United: Cameron Delport
Sixth Team: Nicolas Pooran
Peshawar Zalmi: Umer Amin
Islamabad United: Philip Salt
Lahore Qalandars: Sandeep Lamichhane
Sixth Team: Qais Ahmed
Quetta Gladiators: Fawad Ahmed
Karachi Kings: Sikandar Raza
Peshawar Zalmi: Dawid Malan
Islamabad United: Samit Patel
Lahore Qalandars: Corey Anderson
Lahore Qalandars: Carlos Brathwaite
Sixth Team: Joe Denly
Peshawar Zalmi: Misbah-ul-Haq
Islamabad United: Ian Bell
Sixth Team: Shahid Afridi
Quetta Gladiators: Dwayne Bravo
Lahore Qalandars: AB de Villiers
Sixth Team: Steve Smith
Lahore Qalandars: Mohammad Hafeez
Peshawar Zalmi: Keiron Pollard
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The PSL draft is set to being at 2 pm PST in Islamabad. The pick order for the PSL 4 draft is as under:
First pick: Lahore Qalandars
Second pick: The Sixth Team
Third pick: Quetta Gladiators
Fourth pick: Karachi Kings
Fifth pick: Peshawar Zalmi
Sixth pick: Islamabad United
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November 18, 2018
Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has left two-time winners Islamabad United and will be available for selection in the draft which will take place on November 20.
Islamabad United announced Misbah’s departure in a press release.
November 14, 2018
Legendary pace bowler Wasim Akram has joined Karachi Kings as President.
The 53-year-old has served as a mentor for Islamabad United in the first two seasons before joining Multan Sultans as Director in the third edition.
November 13, 2018
Karachi Kings have released former captain Shahid Afridi ahead of the Pakistan Super League player draft, which will take place on November 20 in Islamabad.
November 11, 2018
Corey Anderson has signed up for the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League. The flamboyant all-rounder is placed in the ‘Platinum Category’ for the draft.
He joins AB de Villiers, Steve Smith, Rashid Khan, Colin Munro, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and other stalwarts in the same category.
November 10, 2018
Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to introduce a mid-season trade window in the fourth edition of the tournament to be played in the UAE and Pakistan from February 14. The PSL has floated the idea of trading players in the middle of the tournament in a three-day window which is likely to be accepted by the franchises.
The trade window will be activated after each team has played minimum four matches and it will remain active for 72 hours. However, only those who have not played any match in the tournament will be eligible for trading.
November 10, 2018
The Pakistan Cricket Board has terminated the PSL contract of Multan Sultans after Schon Properties failed to meet financial obligations under the agreement.
Multan Sultans will now be named as ‘The Sixth Team’ during the PSL draft set for November 20 in Islamabad. The PCB will look for fresh bids for the team through a public tender process which will allow the new owner the option of electing the franchise’s name and city.
The termination of their contract will have no impact on the next edition of the Pakistan Super League, starting on February 14 in the UAE.
November 8, 2018
Mohammad Hafeez has left Peshawar Zalmi after three fine seasons with the Pakistan Super League franchise.
The veteran all-rounder took to Twitter to announce his departure from the franchise. He thanked the owner, Javed Afridi, for his three-year journey and the memories.
November 3, 2018
Lahore Qalandars have decided against retaining Brendon McCullum for the upcoming edition of the league. The former New Zealand skipper took to Twitter to announce his departure with the franchise.
McCullum appeared in 18 matches for the Qalandars, leading them in two editions the Pakistan Super League. He could only manage to score 311 runs during the course of his stay.
November 3, 2018
Quetta Gladiators have added Sunil Narine and Umar Akmal to their squad for the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League. The two-time finalists traded the duo with Lahore Qalandars for Rahat Ali and Hassan Khan.
As part of the deal, Lahore Qalandars will be taking Quetta Gladiators’ first round Platinum pick and Quetta Gladiators will be getting Lahore Qalandars' Silver round pick in the second round.
October 31, 2018
Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq will not participate in the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League as a player. Misbah, who led the franchise to two PSL titles, has been with them since the inaugural season of the tournament back in 2016.
October 16, 2018
Sohail Tanvir swapped Multan Sultans for Quetta Gladiators for the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League. This will be his fourth franchise in as many years.
In return, the Gladiators gave up their Diamond round pick to the Sultans, who will now have the second and third picks in the first Diamond round of the drafts.
October 4, 2018
Former Australia captain Steve Smith, South Africa’s AB de Villiers, Afghanistan’s spin wizard Rashid Khan, West Indian duo of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard were all named in the list of foreign platinum players. The other notable inclusions are Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum and Imran Tahir.
AB de Villiers, Steve Smith, Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Imran Tahir, Mitchell McClenaghan, Thisara Perera, Rashid Khan, Colin Ingram, Corey Anderson
September 29, 2018
Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf and Hasan Ali were promoted to platinum category on the back of their performances for Pakistan.
Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam were previously in diamond category while Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali were initially placed in the gold category.
September 7, 2018
South Africa legend AB de Villiers announced his availability for the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League. With more than 20,000 international runs under his belt, he is regarded as one of the greatest modern-day cricketers.
The fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League will commence on February 14 in the UAE. The last eight matches for this edition will be held in Pakistan (Lahore & Karachi). The final will be hosted by National Stadium Karachi on March 17.