The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has devised an innovative method to make the annual Pakistan Super League (PSL) players’ draft more exciting. The draft for the upcoming PSL season is expected to take place in December and will feature the unique way of ‘Puggam Puggaai’ to decide which team has the first pick.
Earlier, the team finishing last – Lahore Qalandars in the previous four seasons – would automatically get to choose the first player in the draft. However, the already glittering draft ceremony will now have this additional aspect to garner the interest of fans.
The ‘Puggam Puggai’ method will see numbers being written on the ground and hidden under the bat and players after which the franchise owners pick one number each. The number that will then be called out would see the relevant team get the first pick.