HBL PSL 2016 All Teams Squad, players list.
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HBL PSL 2016 All Teams Squad, players list

HBL Pakistan Super League is all set to roar in February 2016 when the first edition of tournament will be played in United Arab Emirates. There are 5 franchise based club teams will be taking participation in PSL 2016. Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators are the five teams in competition beginning from 4th February.

HBL PSL 2016 All Teams Squad, players list.

Around 308 cricketers went into the first PSL players draft which took place on 21 and 22 December 2015. These players were divided into 5 categories labeled as Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging. All team owners and management had to choose 3-3 players each from first three categories whereas 5 players were chosen from Silver and two from Emerging category.

Peshawar Zalmi picked the first player of the draft and its non other Pakistan T20 cricket team captain Shahid Afridi. After this ARY Group Media’s team Karachi Kings signed Shoaib Malik for the first edition.
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Australia’s Shane Watson became the first overseas players picked up in the draft and he went to Islamabad United. Now it’s turn for Quetta Gladiators and they chose sacked English cricketer Kevin Pietersen. In the last pick of Platinum category’s round-1 Lahore Qalandars picked West Indies’ powerful opener Chris Gayle.

See more: PSL 2016 matches schedule

Players were chosen in the pre-decided order for Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging categories. After completion of these categories, each team had to choose 4 more players as the supplementary players. The selected supplementary players will play in the league on demand basis. It means if the team requires them, they will tour with the team otherwise not.

Let’s have a look at the completed 16-man teams squad for all 5 playing clubs in HBL Pakistan Super League first season.

Pakistan Super League 2016 Squads

Quetta Gladiators

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Kevin Pietersen England Platinum
2 Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain) Pakistan Platinum
3 Ahmed Shehzad Pakistan Platinum
4 Anwar Ali Pakistan Diamond
5 Jason Holder West Indies Diamond
6 Luke Wright England Diamond
7 Zulfiqar Babar Pakistan Gold
8 Umar Gul Pakistan Gold
9 Elton Chigumbura Zimbabwe Gold
10 Bilal Asif Pakistan Silver
11 Asad Shafiq Pakistan Silver
12 Mohammad Nawaz Pakistan Silver
13 Saad Nasim Pakistan Silver
14 Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan Silver
15 Akbar-ur-Rehman Pakistan Emerging
16 Bismillah Khan Pakistan Emerging
17 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka Supplementary
18 Aizaz Cheema Pakistan Supplementary
19 Ramiz Raja Jr. Pakistan Supplementary
20 N/A N/A Supplementary

Lahore Qalandars

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Chris Gayle West Indies Platinum
2 Dwayne Bravo West Indies Platinum
3 Umar Akmal Pakistan Platinum
4 Mohammad Rizwan Pakistan Diamond
5 Yasir Shah Pakistan Diamond
6 Shoaib Maqsood Pakistan Diamond
7 Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh Gold
8 Kevon Cooper West Indies Gold
9 Cameron Delport South Africa Gold
10 Zafar Gohar Pakistan Silver
11 Hammad Azam Pakistan Silver
12 Zia-Ul-Haq Pakistan Silver
13 Zohaib Khan Pakistan Silver
14 Azhar Ali (Captain) Pakistan Silver
15 Naved Yasin Pakistan Emerging
16 Adnan Rasool Pakistan Emerging
17 Abdul Razzaq Pakistan Supplementary
18 Mukhtar Ahmed Pakistan Supplementary
19 Ehsan Adil Pakistan Supplementary
20 Imran Butt Pakistan Supplementary

Islamabad United

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Shane Watson Australia Platinum
2 Andre Russell West Indies Platinum
3 Misbah Ul Haq (Captain) Pakistan Platinum
4 Samuel Badree West Indies Diamond
5 Mohammad Irfan Pakistan Diamond
6 Brad Haddin Australia Diamond
7 Sharjeel Khan Pakistan Gold
8 Mohammad Sami Pakistan Gold
9 Khalid Latif Pakistan Gold
10 Babar Azam Pakistan Silver
11 Imran Khalid Pakistan Silver
12 Kamran Ghulam Pakistan Silver
13 Umar Amin Pakistan Silver
14 Sam Billings England Silver
15 Rumman Raees Pakistan Emerging
16 Amad Butt Pakistan Emerging
17 Ashar Zaidi England Supplementary
18 Saeed Ajmal Pakistan Supplementary
19 Hussain Talat Pakistan Supplementary
20 Umar Siddique Pakistan Supplementary

Peshawar Zalmi

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Shahid Afridi (Captain) Pakistan Platinum
2 Wahab Riaz Pakistan Platinum
3 Darren Sammy West Indies Platinum
4 Kamran Akmal Pakistan Diamond
5 Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan Diamond
6 Chris Jordan England Diamond
7 Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh Gold
8 Junaid Khan Pakistan Gold
9 Jim Allenby England Gold
10 Aamer Yamin Pakistan Silver
11 Dawid Malan England Silver
12 Imran Khan Jr. Pakistan Silver
13 Shahid Yousuf Pakistan Silver
14 Abdur Rehman Pakistan Silver
15 Musadiq Ahmad Pakistan Emerging
16 Hassan Ali Pakistan Emerging
17 Asghar Pakistan Supplementary
18 Brad Hodge Australia Supplementary
19 Israrullah Pakistan Supplementary
20 Taj Wali Pakistan Supplementary

Karachi Kings

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Shoaib Malik (Captain) Pakistan Platinum
2 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh Platinum
3 Sohail Tanvir Pakistan Platinum
4 Imad Wasim Pakistan Diamond
5 Ravi Bopara England Diamond
6 Lendl Simmons West Indies Diamond
7 Mohammad Amir Pakistan Gold
8 Bilawal Bhatti Pakistan Gold
9 James Vince England Gold
10 Iftikhar Ahmad Pakistan Silver
11 Nauman Anwar Pakistan Silver
12 Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh Silver
13 Usama Mir Pakistan Silver
14 Sohail Khan Pakistan Silver
15 Mir Hamza Pakistan Emerging
16 Saifullah Bangash Pakistan Emerging
17 Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Lanka Supplementary
18 Shahzaib Hassan Pakistan Supplementary
19 Fawad Alam Pakistan Supplementary
20 N/A N/A Supplementary


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