The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is gearing up for its ninth season, and the list of overseas players available for the tournament has been revealed.
This list comprises a significant number, totaling 254 international cricket players. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has noted a surge in interest from foreign players who have expressed their eagerness to participate in the PSL.
Notably, there’s a curious absence of several prominent Australian players in the disclosed list. However, the overall pool includes participants from various cricketing nations, making it a diverse and globally representative collection of talent.
Within this player pool, 20 individuals have been designated under the platinum category, and notably, a substantial number of them are cricketers from England. This suggests a strong English presence in the upcoming PSL season.
Some well-known and accomplished players, such as Alex Hales, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, David Wiese, Sikandar Raza, Colin Munro, James Vince, Rassie Van der Dussen, and Hazratullah Zazai, have already committed to participating in the PSL 9 draft. Their involvement adds to the anticipation of an exciting and competitive lineup for the upcoming season.
For those eager to see how the teams will shape up, the official draft for PSL 9 is scheduled to take place on December 13 in Lahore.
The draft is a crucial event where teams select players for their squads, setting the stage for the tournament’s roster and creating anticipation among cricket fans for the upcoming season.