PSL 2024 Draft Foreign Players List

PSL 2024 Draft Foreign Players List

Unveiling the International Flair: PSL 2024 Draft Foreign Players List

The cricketing world eagerly anticipates the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2024, and the excitement has reached a crescendo with the revelation of the foreign players' list in the upcoming draft. This prestigious league has consistently showcased top-notch talent from across the globe, and the 2024 edition promises nothing short of an electrifying display of skills and diversity.

A Global Assembly of Cricketing Prowess

The foreign players' draft for PSL 2024 brings together a constellation of cricketing stars, each bringing their unique flair and experience to the field. With the league slated to run from February 8th to March 24th, 2024, franchises are gearing up to bolster their squads with seasoned international players.

What to Expect in the Draft

The anticipation for this year's draft is sky-high, with the player selection order intricately designed to ensure a fair and competitive process. Teams will have their strategies in place as they eye the coveted international talents available.

Platinum Picks and Beyond

The Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver, Emerging, and Supplementary categories promise an exciting array of choices for the franchises. Each category offers its own set of opportunities for teams to strengthen their line-ups with international players of varying calibers.

Impact Players and Rising Stars

From established game-changers to emerging talents on the brink of stardom, the foreign players' list is a treasure trove of diversity. Expect to see experienced campaigners sharing the field with promising youngsters, adding depth and dynamism to the league.

The Role of Foreign Players in PSL

Foreign players have consistently played a pivotal role in the success and competitiveness of the PSL. Their expertise, adaptability to different conditions, and ability to perform under pressure have often been the defining factors in crucial moments of the tournament.

Looking Ahead: Draft Day and Beyond

As the draft day approaches, the excitement intensifies. Teams will meticulously analyze and strategize to secure the international talents that best complement their existing rosters. Beyond the draft, the blend of local and foreign talents is expected to create a riveting spectacle throughout the tournament.

PSL draft 2024 player list

1. Retained Players for Islamabad United

The following is the list of retained players for Islamabad United.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Shadab Khan Platinum Pakistan
2 Asif Ali (Brand Ambassador) Pakistan
3 Mohammad Wasim Jnr Diamond Pakistan
4 Azam Khan Gold Pakistan
5 Faheem Ashraf Gold Pakistan
6 Hasan Ali Gold Pakistan
7 Colin Munro Silver New Zealand
8 Paul Stirling Silver Ireland

2. Retained Players for Karachi Kings

The following is the list of retained players for the Karachi Kings.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Haider Ali Platinum Pakistan
2 Imad Wasim Diamond Pakistan
3 Mohammad Amir Diamond Pakistan
4 Shoaib Malik Diamond Pakistan
5 Aamir Yamin Silver Pakistan
6 Mir Hamza Silver Pakistan
7 Sharjeel Khan Silver Pakistan
8 Qasim Akram Emerging Pakistan

3. Retained Players for Lahore Qalandars

The following is the list of retained players for Lahore Qalandars.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Rashid Khan Platinum Afghanistan
2 Shaheen Shah Afridi Platinum Pakistan
3 David Wiese Diamond Namibia
4 Abdullah Shafique Gold Pakistan
5 Harry Brook Silver English
6 Kamran Ghulam Silver Pakistan
7 Zaman Khan Emerging Pakistan

4. Retained Players for Multan Sultans

The following is the list of retained players for Multan Sultans.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Mohammad Rizwan Platinum Pakistan
2 Khushdil Shah Diamond Pakistan
3 Rilee Rossouw Diamond South Africa
4 Shan Masood Diamond Pakistan
5 Shahnawaz Dahani Brand Ambassador Pakistan
6 Tim David Gold Australia
7 Abbas Afridi Emerging Pakistan
8 Ihsanullah Emerging Pakistan

5. Retained Players for Peshawar Zalmi

The following is the list of retained players for Peshawar Zalmi.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Babar Azam Platinum Pakistan
2 Sherfane Rutherford Diamond West Indies
3 Wahab Riaz Diamond Pakistan
4 Mohammad Haris Gold Pakistan
5 Aamir Jamal Brand Ambassador Pakistan
6 Salman Irshad Silver Pakistan
7 Tom-Kohler Cadmore Silver England

6. Retained Players for Quetta Gladiators

The following is the list of retained players for Quetta Gladiators.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Mohammad Nawaz Platinum Pakistan
2 Iftikhar Ahmed Diamond Pakistan
3 Jason Roy Diamond England
4 Mohammad Hasnain Gold Pakistan
5 Sarfaraz Ahmed Gold Pakistan
6 Naveen ul Haq Silver Pakistan
7 Umar Akmal Silver Pakistan
8 Will Smeed Silver



PSL Players Categories 2024

In the PSL draft, there are six categories: five at the beginning and one after the start of the league.

Categories Salary Range ($)
Platinum 130,000-170,000
Diamond 60,000-85,000
Gold 40,000-50,000
Silver 15,000-25,000
Emerging 5,000-7,500



PSL Draft For Domestic Players

In the Pakistan Super League, local players are divided into categories such as Platinum, Gold, Diamond, Silver, and Emerging.

PSL Platinum Players List

The following players are in the Platinum category, the highest-paid category in the PSL. Players in this category will get a maximum of 4 Crores Pakistani rupees.

Platinum Category
Player Team
Alex Hales Islamabad United
Rahmanullah Garbaz
Shadab Khan
Haider Ali Karachi  Kings
Mathew Wade
Imran Tahir
Fakhar Zaman Lahore Qalandars
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Rashid Khan
Babar Azam Peshawar Zalmi
Rovman Powell
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Muhammad Nawaz Quetta Gladiators
Naseem Shah
Vanindu Hasaranga
David Miller Multan Sultans
Muhammad Rizwan
Joshua Little

PSL Diamond Players List

This is the 2nd highest-paid category of the PSL. Players in this category will get a maximum of PKR 20,400,000. Below is the list of Pakistani players who fall under this category.

Diamond Category
Player Team
Asif Ali Islamabad United
Muhammad Wasim Jnr
Fazal Haq Farooqi
James Vince Karachi Kings
James Fuller
Imad Wasim
David Wiese Lahore Qalandars
Hussain Talat
Haris Rauf
Sherfane Rutherford Peshawar Zalmi
Wahab Riaz
Mujeeb ur Rehman
Jason Roy Quetta Gladiators
Iftikhar Ahmad
Odean Smith
Shan Masood Multan Sultan
Rillee Rossow
Khushdil Shah

PSL Gold Players List

Gold Category
Player Team
Azam Khan Islamabad United
Faheem Ashraf
Hasan Ali
Shoaib Malik Karachi Kings
Muhammad Amir
Andrew Tye
Abdullah Shafiq Lahore Qalandars
Sikandar Raza
Liam Dawson
Danish Aziz Peshawar Zalmi
Muhammad Haris
Arshad Iqbal
Ahsan Ali Quetta Gladiators
Sarfaraz Ahmad
Muhammad Hasnain
Tim David Multan Sultans
Shahnawaz Dhani
Akeal Hosain

PSL Silver Players List

Silver Category
Player Team
Paul Stirling Islamabad United
Colin Munro
Sohaib Maqsood
Rumman Raees
Abrar Ahmad
Sharjeel Khan Karachi Kings
Tayyab Tahir
M. Ahlaq
Aamer Yamin
Mir Hamza
Kamran Ghulam Lahore Qalandars
Mirza Tahir Baig
Harry Brook
Dilbar Hussain
Ahmad Daniyal
Saim Ayub Peshawar Zalmi
Tom-Kohler Cadmore
Amir Jamal
Salman Irshad
Usamn Qadir
Will Smead Quetta Gladiators
Umar Akmal
Naveen Ul Haq
Umaid Asif
Muhammad Asif
Muhammad Sarwar Multan Sultans
Usman Khan
Anwar Ali
Sameen Gul
Usama Mir

PSL Emerging Players List

Emerging Category
Player Team
Hasan Nawaz Islamabad United
Zeeshan Zamir
Irfan Khan Niazi Karachi Kings
Qasim Akram
Zaman Khan Lahore Qalandars
Shawaiz Irfan
Haseeb ullah Peshawar Zalmi
Sufiyan Muqeem
Aimal Khan Quetta Gladiators
Abdul Wahid Bangalzai
IhsanUllah Multan Sultans
Abbas Afridi

Supplementary Players

Player Team
Moeen Ali Islamabad United
Mubasir Khan
Tabraiz Shamsi Karachi Kings
Muhammad Umar
Jordan Cox Lahore Qalandars
Jalat Khan
Jimmy Neesham Peshawar Zalmi
Omair Bin Yousuf Quetta Gladiators
Martin Guptil
Arafat Minhas Multan Sultans

Adil Rashid


PSL Draft For International Players

HBL PSL Player Draft 2024 registration has been opened to leading T20 cricketers worldwide. From full member and associate nations, 493 players have registered for the player draft, including 29 Platinum players and 81 Diamond players (names below).

England has the highest concentration of foreign players, with 140. Sri Lanka is second with 60, Afghanistan is third with 43, West Indies is fourth with 38, Bangladesh comes in at 28, and South Africa is fifth with 25. Australia is sixth with 14, and Zimbabwe is seventh with 11. Ireland is ninth with nine players.

Foreign Players Registered in Platinum Category

Here, we’ll show you the list of the 29 international players registered for PSL in the Platinum category.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Aaron Finch Platinum Australia
2 Adil Rashid Platinum England
3 Akeal Hosein Platinum West Indies
4 Alex Hales Platinum England
5 Bhanuka Rajapaksa Platinum Sri Lanka
6 Colin De Grandhomme Platinum New Zeland
7 Dasun Shanaka Platinum Sri Lanka
8 David Miller Platinum South Africa
9 Dawid Malan Platinum England
10 Evin Lewis Platinum West Indies
11 Jimmy Neesham Platinum New Zeland
12 Lungi Ngidi Platinum South Africa
13 Martin Guptill Platinum New Zeland
14 Moeen Ali Platinum England
15 Mohammad Nabi Platinum Afghanistan
16 Mujeeb ur Rehman Platinum Afghanistan
17 Nicholas Pooran Platinum West Indies
18 Odean Smith Platinum West Indies
19 Rahkeem Cornwall Platinum West Indies
20 Rahmanullah Gurbaz Platinum Afghanistan
21 Rashid Khan Platinum Afghanistan
22 Rassie van der Dussen Platinum South Africa
23 Reece Topley Platinum England
24 Saqib Mahmood Platinum England
25 Shakib Al Hasan Platinum Bangladesh
26 Tabraiz Shamsi Platinum South Africa
27 Tom Curran Platinum England
28 Tymal Mills Platinum England
29 Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva Platinum Sri Lanka

Foreign Players Registered in Diamond Category

This is a list of  81 international players registered for PSL 2024 in the Diamond category.

Sr No Name Category Nationality
1 Adam Hose Diamond England
2 Andre Fletcher Diamond West Indies
3 Andrew Tye Diamond Australia
4 Angelo Mathews Diamond Sri Lanka
5 Avishka Fernando Diamond Sri Lanka
6 Bas de Leede Diamond Netherlands
7 Ben Mike Diamond England
8 Benjamin Cutting Diamond Australia
9 Bjorn Fortuin Diamond South Africa
10 Brandon King Diamond West Indies
11 Cameron Delport Diamond South Africa
12 Carlos Brathwaite Diamond West Indies
13 Chadwick Walton Diamond West Indies
14 Charith Asalanka Diamond Sri Lanka
15 Craig Overton Diamond England
16 Daniel Sams Diamond Australia
17 Daniel Worrall Diamond Australia
18 David Wiese Diamond Namibia
19 Dominic Drakes Diamond West Indies
20 Dushmantha Chameera Diamond Sri Lanka
21 Dwaine Pretorius Diamond South Africa
22 Evan Jones Diamond South Africa
23 Fabian Allen Diamond West Indies
24 Fazalhaq Farooqi Diamond Afghanistan
25 George Dockrell Diamond Ireland
26 Gulbadin Naib Diamond Afghanistan
27 Hayden Walsh Diamond West Indies
28 Hazratullah Zazai Diamond Afghanistan
29 Imran Tahir Diamond South Africa
30 Jacques Snyman Diamond South Africa
31 James Bracey Diamond England
32 James Fuller Diamond New Zeland
33 James Vince Diamond England
34 Jamie Overton Diamond England
35 Janneman Malan Diamond South Africa
36 Jason Roy Diamond England
37 Johnson Charles Diamond West Indies
38 Josh Little Diamond Ireland
39 Keemo Paul Diamond West Indies
40 Kevin Sinclair Diamond West Indies
41 Kieran Powell Diamond West Indies
42 Kusal Mendis Diamond Sri Lanka
43 Kusal Perera Diamond Sri Lanka
44 Laurie Evans Diamond England
45 Lendl Simmons Diamond West Indies
46 Lewis Gregory Diamond England
47 Lewis McManus Diamond England
48 Liam Dawson Diamond England
49 Liam Norwell Diamond England
50 Luke Wood Diamond England
51 Maheesh Theekshana Diamond Sri Lanka
52 Mahmudullah Riyad Diamond Bangladesh
53 Marchant De Lange Diamond South Africa
54 Mehidy Hasan Miraz Diamond Bangladesh
55 Michael Rippon Diamond New Zeland
56 Migael Pretorius Diamond South Africa
57 Mushfiqur Rahim Diamond Bangladesh
58 Najibullah Zadran Diamond Afghanistan
59 Nkrumah Bonner Diamond West Indies
60 Ollie Pope Diamond England
61 Olly Stone Diamond England
62 Oshane Thomas Diamond West Indies
63 Patum Nissanka Diamond Sri Lanka
64 Paul Walter Diamond England
65 Qais Ahmad Diamond Afghanistan
66 Rehan Ahmed Diamond England
67 Richard Gleeson Diamond England
68 Rilee Rossouw Diamond South Africa
69 Roelof van der Merwe Diamond South Africa
70 Roston Chase Diamond West Indies
71 Ryan Gibson Diamond Australia
72 Shai Hope Diamond West Indies
73 Shane Dadswell Diamond South Africa
74 Sherfane Rutherford Diamond West Indies
75 Sikandar Raza Diamond Zimbabwe
76 Tamim Iqbal Diamond Bangladesh
77 Taskin Ahmed Diamond Bangladesh
78 Thisara Perera Diamond Sri Lanka
79 Thomas Kaber Phillip Diamond South Africa
80 Wayne Parnell Diamond South Africa
81 Will Jacks Diamond England

PSL Platinum International Players

Below is the list of international players who fall under the platinum category.

1 Rashid Khan 170,000$ PKR 40,800,000 Lahore Qalandars Platinum
2 Chris Jordan 170,000$ PKR 40,800,000 Karachi Kings Platinum
3 Colin Munro 170,000$ PKR 40,800,000 Islamabad United Platinum
4 Hazratullah Zazai 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Peshawar Zalmi Platinum
5 Liam Livingstone 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Peshawar Zalmi Platinum
6 Jason Roy 170,000$ PKR 40,800,000 Quetta Gladiators Platinum
7 James Vince 170,000$ PKR 40,800,000 Quetta Gladiators Platinum

PSL Diamond International Players

Below is the list of international players who fall under the diamond category.

1 David Wiese 85,000$ PKR 20,400,000 Lahore Qalandars Diamond
2 Lewis Gregory 85,000$ PKR 20,400,000 Karachi Kings Diamond
3 Marchant De Lange 85,000$ PKR 20,400,000 Islamabad United Diamond
4 Sherfane Rutherford 85,000$ PKR 20,400,000 Peshawar Zalmi Diamond
5 James Faulkner 85,000$ PKR 20,400,000 Quetta Gladiators Diamond
6 Odean smith 85,000$ PKR 20,400,000 Multan Sultans Diamond

PSL Gold International Players

Below is the list of international players who fall under the gold category.

1 Phil Salt 50,000$ PKR 12,000,000 Lahore Qalandars Gold
2 Harry Brook 50,000$ PKR 12,000,000 Lahore Qalandars Gold
3 Joe Clarke 50,000$ PKR 12,000,000 Karachi Kings Gold
4 Alex Hales 50,000$ PKR 12,000,000 Islamabad United Gold
5 Saqib Mahmood 50,000$ PKR 12,000,000 Peshawar Zalmi Gold

PSL Silver International Players

Below is the list of international players who fall under the silver category.

1 Tom Abell 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Karachi Kings Silver
2 Dean Foxcroft 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Lahore Qalandars Silver
3 Reece Topley 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Islamabad United Silver
4 Paul Stirling 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Islamabad United Silver
5 Tom Kohler-Cadmore 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Peshawar zalmi Silver
6 Ben Duckett 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Quetta Gladiators Silver
7 Naveen ul Haq 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Quetta Gladiators Silver
8 Rovman Powell 25,000$ PKR 6,000,000 Multan Sultans Silver

PSL Supplementary International Players

Below is the list of international players who fall under the supplementary category.

1 Samit Patel 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Lahore Qalandars Supplementary
2 Rahmanullah Gurbaz 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Islamabad United Supplementary
3 Ben Cutting 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Peshawar Zalmi Supplementary
4 Noor Ahmad 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Quetta Gladiators Supplementary
5 Blessing Muzaabani 150,000$ PKR 36,000,000 Multan Sultans




The unveiling of the foreign players' list for the PSL 2024 draft sets the stage for a riveting contest of cricketing prowess. With a blend of seasoned campaigners and rising stars, the league promises an exhilarating display of talent, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Stay tuned for the draft day as franchises make their moves to assemble the perfect blend of local and international stars for the upcoming HBL PSL 2024!

Pakistan Super League -PSL Draft 2024 - Unveiling the Squads

Pakistan Super League -PSL Draft 2024 - Unveiling the Squads

The Pakistan Super League - PSL Draft 2024 is a much-awaited event that marks the beginning of an exciting cricketing journey. During this draft, franchises meticulously assemble their squads for the upcoming season, making strategic picks to create a competitive team. With international and domestic players up for grabs, the draft unveils the rosters of all six teams, setting the stage for an action-packed and enthralling PSL 2024 season. Cricket enthusiasts worldwide eagerly anticipate this event, as it promises to bring together some of the finest talents in T20 cricket, ready to showcase their skills and battle for glory on the grand stage of PSL 9.

PSL 2024 Draft

Preparations are well underway for HBL PSL 9, with the Pick Order for the Player Draft now set. Quetta Gladiators have secured the first pick in the upcoming HBL Pakistan Super League 2024 Player Draft. Karachi Kings and two-time champions Islamabad United follow with the second and third picks. Peshawar Zalmi and last season’s runners-up Multan Sultans will make the fourth and fifth picks, respectively, while the winners of the last two editions, Lahore Qalandars, will wrap up the first round with the sixth pick.

The selection order for each category's first round is designed to balance fairness, with a different franchise taking the lead pick in each category. Quetta Gladiators initiate the Platinum picks, Karachi Kings kick off the Diamond picks, Peshawar Zalmi start the Gold picks, Multan Sultans lead the Silver category, Islamabad United make the first Emerging category pick, and Lahore Qalandars begin the Supplementary picks.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has already opened the registration window for foreign players for this flagship event, tentatively scheduled from 8 February to 24 March, 2024.

Ahead of finalizing retentions, franchisees will submit relegation requests for players. After these requests are in, teams have the opportunity to match a player's base category. Players not matched in their base category may be relegated to a lower category.

The HBL PSL 9 Draft is tentatively planned to occur in mid-December, immediately following the conclusion of the National T20

PSL 2023 Draft

The player draft for the 2023 Pakistan Super League was held on 15 December 2022. Before the draft teams were allowed to retain a maximum of eight players and make transfers

Ramiz Raja had hinted that the draft would be replaced by an auction, but the format was retained. The PCB announced that Lahore Qalandars will have the first pick

Each team had the right to exercise one wildcard pick. Each team had a right-to-match card which allowed franchises to buy back a maximum of one player they had released by paying a set fee in each category:

  • Platinum ($130,000-$170,000)
  • Diamond ($60,000-$80,000)
  • Gold ($40,000-$50,000)
  • Silver ($25,000)
  • Emerging ($7,500)