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.

PSL 2024 Final Teams

Lahore Qalandars: Shaheen Shah Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa) (all Platinum), Haris Rauf (Brand Ambassador), David Wiese (Namibia) and Sahibzada Farhan (Wildcard) (all Diamond), Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe), Abdullah Shafique, Zaman Khan (all Gold), Mirza Tahir Baig (Successful relegation request), Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Mohammad Imran, Ahsan Bhatti, Dan Lawrence (England) (all Silver), Jahandad Khan, Syed Faridoun Mahmood (both Emerging), Shai Hope (West Indies) and Kamran Ghulam (both Supplementary)
Islamabad United: Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, Jordan Cox (Wildcard) (England) (all Platinum), Imad Wasim (Mentor), Azam Khan, Tymal Mills (England) (all Diamond), Faheem Ashraf (Brand Ambassador), Alex Hales (England), Colin Munro (New Zealand) (all Gold), Rumman Raees (Successful relegation request), Matthew Forde (West Indies), Salman Ali Agha, Qasim Akram, Shahab Khan (Silver), Hunain Shah, Ubaid Shah (both Emerging), Shamyl Hussain and Tom Curran (England) (both Supplementary)
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, David Willey (England) (all Platinum), Khushdil Shah, Usama Mir, Dawid Malan (England) (all Diamond), Abbas Afridi, Reeza Hendricks (South Africa), Reece Topley (England) (all Gold), Ihsanullah (Brand Ambassador), Tayyab Tahir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Ali, Usman Khan (UAE) (all Silver), Faisal Akram, Yasir Khan (both Emerging), Chris Jordan (England) and Aftab Ibrahim (both Supplementary)


Karachi Kings: Kieron Pollard (West Indies), Daniel Sams (Australia), Mohammad Nawaz (all Platinum), James Vince (England), Hasan Ali, Tim Seifert (New Zealand) (all Diamond), Shan Masood (Brand Ambassador), Shoaib Malik (Mentor), Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa) (all Gold), Mir Hamza (Successful relegation request), Muhammad Akhlaq, Mohammad Amir Khan, Anwar Ali and Arafat Minhas (all Silver), Muhammad Irfan Khan, Sirajuddin (both Emerging), Saad Baig and Jamie Overton (England) (both Supplementary)


Quetta Gladiators: Rilee Rossouw (South Africa), Sherfane Rutherford (West Indies), Mohammad Amir (Platinum), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Jason Roy (England), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka) (all Diamond), Sarfaraz Ahmed (Brand Ambassador) Abrar Ahmed, Mohammad Hasnain (all Gold), Will Smeed (England), Saud Shakeel, Sajjad Ali Jnr, Usman Qadir, Omair Bin Yousuf (all Silver), Adil Naz, Khawaja Nafay (both Emerging), Akeal Hosein (West Indies) and Sohail Khan (both Supplementary)


Peshawar Zalmi: Babar Azam, Rovman Powell (West Indies), Noor Ahmad (Afghanistan) (all Platinum), Saim Ayub, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (England), Asif Ali (all Diamond), Mohammad Haris (Brand Ambassador), Aamir Jamal, Naveen-ul-Haq (Afghanistan) (all Gold), Khurram Shahzad, Salman Irshad, Arif Yaqoob, Umair Afridi, Daniel Mousley (England) (Silver), Haseebullah, Mohammad Zeeshan (both Emerging), Lungi Ngidi (South Africa) and Mehran Mumtaz (both Supplementary)

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 NoNameCategoryNationality
1Shadab KhanPlatinumPakistan
2Asif Ali(Brand Ambassador)Pakistan
3Mohammad Wasim JnrDiamondPakistan
4Azam KhanGoldPakistan
5Faheem AshrafGoldPakistan
6Hasan AliGoldPakistan
7Colin MunroSilverNew Zealand
8Paul StirlingSilverIreland

2. Retained Players for Karachi Kings

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

Sr NoNameCategoryNationality
1Haider AliPlatinumPakistan
2Imad WasimDiamondPakistan
3Mohammad AmirDiamondPakistan
4Shoaib MalikDiamondPakistan
5Aamir YaminSilverPakistan
6Mir HamzaSilverPakistan
7Sharjeel KhanSilverPakistan
8Qasim AkramEmergingPakistan

3. Retained Players for Lahore Qalandars

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

Sr NoNameCategoryNationality
1Rashid KhanPlatinumAfghanistan
2Shaheen Shah AfridiPlatinumPakistan
3David WieseDiamondNamibia
4Abdullah ShafiqueGoldPakistan
5Harry BrookSilverEnglish
6Kamran GhulamSilverPakistan
7Zaman KhanEmergingPakistan

4. Retained Players for Multan Sultans

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

Sr NoNameCategoryNationality
1Mohammad RizwanPlatinumPakistan
2Khushdil ShahDiamondPakistan
3Rilee RossouwDiamondSouth Africa
4Shan MasoodDiamondPakistan
5Shahnawaz DahaniBrand AmbassadorPakistan
6Tim DavidGoldAustralia
7Abbas AfridiEmergingPakistan

5. Retained Players for Peshawar Zalmi

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

Sr NoNameCategoryNationality
1Babar AzamPlatinumPakistan
2Sherfane RutherfordDiamondWest Indies
3Wahab RiazDiamondPakistan
4Mohammad HarisGoldPakistan
5Aamir JamalBrand AmbassadorPakistan
6Salman IrshadSilverPakistan
7Tom-Kohler CadmoreSilverEngland

6. Retained Players for Quetta Gladiators

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

Sr NoNameCategoryNationality
1Mohammad NawazPlatinumPakistan
2Iftikhar AhmedDiamondPakistan
3Jason RoyDiamondEngland
4Mohammad HasnainGoldPakistan
5Sarfaraz AhmedGoldPakistan
6Naveen ul HaqSilverPakistan
7Umar AkmalSilverPakistan
8Will SmeedSilver



PSL Players Categories 2024

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

CategoriesSalary Range ($)



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
Alex HalesIslamabad United
Rahmanullah Garbaz
Shadab Khan
Haider AliKarachi  Kings
Mathew Wade
Imran Tahir
Fakhar ZamanLahore Qalandars
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Rashid Khan
Babar AzamPeshawar Zalmi
Rovman Powell
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Muhammad NawazQuetta Gladiators
Naseem Shah
Vanindu Hasaranga
David MillerMultan 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
Asif AliIslamabad United
Muhammad Wasim Jnr
Fazal Haq Farooqi
James VinceKarachi Kings
James Fuller
Imad Wasim
David WieseLahore Qalandars
Hussain Talat
Haris Rauf
Sherfane RutherfordPeshawar Zalmi
Wahab Riaz
Mujeeb ur Rehman
Jason RoyQuetta Gladiators
Iftikhar Ahmad
Odean Smith
Shan MasoodMultan Sultan
Rillee Rossow
Khushdil Shah

PSL Gold Players List

Gold Category
Azam KhanIslamabad United
Faheem Ashraf
Hasan Ali
Shoaib MalikKarachi Kings
Muhammad Amir
Andrew Tye
Abdullah ShafiqLahore Qalandars
Sikandar Raza
Liam Dawson
Danish AzizPeshawar Zalmi
Muhammad Haris
Arshad Iqbal
Ahsan AliQuetta Gladiators
Sarfaraz Ahmad
Muhammad Hasnain
Tim DavidMultan Sultans
Shahnawaz Dhani
Akeal Hosain

PSL Silver Players List

Silver Category
Paul StirlingIslamabad United
Colin Munro
Sohaib Maqsood
Rumman Raees
Abrar Ahmad
Sharjeel KhanKarachi Kings
Tayyab Tahir
M. Ahlaq
Aamer Yamin
Mir Hamza
Kamran GhulamLahore Qalandars
Mirza Tahir Baig
Harry Brook
Dilbar Hussain
Ahmad Daniyal
Saim AyubPeshawar Zalmi
Tom-Kohler Cadmore
Amir Jamal
Salman Irshad
Usamn Qadir
Will SmeadQuetta Gladiators
Umar Akmal
Naveen Ul Haq
Umaid Asif
Muhammad Asif
Muhammad SarwarMultan Sultans
Usman Khan
Anwar Ali
Sameen Gul
Usama Mir

PSL Emerging Players List

Emerging Category
Hasan NawazIslamabad United
Zeeshan Zamir
Irfan Khan NiaziKarachi Kings
Qasim Akram
Zaman KhanLahore Qalandars
Shawaiz Irfan
Haseeb ullahPeshawar Zalmi
Sufiyan Muqeem
Aimal KhanQuetta Gladiators
Abdul Wahid Bangalzai
IhsanUllahMultan Sultans
Abbas Afridi

Supplementary Players

Moeen AliIslamabad United
Mubasir Khan
Tabraiz ShamsiKarachi Kings
Muhammad Umar
Jordan CoxLahore Qalandars
Jalat Khan
Jimmy NeeshamPeshawar Zalmi
Omair Bin YousufQuetta Gladiators
Martin Guptil
Arafat MinhasMultan 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 NoNameCategoryNationality
1Aaron FinchPlatinumAustralia
2Adil RashidPlatinumEngland
3Akeal HoseinPlatinumWest Indies
4Alex HalesPlatinumEngland
5Bhanuka RajapaksaPlatinumSri Lanka
6Colin De GrandhommePlatinumNew Zeland
7Dasun ShanakaPlatinumSri Lanka
8David MillerPlatinumSouth Africa
9Dawid MalanPlatinumEngland
10Evin LewisPlatinumWest Indies
11Jimmy NeeshamPlatinumNew Zeland
12Lungi NgidiPlatinumSouth Africa
13Martin GuptillPlatinumNew Zeland
14Moeen AliPlatinumEngland
15Mohammad NabiPlatinumAfghanistan
16Mujeeb ur RehmanPlatinumAfghanistan
17Nicholas PooranPlatinumWest Indies
18Odean SmithPlatinumWest Indies
19Rahkeem CornwallPlatinumWest Indies
20Rahmanullah GurbazPlatinumAfghanistan
21Rashid KhanPlatinumAfghanistan
22Rassie van der DussenPlatinumSouth Africa
23Reece TopleyPlatinumEngland
24Saqib MahmoodPlatinumEngland
25Shakib Al HasanPlatinumBangladesh
26Tabraiz ShamsiPlatinumSouth Africa
27Tom CurranPlatinumEngland
28Tymal MillsPlatinumEngland
29Wanindu Hasaranga De SilvaPlatinumSri Lanka

Foreign Players Registered in Diamond Category

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

Sr NoNameCategoryNationality
1Adam HoseDiamondEngland
2Andre FletcherDiamondWest Indies
3Andrew TyeDiamondAustralia
4Angelo MathewsDiamondSri Lanka
5Avishka FernandoDiamondSri Lanka
6Bas de LeedeDiamondNetherlands
7Ben MikeDiamondEngland
8Benjamin CuttingDiamondAustralia
9Bjorn FortuinDiamondSouth Africa
10Brandon KingDiamondWest Indies
11Cameron DelportDiamondSouth Africa
12Carlos BrathwaiteDiamondWest Indies
13Chadwick WaltonDiamondWest Indies
14Charith AsalankaDiamondSri Lanka
15Craig OvertonDiamondEngland
16Daniel SamsDiamondAustralia
17Daniel WorrallDiamondAustralia
18David WieseDiamondNamibia
19Dominic DrakesDiamondWest Indies
20Dushmantha ChameeraDiamondSri Lanka
21Dwaine PretoriusDiamondSouth Africa
22Evan JonesDiamondSouth Africa
23Fabian AllenDiamondWest Indies
24Fazalhaq FarooqiDiamondAfghanistan
25George DockrellDiamondIreland
26Gulbadin NaibDiamondAfghanistan
27Hayden WalshDiamondWest Indies
28Hazratullah ZazaiDiamondAfghanistan
29Imran TahirDiamondSouth Africa
30Jacques SnymanDiamondSouth Africa
31James BraceyDiamondEngland
32James FullerDiamondNew Zeland
33James VinceDiamondEngland
34Jamie OvertonDiamondEngland
35Janneman MalanDiamondSouth Africa
36Jason RoyDiamondEngland
37Johnson CharlesDiamondWest Indies
38Josh LittleDiamondIreland
39Keemo PaulDiamondWest Indies
40Kevin SinclairDiamondWest Indies
41Kieran PowellDiamondWest Indies
42Kusal MendisDiamondSri Lanka
43Kusal PereraDiamondSri Lanka
44Laurie EvansDiamondEngland
45Lendl SimmonsDiamondWest Indies
46Lewis GregoryDiamondEngland
47Lewis McManusDiamondEngland
48Liam DawsonDiamondEngland
49Liam NorwellDiamondEngland
50Luke WoodDiamondEngland
51Maheesh TheekshanaDiamondSri Lanka
52Mahmudullah RiyadDiamondBangladesh
53Marchant De LangeDiamondSouth Africa
54Mehidy Hasan MirazDiamondBangladesh
55Michael RipponDiamondNew Zeland
56Migael PretoriusDiamondSouth Africa
57Mushfiqur RahimDiamondBangladesh
58Najibullah ZadranDiamondAfghanistan
59Nkrumah BonnerDiamondWest Indies
60Ollie PopeDiamondEngland
61Olly StoneDiamondEngland
62Oshane ThomasDiamondWest Indies
63Patum NissankaDiamondSri Lanka
64Paul WalterDiamondEngland
65Qais AhmadDiamondAfghanistan
66Rehan AhmedDiamondEngland
67Richard GleesonDiamondEngland
68Rilee RossouwDiamondSouth Africa
69Roelof van der MerweDiamondSouth Africa
70Roston ChaseDiamondWest Indies
71Ryan GibsonDiamondAustralia
72Shai HopeDiamondWest Indies
73Shane DadswellDiamondSouth Africa
74Sherfane RutherfordDiamondWest Indies
75Sikandar RazaDiamondZimbabwe
76Tamim IqbalDiamondBangladesh
77Taskin AhmedDiamondBangladesh
78Thisara PereraDiamondSri Lanka
79Thomas Kaber PhillipDiamondSouth Africa
80Wayne ParnellDiamondSouth Africa
81Will JacksDiamondEngland

PSL Platinum International Players

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

1Rashid Khan170,000$PKR 40,800,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
2Chris Jordan170,000$PKR 40,800,000Karachi KingsPlatinum
3Colin Munro170,000$PKR 40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
4Hazratullah Zazai150,000$PKR 36,000,000Peshawar ZalmiPlatinum
5Liam Livingstone150,000$PKR 36,000,000Peshawar ZalmiPlatinum
6Jason Roy170,000$PKR 40,800,000Quetta GladiatorsPlatinum
7James Vince170,000$PKR 40,800,000Quetta GladiatorsPlatinum

PSL Diamond International Players

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

1David Wiese85,000$PKR 20,400,000Lahore QalandarsDiamond
2Lewis Gregory85,000$PKR 20,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
3Marchant De Lange85,000$PKR 20,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
4Sherfane Rutherford85,000$PKR 20,400,000Peshawar ZalmiDiamond
5James Faulkner85,000$PKR 20,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond
6Odean smith85,000$PKR 20,400,000Multan SultansDiamond

PSL Gold International Players

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

1Phil Salt50,000$PKR 12,000,000Lahore QalandarsGold
2Harry Brook50,000$PKR 12,000,000Lahore QalandarsGold
3Joe Clarke50,000$PKR 12,000,000Karachi KingsGold
4Alex Hales50,000$PKR 12,000,000Islamabad UnitedGold
5Saqib Mahmood50,000$PKR 12,000,000Peshawar ZalmiGold

PSL Silver International Players

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

1Tom Abell25,000$PKR 6,000,000Karachi KingsSilver
2Dean Foxcroft25,000$PKR 6,000,000Lahore QalandarsSilver
3Reece Topley25,000$PKR 6,000,000Islamabad UnitedSilver
4Paul Stirling25,000$PKR 6,000,000Islamabad UnitedSilver
5Tom Kohler-Cadmore25,000$PKR 6,000,000Peshawar zalmiSilver
6Ben Duckett25,000$PKR 6,000,000Quetta GladiatorsSilver
7Naveen ul Haq25,000$PKR 6,000,000Quetta GladiatorsSilver
8Rovman Powell25,000$PKR 6,000,000Multan SultansSilver

PSL Supplementary International Players

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

1Samit Patel150,000$PKR 36,000,000Lahore QalandarsSupplementary
2Rahmanullah Gurbaz150,000$PKR 36,000,000Islamabad UnitedSupplementary
3Ben Cutting150,000$PKR 36,000,000Peshawar ZalmiSupplementary
4Noor Ahmad150,000$PKR 36,000,000Quetta GladiatorsSupplementary
5Blessing Muzaabani150,000$PKR 36,000,000Multan 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)