Players Draft for PSL 2019 Schedule to take place on 20 November
The players draft for Pakistan Super League fourth edition has been set to take place in Islamabad on 20th November 2018 as PSL announced the date. A total of 15 international foreign players will be the part of this year’s players draft in Pakistan.
AB de Villiers, Steve Smith, Shane Watson, Thisara Parera, Dwayne Bravo, Colin Munro and Mitchell McClenaghan are the top overseas signings for PSLT20 2019. Pakistani cricketers list is about 80 and the players are categorized into four categories Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging.
The trading window is already opened and all six teams have to retain a maximum of 10 players before heading to draft. The last date for submission of players list is 12th November.
See more: Foreign players list for PSL draft 2019
“It was decided that this year’s draft would be based on last year’s rankings with teams being allowed a maximum of 10 retentions. For PSL five onwards, all franchises agreed to introduce a randomized draft order,” a PCB source said.
The 4th season of Pakistan Super League is due to take place from 14th February and Dubai to host opening game of tournament while Pakistan to host 8 matches of PSL 2019 including knockout games.