Defending champions Lahore Qalandars will make the first pick
The draft for season eight of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) will take place on December 15 in Karachi.
Defending champions Lahore Qalandars will make the first pick. The order was decided through a draw at the Pakistan Cricket Board offices. Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultans will have the second and third picks. The fourth and fifth picks will belong to Karachi Kings and Islamabad United.
The order for the next 17 rounds was decided by a special tool.
Australia: Aaron Finch
England: Adil Rashid, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali, Reece Topley, Saqib Mahmood, Tom Curran, Tymal Mills
West Indies: Akeal Hosein, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Rahkeem Cornwall
Sri Lanka: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga
New Zealand: Colin de Grandhomme, Jimmy Neesham, Martin Guptill
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan
South Africa: David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Tabraiz Shamsi
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan
Four hundred and ninety-three players, of which 29 are in the platinum category (above) 81 in diamond and 243 in silver (both below), from full member and associate nations have entered the player draft.
The maximum number of foreign players to register are from England (140). Sixty have entered from Sri Lanka, 43 from Afghanistan, 38 from West Indies, 28 from Bangladesh, 25 from South Africa, 14 from Australia, 11 from Zimbabwe and nine from Ireland.
Diamond: Adam Hose, Andre Fletcher, Andrew Tye, Angelo Mathews, Avishka Fernando, Bas de Leede, Ben Mike, Benjamin Cutting, Bjorn Fortuin, Brandon King, Cameron Delport, Carlos Brathwaite, Chadwick Walton, Charith Asalanka, Craig Overton, Daniel Sams, Daniel Worrall, David Wiese, Dominic Drakes, Dushmantha Chameera, Dwaine Pretorius, Evan Jones, Fabian Allen, Fazalhaq Farooqi, George Dockrell, Gulbadin Naib, Hayden Walsh, Hazratullah Zazai, Imran Tahir, Jacques Snyman, James Bracey, James Fuller, James Vince, Jamie Overton, Janneman Malan, Jason Roy, Johnson Charles, Josh Little, Keemo Paul, Kevin Sinclair, Kieran Powell, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Laurie Evans, Lendl Simmons, Lewis Gregory, Lewis McManus, Liam Dawson, Liam Norwell, Luke Wood, Maheesh Theekshana, Mahmudullah Riyad, Marchant De Lange, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Michael Rippon, Migael Pretorius, Mushfiqur Rahim, Najibullah Zadran, Nkrumah Bonner, Ollie Pope, Olly Stone, Oshane Thomas, Patum Nissanka , Paul Walter, Qais Ahmad, Rehan Ahmed, Richard Gleeson, Rilee Rossouw, Roelof van der Merwe, Roston Chase, Ryan Gibson, Shai Hope, Shane Dadswell, Sherfane Rutherford, Sikandar Raza, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed, Thisara Perera, Thomas Kaber Phillip, Wayne Parnell, Will Jacks
Silver: Abdul Rahmani, Abdul Shakoor, Abdul Wasi Noori, Abu Sayem, Afif Hossain, Aftab Alam, Ahmed Raza, Aizaz Khan, Akila Dhananjaya, Akshay Puri, Al-Amin Hossain, Alex Blake, Alex Lees, Ali Orr, Alick Athanaze, Alishan Sharafu, Allah Mohammad, Amir Hamza Hotak, Amir Jangoo, Amiad Khan Gull, Anamul Haque, Ansh Tandon, Arjun Nair, Arjun Saud, Arron Lilley, Aryan Dutt, Aryan Lakra, Asadullah Matani, Asif Khan, Atif Sheikh, Avishek Mitra, Azmatullah Omarzai, Babar Hayat, Bahar Ali Shinwari, Basil Hameed, Ben Aitchison, Blake Coburn, Brett D'Oliveira, Brooke Guest, Callum Parkinson, Cameron Steel, Chad Classen, C Wickramasingha, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Charles Jordan, Ewart Nicholson, Che Simmons, Fahad Nawaz, Christopher Wood, Farid Ahmed Malik, Chundangapoyil, Fateh Singh, Colin Ackermann, Fayyaz Ahmed, Colin Jr Kezron, Fazal Zazai, Conor McKerr, Feroze Khushi Craig Wallace, Fidel Edwards, Craig Miles, Frederick Klaassen, Darwish Rasooli, George Thomas, Delay Rawlins, Gerhard Erasmus, Devon Thomas, Graham Clark, Dhananjaya Lakshan Gudakesh Motie, Dillon Pennington, Guramar Singh Virdi, Dilon Heyliger, Hamid Hassan, Dinesh Nakrani, Hamza Tahir, Dominic Leech, Hamza Tariq, Dunith Wellalage, Harry Tector, Dushan Hemantha, Haseeb Hameed, Ed Pollock, Hassan Eisakhil, Eddie Byrom, lan Holland, Ehsan Khan, Ibrahim Masood, liaz Ahmadzai, Imran Mir, Jack Haynes, Jack Leaning, Jacob Bethell, Jamal Richards, Jaskaran Malhotra, Jatinder Singh, Jeavor Royal, Jesse Bootan, Joe Cracknell, Joe Weatherley, Joey Evison, Jon Russ Jaggesar, Jonathan Wells, Joshua Bishop, Joshua Davey, Joshua James, Joshua Kann, Jubair Hossain, Junaid Siddique, Junaid Siddiqui, Justin Greaves, Kadeem Alleyne, Kairav Sharma, Kaleem Sana, Kamau Sadiki, Kamil Mishara, Kamindu Mendis, Karima Gore, Kashif Ali, Kashif Daud, Kavian Naress, Kesrick Williams, Kevin Koththigoda, Khary Pierre, Kyle Phillip, Lahiru Dawattage, Luc Benkenstein, Luis Reece, Luke Fletcher, Luke Hollman, Luke Wells, Mark Deyal, Matthew Cross, Matthew Forde, Matthew Spoors, Matty Revis, Max O'Dowd, Mckenny Clarke, Md Rubel Hossain, Md Shoriful Islam, Mehran Khan, Michael Leask, Michael Pepper, Mohamed Rishwan, M Aadil Alam, M Mirttunjoy, Monir Hossain, Muhammad Azhar, Muhammad Faroog, Muhammad Usman, Munis Ansari, Musa Ahmed, Nadif Chowdhury, Nasum Ahmed, Nathan Edward, Nathan Sowter, Neil Rock, Nicholas Welch, Nick Hobson, Nilansh Keswani, Nipun Dhananjaya, Nipun Ranshika, Nitish Kumar, Nizakat Khan, Norman Vanua, Nuwanidu Fernando, Oli Carter, Olipa Rogers, Oliver Robinson, Oshada Fernando, Pat Brown, Paul van Meekeren, Pawan Sharraf, Prabath Jayasuria, Prem Sisodiya, Rafsan Al Mahmud, Rahim Mangal, Rahul Bhatia, Raja Akif Ullah, Ramon Simmonds, Ravi Bopara, Rayad Emrit, Rayan Khan Pathan, Richard Ngarava, Richie Berrington, Rob Yates, Ronak Panoly,Roshon Primus, Ruaidhri Smith, Ruvel Miah, Ryan Burl, Ryan Higgins, Ryan Rickelton, Saad Bin Zafar, Sabbir Rahman Roman, Safyaan Mohammed Sharif, Saif Zaib, Sami Sohail, Samiullah Shinwari, Sayed Shirzad, Scott Edwards, Seekkuge Prasanna, Shaaron Anthony Lewis, Shafiqullah Chafari, Shafiul Islam, Shahidullah Kamal, Shapoor Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Shariz Ahmad, Sheraz Ahmad, Shevon Daniel, Solomon Budinger, Sompal Kami, Soumya Sarkar, Stephen Eskinazi, Steven Mullaney, Steven Taylor, Subash Khakurel, Sultan Ahmad, Syed Abdullah, Syed Haider Shah, Terrance Hinds, Thanuka Dabare, Thilan Walallawita, Thomas Bevan, Thomas Rogers, Tion Webster, Tom Alsop, Umair Ali Khan, Umair Ali Khan, Usman Khan, Vikramiit Singh, Virandeep Singh, Vivian Kingma, Vriitya Aravind, Waqar Salamkheil, Wagarullah Ishag, Yamin Ahmadzai, Yannic Cariah, Zahoor Khan, Zain ul Hassan, Zak Chappell, Zia ur Rehman Akbar
Islamabad United: Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Colin Munro, Paul Stirling
Karachi Kings: Haider Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Aamir Yamin, Mir Hamza, Sharjeel Khan, Qasim Akram
Lahore Qalandars: Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, David Wiese, Abdullah Shafique, Harry Brook, Kamran Ghulam, Zaman Khan
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan, Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Shan Masood, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tim David, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah
Peshawar Zalmi: Babar Azam, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Haris, Aamir Jamal, Salman Irshad, Tom-Kohler Cadmore
Quetta Gladiators: Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Jason Roy, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Naveen ul Haq, Umar Akmal, Will Smeed
Babar Azam has delivered the first major move of the 2023 Pakistan Super League, with the Pakistan skipper swapping Karachi Kings for Peshawar Zalmi.
Haider Ali and Shoaib Malik have headed in the opposite direction while Peshawar Zalmi have also received the first supplementary round pick as part of the trade.
Each team could retain up to eight players from last season's squad. Their squads for 2023 can contain a maximum of 18 players – three platinum, three diamond, three gold, five silver, two emerging and two supplementary – following the draft.
The draft is available to watch on the PSL's YouTube channel.
The 2023 season is set to start on February 9 across four venues – Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi and Multan – with the final on March 19.