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PSL diamond, gold, silver and emerging category lists revealed

A total of 663 foreign and local players will be part of the draft from these categories

PHOTO COURTESY: PSL

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has released a list comprising of 663 foreign and local players, who will be part of the diamond, gold, silver and emerging rosters of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft.

On top of this, an impressive platinum player roster this season includes the likes of AB de Villiers, Steve Smith, Kieron Pollard, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Luke Ronchi, Thisara Perera, Corey Anderson, Shane Watson and Dwayne Bravo.

As part of this season's draft, teams have the option of retaining up to 10 players from last season's squads. The retention window closes on 13 November.

The season has already seen a number of big ticket trades including the move of Windies off-spinner Sunil Narine and Pakistan middle-order batsman Umar Akmal from Lahore Qalandars to Quetta Gladiators. The trade window officially closes on 12 November.

Each squad of 16 players will comprise of three platinum, three diamond, three gold, five silver and two emerging players.

Pakistan Super League returns to action on February 14, 2019.

Pakistan Super League Player Draft Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging lists. 

Phir, kya socha? What are your retention lists looking like?! pic.twitter.com/W20lePaIAS

— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) November 11, 2018