Abhishek Singh ∙ Dec 12 2021, 6:12 PM | 2 Min Read

PSL 2022 Draft | Jason Roy, Fakhar Zaman among six players picked in Platinum category

The Pakistan Super League 2022 edition is going to be a thrilling one as, after the retention round of Pakistan’s premier T20 tournament, the draft round is now taking place at the Bob Woolmer Indoor School in Lahore and is being streamed LIVE on PSL’s Youtube channel.

The players are to be drafted in three categories of Platinum, Diamond, Silver and Emerging. Platinum is the top category and a maximum of six players can be picked in the Platinum category, meaning each franchise can pick one player in that category.

As per the latest reports, England’s Jason Roy and Chris Jordan, Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman, New Zealand’s Colin Munro, Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Zazai and Singapore’s Tim David, who is an Australian by birth were picked by Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans respectively in the top bracket, which is the platinum category. 

It is important to note that the franchises were allowed a maximum of eight retentions each prior to sending their last year players in the draft once again. Here is the list of retained players from each side. 

Karachi Kings

Babar Azam (Platinum), Mohammad Nabi (Diamond), Imad Wasim (Platinum), Mohammad Amir, (Diamond), Joe Clarke (Gold, Brand Ambassador), Aamir Yamin and Sharjeel Khan (Gold) and Mohammad Ilyas (Silver).

Islamabad United

Azam Khan (Traded, Gold), Asif Ali (promoted to Platinum), Hasan Ali (Platinum), Faheem Ashraf (Diamond), Shadab Khan (Diamond, Brand Ambassador), Alex Hales (Gold, Team Mentor), Mohammad Wasim Jnr (Gold) and Paul Stirling (Silver)

Lahore Qalandars

Rashid Khan (Platinum), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Platinum), Haris Rauf (Diamond, Brand Ambassador), David Wiese and Mohammad Hafeez (Diamond), Ahmed Daniyal, Sohail Akhtar and Zeeshan Ashraf (Silver)

Multan Sultans

Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw (both Platinum), Imran Tahir (Diamond, Mentor), Sohaib Maqsood (Diamond), Khushdil Shah (Gold, Brand Ambassador), Shahnawaz Dahani and Shan Masood (both Gold)

Peshawar Zalmi

 Liam Livingstone, Wahab Riaz (both Platinum), Haider Ali, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik (all Diamond), Hussain Talat (Gold), Saqib Mahmood (Gold, Brand Ambassador) and Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Silver)

Quetta Gladiators 

James Vince, Sarfaraz Ahmed (both Platinum), Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz (both Diamond), Shahid Afridi (Gold, Mentor), Mohammad Hasnain (Gold, Brand Ambassador) and Naseem Shah (Gold)

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