The third edition of PSL is only a few months away. Pakistan’s very own cricket league is verging to new heights in all squares after more and more people in the world of cricket garner their interest. From international players to young talent, PSL is a gateway for a better future prospect of cricket in Pakistan.
Before the new season commences, a draft of players took place yesterday in Lahore. PSL draft brought 3 major categories – Platinum, Gold and Silver, each having a number of both national and international players, respectively. It was exciting to witness the draft that brought new and old names together. Besides, we welcome Multan Sultans, the newest franchise in PSL. The PSL draft was a memorable one and before we move on to our main highlight, let us uncover everything that happened.
Presenting the Vice Captain of Islamabad United, Rumman Raees – way to go, lad!
Quality banter from our master blaster there
Dear Lord! Nobody picked Chris Gayle this time
Interviewer: "How you feel, being unsold in #PSLDraft ?
Chris Gayle: "Idher dard hota hai, Idher.." pic.twitter.com/iMMI5TiA0c
— Ali Sahib (@AliSahibTweets) November 12, 2017
Younis Khan: "You can call me 'Bhai' and I am calling you (Zainab Abbas) 'Behan' in front of everyone"#PSLDraft
— Cricout (@Cricout) November 12, 2017
WHATTTTTTT? Shehzad in the Platinum category? LMAO
— Waleed Nasir (@waleednasir00) November 12, 2017
Shane Watson has a very nice message for all Quetta Gladiators fans 🙂
— Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) November 12, 2017
WOW! Didn’t expect this…
— zainab abbas (@ZAbbasOfficial) November 12, 2017
And now… Rashid Latif’s comments that are becoming the talk of the town!
Ramiz Raja: Pooray Karachi ko aap ney uthaya hoa hai
Rashid Latif: Karachi ney pooray Pakistan ko uthaya hoa hai ??????#PSLDraft
— WE’RE IN THE END GAME NOW (@Ammar_AliKhan) November 12, 2017
Rashid Latif like a boss at the PSL draft: "mere ungli teri nahin, dimaagh tera." Also: "pressure do waqt ki roti ka hota he, yeh toh khel he." And of course: "karachi ne poore Pakistan ko uthaya wa he"
— Osman Samiuddin (@OsmanSamiuddin) November 12, 2017
Moving on… here’s the complete list of players selected by each team in PSL 3
People reckon that Karachi Kings and Islamabad United have a strong and balanced squad. Talk about Karachi, they simply have the best players: Afridi, Amir, Ingram, Johnson, Wright and etc. We are absolutely excited to see what mayhem the partnership of Amir-Johnson would create in PSL. Besides, Islamabad also looks very strong here.
Let us gear up for the most anticipated sports even for Pakistanis around the globe next year! Are you guys happy with the players in the squad of your favorite team? Share your thoughts with us.