English stars Moeen Ali, Jason Roy, and West Indies Marlon Samuels some big names are picked by the Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the upcoming season after few foreign recruits ruled out of the competition due to injuries, international commitments or bans.
Jason Roy baking hot form in the India tour, he has been picked by Lahore Qalandars. This English opener scored 220 runs in India- England series. Dwayne Bravo, who suffering from a hamstring injury while playing in the Big Bash League for in Melbourne Renegades. Jason Roy will not played for the last two league match and further matches if the Lahore-based troupe enable as he’ll leave on 20 February. The Lahore Qalandars also signed New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin, Australia spinner Chris Green to fill the gap of Anton Devcich and injured Shaun Tait respectively.
Peshawar Zalmi fillet Marlon Samuels for the replace of replace Alex Hales. English opener was ruled from the limited-overs matches in India for hand fracture during the second ODI. Qalandars also replaced Bangladeshi all rounder Shakib-Al-Hasan with Tillakaratne Dilshan.
Pakistan Super League (PSL) five franchises replacing draft for the second edition of the tournament. The replacement draft is held for replacements of those cricketer who would be unavailable for the PSL due to various reasons. Karachi United is only franchise who had all their players available and didn’t need any replacements, while Islamabad United retained Andre Russell, and he is not playing for international Ban.
West Indians Rovman Powell, Carlos Brathwaite, and Afghanistan all rounder Mohammad Nabi were unavailable for Quetta Gladiators, with Moeen Ali, Rilee Rossouw,and Thisara Perera being named replacements. The second season of the competition will be held between February 9 and March 7. This year tournament also played in the United Arab Emirates, only the final will be played in Lahore.
Replacement draft for Pakistan Super League second season was held last Friday after dropped out several foreign players of the competition due to unavailability, injuries, international commitments or bans, in a press release the Pakistan Cricket Board said. four out of the five franchises can participate in the replacement draft. If any player got banned and not available for the tournament will be given the option to immediately replace him, the PCB said. And most interesting is PSL final will held on Lahore this is great news for Pakistani fans.