PCB Renews Participant Classes for PSL 6 Draft as Retention Window Opens

The Pakistan Tremendous League 2021 is about to showcase Pakistan’s greatest expertise as soon as once more as classes of the gamers who took half within the PSL 2020 have now been finalized.

Pakistan captain, Babar Azam, who was the Participant of the Event within the 2020 version after scoring 473 runs in 12 matches, is joined by Karachi Kings teammates Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir, within the Platinum class.

Islamabad United captain, Shadab Khan continues within the Platinum class as his teammate Faheem Ashraf strikes right down to the Diamond class for the PSL 2021.

Peshawar Zalmi’s trio of Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, and Wahab Riaz have been positioned within the Platinum class whereas quick bowler Hasan Ali strikes to the Diamond class.


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Multan Sultans captain, Shan Masood, has moved as much as the Diamond class together with his spectacular performances throughout PSL 2020 and the Nationwide T20 Cup. Shan’s teammates Shahid Afridi and Sohail Tanvir have been positioned within the Platinum class.

Quetta Gladiators captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, is within the Platinum class whereas quick bowler, Mohammad Hasnain, strikes up from Gold to Diamond after ending as Quetta’s main wicket-taker within the  PSL 2020 with 15 wickets.

Fakhar Zaman, who ended up because the second-highest scorer within the PSL 2020 with 325 runs in 12 matches for Lahore Qalandars, continues within the Platinum class the place he’s joined by teammates Mohammad Hafeez and Shaheen Shah Afridi, the very best wicket-taker of PSL 2020.

Qalandars pacer Haris Rauf’s meteoric rise continues because the quick bowler strikes up from Gold to Diamond. He’s the main wicket-taker in 2020 with 57 scalps at 19.57.

With the class renewal course of and choose order finalized, the switch and retention window is now formally open.

As a part of the class renewal course of, franchise representatives have been required to vote for each participant. Groups weren’t allowed to vote for their very own gamers however submit overview requests on the finish of this voting stage.

The checklist was then reviewed by Director – Excessive-Efficiency, Nadeem Khan, and GM Industrial, Imran Ahmed Khan, who has been main participant acquisition for PSL since 2017. Elements together with nationwide group performances, home performances, and perceived T20 model worth have been thought of whereas finalizing native gamers’ classes.


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The class renewals didn’t apply to these gamers who have been drafted in PSL 2020 Playoffs in November. These gamers will likely be a part of the general participant pool that will likely be accessible for choice on the PSL Participant Draft.

Gamers who’ve represented Pakistan in any format have been assigned a base class of Gold.

U23 gamers can’t be a part of a squad as an Rising participant for greater than two years until they’ve performed three or fewer matches in these two years.

Groups can now ship relegation requests for the gamers earlier than finalizing retentions. After a relegation request is floated, all different groups are given an opportunity to fulfill the participant’s base class. If no group matches the participant’s base class, the participant could also be relegated to a class under his base class.

The checklist of gamers not a part of the PSL 2020 will likely be launched individually.

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