PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE DRAFT: LIVE UPDATES

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE DRAFT: LIVE UPDATES

By: || Updated: 21 Dec 2015 11:17 AM
There is much excitement among all about the first edition of the Pakistan Super League, to be played between February 4 and 23, 2016 in the United Arab Emirates - Dubai and Sharjah.

The franchise rights have been sold for $93 million to five teams -- Quetta, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, who are set to vie for glory in the first edition of the league.

The players draft is going on in Lahore with big names such as Chris Gayle, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara are set to go under the hammer. AB de Villiers, Mitchell Starc are a couple of those will miss out on the league due to national commitments.

Catch all the updates from the Pakistan Super League draft process....

How the teams look after day 1 of the PSL draft: 

Here is the composition of the 5 teams at the end of  the Platinum, Diamond and Gold rounds.

Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Mustafizur Rahman, Kevon Cooper, Cameron Delport

Quetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder, Luke Wright, Zulfiqar Babar, Umar Gul, Elton Chigumbura

Peshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Khan, Jim Allenby

Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Lendl Simmons, Mohammad Amir, Bilawal Bhatti, James Vince

Islamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif

Round 9 picks: 

Quetta Gladiators - Elton Chigumbura

Peshawar Zalmi - Jim Allenby

Lahore Qualandar - Cameron Delport

Karachi Kings - James Vince

Islamabad United - Khalid Latif

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  • KHALID LATIF, is the final pick of the day, as Islamabad United signs him up. That ends round three of the Gold leg.




  • Karachi Kings finish with with England's JAMES VINCE.




  • Lahore end their day with the interesting pick of South Africa's CAMERON DELPORT, 




  • Peshawar pick Somerset all-rounder JIM ALLENBY as their last player of the day.




  • Quetta kicks off Gold round three with the pick of Zimbabwe's ELTON CHIGUMBURA.


How the teams look so far:

Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Mustafizur Rahman, Kevon Cooper

Quetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder, Luke Wright, Zulfiqar Babar, Umar Gul

Peshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Khan

Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Lendl Simmons, Mohammad Amir, Bilawal Bhatti

Islamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami

Round 8 picks:

Lahore Qualandar - Kevon Cooper

Quetta Gladiators - Umar Gul

Islamabad United - Mohammad Sami

Peshawar Zalmi - Junaid Khan

Karachi Kings - Bilawal Bhatti

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  • Karachi wrap up the second gold round with BILAWAL BHATTI.




  • JUNAID KHAN is picked by Peshawar.




  • Islamabad pick Pakistan speedster MOHAMMAD SAMI.




  • Quetta get UMAR GUL.



  • Lahore Qualandar begin proceedings in Gold round two by picking the West Indies all-rounder KEVON COOPER. Cooper joins joins Bravo, Gayle.


Gold leg, round two: 
How teams stack up after Gold round 1: 
Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Mustafizur RahmanQuetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder, Luke Wright, Zulfiqar BabarPeshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Tamim Iqbal

Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Lendl Simmons, Mohammad Amir

Islamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan

 

Picks of Round 7:
Karachi Kings - Mohammad AmirLahore Qualandar - Mustafizur RahmanQuetta Gladiators - Zulfiqar Babar

Islamabad United - Sharjeel Khan

Peshawar Zalmi - Tamim Iqbal

 

The round of lefties: 



  • Bangladesh's explosive opener TAMIM IQBAL is picked by Peshawar.




  • SHARJEEL KHAN, aggressive 26-year-old left-hand batsman gets picked by Islamabad.




  • Pakistan left-arm spinner ZULFIQAR BABAR goes to Quetta.



  • Lahore bag Bangladesh's wonder-kid Mustafizur Rahman.



  • MOHAMMAD AMIR picked by Karachi. He performed well in the Bangladesh Premier League.


 

The Gold leg will kick off now.

 

How the teams stack up after two legs: Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Sohaib MaqsoodQuetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder, Luke WrightPeshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris JordanKarachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Lendl SimmonsIslamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin
Here are the picks of Round 6: Peshawar Zalmi - Mohammad Hafeez and Chris JordanKarachi Kings - Lendl SimmonsLahore Qualandar - Sohaib MaqsoodQuetta Gladiators - Luke Wright
 

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  • England's LUKE WRIGHT, bagged by Quetta, ends the first two legs - Platinum and Diamond - of the draft.




  • Lahore Qualandar pick SOHAIB MAQSOOD.




  • West Indies' Lendl Simmons joins Karachi Kings. There was a long deliberation.




  • Peshawar have a twin pick this time and start by picking MOHAMMAD HAFEEZ followed by England's CHRIS JORDAN.


On to the third and the final round of the leg: ROUND 6

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Teams after round 5: The teams at the end of the three Platinum rounds and two Diamond rounds are:

Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah

Quetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder

Peshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal

Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara

Islamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin

 






 

Here are the picks of Round 5:

Peshawar Zalmi - Kamran Akmal

Islamabad United - Brad Haddin

Karachi Kings - Ravi Bopara

Lahore Qualandar - Yasir Shah

Quetta Gladiators - Jason Holder

 


  • Quetta pick West Indian Test captain and all-rounder JASON HOLDER and that ends the 2nd round of the Diamond leg.



  • Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is picked by Lahore Qualandar in the second round of the diamond leg.



  • First England player picked: Karachi Kings opt for RAVI BOPARA



  • Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin goes to Islamabad



  • Round 5 begins: Peshawar are up first, pick KAMRAN AKMAL as their first choice in the round two of the Diamond leg.



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Teams so far:

Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan

Quetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali

Peshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy

Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim

Islamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan

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Teams at the end of Round 1 of the Diamond leg:
Karachi Kings - Imad Wasim
Lahore Qualandar - Mohammad Rizwan
Quetta Gladiators - Anwar Ali
Islamabad United - Samuel Badree and Mohammad Irfan
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  • Islamabad United have two picks to make this round. The first of the two picks is: SAMUEL BADREE, followed by MOHAMMAD IRFAN. 



  • Quetta Gladiators opt to go with Pakistan's ANWAR ALI.



  • Lahore will take their first pick in the diamond round. They've picked wicketkeeper-batsman MOHAMMAD RIZWAN ($70,000).



  • Diamond round trade off: Islamabad and Peshawar with exchanges again.



  • Islamabad will get to pick twice in the first round of the diamond leg, while Peshawar will have the same in round two.



  • Each team has a window to trade twice.



  • The Karachi Kings bag IMAD WASIM ($70,000), the Pakistan all-rounder.



 

Diamond round begins: Karachi will go first

The franchises will have only five minutes this time.

Players available to be picked in the Diamond Category are: Brad Haddin, Ian Bell, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Irfan and Brett Lee.

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Diamond leg of the draft will begin shortly: Karachi will go first

The Pakistan players who were not picked in the Platinum leg, will now be available in the Diamond category and can be picked there. As for the unpicked foreign players, only those who agreed to PSL's relegation policy will be available for selection. The first of the three rounds will begin shortly.

 








 

End of Platinum rounds:
The teams at the end of the three Platinum round is:
Quetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad
Islamabad United - Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq
Peshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy
Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir
Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Umar Akmal
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Final picks for Platinum Round 3: Diamond Round next

Here are the picks of Round 3:

Quetta Gladiators - Ahmed Shehzad

Peshawar Zalmi - Wahab Riaz

Peshawar Zalmi - Darren Sammy

Karachi Kings - Sohail Tanvir

Lahore Qualandar - Umar Akmal
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  • Karachi pick last in Platinum round 3: They pick  SOHAIL TANVIR



  • Peshawar have their first pick in round 3: They pick the Pakistan left-armer WAHAB RIAZ  ($140,000) and followed it up with DARREN SAMMY ($140,000) as their second regular pick for the round.



  • Quetta pick next: It is Pakistan's opener AHMED AHEHZAD.


Round 3 begins: Lahore go first


  • The first pick of the final round of Platinum is Pakitan's hard-hitting middle order batter - Umar Akmal.


Round 2 picks: 

Quetta Gladiators - Sarfraz Ahmed

Islamabad United - Andre Russell

Lahore Qualandar - Dwayne Bravo

Karachi Kings - Shakib al Hasan

Islamabad United - Misbah ul Haq
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  • Islamabad are in with a pick again: Their second pick in Platinum 2 is Misbah ul Haq, who will also be their captain!



  • Karachi are up next: SHAKIB AL HASAN is taken for $140,000.



  • Third pick: Islamabad go for the West Indian allrounder DWAYNE BRAVO ($140,000).



  • Islamabad go second in Round 2: After trading places with Peshawar, Islamabad go second in round 2 and have made a mighty gain by bagging Andre Russell ($140,000).


Second round begins: Quetta goes in first


  • After picking Pietersen in round 1, Quetta pick Sarfraz Ahmed ($140,000), the Pakistan wicketkeeper, in round two!


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First round picks: Platinum Round 1

Peshawar Zalmi - Shahid Afridi ($200,000)

Karachi Kings - Shoaib Malik ($200,000)

Islamabad United - Shane Watson ( $200,000)

Quetta Gladiators - Kevin Pietersen ($200,000)

Lahore Qualandar - Chris Gayle ($200,000)
 

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