PSL 9 Draft 2024- Excitement Builds as Teams Finalize Squads

In Lahore, Pakistan, teams in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) picked their players for the 2024 season during the draft on December 13, 2023. The Quetta Gladiators chose first, then came the Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Sultans, and finally the Lahore Qalandars. They selected a mix of local and foreign talents for their squads.

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PCB Releases Retention List

On December 10, 2023, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officially shared the list of players that teams are keeping for the PSL 2024 season.

Team Drafts

1. Islamabad United Draft:

  • Key picks include Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Alex Hales, and Tom Curran.

2. Karachi Kings Draft:

  • Kieron Pollard, James Vince, Shan Maqsood, and Tabraiz Shamsi among notable selections.

3. Lahore Qalandars Draft:

  • Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Rashid Khan, and Rassie Van Der Dussen lead the squad.

4. Multan Sultans Draft:

  • Mohammad Rizwan, Usama Mir, Khushdill Shah, and David Willey were secured by the team.

5. Peshawar Zalmi Draft:

  • Babar Azam, Saim Ayub, Mohammad Haris, and Lungi Ngidi are key additions.

6. Quetta Gladiators Draft:

  • Rilee Rossouw, Jason Roy, Mohammad Amir, and Wanindu Hasaranga feature prominently.

Draft Order

  • Quetta Gladiators
  • Karachi Kings
  • Islamabad United
  • Peshawar Zalmi
  • Multan Sultans
  • Lahore Qalandars

Upcoming PSL Season

  • The PSL 2024 season will take place from February 13 to March 18, and there will be a total of 34 matches.
  • Every team is set to play 14 matches, and the playoff round will include the top four teams.
  • The playoffs will include two semi-final matches and then a final.