Now, Pakistan Super League is on the dates and Pakistan management is putting their players profile to their respective franchises. The much happy news will be there for Quetta Gladiators as West Indies Legend Player Chris Gayle joins them and with his addition team will be more strengthen up for the coming edition.
He will be going to join Tom Banton for the Quetta Gladiators and talking about other teams then, Chris Lynn has been transferred from Lahore Qalandars to Multan Sultans. Pakistani bowlers Hasan Ali joined to Islamabad United and David Miller to Peshawar Zalmi respectively.
Rashid Khan, Samit Patel and Joe Denly will join Lahore Qalandars. South African bowler Dale Steyn will play for Quetta Gladiators. Dawid Malan might not play the PSL as he will be indulged in playing international cricket against India which is scheduled to take place in February.
Adam Lyth and Mohammad Rizwan will play for Multan Sultans. The two time PSL winner Iftikhar Ahmed will play for Islamabad United with speedster Chris Jordan to their line-up whereas players like Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz will feature for Zalmi.
Players like Mohammad Nabi, Sherfane Rutherford, Dan Christian to Zalmi whereas Philip Salt will feature to United and Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Karachi respectively.
The expected date for the commencement of Pakistan Super League will br from 20th February 2021. All the matches will be played at Karachi and Lahore respectively due to the pandemic situation by COVID-19. The tournament will conclude on 22nd March 2021. The decision over selection of only two stadium is due to decrease the wave of coronavirus scare and to play with all safety protocols without effecting the format and to the health of players.
The big note will be with Gladiators as they have the most hard hitting openers in their camp with likes of Chris Gayle and Tom Banton.
Teams for Pakistan Super League 2021
Islamabad United: Shadab Khan, Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Musa Khan, Zafar Gohar, Hasan Ali Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Reece Topley, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Chris Jordan, Akif Javed.
Multan Sultans: Shahid Afridi, Rilee Rossouw, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Khushdil Shah, James Vince, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir, Chris Lynn, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Adam Lyth, Shahnawaz Dhani, Muhammad Umar, Imran Khan Sr., Carlos Brathwaite.
Lahore Qalandars: Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, Dilbar Hussain, Sohail Akhtar, Rashid Khan, Samit Patel, Tom Abell, Zeeshan Ashraf, Salman Agha, Mohammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Zaid Alam, Joe Denly, Ahmad Danyal.
Peshawar Zalmi: Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Liam Livingstone, Haider Ali, David Miller, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Umaid asif, Saqib Mahmood, Imam-ul-Haq, M Imran Randhawa, Mohammad Irfan Sr., Ibrar Ahmed, Mohammad Imran, Ravi Bopara, Amir Khan.
Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Azam Khan, Naseem Shah, Zahid Mehmood, Anwar Ali, Chris Gayle, Tom Banton, Usman Shinwari, Cameron Delport, Qais Ahmed, Abdul Nasir, Saim Ayub, Arish Ali Khan, Dale Steyn, Usman Khan.
Karachi Kings: Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Colin Ingram, Imad Wasim, Amir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Chadwick Walton, Joe Clarke, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Qasim Akram, Noor Ahmad.