With cricket followers eagerly ready for the ninth version of the nation’s flagship cricket match, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Monday introduced the decide order for the participant draft for the upcoming version of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL).
Quetta Gladiators will make the primary decide within the PSL 2024 participant draft adopted by Karachi Kings and two-time winners Islamabad United with second and third picks, respectively.
In the meantime, the fourth and fifth picks might be accomplished by Peshawar Zalmi and PSL-Eight runners-up Multan Sultans, whereas Lahore Qalandars can have the sixth decide within the first spherical of the participant draft.
“The choice order for the primary spherical for the Platinum class is decided by the inverse order of the earlier season’s standings. With the intention to make the decide order extra equitable, a unique franchise shall occupy the primary decide within the first spherical of every class,” the board mentioned in a press launch.
Quetta Gladiators will start the Platinum picks, Karachi Kings can have the primary diamond decide, Peshawar Zalmi can have the opening gold decide, Multan Sultans can have the primary decide within the silver class, Islamabad United will decide the primary participant within the rising class and Lahore Qalandars can have the primary supplementary decide.
“The PCB has beforehand opened the registration window for international gamers. The flagship occasion is tentatively scheduled from February Eight to March 24, 2024,” the press launch added.
The board additionally highlighted that franchisees will submit relegation requests for gamers earlier than finalising retentions.
Following the floating of relegation requests, all groups have the possibility to match the participant’s base class. If the participant’s base class just isn’t matched, they might be relegated to a class under their base class, the PCB mentioned.
The PSL 9 Draft is more likely to happen in mid-December following the conclusion of the Nationwide T20.