The wait is over and the PSL draft is set to take off. We now have the announcements from PSL 5 draft as the franchises make their Platinum picks. Here we have all the details as PSL franchises call their shots.
Quetta Gladiators have picked Jason Roy as their first Platinum pick. The hard hitter was pretty much on the cards and the most obvious choice for the Gladiators.
Lahore Qalandars have made a little surprising pick in the Platinum category of the PSL 5 draft as they go for Chris Lynn of Australia.
Multan Sultans open their account as they pick Moeen Ali in the first round of the Platinum category. The World Cup winning middle order hard-hitting batsman is definitely going to make a difference for Sultans this season.
Islamabad United have gone with the express pace of protease pacer Dale Steyn in their Platinum pick. He’s definitely going to add more firepower to the United’s bowling attack.
Karachi Kings have gone with the flamboyant Alex Hales to fill their opening slot. This Platinum pick will definitely add great value to Kings’ squad as he will join the classy Babar Azam on the top.
PSL 5 Draft Platinum Category Round 2
In the second Platinum pick for Islamabad United, they have chosen Colin Ingram. Recalling his precious ton at Sharjah last year, he’s definitely a perfect choice.
The final Platinum pick for the night went to Multan Sultans as they picked South African middle-order batsman Rilee Rossouw who was previously with Quetta Gladiators. He’s been a great asset and will add great value to the Sultans’ squad.
That ends the Platinum round of the Pakistan Super League draft with all 7 picks made by the franchises. Some interesting picks were made and the squads have started shaping up nicely for the PSL franchises.