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PSL 2021: Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman retained by Karachi and Qalandars as franchises launch gamers’ checklist

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  • Islamabad United trades Colin Ingram for Alex Hales from Karachi Kings
  • Fakhar Zaman continues to be a part of Lahore Qalandars
  • Peshawar Zalmi solely retained 5 gamers launch relaxation

LAHORE: Pakistan group skipper Babar Azam and vice captain Shadab Khan have been retained by Karachi Kings (KK) and Islamabad United (IU) respectively because the franchises accomplished their retentions a day earlier than the PSL draft.

Probably the most notable retention was of Fakhar Zaman of Lahore Qalandars (LQ), because the participant had earlier introduced that he was parting methods with the aspect. In actual fact the franchise has additionally named the opening batsman as its model ambassador.

Learn extra: PCB publicizes schedule for PSL 2021; first match to be performed in Karachi

However, defending champions Karachi Kings and Islamabad United accomplished the profitable commerce of Englishman Alex Hales and South African Colin Ingram.

The one commerce that was carried out this yr implies that Karachi will take Islamabad’s choose within the first spherical of the diamond class. Whereas the IU will make their solely diamond choose within the second spherical.

“As per the event rules, five sides have consumed their allocation of retaining up to eight players except Peshawar Zalmi, which have retained five players,” stated the Pakistan Cricket Board in a press launch on Saturday.

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Here is a have a look at who the groups retained, launched and traded:

Gamers retained

Lahore Qalandars

Ben Dunk (gold); David Wiese (diamond); Dilbar Hussain (gold); Fakhar Zaman (diamond, model ambassador); Haris Rauf (diamond); Mohammad Hafeez; Shaheen Shah Afridi (each platinum) and Sohail Akhtar (silver, profitable relegation request)

Islamabad United

Alex Hales (Platinum; traded from Karachi Kings); Asif Ali (gold); Colin Munro (diamond); Faheem Ashraf (diamond); Hussain Talat (gold, model ambassador); Musa Khan (silver, profitable relegation request); Shadab Khan (platinum); Zafar Gohar (silver, profitable relegation request)

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Karachi Kings

Amir Yamin (gold); Arshad Iqbal (rising); Babar Azam (platinum); Colin Ingram (platinum, traded from Islamabad United); Imad Wasim (diamond, profitable relation request); Mohammad Amir (platinum); Sharjeel Khan gold) and Waqas Maqsood (silver, model ambassador)

Multan Sultans

Shahid Afridi (platinum), Imran Tahir (diamond, mentor); James Vince (gold); Khushdil Shah (diamond); Rilee Rossouw (platinum); Shan Masood (gold, profitable relegation request); Sohail Tanvir (Diamond, model ambassador); Usman Qadir (gold)

Peshawar Zalmi

Haider Ali (gold); Kamran Akmal (diamond, profitable relegation request); Liam Livingstone (gold); Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz (each platinum)

Quetta Gladiators

Anwar Ali (silver, profitable relegation request); Azam Khan (gold); Ben Slicing (diamond); Mohammad Hasnain (diamond); Mohammad Nawaz (diamond); Naseem Shah (gold); Sarfaraz Ahmed (platinum) and Zahid Mahmood (silver, model ambassador)

Gamers launched

Islamabad United

Ahmer Safi Abdullah, Akif Javed, Amad Butt, Dale Steyn, Luke Ronchi (unavailable as a consequence of teaching duties in New Zealand), Phil Salt, Rassie van der Dussen, Rizwan Hussain, Rumman Raees and Saif Badar

Karachi Kings

Ali Khan, Awais Zia, Cameron Delport, Chadwick Walton, Chris Jordan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mitchell McCleneghan, Mohammad Rizwan, Umaid Asif, Umer Khan and Usama Mir

Lahore Qalandars

Abid Ali, Agha Salman, Chris Lynn, Dane Vilas, Dilbar Hussain, Farzan Raja, Jaahid Ali, Maaz Khan, Mohammad Faizan, Salman Butt, Salman Irshad, Samit Patel, Seekkuge Prasanna and Usman Shinwari

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Multan Sultans

Ali Shafiq, Asad Shafiq, Bilawal Bhatti, Fabian Allen, Junaid Khan, Moeen Ali, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Ravi Bopara, Rohail Nazir, Wayne Madsen and Zeeshan Ashraf

Peshawar Zalmi

Aamir Ali, Adil Amin, Amir Khan, Carlos Brathwaite, Hammad Azam, Hassan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kieron Pollard, Lewis Gregory, Liam Dawson (unavailable), Mohammad Mohsin, Rahat Ali, Sikandar Raza, Tom Banton, Umar Amin and Yasir Shah

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Quetta Gladiators

Aarish Ali Khan, Abdul Nasir, Ahmed Shehzad, Ahsan Ali, Fawad Ahmad, Jason Roy (unavailable), Keemo Paul, Khurram Manzoor, Omair bin Yousuf, Shane Watson (retired), Sohail Khan, Tymal Mills (unavailable) and Umar Akmal (suspended).

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