Traditional ‘Street Cricket’ style has decided first-round platinum picks in the draft for the upcoming fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) aims to make the upcoming season of the PSL bigger and successful hence they introduced a unique style to decide first pick. Such an attractive move received massive applauds from the cricket fans in the country.
Reigning champion Quetta Gladiators have won the ‘Pehli Bari’ contest and will pick first in the opening round of the drafts.
Lahore Qalandars will then pick their platinum player followed by Multan Sultans, Islamabad United, and Peshawar Zalmi respectively. The most followed franchise of the PSL, Karachi Kings, will be selecting their platinum player in the last.
It must be noted here that the draft of PSL 5 is scheduled in mid-November. Franchises will pick players in 18 rounds. Local and international players are divided into five categories including platinum, diamond, gold, silver, and emerging.
The upcoming edition of the PSL is scheduled from February 20 to March 22 in Pakistan.