PSL 8 Draft 2023 – Players List, Date and Live Streaming

PSL 8 Draft 2023 is going to be held on December 15, In which, six different franchises Lahore Qalandars, Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans will pick their players in different categories like Platinum, Gold, Silver, Diamond and Emerging players. The event is going to be held in Karachi.

According to PCB, many international players and management/coaching staff will also participate in the Pakistan Super League 8 Draft.

Many international and national players are going to participate in this edition of HBL Pakistan Super League. PCB has already announced the pick order for the draft, according to which Lahore Qalandars will make their first pick in platinum category. Most of the players like Muhammad Hafeez, Kamran Akmal are leaving their franchises and are going to play for some other teams this year.

What is PSL Draft?

PSL draft is an event held every year before the start of the tournament in which the franchises select players from 5 different categories to complete their squads.

PSL 8 Draft Players List

Players list for HBL PSL 8 has been started to pour out as many international players have registered themselves for the draft. PCB has also renewed the local players categories according to which many players got promoted while others got demoted.

Firstly we will discuss about the final look of local players categories.

List of Players Promoted

  • Muhammad Nawaz
    Diamond->Platinum
  • Naseem Shah
    Gold->Diamond
  • Muhammad Haris
    Silver->Gold
  • Haider Ali
    Diamond->Platinum
  • Shan Masood
    Gold->Diamond
  • Shahnawaz Dahani
    Gold->Diamond
  • Muhammad Wasim Jr.
    Gold->Diamond

List of Players Demoted

  • Sarfraz Ahmed
    Platinum->Gold
  • Wahab Riaz
    Platinum->Diamond
  • Sohaib Maqsood
    Diamond->Gold
  • Faheem Ashraf
    Diamond->Gold
  • Hassan Ali
    Platinum->Diamond

PSL Local Players List

The complete list of local players for PSL 8 is below.

Islamabad United

  • Asif Ali (Platinum)
  • Shadab Khan (Platinum)
  • Hasan Ali (Diamond)
  • Wasim Jr (Diamond)
  • Azam Khan (Gold)
  • Danish Aziz (Gold)
  • Faheem Ashraf (Gold)
  • Musa Khan (Gold)
  • Waqas Maqsood (Gold)
  • Zafar Gohar (Gold)
  • Zahid Mehmood (Gold)
  • Athar Mahmood (Silver)
  • Mohammad Akhlaq (Silver)
  • Nasir Nawaz (Silver)
  • Mohammad Huraira (Emerging)
  • Mubasir Khan (Emerging)
  • Zeeshan Zamir (Emerging)

Lahore Qalandars

  • Fakhar Zaman (Platinum)
  • Haris Rauf (Platinum)
  • Shaheen Afridi (Platinum)
  • Mohammad Hafeez (Diamond)
  • Abdullah Shafique (Gold)
  • Ahmad Daniyal Latif (Silver)
  • Akif Javed (Silver)
  • Imran Randhawa (Silver)
  • Kamran Ghulam (Silver)
  • Maaz Khan (Silver)
  • Sohail Akhtar (Silver)
  • Zeeshan Ashraf (Silver)
  • Syed Faridoun Mahmood (Emerging)
  • Zaman Khan (Emerging)

Quetta Gladiators

  • Mohammad Nawaz (Platinum)
  • Iftikhar Ahmed (Diamond)
  • Mohammad Hasnain (Diamond)
  • Naseem Shah (Diamond)
  • Ahsan Ali (Gold)
  • Mohammad Irfan (Gold)
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed (Gold)
  • Sohail Tanvir (Gold)
  • Umar Akmal (Gold)
  • Ali Imran (Silver)
  • Ghulam Mudassar (Silver)
  • Hassan Khan (Silver)
  • Khurram Shahzad (Silver)
  • Abdul Wahid Bangalzai (Emerging)
  • Ashar Qureshi (Emerging)
  • Mohammad Shahzad (Emerging)

Multan Sultans

  • Mohammad Rizwan (Platinum)
  • Khushdil Shah (Diamond)
  • Shahnawaz Dahani (Diamond)
  • Shan Masood (Diamond)
  • Anwar Ali (Gold)
  • Imran Khan Snr (Gold)
  • Rumman Raees (Gold)
  • Sohaib Maqsood (Gold)
  • Rizwan Hussain (Silver)
  • Aamer Azmat (Emerging)
  • Abbas Afridi (Emerging)
  • Ihsanullah (Emerging)

Peshawar Zalmi

  • Haider Ali (Platinum)
  • Babar Azam (Platinum)
  • Wahab Riaz (Diamond)
  • Aamer Jamal (Gold)
  • Amad Butt (Gold)
  • Arshad Iqbal (Gold)
  • Hussain Talat (Gold)
  • Imam-ul-Haq (Gold)
  • Kamran Akmal (Gold)
  • Mohammad Haris (Gold)
  • Sohail Khan (Gold)
  • Usman Qadir (Gold)
  • Ali Majid (Silver)
  • Khalid Usman (Silver)
  • Mohammad Amir Khan (Silver)
  • Mohammad Umar (Silver)
  • Salman Irshad (Silver)
  • Sameen Gul (Silver)
  • Tayyab Tahir (Silver)
  • Arish Ali Khan (Emerging)
  • Sirajuddin (Emerging)
  • Yasir Khan (Emerging)

Karachi Kings

  • Shoaib Malik (Platinum)
  • Imad Wasim (Platinum)
  • Mohammad Amir (Diamond)
  • Amir Yamin (Gold)
  • Mir Hamza (Gold)
  • Sahibzada Farhan (Gold)
  • Sharjeel Khan (Gold)
  • Usman Shinwari (Gold)
  • Mohammad Ilyas (Silver)
  • Muhammad Imran Jr (Silver)
  • Rohail Nazir (Silver)
  • Umaid Asif (Silver)
  • Faisal Akram (Emerging)
  • Mohammad Taha (Emerging)
  • Qasim Akram (Emerging)
  • Talha Ahsan (Emerging)
PSL 8 Draft 2023 Pick Order
PSL 8 Draft 2023 Pick Order

How PSL Draft Works?

In PSL Draft, the franchises select players from five different categories to complete their 18 member squads. Each team has a pick order for specific pick order which is decided by PCB through random draw. A list of players from each category is shown and after consultation the franchise selects that player. The price for each player is fixed in that category.

PSL 8 Foreign Players List

Many foreign players have also registered themselves for the Pakistan Super League season 8 including the David Miller, Shakib Al Hasan, Jason Roy etc. Complete updated list is given below along with the categories.

Platinum Category:

Country NamePlayers
Sri LankaWanindu Hasaranga
Dasun Shanaka
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
South AfricaDavid Miller
Lungi Ngidi
Rassie van der Dussen
Tabraiz Shamsi
BangladeshShakib Al Hasan
EnglandDavid Malan
Reece Topley
Adil Rashid
Moeen Ali
Saqib Mahmood
Tom Curran
 Tymal Mills
Alex Hales
New ZealandMartin Guptill
Jimmy Neesham
West IndiesOdean Smith
Akeal Hosein
Evin Lewis
Nicholas Pooran
Odean Smith
Rahkeem Cornwall
AfghanistanMohammad Nabi
Mujeeb ur Rehman
Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Rashid Khan

Diamond Category:

Country NamePlayers Name
EnglandJason Roy
Daniel Worrall
Laurie Evans
Paul Walter
Adam Hose
Craig Overton
Jamie Overton
Lewis Gregory
Will Jacks
Ollie Pope
James Fowler
Rehan Ahmed
Ben Mike
 James Bracey
James Vince
Jamie Overton
Lewis McManus
Liam Dawson
Liam Norwell
Luke Wood
Olly Stone
Richard Gleeson
BangladeshTamim Iqbal
Taskin Ahmed
Mahedi Hasan
Mahmudullah Riaz
Mehidy Hasan Miraz
Mushfiqur Rahim
Sri LankaAngelo Mathews
Oshada Fernando
Charith Asalanka
Kaushal Perera
Patham Nissanka
Kusal Mendis
Avishka Fernando
Charith Asalanka
Dushmantha Chameera
Kusal Mendis
Kusal Perera
Maheesh Theekshana
Pathum Nissanka
Thisara Perera
AustraliaAndrew Tye
Benjamin Cutting
Daniel Sams
Daniel Worrall
Ryan Gibson
West IndiesFabian Allen
Brandon King
Johnson Charles
Andre Fletcher
 Carlos Brathwaite
Chadwick Walton
Dominic Drakes
Hayden Walsh
Johnson Charles
Keemo Paul
Kevin Sinclair
Kieran Powell
Lendl Simmons
Nkrumah Bonner
Oshane Thomas
Roston Chase
Shai Hope
Sherfane Rutherford
AfghanistanGulbadin Naib
Najibullah Zadran
Fazalhaq Farooqi
Hazratullah Zazai
Qais Ahmad
ZimbabweSikandar Raza
IrelandJosh Little
George Dockrell
South AfricaCameron Delport
 Bjorn Fortuin
David Wiese
Dwaine Pretorius
Evan Jones
Imran Tahir
 Jacques Snyman
Janneman Malan
Marchant De Lange
Migael Pretorius
Rilee Rossouw
Roelof van der Merwe
 Shane Dadswell
Thomas Kaber Phillip
Wayne Parnell
NetherlandsBas de Leede
New ZealandJames Fuller
Michael Rippon

Gold Category:

BangladeshLitton Das
Ebadot Hossain
Sri Lanka Asila Gunaratne
Ramesh Mendis
Upul Tharanga
Dimuth Karunaratne
Dhananjaya De Silva
Lahiru Kumara
ZimbabweSean Williams
Craig Ervine
Hamilton Masakadza
Elton Chigumbura
AfghanistanMohammad Shehzad

*Note: This is a preliminary list and will be updated with time

PSL 8 Draft Date 2023

PSL 8 Draft is going to be held on 15 December, 2022 at Karachi.

PSL 8 Draft Live Streaming

PSL 8 draft live streaming will be shared here. All of the leading news and sports channels including ARY News, GEO News, GEO Super, A Sports, Ten Sports will telecast this event live. You can also watch the Pakistan Super League 8 draft live here through the live links present below.

PTV Sports

Ten Sports

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