KARACHI: The players’ draft for Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 will be held in Karachi today, with around 1,000 local and foreign players available to be picked by six franchises for 61 slots. Five out of six PSL teams had retained eight players, while Peshawar Zalmi retained seven players last month when the retention and transfer windows were closed.
These teams will now complete a squad of 18 — which will have three players each in platinum, diamond, and gold categories, five in silver category, two in emerging and up to two in supplementary categories. Teams can have up to three foreign players in the first three categories — platinum, diamond, and gold — among them one overseas player is mandatory in platinum and diamond.
In a squad of 16, teams have to pick five overseas players, while in 18, they can have six foreign players. As many as 517 foreigners and 491 Pakistani players are available for selection tomorrow.