PSL 9 Draft Foreign Players List In Gold Category (Confirmed)

PSL 9 Draft Foreign Players List In Gold Category (Confirmed)

With just a few days to go until the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 9 draft, cricket fans in Pakistan are buzzing with anticipation. The air is filled with excitement as the cricketing community eagerly awaits the unveiling of the next chapter in this thrilling cricket league.

Must Read: PSL 9 Complete Squads & National Stadium Karachi

PSL 9 Draft Foreign players list in Gold Category

Adding to the enthusiasm, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed a list of foreign players enlisted in the Gold category. Among the popular international names included are stars like Joe Denly, Paul Stirling, Lewis Gregory, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya De Silva, and Ben Cutting. Their presence promises to bring an international flair to PSL 2024.

Draft Day Details

Mark your calendars! The PSL season 9 draft is set to take place at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. It’s the day when teams will shape their squads for the upcoming season, and cricket enthusiasts will be glued to the updates.

PSL Schedule and Venue Choices

According to our sources, the PSL 9 schedule is expected to be officially confirmed on the draft day itself. PCB is advocating for matches to be held across four international cricket venues, including Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi.

Team Gatherings and Opening Matches

Team Gatherings and Opening Matches

Teams will commence gathering on February 12, gearing up for practice sessions and matches spanning four days. The action kicks off on February 17 in Lahore, featuring defending champions Lahore Qalandars taking on Islamabad United in the opening match. Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings will clash in Multan on February 18.

Check: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium

Matches Across Cities

The cricket carnival will unfold in Karachi on February 28 with a recommended match between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United. Rawalpindi will witness matches starting on March 1, including an encounter between United and Quetta Gladiators. Six double-headers are also on the cards during this exciting event.

City-wise Distribution and Playoff Details

With 11 matches in Karachi, 9 each in Lahore and Rawalpindi, and 5 in Multan, the tournament will be spread across these vibrant cities. The playoff matches and the grand final will be held in Karachi, with the showdown scheduled for March 17.

Retained Players Drama

Last week, cricket enthusiasts were treated to the drama of franchises revealing their retained players. Surprisingly, many big and important names were left off the list, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the upcoming season. The stage is set, and PSL season nine promises to be a spectacle to remember.

Check: National Stadium Karachi

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