“There were complaints that overage players featured in some of the teams and to overcome that a full process is devised and separate drafts will also allow some of the teams to finish with their talent hunt programmes for emerging players,” sources informed Wisden Pakistan.
PSL 3 Players Draft Date
The first draft will take place on November 12th. The draft for emerging players will take place in early 2018, expected in early January, whereas the tournament is expected to stretch across a duration of February-March.
New Franchise And Additions
While many new foreign players have been selected for PSL, a new franchise called Multan Sultans has also been introduced.
The 5 existing franchises, Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United, were allowed to retain nine players each and asked to release the other nine. The new team has since recruited nine players from among the ones let go.