A total amount of 501 players (domestic and overseas professionals) will go under the player draft for the 3rd edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) on November 12th, 2017 in Lahore.
The players have been categorized under 5 groups (Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging) from which the teams will make up their squads of maximum 20 players after having retained nine players each and will go into the HBL PSL Player Draft 2017 to pick one Platinum, one Diamond, one Gold, two Silver and two Emerging players each in order to complete their squads of 16. Teams may also pick up to four players in the Supplementary rounds.
Associate Players in PSL players draft shortlist (Silver Category):
Josh Davey (SCO), Rohan Mustafa (UAE), Naveed Saleem (UAE), Nisarg Patel (USA), Tanvir Afzal (Hong Kong), Sandeep Lamichhane (NEP), Timroy Allen (USA), Ahsan Ali Khan (USA), Hamza Tariq (CAN), Rizwan Cheema (CAN), Zahoor Khan (UAE), Imran Haider (UAE), Mohammad Usman (UAE), Rameez Shahzad (UAE), Ahmad Raza (UAE) & Nikhil Dutta (CAN)
Associate Players in PSL players draft shortlist (Gold Category):
Ryan ten Doeschate (NED), Roelof van der Merwe (NED)
Afghanistan players shortlisted for PSL players draft:
Rashid Khan (Platinum), Mohammad Nabi (Diamond), Shapoor Zadran (Silver), Najibullah Zadran (Silver), Dawlat Zadran (Silver), Sharafuddin Ashraf (Silver), Gulbadin Naib (Silver), Samiullah Shenwari (Silver), Zahir Khan (Silver)
Ireland Players shortlisted in PSL players draft:
William Porterfield (Gold), Boyd Rankin (Gold), Kevin O’Brien (Silver), Barry McCarthy (Silver), George Dockrell (Silver), Niall O’Brien (Silver), Paul Stirling (Silver)