The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday stated that the classes of the gamers who took half within the Pakistan Super League 2020 has now been finalised for the PSL 2021.
Babar Azam, who was the legend of the Tournament PSL 2020 version after scoring 473 runs in 12 matches, is joined by Karachi Kings teammates Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir at the Platinum class.
Isb. United captain Shadab Khan remains at the Platinum class as his teammate Faheem Ashraf strikes right down at the Diamond class for the HBL PSL 2021.
Peshawar Zalmi’s threesome of Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, and Wahab Riaz have been positioned at the Platinum class whereas quick bowler Hasan Ali strikes at the Diamond class.
MS captain Shan Masood has moved at the the Diamond class along with his extra ordinary performances throughout HBL PSL 2020 and the National T20 Cup. Shan masood’s teammates Shahid Afridi and Sohail Tanvir have been positioned at the Platinum class.
Quetta captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is positioned at the Platinum class whereas quick bowler Mohammad Hasnain strikes up from Gold to Diamond after ending as Quetta’s main wicket-taker within the HBL PSL 2020 with 15 wickets.
Fakhar Zaman, who holed the second-highest scorer within the HBL PSL 2020 with 325 runs in 12 matches for Lahore Qalandars, continues at the Platinum class the position achieved by teammates Mohammad Hafeez and Shaheen Shah Afridi, the best wicket-taker of the HBL PSL 2020.
Qalandars fast bowler Haris Rauf’s rapid rise continues because the quick bowler strikes up from Gold to Diamond. He was the top wicket-taker in 2020 with 57 scalps at 19.57.
Switch, retention window for PSL 2021 now open
With the class renewal procedure and choose order finalised, the switch and retention window is now formally open, the announcement stated.
As a part of the class renewal procedure, franchise representatives had been required to vote for each player. Teams weren’t allowed to vote for his or her players however submit overview requests on the finish of this voting stage, it added.
The class changes didn’t apply to those players who had been shifted in HBL PSL 2020 Playoffs in November.
These players will probably be a part of the general player pool that can be accessible for choice on the HBL PSL Player Draft, it stated, including that players who’ve played in any format have been appointed a base class of Gold.
“Under-23 players can’t be a part of a team as a Rising player for greater than two years until they’ve performed three or low matches in these two years,” it stated.
Teams can now deliver relegation requests for the players earlier than finalizing retentions. After a relegation request is floated, all different teams are given an opportunity to satisfy the player’s base class.
If no team matches the player’s base class, the participant could also be relegated to a class under his base class, it stated.
The record of players not a part of the HBL PSL 2020 can be launched individually, the PCB added.