The PSL 6 player replacement draft has been scheduled for 27th April, Tuesday as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) mutually have agreed to resume the event.
The extravaganza begins by 1st June but unfortunately, there is not a long list of international players available. Amidst the rising COVID cases in Pakistan, the foreigners have chosen to stay home rather than participating in the cricketing league.
PSL 6: Name of the international players available for replacement draft
Reportedly, no player from England is available due to Vitality Blast, whereas, a few from Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Afghanistan, West Indies, South Africa, and Sri Lanka are available.
The names include Martin Guptill, Morne Morkel, Andre Russell, James Faulkner, Usman Khwaja, Adam Milne, and a few more. The additions will be revealed from time to time, however, here is the complete list of the foreigners belonging to respective categories.
Platinum: Evin Lewis, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Martin Guptill
Diamond: Usman Khwaja, James Faulkner, Adam Milne, Morne Morkel, Tamim Iqbal
Gold: Keemo Paul, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal
Silver: Jake Weatherald, Jonathans Wells, Hazratullah Zazai, George Worker, Wesley Medhevere, Sean Williams, Taskin Ahmed, Liton Das, Shabbir Ahmed, Nuwan Pradeep, Sekugge Prasanna, Johnson Charles, Kessrick Williams, Sissanda Magala, Shimron Hetmyer, Corey Anderson, Janneman Malan
Note: The mentioned players could refrain due to personal, health reasons
Along with that, the PCB has contracted a deal with a British company named Restrada to prepare a bio-bubble for all the PSL franchises.
As the PSL 6 was canceled with fourteen matches down and dusted, the authorities were kind of embarrassed to report multiple COVID positive cases and bio-bubble breaches. Hence, they have handed over the duties under the restricted and strict rules; related company to avoid further breaches.
Adding, the board has also booked a five-star hotel with over 300 rooms and other services. The hotel will entirely serve the PCB and the PSL with no allowance of visitors.
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