Lankans top overseas players list in PSL

DilshanThe highest number of overseas players for the 2nd Pakistan Super League (PSL) belong to Sri Lanka, West Indies and England.

The success of the first PSL in Dubai has seen an increase in the number of foreign players now available in the players draft with former New Zealand skipper, Brendon McCullum, England’s ODI captain Eoin Morgan, Alex Hales, Sunil Narine, Kieran Pollard, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Steve Finn, Wayne Parnell, Albie Morkel, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Carlos Braithwaithe, Jason Holder, Jason Roy, Stuart Broad, etc added to the overseas players list in different categories.

Meanwhile, tainted Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif have been given a reprieve by PCB which has included their names in the players draft for the PSL.

Both the former Pakistan players were ignored for the first PSL draft as they had just completed their five-year bans for spot-fixing.

Former Test captain Butt has been included in the Gold category of the players draft while Asif has been named in the lower Silver category for the players draft that will take place in Dubai around the 18th and 19th of this month. (Courtesy PTI)