Complete details about the PSL 2020 players are available in this post. Also, the list of new players, retained players, and global players are present. It is exciting news for the Pakistani cricket lovers that all the cricket competitions of PSL 5 will take place in Pakistan. The reason is that the chairman of the PCB has a wish to host PSL 2020 in his home country.
PSL 2020 Players
The officials of the PCB made this league after many T20 other leagues. So, it has proved as the best T20 league in the world. Also, PSL has six organizations like other T20 leagues. The players of the Pakistan Super League have excellent skills to play.
So, the cricket matches of the previous seasons of the PSL have played in UAE and Pakistan. Also, the prime minister ordered to hold the PSL 5 cricket competitions in Pakistan. Therefore, the PCB has chosen the four cricket venues for this purpose.
According to a report, the PSL 2020 matches are 34. Also, the cricket competitions of fifth this season will start on 20th February. So, the final cricket match will take place on 22nd March. Let’s talk about the PSL 2020 players!
PSL 2020 Retained Players List
The owners of the teams change the players at each season. They don’t change the players, who showed off the excellent performance last season. So, the retained players are available in each team. Let’s check the retained players list!
- Lahore Qalandars Retained Players: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Shah Afridi, David Wiese, Usman Shinwari, Haris Rauf, Sohail Akhtar, and Salman Butt.
- Multan Sultans Retained Players: Mohammad Irfan, Shahid Afridi, James Vince, Junaid Khan, Ali Shafiq, Shan Masood, and Mohammad Ilyas.
- Karachi Kings Retained Players: Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Aamir Yamin, Usama Mir, and Umar Khan.
- Peshawar Zalmi Retained Players: Hassan Ali, Kieran Pollard, Wahab Riaz, Kamran Akmal, Daren Sammy, Imam-Ul-Haq, and Umar Amen.
- Islamabad United Retained Players: Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, Luke Ronchi, Husain Talat, Imad Butt, Musa Khan, and Rizwan Husain.
- Quetta Gladiators Retained Players: Mohammad Nawaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shane Watson, Ahmed Shahzad, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Hasnain, Ahsan Ali, and Naseem Shah.
PSL 2020 New Players List
As you know, the players of the PSL teams change every season. Also, the owners of the teams selected the many players to play the cricket matches of this fifth edition. So, new players’ names with their teams are available below!
Karachi Kings New Players: Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Sharjeel Khan, Cameron Delport, Arshad Iqbal, Ali Khan, Dan Lawrence, Umaid Asif, M. Rizwan, and Liam Plunkett.
- Multan Sultans New Players: Moin Ali, Riley Rossow, Zeeshan Ashraf, Ravi Bopara, Sohail Tanveer, Rohail Nazir, Fabian Allen, Usman Qadir, and Khushdil Shah.
- Islamabad United New Players: Dale Stein, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Roman Raees, Ahmer Safi Abdullah, Asif Javed, Zafar Gohar, and Phil Salt.
- Peshawar Zalmi New Players: Tom Benton, Shoaib Malik, Liam Dawson, Amir Khan, Adil Amen, Dwaine Pretorius, Rahat Ali, M. Mohsin, and Aamir Ali.
- Quetta Gladiators New Players: Jason Roy, Ben Cutting, Fawad Ahmed, Arish Ali Khan, Abdul Nassir, Tymal Mills, Sohail Khan, and Azam Khan.
- Lahore Qalandars New Players: Chris Lynn, Samit Patel, Muhammad Faizan, Jihad Ali, Farzan Raja, Ben Dunk, and Seekkuge Prasanna.
PSL 2020 Foreign Players List
Many unique cricketers come to Pakistan to play PSL each season. Also, the owners of the teams select international players from other countries. Moreover, there are seven foreign players present in each team. Therefore, highly skilled global players are coming to play the fifth edition of PSL. So, you can read the names of the players and their home countries below.
- Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, and Rashid Khan
- Australia: Dan Christian, Ben Cutting, and Chris Lynn
- England: Moin Ali, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, and Jason Roy.
- Nepal: Sandeep Lamichhane
- New Zealand: Colin Munro
- South Africa: Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Colin Ingram, Rillie Rossow, Dale Stein, and Imran Tahir.
- Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews and Thisara Pereira.
- West Indies: Carlos Braithwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine, and Kieran Pollard.
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Consequently, you have known about PSL 2020 players. It may be possible that your favorite players in them. So, don’t forget to enjoy the PSL 5 live at the stadium.