PSL 2021: Pakistan Super League announces player categories, Babar Azam in platinum category for 2021 edition

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

PSL 2021: Pakistan Super League 2021 is set to showcase Pakistan’s best talent once again as categories of the players who took part in the 2020 edition have now been finalized.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam, who was the Player of the Tournament in the 2020 edition after scoring 473 runs in 12 matches.

Karachi Kings teammates Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, and Babar Azam in the Platinum category.

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Shadab Khan as well continues to be in the Platinum category along with Peshawar Zalmi trio of Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz.

Shahid Afridi and Sohail Tanvir, Sarfaraz Ahmed of Quetta Gladiators also have been placed in the Platinum category.

Fakhar Zaman, who ended up as the second-highest scorer in the PSL 2020 with 325 runs in 12 matches for Lahore Qalandars. Continues in the Platinum category where he is joined by teammates Mohammad Hafeez and Shaheen Shah Afridi, the highest wicket-taker of PSL 2020.

Diamond Category : Faheem Ashraf moves down to the Diamond category for the PSL 2021along with fast bowler Hasan Ali.

Multan Sultans captain Shan Masood has moved up to the Diamond category with his impressive performances across PSL 2020 and the National T20 Cup. Shan’s teammates.

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Fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain moves up from Gold to Diamond after ending as Quetta’s leading wicket-taker in the PSL 2020 with 15 wickets.

Qalandars pacer Haris Rauf’s meteoric rise continues as the fast bowler moves up from Gold to Diamond. He is the leading wicket-taker in 2020 with 57 scalps at 19.57.

With the category renewal process and pick order finalised, the transfer and retention window is now officially open.

(With Input from InsideSport)

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