Here is the list of PSL 2023 retentions

Kamran Akmal | PSL 2023

PSL 2023 retentions: All six frenchises of HBL PSL have announced their retentions for HBL PSL 2023.

In the biggest trade ahead of the PSL draft, Babar Azam, Pakistan’s all-format Captain, moved from Karachi Kings to Peshawar Zalmi. Shoaib Malik and Haider Ali joined Karachi Kings replacing in his place.

Each side could retain up to eight players before the draft during the trade and retentions window and can pick a maximum of 18 players in the draft – three each in Platinum, Diamond, and Gold categories while 5 players in Silver and two each in emerging and supplementary categories.

Here is the complete list of retained players:

ɪꜱʟᴀᴍᴀʙᴀᴅ ᴜɴɪᴛᴇᴅ: ꜱʜᴀᴅᴀʙ ᴋʜᴀɴ (ᴘʟᴀᴛɪɴᴜᴍ). ᴀꜱɪꜰ ᴀʟɪ (ʙʀᴀɴᴅ ᴀᴍʙᴀꜱꜱᴀᴅᴏʀ) ᴀɴᴅ ᴍᴏʜᴀᴍᴍᴀᴅ ᴡᴀꜱɪᴍ ᴊɴʀ (ᴅɪᴀᴍᴏɴᴅ). ᴀᴢᴀᴍ ᴋʜᴀɴ, ꜰᴀʜᴇᴇᴍ ᴀꜱʜʀᴀꜰ ᴀɴᴅ ʜᴀꜱᴀɴ ᴀʟɪ (ɢᴏʟᴅ). ᴄᴏʟɪɴ ᴍᴜɴʀᴏ ᴀɴᴅ ᴘᴀᴜʟ ꜱᴛɪʀʟɪɴɢ (ꜱɪʟᴠᴇʀ).

ᴋᴀʀᴀᴄʜɪ ᴋɪɴɢꜱ: ʜᴀɪᴅᴇʀ ᴀʟɪ (ᴘʟᴀᴛɪɴᴜᴍ). ɪᴍᴀᴅ ᴡᴀꜱɪᴍ, ᴍᴏʜᴀᴍᴍᴀᴅ ᴀᴍɪʀ ᴀɴᴅ ꜱʜᴏᴀɪʙ ᴍᴀʟɪᴋ (ᴅɪᴀᴍᴏɴᴅ). ᴀᴀᴍɪʀ ʏᴀᴍɪɴ, ᴍɪʀ ʜᴀᴍᴢᴀ ᴀɴᴅ ꜱʜᴀʀᴊᴇᴇʟ ᴋʜᴀɴ (ꜱɪʟᴠᴇʀ). Qᴀꜱɪᴍ ᴀᴋʀᴀᴍ (ᴇᴍᴇʀɢɪɴɢ)

Lahore Qalandars: Rashid khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi (ᴘʟᴀᴛɪɴᴜᴍ). Haris Rauf(Brand Ambassador) ᴅᴀᴠɪᴅ ᴡɪᴇꜱᴇ (ᴅɪᴀᴍᴏɴᴅ). ᴀʙᴅᴜʟʟᴀʜ Shafique (Gold). ʜᴀʀʀʏ ʙʀᴏᴏᴋ ᴀɴᴅ ᴋᴀᴍʀᴀɴ ɢʜᴜʟᴀᴍ (ꜱɪʟᴠᴇʀ). ᴢᴀᴍᴀɴ ᴋʜᴀɴ (ᴇᴍᴇʀɢɪɴɢ). .

ᴍᴜʟᴛᴀɴ ꜱᴜʟᴛᴀɴꜱ: ᴍᴏʜᴀᴍᴍᴀᴅ ʀɪᴢᴡᴀɴ (ᴘʟᴀᴛɪɴᴜᴍ). ᴋʜᴜꜱʜᴅɪʟ ꜱʜᴀʜ, ʀɪʟᴇᴇ ʀᴏꜱꜱᴏᴜᴡ ᴀɴᴅ ꜱʜᴀɴ ᴍᴀꜱᴏᴏᴅ (ᴅɪᴀᴍᴏɴᴅ). ꜱʜᴀʜɴᴀᴡᴀᴢ ᴅᴀʜᴀɴɪ (ʙʀᴀɴᴅ ᴀᴍʙᴀꜱꜱᴀᴅᴏʀ) ᴀɴᴅ ᴛɪᴍ ᴅᴀᴠɪᴅ (ɢᴏʟᴅ). ᴀʙʙᴀꜱ ᴀꜰʀɪᴅɪ ᴀɴᴅ ɪʜꜱᴀɴᴜʟʟᴀʜ (ᴇᴍᴇʀɢɪɴɢ).

ᴘᴇꜱʜᴀᴡᴀʀ ᴢᴀʟᴍɪ: ʙᴀʙᴀʀ ᴀᴢᴀᴍ (ᴘʟᴀᴛɪɴᴜᴍ). ꜱʜᴇʀꜰᴀɴᴇ ʀᴜᴛʜᴇʀꜰᴏʀᴅ ᴀɴᴅ ᴡᴀʜᴀʙ ʀɪᴀᴢ (ᴅɪᴀᴍᴏɴᴅ). ᴍᴏʜᴀᴍᴍᴀᴅ ʜᴀʀɪꜱ (ɢᴏʟᴅ). ᴀᴀᴍɪʀ ᴊᴀᴍᴀʟ (ʙʀᴀɴᴅ ᴀᴍʙᴀꜱꜱᴀᴅᴏʀ), ꜱᴀʟᴍᴀɴ ɪʀꜱʜᴀᴅ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛᴏᴍ-ᴋᴏʜʟᴇʀ ᴄᴀᴅᴍᴏʀᴇ (ꜱɪʟᴠᴇʀ).

Qᴜᴇᴛᴛᴀ ɢʟᴀᴅɪᴀᴛᴏʀꜱ: ᴍᴏʜᴀᴍᴍᴀᴅ ɴᴀᴡᴀᴢ (ᴘʟᴀᴛɪɴᴜᴍ). ɪꜰᴛɪᴋʜᴀʀ ᴀʜᴍᴇᴅ ᴀɴᴅ ᴊᴀꜱᴏɴ ʀᴏʏ (ᴅɪᴀᴍᴏɴᴅ). ᴍᴏʜᴀᴍᴍᴀᴅ ʜᴀꜱɴᴀɪɴ ᴀɴᴅ ꜱᴀʀꜰᴀʀᴀᴢ ᴀʜᴍᴇᴅ (ɢᴏʟᴅ). ɴᴀᴠᴇᴇɴ ᴜʟ ʜᴀQ, ᴜᴍᴀʀ ᴀᴋᴍᴀʟ (ᴍᴇɴᴛᴏʀ) ᴀɴᴅ ᴡɪʟʟ ꜱᴍᴇᴇᴅ (ꜱɪʟᴠᴇʀ)

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HBL PSL 2023 Draft
The HBL PSL 2023 draft is expected to be held on November 18, 2022. 493 players have registered for the Eighth edition’s draft. England players are on the top with a maximum number of (140), Sri Lanka the next with (60), while, Afghanistan (43), West Indies (38), Bangladesh (28), South Africa (25), Australia (14), Zimbabwe (11) and 9 players from Ireland registered themselves for HBL PSL season 8.
List of Top foreign players:
Platinum:
Foreign players registered in the Platinum category are:
Aaron Finch, Adil Rashid, Akeal Hosein, Alex Hales, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Colin De Grandhomme, Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Dawid Malan, Evin Lewis, Jimmy Neesham, Lungi Ngidi.
Martin Guptill, Moeen Ali, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Rahkeem Cornwall, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Rassie van der Dussen, Reece Topley, Saqib Mahmood, Shakib Al Hasan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tom Curran, Tymal Mills, Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva.

Diamond:
Foreign players registered in the Diamond category are:
Adam Hose, Andre Fletcher, Andrew Tye, Angelo Mathews, Avishka Fernando, de Leede, Ben Mike, Ben Cutting, Bjorn Fortuin, Brandon King, Cameron Delport.
Carlos Brathwaite, Chadwick Walton, Charith Asalanka, Craig Overton, Daniel Sams, Daniel Worrall, David Wiese, Dominic Drakes, D Chameera, Dwaine Pretorius, Evan Jones, Fabian Allen, Fazalhaq Farooqi, George Dockrell, Gulbadin Naib, Hayden Walsh, Hazratullah Zazai, Imran Tahir, Jacques Snyman, James Bracey, James Fuller, James Vince, Jamie Overton, Janneman Malan
Jason Roy, Johnson Charles, Josh Little, Keemo Paul, Kevin Sinclair, Kieran Powell, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Laurie Evans, Lendl Simmons, Lewis Gregory, Lewis McManus, Liam Dawson, Liam Norwell, Luke Wood, Mahesh Theekshana.
Mahmudullah Riyad, De Lange, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Michael Rippon, Migael Pretorius, Mushfiqur Rahim, Najibullah Zadran, Nkrumah Bonner.
Ollie Pope, Olly Stone, Oshane Thomas, Patum Nissanka, Paul Walter, Qais Ahmad, Rehan Ahmed, Richard Gleeson, Rilee Rossouw, van der Merwe, Roston Chase, Ryan Gibson, Shai Hope, Shane Dadswell, Sherfane Rutherford, Sikandar Raza, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed, Thisara Perera, Thomas Kaber Phillip, Wayne Parnell and Will Jacks.