Are you ready to welcome cricket again in Pakistan? Again it’s an exciting time for Pakistani cricket fans as PSL 5 starting from next month. The wait is over and PSL 5 Teams Squads has been finalized last month. PSL 5 draft held on December 6, 2019. Following the five-hour-long PSL 2020 draft at Lahore’s national academy, here are the six teams with 18 players and two supplementary players squads starting in February 2020. All of the franchise has selected some of the best players from all over the world. In this article, You’ll get complete detail on all teams with their finalized squads. So stay tuned and read more about PSL 5 teams, categories, salaries and much more.
PSL 5 Teams Squads, Players and Salaries:
The PSL 5 featured players are divided into Platinium, Diamond, Gold, Silver, and Emerging categories. The player’s categories and their salaries are listed below:
- The Platinum category: $140,000-230,000
- The Diamond category: $75,000-80,000
- The Gold category: $50,000-60,000
- The Silver category: $22,000-33,000
- Emerging category: $10,000-12,000
Platinium Category Players:
There are many top-quality players included in the Platinium category. Many top-quality players are ready to visit Pakistan to play PSL 2020. The Defending team Quetta Gladiators picked Jason Roy in their platinum category. While the big-hitting champion Chris Lynn was picked up by Lahore Qalandars. Islamabad United picked Dale Steyn and Colin Ingram in their team. While Karachi Kings snapped up Alex Hales, and the last one Multan Sultans had the duo of Moeen Ali and Rilee Rossouw.
Psl 5 Squads – All new signings:
There are many new signings by PSL teams in season 5. All Teams have picked many new players from different countries. With the new signings of the team, All teams look balance on the card. We have listed all-new signings of this league below in this article.
Karachi kings 2020 Team:
Karachi Kings is one of the PSL teams who believe in hard hitters like Sharjeel khan and Alex hales. They have picked the balance team on the card. The franchise has not yet revealed the name of its captain. It’s a puzzle for Karachi king fans who will lead the teams, Below we have listed Karachi king team members according to their category.
New signings of Karachi kings: The new signings of Karachi kings are:
- Platinum: Alex Hales (Eng)
- Diamond: Chris Jordan (Eng)
- Gold: Cameron Delport(SA), Sharjeel Khan,
- Silver: Dan Lawrance(Eng), Umaid Asif, Ali Khan, Mohammad Rizwan
- Emerging: Arshad Iqbal
- Supplementary: Liam Plunkett (Eng), Awais Zia
Lahore Qalandars 2020 Team:
Lahore Qalandar is one of the favorite PSL teams for every PSL fans. Team Lahore qalandar is the heart of psl. they have never won a single tournament but still manage to produce good fan following. They have also produced good talents for the Pakistani team. Lahore Qalandars 2020 teams seem to be balanced on the card and they are ready to surprise followers by playing some good cricket, Haris Rauf is the player to look for in 2020 PSL. He is a player to look for as he performed really well in big bash league,
New signings of Lahore Qalandars:
Platinum: Chris Lynn (Aus)
Gold: Samit Patel (Eng)
Silver: Ben Dunk (Aus), Seekkuge Prasanna (SL), Farzan Raja, Jaahid Ali
Emerging: M Faizan
Supplementary: Dilbar Hussain, Lendl Simmons(WI)
Quetta Gladiators 2020 Team:
The defending champions of the last season, Quetta Gladiators feature England’s world cup winning side player Jason roy, Whereas Shane Watson, the previous season’s high scorer and the man of the tournament was returned as a mentor of the team. While Sarfaraz Ahmed remains the captain of the team. Quetta Gladiator is one of the consistent teams in psl. They have played really well in the past season and also have a title on their name. Sarfaraz Ahmed is the key player and performed really well for Quetta Team. Here is the list of Quetta players with their category.
New signings of Quetta Gladiators:
Here is the name of the new signings players of the team Quetta Gladiators.
Platinum: Jason Roy (Eng)
Diamond: Ben Cutting (Aus)
Gold: Fawad Ahmed
Silver: Sohail Khan, Tymal Mills (Eng), Abdul Nasir
Emerging: Azam Khan, Arish Ali Khan
Supplementary: Keemo Paul(WI), Khurram Manzoor
Islamabad United Team Squad:
Islamabad team is one of the consistent teams among other PSL 5 Teams Squads. they have a good past record under their belt. They have won two Psl Tittles, the most successful team of the last PSL season features the hard hitter Phil salt and the amazing pacer Dale Steyn.
New signings of Islamabad United: In 2020 PSL, Islamabad United have signed some of the new players for their team, Colin Ingram is one of the top names in the list, here is the complete list of the new signings by Islamabad United below.
Platinum: Dale Steyn(SA), Colin Ingram (SA),
Diamond: Colin Munro(NZ),
Gold: Rumman Raees,
Silver: Phil Salt(Eng), Zafar Gohar
Emerging: Aqif Javed, Ahmed Safi Abdullah
Supplementary: Rassie van der Dussen (SA), Saif Badar
Peshawar Zalmi 2020 Team:
Peshawar Zalmi has preferred consistency by retaining all the three platinum category players. The Zalmi fans’ all-time favorite, Darren Sammy will now continue as the captain whereas the signing of the likes of Shoaib Malik aims to further strengthen the team’s Peshawar Zalmi 2020 squad.
Diamond: Shoaib Malik, Tom Banton (Eng)
Gold: Liam Dawson (Eng)
Silver: Mohammad Mohsin, Dwaine Pretorius(SA), Rahat Ali, Adil Amin
Emerging: Amir Ali, Amir Khan
Supplementary: Haider Ali Khan, Liam Livingstone(Eng)
Multan Sultans 2020 Team Squad: The name of the skipper is yet to be announced, as LALA ( Shahid Afridi) is continued by franchise as in the Diamond category and play as an Experience player in the series. While Multan Sultans strengthen their team by adding Moen Ali to its squad. Ravi Bopara is also one of the key players in their team. Multan team looks good on the table, they can beat any team on their day.
New signings of Multan Sultans: Here is the complete list of the new signings of Multan Sultans below.
Platinum: Rilee Rossouw(SA), Moeen Ali(Eng)
Diamond: Ravi Bopara (Eng), Zeeshan Ashraf
Gold: Sohail Tanvir
Silver: Khushdil Shah, Usman Qadir, Fabian Allen (WI).
Emerging: Rohail Nazir
Supplementary: Imran Tahir, Bilawal Bhatti
Psl 5 Teams Squads Details:
Islamabad United squads detail:
Pakistani players: Amad Butt, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Muhammad Musa, Rizwan Hussain, Rumman Raees, Zafar Gohar, Akif Javed, Saif Badar, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, and Shadab khan.
International players: Colin Munro, Phil Salt, Rassie van der Dussen, Luke Ronchi and Dale Steyn.
Lahore Qalandars squad detail :
Pakistani players: Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Salman Butt, Usman Shinwari, Fakhar Zaman, Jaahid Ali, Raja Farzan, Faizan Khan, Dilbar Hussain, Sohail Akhtar © and Mohammad Hafeez.
International players: David Wiese, Chris Lynn, Samit Patel, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ben Dunk, and Lendl Simmons.
Karachi king squad details:
Pakistani players: Imad Wasim (c), Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Amir, Aamer Yamin, Usama Mir, Umer Khan, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Umaid Asif, Awais Ziaa and Arshad Iqbal
International players: Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Cameron Delport, Ali Khan, Dan Lawrence, and Liam Plunkett.
Multan Sultans squad details:
Pakistani players: Shahid Afridi (c), Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Ilyas, Junaid Khan, Shan Masood, Zeeshan Ashraf, Sohail Tanvir, Rohail Nazir, Khushdil Shah, Usman Qadir, and Bilawal Bhatti.
International players : James Vince, Moeen Ali, Rilee Rossouw, Ravi Bopara, Imran Tahir and Fabian Allen.
Quetta Gladiators squad details:
Pakistani players : Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Ahmed Shehzad, Ahsan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Umar Akmal, Abdul Nasir, Sohail Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Aarish Ali and Azam Khan.
International players: Ben Cutting, Jason Roy, Fawad Ahmed, Tymal Mills, Shane Watson, and Keemo Paul.