PSL 2021: Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman retained by Karachi and Qalandars

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

09th Jan, 2021. 01:14 pm
PSL 2021 Babar Azam Fakhar Zaman

Batsman Babar Azam has been retained by Karachi Kings whereas bowler Shadab Khan has been retained by Islamabad United for the sixth season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021.

As per the details, franchises have completed their retentions a day before the PSL draft.

Moreover, Fakhar Zaman has also been retained by Lahore Qalandars. The franchise has also named him the brand ambassador.

Karachi Kings and Islamabad have completed the trade of Alex Hales and South African Colin Ingram.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a press release on Saturday, “As per the event rules, five sides have consumed their allocation of retaining up to eight players except for Peshawar Zalmi, which have retained five players.”

Retention list of Karachi Kings for PSL 2021

Amir Yamin (gold); Arshad Iqbal (emerging); Babar Azam (platinum); Colin Ingram (platinum, traded from Islamabad United); Imad Wasim (diamond, successful relation request); Mohammad Amir (platinum); Sharjeel Khan gold) and Waqas Maqsood (silver, brand ambassador)

Retention list of Lahore Qalandars

Ben Dunk (gold); David Wiese (diamond); Dilbar Hussain (gold); Fakhar Zaman (diamond, brand ambassador); Haris Rauf (diamond); Mohammad Hafeez; Shaheen Shah Afridi (both platinum) and Sohail Akhtar (silver, successful relegation request)

Retention list of Islamabad United

Alex Hales (Platinum; traded from Karachi Kings); Asif Ali (gold); Colin Munro (diamond); Faheem Ashraf (diamond); Hussain Talat (gold, brand ambassador); Musa Khan (silver, successful relegation request); Shadab Khan (platinum); Zafar Gohar (silver, successful relegation request)

Retention list of Quetta Gladiators

Anwar Ali (silver, successful relegation request); Azam Khan (gold); Ben Cutting (diamond); Mohammad Hasnain (diamond); Mohammad Nawaz (diamond); Naseem Shah (gold); Sarfaraz Ahmed (platinum) and Zahid Mahmood (silver, brand ambassador)

Retention list of Multan Sultans

Shahid Afridi (platinum), Imran Tahir (diamond, mentor); James Vince (gold); Khushdil Shah (diamond); Rilee Rossouw (platinum); Shan Masood (gold, successful relegation request); Sohail Tanvir (Diamond, brand ambassador); Usman Qadir (gold)

Retention list of Peshawar Zalmi

Haider Ali (gold); Kamran Akmal (diamond, successful relegation request); Liam Livingstone (gold); Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz (both platinum)


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