PSL 8 Replacement draft was set to happen on 23 January 2023, but it was postponed to 25 January 2023. Why did this happen? Well, it was due to the unfortunate countrywide power outage. This article will discuss all that will happen in this replacement draft. So stay tuned.
Do you know that Harry Brook and Adil Rashid will miss out this season? What a bummer, right? There is this news and more in this article. So read the whole thing to be informed before anyone else.
Without any further ado, let’s get right into it.
PSL 8 Replacement draft 2023
This draft will start at 7 pm (Pakistan Standard Time). The drafting for replacement players was initially planned for January 24, but owing to a statewide power failure on January 23, teams demanded an extra day to finalize their choice.
Lahore Qalandars replacement draft 2023
Lahore Qalandars will select a suitable replacement for England’s Harry Brook, who will be unavailable for the tournament due to national service. Similarly, Qalandars will fill in for Jordan Cox and Rashid Khan, who will skip the opening three games.
Multan Sultan Replacement draft
Adil Rashid of England will also skip PSL 8. Therefore, his team Multan Sultans will choose a substitute today. Additionally, the Sultans will select substitutes for David Miller, Akeal Hussain, and Tim David.
Islamabad United replacements 2023
ISLU will also be looking for replacements for the following players
- Alex Hales
- Moeen Ali
- Rahmanullah Garbaz
- Fazalhaq Farooqui
Gladiators 2023 replacement draft
The Quetta Gladiators will also select substitutes for:
- Waninidu Hasaranga
- Jason Roy
- Odean Smith.
Peshawar Zalmi replacement draft 2023
Peshawar Zalmi will fill in for the following players:
- Rovman Powell
Will Hafeez be available?
Experienced batsman Mohammad Hafeez will be eligible for inclusion in the Pakistan Super League replacement trade. Hafeez, who went undrafted in the players’ selection the previous December, will be the focus of teams in the replacement pick. Over the past seven seasons, the right-handed hitter has played for Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars. He scored 1596 runs in 71 games and is now the fourth greatest run-scorer in the tournament.
Players available for the draft
The following players will be available for the draft
|Kieron Pollard||West Indies|
|Shakib al Hasan||Bangladesh|
|Rassie van der Dussen||South Africa|
|Dasun Shanaka||Sri Lanka|
|Lungi Ngidi||South Africa|
The following is the summary of players whose replacements their teams will look for.
|David Miller||South Africa|
|Akeal Hussain||West Indies|
|Rovman Powell||West Indies|
|Waninidu Hasaranga||Sri Lanka|
|Odean Smith||West Indies|
To round up their teams of 20, each team will select two players from the supplementary group. The draft will be live-streamed on various platforms. We will update you regarding the complete squads in our articles. So stay tuned.