Top Expensive Players In PSL 2024 [ Top Paid PSL Players ]

Many PSL fans want to know the top PSL-paid players and how much they earn. A lot of people compare IPL and PSL. In the IPL, top players usually receive a million-dollar salary, but you must be wondering who will be the most expensive player in the PSL 2024.

If that is the case, then you are in the right place. Today, we will discuss the categories of the Pakistan Super League and its players’ salaries In Rupees too.

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1. Platinum Category

PlayerSalary (USD)Salary (PKR)
Alex Hales170,000$40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
Rahmanullah Garbaz170,000$40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
Shadab Khan170,000$40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
Haider Ali170,000$40,800,000Karachi KingsPlatinum
Mathew Wade170,000$40,800,000 Karachi KingsPlatinum
Imran Tahir170,000$40,800,000 Karachi KingsPlatinum
Fakhar Zaman130,000$31,200,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
Shaheen Shah Afridi150,000$36,000,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
Rashid Khan150,000$36,000,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
Babar Azam150,000$36,000,000Peshawar ZalmiPlatinum
Muhammad Rizwan130,000$31,200,000Multan SultansPlatinum
Bhanuka Rajapaksa130,000$31,200,000Peshawar ZalmiPlatinum
David MIller130,000$31,200,000Multan SultansPlatinum
Naseem Shah130,000$31,200,000Quetta GladiatorsPlatinum

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Players in the Platinum category of the Pakistan Super League 2024 are the highest-paid league players. Platinum players’ prices range from USD 130,000 to USD 170,000.

According to the PSL Platinum category price, the maximum amount that a  player in this category receives is USD 170,000 (PKR 4 crore eight lac). Each team may select three players from this category in the draft.

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Players in this category are the highest-paid players in PSL. This category includes all the top players in the world, including Babar Azam, the number one T20 batsman. 

2. Diamond Category

PlayerSalary (USD)Salary (PKR) @ 1$ =240TeamCategory
Asif Ali85,000$20,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
Muhammad Wasim Jnr85,000$20,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
James Vince85,000$20,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
James Fuller85,000$20,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
David Wiese85,000$20,400,000Lahore QalandarsDiamond
Haris Rauf85,000$20,400,000Lahore QalanarsDiamond
Sherfane Rutherford85,000$20,400,000Peshawar ZalmiDiamond
Wahab Riaz85,000$20,400,000Peshawar ZalmiDiamond
Jason Roy60,000$14,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond
Odean Smith60,000$14,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond
Shan Masood60,000$14,400,000Multan SultansDiamond
Rillee Rossow60,000$14,400,000Multan SultansDiamond
Khushdil Shah60,000$14,400,000Multan SultansDiamond
Fazal Haq Farooqi60,000$14,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
Imad Wasim60,000$14,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
Hussain Talat60,000$14,400,000Lahore QalandarsDiamond
Iftikhar Ahmad85,000$20,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond

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This is the second most expensive category in the PSL draft.

The diamond category is the second most expensive in PSL. Players in this category receive a salary of USD 85,000 (PKR20,400,000). Every franchise can pick up to three players in the diamond category, but Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators received one more pick in the PSL Mini Draft.

Twenty players have been selected for this category, the second most expensive in the Pakistan Super League. The salary range for this category is US$60,000-US$85,000.

3. Gold Category

PlayerSalary (USD)Salary (PKR) @ 1$ =240TeamCategory
Ahsan Ali50,000$12,000,000Quetta GladiatorsGold
Sarfaraz Ahmad50,000$12,000,000Quetta GladiatorsGold
Muhammad Hasnain50,000$12,000,000Quetta GladiatorsGold
Arshad Iqbal40,000$9,600,000Peshawar ZalmiGold
Muhammad Haris50,000$12,000,000Peshawar ZalmiGold
Danish Aziz40,000$9,600,000Peshawar ZalmiGold
Akeal Hosain40,000$9,600,000Multan SultansGold
Shahnawaz Dhani40,000$9,600,000Multan SultansGold
Tim David50,000$12,000,000Multan SultansGold
Abdullah Shafiq45,000$10,800,000Lahore QalandarsGold
Sikandar Raza50,000$12,000,000Lahore QalandarsGold
Liam Dawson50,000$12,000,000Lahore QalandarsGold
Shoaib Malik40,000$9,600,000Karachi KingsGold
Muhammad Amir50,000$12,000,000Karachi KingsGold
Andrew Tye40,000$9,600,000Karachi KingsGold
Ravi Bopara50,000$12,000,000Karachi KingsGold
Azam Khan40,000$9,600,000Islamabad UnitedGold
Faheem Ashraf50,000$12,000,000Islamabad UnitedGold
Hasan Ali50,000$12,000,000Islamabad UnitedGold

Gold is the third category of the PSL 2023 draft. Each franchise can pick three players from this category, but Lahore Qalandars got an extra player in the replacement round. Each player in this category receives $50,000 USD (PKR 12,000,000 ).

In the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League, 19 players, including five foreigners and fourteen locals, have been selected from this category. The salary range for this category is $40000 to $50000.

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4. Supplementary Category

In the supplementary draft, each franchisee will be permitted to select two players, with a maximum of one foreign player from either the Diamond, Gold, Silver, or Emerging categories. The salary range for this category is $50000.

Players in Supplementary Category

Supplementary Salary USD
Player Team
Moeen Ali Islamabad United 50000$
Mubasir Khan 50000$
Tabraiz Shamsi Karachi Kings 50000$
Muhammad Umar 50000$
Jordan Cox Lahore Qalandars 50000$
Jalat Khan 50000$
Jimmy Neesham Peshawar Zalmi 50000$
Omair Bin Yousuf Quetta Gladiators 50000$
Martin Guptil 50000$
Arafat Minhas Multan Sultans 50000$
Adil Rashid 50000$

5. Silver Category

Silver is the second least expensive category in the Pakistan Super League. Each player in this category receives $25,000 USD (PKR 6,000,000 ). This category includes all of the remaining above-average players. A total of 40 players have been selected in this category, of whom 13 are foreigners, and the remaining are locals.

Players in Silver Category

Silver Category Salary (USD)
Player Team
Paul Stirling Islamabad United 25000$
Colin Munro 25000$
Sohaib Maqsood 25000$
Rumman Raees 25000$
Abrar Ahmad 25000$
Sharjeel Khan Karachi Kings 25000$
Tayyab Tahir 25000$
M. Ahlaq 25000$
Aamer Yamin 25000$
Mir Hamza 25000$
Kamran Ghulam Lahore Qalandars 25000$
Mirza Tahir Baig 25000$
Harry Brook 25000$
Dilbar Hussain 25000$
Ahmad Daniyal 25000$
Saim Ayub Peshawar Zalmi 25000$
Tom-Kohler Cadmore 25000$
Amir Jamal 25000$
Salman Irshad 25000$
Usamn Qadir 25000$
Will Smead Quetta Gladiators 25000$
Umar Akmal 25000$
Naveen Ul Haq 25000$
Umaid Asif 25000$
Muhammad Asif 25000$
Muhammad Sarwar Multan Sultans 25000$
Usman Khan 25000$
Anwar Ali 25000$
Sameen Gul 25000$
Usama Mir 25000$

6. Emerging Category

It is the last and least expensive category in the 2023 PSL for emerging players. Each player in this category receives USD 7,500 (PKR 18 lac). This category was created to showcase Pakistani talent on international platforms and provide them with additional opportunities. 

Following the PSL 2024 draft rules, each franchise must select two players from this category. Sixteen players have been selected in this category.

Players in Emerging Category

Emerging Category Salary USD
Player Team
Hasan Nawaz Islamabad United 7500$
Zeeshan Zamir 7500$
Irfan Khan Niazi Karachi Kings 7500$
Qasim Akram 7500$
Zaman Khan Lahore Qalandars 7500$
Shawaiz Irfan 7500$
Haseeb ullah Peshawar Zalmi 7500$
Sufiyan Muqeem 7500$
Aimal Khan Quetta Gladiators 7500$
Abdul Wahid Bangalzai 7500$
IhsanUllah Multan Sultans 7500$
Abbas Afridi 7500$

Top Paid PSL Players

Along with Shadab Khan, Rashid Khan, Tom Banton, and Chris Lynn, Hassan Ali, David Miller, Rilee Rossouw, Babar Azam became the highest-paid player in the PSL 2023 with a salary of $170k. All these players are in the Platinum category. 

Each franchise can pick 3 players from the platinum category. The salary range for this category is $ 1300,00 to $ 170,000 (PKR 31,200,000-40,800,000). David Miller will earn $130000, whereas Rilee Rossouw will get $150,000. 

All Teams Squad

All Teams Squad

lahore qalandars
Quetta Gladiators
Karachi Kings
Islamabad United
Multan Sultans

1. Babar Azam

Babar Azam established himself as a long-term fixture in Pakistan’s batting lineup as a right-handed batsman with a strong performance. He is the most expensive player in the PSL. He belongs to the Platinum category. Babar Azam will receive $170,000, which becomes (40,800,000) in PKR.

2. Shadab Khan

Shadab Khan, a teenage legspinner who burst onto cricket’s collective consciousness during the 2016/17 PSL season, is an exceptional ball turner.  He belongs to the Platinum category. And will receive $170,000 which becomes (40,800,000) in PKR.

3. Rashid Khan

This time, Rashid Khan, the best player, and captain of the Afghanistan team will be playing for the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League. If we talk about his performance, he has been very good, and his ICC Ranking has improved substantially.

Rashid khan also belongs to the Platinum category and will get $170,000.

4. Tom Banton

The English cricketer Tom Banton (born on 11 November 1998) made his international debut for the England cricket team in November 2019. Tom Banton will be part of Quetta Gladiators. He is also listed in the Platinum category and will get one lac seventy thousand US dollars for playing in PSL.

5. Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn (born 10 April 1990) is an Australian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman. He was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He will be part of Multan Sultan and is listed in the Platinum category. He will earn 4 crores and eight lac rupees for playing PSL.

6. Hassan Ali

Hasan Ali was born on 2 July 1994 in Sialkot, Pakistan. He made his first-class debut for Sialkot in October 2013. In August 2016, he made his international debut for Pakistan in a One-Day International match. He will be playing for Islamabad United and is in the Platinum category. He will also get $170,000.

7. Rilee Rossouw

Rilee Rossouw (born 9 October 1989) is a South African cricketer who played for South Africa from 2014 to 2016. He returned to international cricket in July 2022. He is a left-handed batsman and an off-spin bowler with a right arm. He will play for Multan Sultan and is in the Platinum category, but he will get $150,000.

8. David Miller

David Andrew Miller (born 10 June 1989) is a South African cricketer. He is an aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional wicketkeeper. David Miller will be part of Peshawar Zalmi and earn three crores, twelve lac rupees ($130000).

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Categories in PSL

There are six categories in the PSL 2023 draft. Players are divided into these categories, and each player will receive the same amount of money. These categories are as follows:

  • Platinum Category
  • Diamond Category
  • Gold Category
  • Supplementary Category
  • Silver Category
  • Emerging Category

We’ll discuss these categories in detail, along with their salaries.

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