Pakistan Super League retentions 2022: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) will return for the 7th edition starting on January 27, 2022.
Mohammad Rizwan led the Multan Sultans to their first PSL title in the previous edition of the tournament.
The defending champions will get the tournament underway in a titanic clash against the 2020 champions, Karachi Kings.
According to the report, the first 15th match will be played in Karachi, and the rest of the match will be played in Lahore.
Each team was allowed a maximum of eight retentions, divided into categories of Diamond, Platinum, Gold, and SIlver.
PSL 2022 Schedule:
Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators were the only two sides who did not utilize their full quota of retentions. As per the rules, each franchise can have a maximum of 18 players in their squad.
Multan Sultan retained Mohammad Rizwan and Rilee Rossouw in the platinum category. While Kings retained Babar Azam and Imad Wasim in the platinum category.
Peshawar Zalmi retained Liam Livingstone and Wahab Riaz as Platinum retentions.
Rashid Khan and Pakistan ace bowler Shaheen Afridi were retained by the Qalandars in the Platinum category.
Islamabad United retained Hasan Ali and promoted Asif Ali to be their two Platinum players.
Meanwhile, the Gladiators, who had a productive trade window. Retained Sarfaraz Ahmed and added James Vince to their list of Platinum players.
List of all the player retentions for PSL 2022 season
Karachi Kings: Babar Azam, Imad Wasim (both Platinum), Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nabi (both Diamond), Joe Clarke (Gold, Brand Ambassador), Aamir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan (both Gold), and Mohammad Ilyas (Silver).
Islamabad United: Asif Ali, Hasan Ali (both Platinum), Faheem Ashraf (Diamond), Shadab Khan (Diamond, Brand Ambassador), Alex Hales (Gold, Mentor), Azam Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr (both Gold), and Paul Stirling (Silver).
Peshawar Zalmi: Liam Livingstone, Wahab Riaz (both Platinum), Haider Ali, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik (all Diamond), Hussain Talat (Gold), Saqib Mahmood (Gold, Brand Ambassador), and Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Silver).
Lahore Qalandars; Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi (both Platinum), Haris Rauf (Diamond, Brand Ambassador), David Wiese, Mohammad Hafeez (both Diamond), Ahmed Daniyal, Sohail Akhtar, and Zeeshan Ashraf (all Silver).
Quetta Gladiators: James Vince, Sarfaraz Ahmed (both Platinum), Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz (both Diamond), Shahid Afridi (Gold, Mentor), Mohammad Hasnain (Gold, Brand Ambassador), and Naseem Shah (Gold).
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw (both Platinum), Imran Tahir (Diamond, Mentor), Sohaib Maqsood (Diamond), Khushdil Shah (Gold, Brand Ambassador), Shahnawaz Dahani, and Shan Masood (both Gold).
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