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Shakib-Tamim named in PSL replacement draft



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The Pakistan Super League (PSL) sixth edition was called off in the middle due to coronavirus outbreak. However, the organizers have finalized the new dates to resume the tournament, also the replacement draft for the remaining (PSL) season 6’s matches was announced to be held on April 27.

About 130 foreign players will be available in the draft. Players from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Afghanistan, and West Indies are available in the replacement draft.

According to sources, there are 5 Bangladesh players including ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal in the platinum category.Apart from them, Taskin Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman and Liton Das are in the silver category.

In the platinum category, Shakib is accompanied by Evin Lewis, Andre Russell and Martin Guptill. Whereas, Usman Khwaja, James Faulkner, Adam Milne and Morne Morkel have been placed in the Diamond category.

Jack Weatherlard, Jonathan Wells, Hazratullah Zazai, George Worker, Wesley Madhaver, Shaun Williams, Taskin Ahmed, Liton Das, Sabbir Rahman, Nuan Pradeep, Sekuge Prasanna, Johnson Charles, Kesrick Willis are placed in the silver category.

PSL 6 will be played between June 1 to 20. Karachi will host the event with a quarantine period starting from May 22 at a local hotel.