Pakistan Super League is garnering more and more attention and after a slightly slow start, it is ready to kick off with gear. The teams playing the tournament have various classes of players and these classes are emerging, silver, gold, diamond and platinum. Here we’ll list down the players chosen for platinum category for the upcoming PSL 2019 – Season 4.
PSL 2019 Platinum Category Players: Smith and AB de Villiers are In.
For the 2019 PSL draft, the list of 14 international players for the platinum category is as follows:
These are the platinum category players and besides these, the categories of players are diamond, silver, gold and emerging categories. The PSL 2019 player draft will be held on November 20th, 2018 in Islamabad. There are 14 international players in the mix, as mentioned above.
Besides the above mentioned categories, there are a number of supplementary or extra players picked and their contract starts only after they join the teams.
There are the same 6 teams in the game; the same 6 that took part in the last season of PSL 3 in 2018.
The teams are expected to pick 9 players during the draft and the foreign players are paid nearly $10,000. After retaining these 9 players, the teams are to pick 11 cricketers more for the next edition that too using the PSL Draft. These players are picked for the categories of platinum round, gold round, diamond round, silver round, emerging players and finally the supplementary players round comprising of four players per team. The salaries of the players also vary depending upon the category of players and keeps on going down as the class decreases.
Let’s wait for exciting matches to begin!