Pakistan Super League is always an attraction for foreign players. Like every year, this time also many international players are going to be part of the event. Legend cricket players from Australia, England, South Africa, New Zealand, and Afghanistan are going to rock this year. Here is the list of foreign players in PSL 8 2023. See more details below.
There will be over four hundred international players available for the upcoming PSL event. Most players are from England i.e. 140, then 60 from Sri Lanka, 43 from Afghanistan, 38 from West Indies, 28 from Bangladesh, 25 from South Africa, 14 from Australia, 11 from Zimbabwe, and 9 from Ireland.
Following are the players that have signed up for Diamond and Platinum categories for Pakistan Super League Season 8.
Aaron Finch, Adil Rashid, Akeal Hosein, Alex Hales, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Colin De Grandhomme, Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Dawid Malan, Evin Lewis, Jimmy Neesham, Lungi Ngidi, Martin Guptill, Moeen Ali, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Rahkeem Cornwall, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Rassie van der Dussen, Reece Topley, Saqib Mahmood, Shakib Al Hasan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tom Curran, Tymal Mills, Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva.
Adam Hose, Andre Fletcher, Andrew Tye, Angelo Mathews, Avishka Fernando, Bas de Leede, Ben Mike, Benjamin Cutting, Dwaine Pretorius, Evan Jones, Fabian Allen, Fazalhaq Farooqi, George Dockrell, Gulbadin Naib, Hayden Walsh, Bjorn Fortuin, Brandon King, Cameron Delport, Carlos Brathwaite, Chadwick Walton, Charith Asalanka, Craig Overton, Daniel Sams, Daniel Worrall, David Wiese, Dominic Drakes, Dushmantha Chameera, Hazratullah Zazai, Luke Wood, Maheesh Theekshana, Mahmudullah Riyad, Marchant De Lange, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Michael Rippon, Migael Pretorius, Mushfiqur Rahim, Najibullah Zadran, Nkrumah Bonner, Imran Tahir, Johnson Charles, Josh Little, Keemo Paul, Kevin Sinclair, Kieran Powell, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Laurie Evans, Jacques Snyman, James Bracey, James Fuller, James Vince, Olly Stone, Oshane Thomas, Patum Nissanka , Paul Walter, Qais Ahmad, Rehan Ahmed, Richard Gleeson, Jamie Overton, Janneman Malan, Jason Roy, Lendl Simmons, Lewis Gregory, Lewis McManus, Liam Dawson, Liam Norwell, Ollie Pope, Rilee Rossouw, Roelof van der Merwe, Roston Chase, Thisara Perera, Thomas Kaber Phillip, Ryan Gibson, Shane Dadswell, Sherfane Rutherford, Sikandar Raza, Shai Hope, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed, Wayne Parnell, Will Jacks.
There are two Australian players participating in PSL 7. Tim David in Multan Sultans and James Faulkner in Quetta Gladiators.
England has the biggest number of 15 players to play Pakistan Super League in 2022.
James Vince, Jason Roy, and Ben Duckett are players from England in Quetta Gladiators.
Chris Jordan, Lewis Gregory, Joe Clark, and Tom Abell are part of Karachi Kings squad.
Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood, and Tom Kohler-Cadmore are playing for Peshawar Zalmi.
Alex Hales and Reece Topley joined Islamabad United squad for 2022.
Harray Brook, Phil Salt and Samit Patel will perform from Lahore Qalandars.
There are five South African players in PSL 7th edition.
(According to the latest updates, Cricket South Africa has refused to allow these players to play PSL.)
Marchant de Lange is part of Islamabad United.
Rilee Rossouw and Imran Tahir are two South African players to play for Multan Sultans.
David Wiese and Dean Foxcroft are playing from Lahore Qalandars.
Naveen ul Haq for Quetta Gladiators, Mohammad Nabi for Karachi Kings, Hazratulla Zazai for Peshawar Zalmi, Rehmatullah Gurbaz for Islamabad United and Rashid Khan is featuring Lahore Qalandars for PSL 7.
Romario Shepherd is West Indian player in PSL for Karachi Kings. Odean Smith and Rovman Powell are part of Multan Sultans squad.
Sherfane Rutherford from Guyana is featuring Peshawar Zalmi.
Colin Munro is the only player from New Zealand playing for Islamabad United.
Paul Stirling is the foreign PSL player from Ireland. He is part of Islamabad United.
Here is a team-wise list of 34 players participating in PSL 2022 season 7.