PCB & PSL’s management has finally confirmed inclusion of seven foreign cricket stars for next PSL 2018 edition. This news was updated by the chairman of PCB, Najam Sethi through his account on Twitter. This was great news that was a fresh breeze for cricket lovers. Names and worth of every team in psl and countries of these players are mentioned below;
- Mitchell Johnson from Australia
- Evin lewis from West Indies
- Rashid Khan from Afghanistan
- Angelo Mathews from Sri Lanka
- Imran Tahir from South Africa
- JP Duminy from South Africa
- Chris Lynn from Australia
All of the above mentioned players have played for years and have great experience of playing for franchises based on the T20 cricket. All these super stars have also played for leagues on global platforms. These mainly include BPL, BBL, CPL and IPL. Presence of these players in the PSL will be a great success as compared to previous 2 editions. Players Lewis and Lynn are well known for their ability of power hitting that will increase chances of catching crores for fans. Few days ago, blistering score of 176 was made by Lewis against England where he stood not out but was retired due to being hurt. As per latest reports by our representatives, it is expected that Mitchell Johnson will be playing for the Lahore Qalandars.
POSITIVE IMAGE PROMOTING
PSL final during last year was in Lahore. For this reason many international players were unwilling to play because of security concerns. This year it has come to knowledge from multiple sources that few matches will be held in Pakistan for restoring confidence of foreign players and encouraging them to visit Pakistan. As per sources, Management of PSL asked players whether they would be interested in playing in Pakistan. Majority of them said they are willing. Though they are willing but one must not forget the dynamic nature of security in the country. PCB looks forward for successful series to be played against Sri Lanka and West Indies at home. This all has become possible because of successful holding of an independence cup. PSL`s previous editions has helped a lot in restoring and establishing the reputation. We are quite hopeful that this trend will continue in the future.
GIFT FOR FOREIGN PLAYERS OF $10,000/MATCH
As per sources of Dawn news, there is a great reward for all foreign players who agree to play in Pakistan. This prize is in the form of $10,000. Each foreign player playing PSL will get this prize form PCB. This is a separate amount that will be paid to each player. Other amounts that those players will get are a separate thing. There would be about 6-8 matches to be played in Pakistan. Even playing one match can earn $10,000 to a player. Multiplying it with the number of matches playing in Pakistan will increase in multiple folds.
WORTH OF EVERY TEAM IN PSL
Sponsorship deals associated with the league including the title sponsorship are estimated to be worth of every team in psl more than $6 million.
Not only players but also general public is eagerly waiting for the event to start. Get set and be ready for a very exciting PSL 2018.