By Hamad Hussain
KARACHI, November 26, 2019 (SNN247.com) – The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has finally revealed the much-anticipated date for player draft for Season 5 as it will be held on December 6 in Lahore.
HBL PSL 5 will start in February 2020 and full season will be played in Pakistan as it is revealed by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). As previously announced by PSL, December 1 is the final date for retention and transfer window and no team will be able to retain or transfer after deadline and will participate in the Player Draft.
As per new rules implemented for PSL 2020, each team can retain up to eight players. In the upcoming season, each team can have 16 players which include 11 players and 5 foreign players with up to two additional supplementary players which include one foreign player as well.
The 16-member team squad will be comprised of 3 Platinum players, 3 Diamond Players, 3 Gold Players, 5 Silver Players and 2 Emerging players.
It is pertinent to mention here that defending champion Quetta Gladiator won the first right to pick the players.