PCB Allows 11 Players to Participate In the Caribbean Premier League

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has agreed to issue No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to the players participating in Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

A total of 11 Pakistani players have been selected by various franchises to feature in the 6th edition of the competition, which is scheduled to take place from 8th August till 16th September.


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Overall, six teams will be participating out of which five teams will have at least one Pakistani player in their ranks, including Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St. Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders.

Pakistani Players Featuring In CPL 2018

Player Team
Wahab Riaz Barbados Tridents
Junaid Khan Barbados Tridents
Muhammad Irfan Barbados Tridents
Shoaib Malik Guyana Amazon Warriors
Sohail Tanvir Guyana Amazon Warriors
Shahid Afridi Jamaica Tallawahs
Imad Wasim Jamaica Tallawahs
Mohammad Sami St. Lucia Stars
Rumman Raees St. Lucia Stars
Hussain Talat St. Lucia Stars
Shadab Khan Trinbago Knight Riders


The competition will allow the players to find form as a majority of them have been suffering from injuries. The CPL is more crucial for Imad Wasim, Rumman Raees, Sohail Tanvir, Muhammad Irfan and Wahab Riaz, since they had been a part of the team but were left out either due to injuries or poor performances.

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