Here Is the List of Pakistanis Participating in Afghanistan Premier League

Afghanistan Premier League (APL) is set to take place from October 5-21 at Sharjah. The player draft held in Dubai saw team Paktia bag Pakistani superstar Shahid Afridi as the icon player.

The tournament will feature 5 teams including Balkh, Paktia, Nangarhar, Kandahar and Kabul. A total of 23 matches will be played to decide the champion of the inaugural edition of the league.

Other Pakistani players which were picked at the draft include Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hafeez, Kamran Akmal, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Irfan, Sohail Tanvir, Iftikhar Ahmed and Faheem Ashraf.

Wahab Riaz was picked as a diamond category player by Kandahar for $75,000.

Player Team Category Price ($)
Shahid Afridi Paktia Icon 100,000
Wahab Riaz Kandahar Diamond 75,000
Mohammad Irfan Balkh Silver 30,000
Kamran Akmal Balkh Silver 30,000
Sohail Tanvir Kabul Silver 30,000
Iftikhar Ahmed Kandahar Silver 30,000
Mohammad Hafeez Nangarhar Silver 30,000
Faheem Ashraf Paktia Silver 30,000
Mohammad Nawaz Balkh Silver 20,000


Pakistan cricket team will be busy playing series against Australia in UAE from October 7-28, and Faheem Ashraf might miss out a number of APL matches. The T20I series starts on October 24 which means that Mohamad Hafeez and Mohammad Nawaz might well be available for all the matches for their teams.

Other players are not a regular part of the Pakistani team.

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