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List of Local Players for PSL 2020 Announced

The PSL has released the names in the local players’ categories for the 2020 season after the two-step category renewal process involving representatives of all six franchises was completed.

Next year’s edition will be completely held in Pakistan with PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan saying,

Our preparations are in full swing, the PSL 2020 edition will be held in Pakistan, we are focused on delivering another world-class edition of the prestigious league.

In the Platinum category, the newly appointed Pakistan T-20 Captain Babar Azam is joined by Imad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi and 14 other national team superstars. The comeptete category can be seen below:


Babar Azam
Faheem Ashraf
Fakhar Zaman
Hasan Ali
Imad Wasim
Kamran Akmal
Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Hafeez
Mohammad Irfan
Mohammad Nawaz
Sarfraz Ahmed
Shadab Khan
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Shahid Afridi
Shoaib Malik
Sohail Tanvir
Wahab Riaz


The Diamond category is headlined by Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal, who has been elevated from the Gold Category:

Ahmed Shehzad
Asif Ali
Haris Sohail
Iftikhar Ahmed
Imam UL Haq
Junaid Khan
Mohmmad Rizwan
Umar Akmal
Usman Shinwari
Yasir Shah


In the Gold category we have Mohmmad Abbas, Haris Rauf, Hussain Talat and others:

Amir Yamin
Aizaz Cheema
Anwar Ali
Awais Zia
Hammad Azam
Haris Rauf
Hussain Talat
Mohammad Abbas
Mohammad Hasnain
Mohammad Sami
Rahat Ali
Rumman Raees
Saad Ali
Sahibzada Farhan
Salman Butt
Shakeel Ansar
Shan Masood
Sohaib Maqsood
Sohail Akhtar
Sohail Khan
Umer Amin
Waqas Maqsood
Zafar Gohar


Followed by the Silver Category:

Agha Salman
Ahsan Ali
Ali Shafiq
Amad Butt
Danish Aziz
Ghulam Mudassar
Gohar Ali
Hassan Khan
Ibtesam Sheikh
Jaahid Ali
Jalat Khan
Jamal Anwar
Khalid Usman
M. Irfan Khan
Mohammad Asghar
Mohammad Imran
Mohammad Irfan Jr.
Muhammad Musa
Naseem Shah
Numan Ali
Rizwan Hussain
Sameen Gul
Saud Shakil
Umaid Asif
Umar Siddiq
Usama Mir

In the emerging category we have the future stars for the National team:

Ali Imran
Abrar Ahmed
Mohammad Azam Khan
Mohammad Junaid
Muhammad ILyas
Nabi Gul
Nasir Nawaz
Umair Masood
Umer Khan


Wasim Khan added, “PSL has become one of the most sought after T20 leagues in the world, the next edition will be even bigger and better, I am sure league fans both in Pakistan and around the world will enjoy top-class cricket, with world-class facilities at the stadiums and top-quality broadcast once the tournament begins in February 2020.”

What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments below

  • Interestingly no place for Khushdil Shah !!! It amazes me how they keep on missing these top domestic performers! I hope some PCB member reads this and includes his name.

  • انشا اللہ.
    PSL will be the best league in the world. It is mouth watering that all matches of PSL5 will be played in Pakistan ??.

  • im super excited to see full PSL2020 in Pakistan….im hopeful many international player’s will be ready to come here…
    thanx PCB & Wasim Khan
    Lahore Qalanders ?

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