LAHORE: The pick order for the HBL PSL 9 player draft has been revaeled. Quetta Gladiators will be the first pick in the HBL Pakistan Super League 2024 Player Draft. Karachi Kings and two-time champions Islamabad will pick the second and third places, while the fourth and fifth picks will go to Peshawar Zalmi and the runners-up of the previous event, Multan Sultan. The champions of the last two editions, Lahore Qalandars, will be the last to pick the players.
The selection order for the first round of Platinum is determined by the reverse order of the previous season’s standings. To make the pick order more fair, a different franchise will make the first pick in the first round of each category. Quetta Gladiators will start Platinum pick, Karachi Kings will have first Diamond pick, Peshawar Zalmi will have first Gold pick, Multan Sultans will have first pick in Silver category.
HBL PSL 9 Draft
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Islamabad United will pick the first player in the emerging category and Lahore Qalandars will have the first supplementary pick. The Pakistan Cricket Board has already opened the registration window for foreign players.
The flagship event is scheduled from February 8 to March 24, 2024. Franchises will now submit relegation requests for players before finalizing retention.