Jofra Archer, Tymal Mills, John Hastings and Dwayne Smith have joined HBL PSL for the third season. These T20 cricketers were selected in the Replacement Draft held at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore, earlier today.
Five players selected at the Player Draft held in November became fully unavailable for this season:
|Player Out||Player In||Reason||Team|
|Mitchell Johnson||Tymal Mills (Eng)||Personal||Kings|
|Carlos Brathwaite||Jofra Archer (WI)||National Duty||Gladiators|
|Luke Wright||Joe Denly (Eng)||Injury||Kings|
|Angelo Mathews||Anton Devcich (NZ)||Injury||Qalandars|
|Colin Munro||Lendl Simmons (WI)||Domestic Commitment||Kings|
West Indian star Dwayne Smith joins Peshawar Zalmi as cover for DJ Bravo, who will be making his way back from rehab, and Tamim Iqbal, who will leave for national duty on 4 March.
Afghan spinner Zahir Khan joins Multan Sultans to provide cover for West Indian batsman Nicholas Pooran for the first three games of the tournament. Pooran will join the Sultans after finishing with the domestic 50-over competition back home.
Replacements were also drafted for players who are partially available for HBL PSL season three. Replacement players will become active as and when the players they are covering for become unavailable for selection.
|Liam Dawson (Eng)||Zalmi||Shakib al Hasan||National Duty|
|John Hastings (Aus)||Gladiators||Mahmudullah Riyadh||National Duty|
|Dinesh Ramdin (WI)||Qalandars||Mustafizur Rahman||National Duty|
|Albie Morkel (RSA)||Gladiators||Jason Roy||National Duty|
|Thisara Perera (SL)||Sultans||Imran Tahir||National Duty|
|Asela Gunaratne (SL)||United||JP Duminy||National Duty|
|Steve Finn (Eng)||United||David Willey||National Duty|
|Chadwick Walton (WI)||United||Sam Billings||National Duty|
|Chris Green (Aus)||Gladiators||Rashid Khan||National Duty|
|Ben Laughlin (Aus)||Gladiators||Jofra Archer||County Club Commitment|