Replacement Draft for Pakistan Super League 2018 held at the NCA, Lahore

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.

Player Team Cover For Reason
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
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