The Pakistan Super League retentions list for PSL 2022 have been announced – here’s the full list of players retained, released, and trades ahead of the PSL draft.

The 2022 PSL draft will be held on December 12, 2021, in Lahore, and will see top cricketers from around the world going into the player pool. Ahead of the draft, each team can retain a maximum of eight players, with the remaining players going into the pool for the draft picks. Each team can pick a further eight in the draft. A Right to Match card has also been introduced for this season.

Over 425 players have registered for the PSL 2022 draft. It will be held at 3pm PKT on December 12.

Islamabad United

Players retained

Platinum: Asif Ali, Hasan Ali

Diamond: Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan (Brand Ambassador)

Gold: Alex Hales (Mentor), Azam Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr

Silver: Paul Stirling

Players released

Colin Munro, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed


Iftikhar Ahmed to Quetta Gladiators

Karachi Kings

Players retained

Platinum: Babar Azam, Imad Wasim

Diamond: Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nabi

Gold: Joe Clarke (Brand Ambassador), Aamir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan

Silver: Mohammad Ilyas

Players released

Colin Ingram, Chadwick Walton

Lahore Qalandars

Players retained

Platinum: Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi

Diamond: Haris Rauf (Brand Ambassador), David Wiese, Mohammad Hafeez

Silver: Ahmed Daniyal, Sohail Akhtar, Zeeshan Ashraf

Players released

Fakhar Zaman, Ben Dunk, Samit Patel

Multan Sultans

Players retained

Platinum: Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw

Diamond: Imran Tahir (Mentor), Sohaib Maqsood

Gold: Khushdil Shah (Gold), Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood

Players released

Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir, Sohail Khan, Carlos Brathwaite


James Vince and Shahid Afridi to Quetta Gladiators

Peshawar Zalmi

Players retained

Platinum: Liam Livingstone, Wahab Riaz,

Diamond: Haider Ali, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik

Gold: Hussain Talat, Saqib Mahmood (Brand Ambassador)

Silver: Tom Kohler-Cadmore

Players released

Kamran Akmal, Imam ul Haq

Quetta Gladiators

Players retained

Platinum: James Vince, Sarfaraz Ahmed

Diamond: Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz

Gold: Shahid Afridi (Mentor), Mohammad Hasnain (Brand Ambassador), Naseem Shah (Gold)

Players released

Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Tom Banton, Ben Cutting, Usman Shinwari, Cameron Delport and Dale Steyn


Azam Khan to Islamabad United