Chris Gayle, Dale Steyn Picked Up By Quetta Gladiators In PSL Draft
Chris Gayle and Dale Steyn will be sharing a dressing room as both have been picked by Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft that took place on Sunday.
Australia's Chris Lynn will move to Multan Sultans from Lahore Qalandars, who secured the services of star Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan.
If he plays, this will be the first time since 2006 that Gayle will play competitive cricket in Pakistan. Steyn, meanwhile, had earlier opted out of the Indian Premier League that will be held later in the year.
The PSL starts on February 20 and the final is scheduled to be played on March 22.
Squads at the end of the PSL 2021 draft:
Islamabad United: Shadab Khan, Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Musa Khan, Zafar Gohar, Hasan Ali Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Reece Topley, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Chris Jordan, Akif Javed.
Multan Sultans: Shahid Afridi, Rilee Rossouw, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Khushdil Shah, James Vince, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir, Chris Lynn, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Adam Lyth, Shahnawaz Dhani, Muhammad Umar, Imran Khan Sr., Carlos Brathwaite.
Lahore Qalandars: Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Ben Dunk, Dilbar Hussain, Sohail Akhtar, Rashid Khan, Samit Patel, Tom Abell, Zeeshan Ashraf, Salman Agha, Mohammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Zaid Alam, Joe Denly, Ahmad Danyal.