ISLAMABAD: Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga and South African all-rounder Albie Morkel are the latest additions to join the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL), said a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) press release issued here.
Malinga and Morkel join former Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum and current England ODI and T20 skipper Eoin Morgan as the latest players to have signed up for the PSL.
Malinga, who captained Sri Lanka to the 2014 ICC World T20 trophy, had to withdraw from last year’s Player Draft because of an injury. Known for his famous yorkers, “Malinga the Slinger” has picked up 299 wickets in 221 T20 matches.
Hard-hitting South African all-rounder Albie Morkel joins the list of all-rounders for the HBL PSL Player Draft. Morkel’s has 3,767 runs and 230 wickets in 287 matches.
The player retention is currently open during which franchises have the option of retaining up to 16 players from their existing squads. During this phase, teams can also renegotiate with existing players.
The player transfer window is concurrently open with teams having the option of using their draft pick order existing squads to trade.-APP