Pakistan Super League (PSL) is an annual Pakistani T20 league played in February-March. Similar to IPL, PSL also consists of franchise-based teams with players from different countries. This year will be the 7th edition of franchise-based cricket. This year, there is a top list of players who have joined PSL on massive contracts. Check PSL 2022 Highest Paid Players.
The new season matches will be starting in 2022 that is in January and February 2022. The tournament will contain 17 matches played by all the teams. These matches will be taking place at stadiums in Lahore and Karachi.
The finals will be taking place at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The format for the matches will be in the Double round-robin format and the playoffs.
Check out the PSL 2022 Highest Paid Players.
PSL each year conducts player drafts where local players, as well as international players, are auctioned to various teams. But here comes the twist.
All the PSL players are divided into category contracts – top players are allocated in the Platinum contract and have a particular wage as per that contract. PCB offers 5 types of contracts to the PSL players.
|Contract||PSL Salary (Pakistani Rupee)||Notes|
|Platinum||2,30,44,000||Each team can pick 3 players from this category|
|Diamond||1,15,22,000||Teams can choose 3 players from this category|
|Gold||82,30,000||A total of 3 players can be taken from this category as well|
|Silver||41,15,000||Franchises can choose 5 players from this category|
|Emerging||16,46,000||Each franchise can sign up to 2 emerging players|
The highest-paid players of the league are in the platinum category. The list of players and teams are as follows:
|Kieron Pollard||Peshawar Zalmi||2,30,44,000|
|Babar Azam||Karachi Kings||2,30,44,000|
|Dale Steyn||Islamabad United||2,30,44,000|
|Collin Ingram||Islamabad United||2,30,44,000|
|Muhammad Hafeez||Lahore Qalandars||2,30,44,000|
|Mohammad Amir||Karachi Kings||2,30,44,000|
|Wahab Riaz||Peshawar Zalmi||2,30,44,000|
|Hassan Raza||Peshawar Zalmi||2,30,44,000|
|Chris Lynn||Lahore Qalandars||2,30,44,000|
|Sarfaraz Ahmed||Quetta Gladiators||2,30,44,000|
The player’s draft would be held later in the second week of December and the list of players added to this list would be updated.