The player draft of the fourth edition of PSL is scheduled to take place on November 20.
Before the commencement of draft, two of the franchises of PSL Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators, have traded some big names with each other as the trade and retention window is supposed to be closed in the second week of November.
Globally renowned limited overs specialist Sunil Narine, who has represented Lahore Qalandars in previous two editions of PSL, will be joining Quetta Gladiators in PSL-4.
Destructive middle-order batsman Umer Akmal, who has played for Lahore Qalandars in three editions of PSL, will also now represent Quetta Gladiators in the fourth edition of PSL.
The left-arm pacer Rahat Ali, who had a phenomenal PSL-3 after grabbing 15 wickets in 11 matches with an average of 21.46, will be joining Lahore Qalandars and the emerging all-rounder Hassan Khan, who recently led the Pakistan Under-19 team in World Cup, will have his name in Qalandars roster for PSL-4.
As per the deal, Lahore Qalandars will get Quetta’s first-round pick from the Platinum category, which will give them a chance to pick 2 players in the first round from Platinum category while Quetta Gladiators will get Lahore’s second-round pick in the silver category.
The fourth edition of PSL 4 is scheduled to kick off in 2019 from February 14, with the final taking place on March 17 at the National Cricket Stadium Karachi.