PSL Expensive Player In Season 9 (2024)

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PSL Expensive Player

The best PSL Expensive Players and their salaries are of interest to a lot of PSL fans. Many see comparisons between PSL and IPL. Top players in the IPL typically earn salaries of a million dollars, so you may be wondering who the most expensive player in the PSL 2024 will be.

You’re in the proper place if that’s the case. We shall talk about the Pakistan Super League’s categories today, along with the Rupee salaries of its players.

Categories in PSL Player Auction

The PSL 2024 draft consists of six categories. Every player falls into one of these categories, and their share is the same. The following are these categories:

  • Platinum Category
  • Diamond Category
  • Gold Category
  • Supplementary Category
  • Silver Category
  • Emerging Category

1. Platinum Category

The Pakistan Super League 2024 Platinum category’s highest-paid players are those in this division. Prices for platinum players vary from $130,000 to $170,000 USD.

A player in the PSL Platinum category can earn up to USD 170,000 (PKR 4 crore eight lac), according to the price list. In the draft, each team is allowed to choose three players from this group.

Platinum Category
Shadab KhanIslamabad United
Naseem Shah
Jordan Cox
Kieron PollardKarachi  Kings
Daniel Sams
Mohammad Nawaz
Fakhar ZamanLahore Qalandars
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Rassie van der Dussen
Babar AzamPeshawar Zalmi
Rovman Powell
Noor Ahmad
Rilee RussouwQuetta Gladiators
Sherfane Rutherford
Mohammad Amir
Iftikhar AhmadMultan Sultans
Muhammad Rizwan
David Willey

The PSL’s highest-paid players fall into this group. All of the best players in the world, including the top T20 batsman Babar Azam, are included in this category.

2. Diamond Category

Diamond Category
Imad WasimIslamabad United
Azam Khan
Tymal Mills
James VinceKarachi Kings
Hasan Ali
Tim Seifert
David WieseLahore Qalandars
Sahibzada Farhan
Haris Rauf
Saim AyubPeshawar Zalmi
Tom Kohler-Cadmore
Asif Ali
Jason RoyQuetta Gladiators
Mohammad Wasim Jnr
Wanindu Hasaranga
Dawid MalanMultan Sultan
Usama Mir
Khushdil Shah

In the PSL draft, this is the second most costly category.

In PSL, the diamond category is the second most costly. The pay for players in this division is USD 85,000 (PKR20,400,000). The PSL Mini Draft gives each team the opportunity to select up to three players in the diamond category; however, the Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators were granted an additional pick.

The Pakistan Super League’s second-most costly category has twenty players selected for it. This category’s pay ranges from US$60,000 to US$85,000.

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3. Gold Category

The PSL 2023 draft’s third tier is gold. Lahore Qalandars received an additional player in the replacement round, although each franchise is only allowed to select three players from this group. In this category, the prize money for each player is $50,000 USD (PKR 12,000,000).

Gold Category
Alex HalesIslamabad United
Faheem Ashraf
Colin Munro
Shoaib MalikKarachi Kings
Shan Masood
Tabraiz Shamsi
Abdullah ShafiqLahore Qalandars
Zaman Khan
Sikandar Raza
Amir JamalPeshawar Zalmi
Muhammad Haris
Sarfaraz AhmadQuetta Gladiators
Abrar Ahmad
Muhammad Hasnain
Abbas AfridiMultan Sultans
Reeza Hendricks
Reece Topley

Nineteen players—sixteen locals and five foreigners—have been chosen for the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League. This category’s pay ranges from $40000 to $50000.

4. Supplementary Category

Each franchisee may choose two players in the supplemental draft, with a foreign player from the Diamond, Gold, Silver, or Emerging categories being the most that can be chosen. This category has a salary range of $50000.

Shamyl HussainIslamabad United
Tom Curran
Saad BaigKarachi Kings
Jamie Overton
Shai HopeLahore Qalandars
Kamran Ghulam
Lungi Ngidi
Mehran Mumtaz
Peshawar Zalmi
Akeal HoseinQuetta Gladiators
Sohail Khan
Chris JordanMultan Sultans
Aftab Ibrahim

5. Silver Category

In the Pakistan Super League, silver is the second-cheapest tier. Every player in this division is awarded $25,000 USD (equivalent to PKR 6,000,000). All of the remaining players that are above average fall into this category. Thirteen foreign players and the remaining players are locals, for a total of forty players selected for this category.

Silver Category
Mathew FordeIslamabad United
Shahab Khan
Salman Ali Agha
Rumman Raees
Qasim Akram
Mohammad Amir KhanKarachi Kings
Anwar Ali
Mohammad Akhlaq
Arafat Minhas
Mir Hamza
Rashid KhanLahore Qalandars
Mirza Tahir Baig
Mohammad Imran Jnr
Ahsan Hafeez Bhatti
Dan Lawrence
Khurram ShahzadPeshawar Zalmi
Salman Irshad
Arif Yaqoob
Umair Afridi
Daniel Mousley
Will SmeadQuetta Gladiators
Saud Shakeel
Sajjad Ali Jnr
Usman Qadir
Omair Bin Yousuf
IhsanullahMultan Sultans
Tayyab Tahir
Shahnawaz Dahani
Mohammad Ali
Usman Khan

6. Emerging Category

In the 2023 PSL for emerging players, it is the final and least expensive division. In this division, the prize money is USD 7,500 (PKR 18 lac) for each player. This category was established to give Pakistani artists more opportunities and to display their ability on global stages.

As per the PSL 2024 draft regulations, every franchise is required to choose two players from this group. This category has sixteen players picked.

Emerging Category
Hunain ShahIslamabad United
Ubaid Shah
Mohammad Irfan KhanKarachi Kings
Jahandad KhanLahore Qalandars
Syed Faridoun Mahmood
Haseeb UllahPeshawar Zalmi
Mohammad Zeeshan
Adil NazQuetta Gladiators
Khawaja Mohammad Nafay
Faisal AkramMultan Sultans
Yasir Khan

PSL Expensive Player

With a salary of $170,000, Babar Azam surpassed Shadab Khan, Rashid Khan, Tom Banton, Chris Lynn, Hassan Ali, David Miller, and Rilee Rossouw as the highest-paid player in the PSL 2023. These players are all classified as Platinum.

Three players from the platinum category may be selected by each franchise. This category has a salary range of $130,000 to $170,000 (PKR 31,200,000–40,800,000). Rilee Rossouw will receive $150,000 and David Miller will make $130,000.

1. Babar Azam

With a solid showing as a right-handed hitter, Babar Azam made a name for himself in Pakistan’s batting lineup for the long run. He is the PSL’s most expensive player. He fits into the Platinum group. $170,000 will be given to Babar Azam, or (40,800,000) in Pakistani rupees.

2. Shadab Khan

An extraordinary ball turner, Shadab Khan is a teenage legspinner who made waves in the cricket world during the 2016–17 Premier League season. He fits into the Platinum group. and will be compensated with $170,000, or (40,800,000) in Pakistani rupees.

3. Rashid Khan

This time around, the Afghanistan national team’s finest player and captain, Rashid Khan, will be competing in the Pakistan Super League for the Lahore Qalandars. In terms of performance, he has excelled, and his ICC Ranking has significantly increased.

Rashid Khan, who will receive $170,000, is also in the silver category.

4. Hassan Ali

In Sialkot, Pakistan, on July 2, 1994, Hasan Ali was born. In October 2013, he made his Sialkot first-class debut. He played his first One-Day International match for Pakistan in August of 2016. He is in the Diamond division and will play for the Karachi Kings. He’ll get $170,000 as well.

5. Rilee Rossouw

South African cricket player Rilee Rossouw was born on October 9, 1989, and represented his country from 2014 to 2016. In July 2022, he made a comeback to international cricket. Russouw bowls off-spin with his right arm and bats left-handed. He is in the Platinum category and will play for the Quetta Gladiators; he will receive $150,000.

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