KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Lahore Qalandars have completed their retention, releases and transfer ahead of the players’ draft for the third edition of T20 league.
Qalandars, in a surprising move, have released Grant Elliott from the squad. The former New Zealand cricketer has already joined Qalandars’ Durban Team as coach for the inaugural edition of T20 Global League.
England’s Jason Roy, Australian Chris Green, and Pakistan’s Azhar Ali and Sohail Tanvir are among the players released by the team.
New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum has been retained as captain and mentor for the team for the PSL third edition.
Umar Akmal is also among the nine players retained by Qalandars along with Fakhar Zaman, Sunil Naraine, Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport, Bilawal Bhatti and Aamir Yamin.
Fast bowler Sohail Khan has also joined Qalandars’ squad after the franchise completed transfer deal with Karachi Kings for Mohammad Rizwan and a pick in Gold category.