Quetta Gladiators have decided to retain skipper Sarfraz Ahmed and former England batsman Kevin Pietersen for the third edition of Pakistan Super League.
The franchise, which was the runner-up in both the previous editions of the tournament, is also retaining South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw, all-rounders Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali and Hassan Khan, fast bowler Mir Hamza and batsman Asad Shafiq.
Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Gul, Tymal Mills, Zulfiqar Babar are to be released by the franchise.
Islamabad United, the inaugural PSL champions, have decided to release pacer Mohammad Irfan but is keeping Mohammad Sami and Windies’ all-rounder Andre Russell in their roster.
Lahore Qalandars, meanwhile, have decided to trade Mohammad Rizwan for Sohail Khan from Karachi Kings.
Today marks the deadline for players’ transfer, release and retention for the next edition of PSL.