Seven Pakistani cricketers have been drafted into the latest season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2017, with all-rounder Sohail Tanvir becoming the most expensive Pakistani player picked in the first round of drafts.
Tanveer is in good company with cricket heavyweights like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, David Miller and Lendl Simmons. He was a top pick for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in 2016 too.
Pakistan players drafted into the CPL:
Sohail Tanveer: $160,000, Guyana Amazon Warriors
Shoaib Malik: $110,000, Barbados Tridents
Imad Wasim: $90,000, Jamaica Tallawahs
Mohammad Sami: $70,000, Jamaica Tallawahs
Shadab Khan: $30,000 Trinbago Knight Riders
Wahab Riaz: $30,000, Barbados Tridents
Kamran Akmal: $15,000, St. Lucia Stars
The CPL tweeted a complete list of players drafted for each of the league’s teams ─ the Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders.