PCB offers Shane Warne to commentate in PSL3


LAHORE  – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has offered former legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne to do commentary in the upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

It has been learnt that the Aussie is considering the offer seriously that has been made to him by the governing body. Warne is associated with Channel 9 and Sky Network as one of their most expensive commentators and analysts, and his involvement in PSL will definitely make the league more exciting.

Let it be known that the PCB is handling the department of TV production itself, and monitoring desk has become highly active as the matches will also be broadcasted live in India for the first time.

Furthermore, a new team named Multan Sultans has also been added in the PSL3. A total of 501 foreign and local cricketers will be available for selection at the HBL Pakistan Super League Player Draft 2017, scheduled to take place here on November 12.

Teams have already retained nine players each and will go into the HBL PSL Player Draft 2017 to pick one Platinum, one Diamond, one Gold, two Silver and two Emerging players each in order to complete their squads of 16, said a spokesman of the Pakistan cricket Board on Friday.

“Teams may also pick up to four players in the Supplementary rounds,” he said adding each team will have a salary cap of $ 1.2 million for a squad of 20 players”.

The spokesman said top names such as Chris Lynn, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, Carlos Brathwaite, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Jimmy Neesham, Angelo Mathews, Mustafizur Rahman, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mitchell Johnson, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Adil Rashid, Wayne Parnell, Thisara Perera and Colin Ingram will be up for selection at the Draft.

With inputs from APP

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