Pakistan Super League (PSL) is an annual Pakistani T20 league played in February-March. Similar to IPL, PSL also consists of franchise-based teams with players from different countries. This year will be the 7th franchise based cricket edition. This year, there is a top list of players who have joined PSL with massive contracts. Check out the highest paid players of PSL 2023.
The games of the new season will start in 2023, that is, in January and February 2023. The tournament will contain 17 games played by all teams. These matches will take place at the stadiums in Lahore and Karachi.
The final phase will take place at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The format of the matches will be the double round-robin format and the playoffs.
Take a look at the highest paid players of PSL 2023.
Highest paid players in PSL 2023
Every year PSL conducts player drafts where local players, as well as international players, are auctioned off to various teams. But here comes the twist.
All PSL players are divided into category contracts: the best players are assigned in the Platinum contract and have a particular salary according to that contract. PCB offers 5 types of contracts to PSL players.
|Contract||Salary of PSL (Pakistani rupee)||Notes|
|Platinum||2,30,44,000||Each team can choose 3 players from this category.|
|Diamond||1,15,22,000||Teams can choose 3 players from this category.|
|Gold||82,30,000||You can also choose a total of 3 players from this category.|
|Silver||41.15 000||Franchises can choose 5 players from this category.|
|Emergent||16.46,000||Each franchise can enroll up to 2 emerging players|
The highest paid players in the league are in the platinum category. The list of players and teams is as follows:
|Kieron pollard||Peshawar zalmi||2,30,44,000|
|Babar Azam||Kings of Karachi||2,30,44,000|
|Dale steyn||Islamabad United||2,30,44,000|
|Collin ingram||Islamabad United||2,30,44,000|
|Muhammad hafeez||Lahore Qalandars||2,30,44,000|
|Mohammad amir||Kings of Karachi||2,30,44,000|
|Wahab riaz||Peshawar zalmi||2,30,44,000|
|Hassan Raza |||Peshawar zalmi||2,30,44,000|
|Chris lynn||Lahore Qalandars||2,30,44,000|
|Sarfaraz Ahmed||Quetta Gladiators||2,30,44,000|
The player’s draft would take place later in the second week of December and the list of players added to this list would be updated.