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It is worth noting that Pakistan’s only World T20 title came under Younis’ leadership in 2009 and the 38-year-old had expressed a desire to feature in the PSL in a similar role.
His omission is likely to create another storm just weeks after the prolific batsman ended his ODI career amid much drama at the start of the England series.
Veteran all-rounder Razzaq and spin wizard Ajmal were, however, picked by Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United, respectively, at the very end of the draft process as franchises opted for younger talent in the initial rounds.
On Monday, Pakistan’s T20 skipper Shahid Afridi became the first pick of the PSL after Peshawar Zalmi signed up the flamboyant all-rounder to play for its franchise.
Lahore – December 22, 2015: The HBL Pakistan Super League Player Draft concluded here at the National Cricket Academy, with all five franchises completing their squads for the first season of the League.
Having selected nine players on Day 1, the franchises got together today in order to pick five players from the Silver category, two from the Emerging, and up to four picks from the Supplementary category.
The team picks from today’s round:
(Platinum) Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq
(Diamond) Brad Haddin, Mohammad Irfan, Samuel Badree
(Gold) Mohammad Sami, Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif
Silver: Babar Azam, Umar Amin, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Sam Billings
Emerging: Ruman Raees, Amad Butt
Supplementary: Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Hussain Talat, Umar Siddiq
(Platinum) Shoaib Malik, Shakib al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir
(Diamond) Ravi Bopara, Lendl Simmons, Imad Wasim
(Gold) Mohammad Amir, Bilawal Bhatti, James Vince
Silver: Iftikhar Ahmed, Nauman Anwar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Usama Mir, Sohail Khan
Emerging: Mir Hamza, Saifullah Bangash
Supplementary: Shahzeb Hassan, Fawad Alam, Tilakaratne Dilshan
(Platinum) Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy
(Diamond) Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Kamran Akmal
(Gold) James Allenby, Junaid Khan, Tamim Iqbal
Silver: Aamir Yamin, Imran Khan Jr, Shahid Yusuf, Abdul Rehman, Dawid Malan
Emerging: Musaddiq Ahmed, Hassan Ali,
Supplementary: Mohammad Asghar, Brad Hodge, Israrullah, Taj Wali
(Platinum): Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmad Shehzad
(Diamond): Luke Wright, Jason Holder, Anwar Ali
(Gold): Umar Gul, Zulfiqar Babar, Elton Chigumbura
Silver: Bilal Asif, Saad Nasim, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Nabi
Emerging: Akbar ur Rehman, Bismillah Khan
Supplementary: Kumar Sangakkara, Aizaz Cheema, Rameez Raja Jr.
(Platinum): Chris Gayle, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Bravo
(Diamond) Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah
(Gold) Kevon Cooper, Cameron Delport, Mustafizur Rehman
Silver: Zafar Gohar, Hammad Azam, Zia ul Haq, Zohaib Khan, Azhar Ali
Emerging; Naveed Yasin, Adnan Rasool
Supplementary: Abdul Razzaq, Mukhtar Ahmed, Ehsan Adil, Imran Butt
Pakistani players in the supplementary category will join their teams in case of injury to a Pakistani member in the squad of 16.