Kashmir Premiere League (KPL) Players Draft 2021
Islamabad, 3 July 2021:
The draft event of the inaugural edition of the Kashmir Premiere League (2021) took place at the Tulip Banquet in Islamabad on Saturday, 3 July 2021.
The event saw six of the KPL franchises pick their respective teams and all the team owners affianced industry experts including coaches, former cricketers and other professionals all in a bid to get an optimal team combination, and a team which could claim the inaugural title.
Here is what the team rosters look like after the drafting: Muzaffrabad Tigers: Muhammad Hafeez (c), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sohail Tanveer, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Wasim, Arshad Iqbal, Zeeshan Ashraf, Sohail Akhtar, Usama Mir, Anwar Ali, Arsalan Arif, Tahir Hussain, Inzmam Ul Haq, Usman Arshad, Taimoor Sultan Mirpur Royals: Shoaib Malik (c), Owais Shah, Sharjeel Khan, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Irfan, Salman Irshad, Amad Butt, Mukhtar Ahmed, Abrar Ahmad, Muhammad Akhlaq, Shadab Majeed, Danyal Allah Ditta, Muhammad Taha, Ammad Alam Baagh Stallion: Shadab Khan (c), Phil Mustard, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Umaid Asif, Rohail Nair, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Imran, Zeeshan Malik, Usman Mughal, Zeeshan Zameer, Furqan Shafique, Safyan Moqeem, Muhammad Junaid, Amir Sohail Kotli Lions: Fakhar Zaman (c), Monty Panesar, Kamran Akmal, Asif Ali, Usman Qadir, Imran Khan, Akif Javed, Khalid Usman, Irfanullah Shah, Junaid Ali, Abdullah Syed, Syed Haashim Ali, Hassan Raza, Yasir Jan, Abdul Rehman Rawlakot Hawks: Shahid Afridi (c), Matt Prior, Mohammad Husnain, Hussain Talat, Ahmed Shehzad, Danish Aziz, Waqas Maqsood, Zafar Gohar, Bismillah Khan, M Imran Randhawa, Kashif Ali, Faisal Altaf, Zaman Khan, Samiullah Afridi, Shahid Ilyas The event, which was a grand spectacle, was held in the national capital Islamabad and saw attendance of dignitaries and other VIPs including Faisal Javed, Shehryar Afridi, Inzimam Ul Haq, Wasim Akram, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Saeed Ajmal, Abdul Razzaq and many more. The event was covered and broadcasted live on Geo Super and live- streamed on KPL official social media platforms as well as other partner platforms.
Event Media Contacts is Bisma Ahmed (0307-8956 736) and Samar Abbas (0300-52888 49) .