Web Desk(August 25, 2017): Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman and England’s Alex Hales are among 116 overseas names who will feature in the inaugural player draft of South Africa’s T20 Global League, which will be held this weekend.
Zaman and Hales are listed under the openers’ category, which also features three international marquee players in Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum and Jason Roy.
The international marquee players across other categories include Kevin Pietersen, Eoin Morgan, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Lasith Malinga. T
Yorkshire batsman Adam Lyth, who recently hit the highest score in a T20 in England, and Shahid Afridi, who struck his first T20 hundred against Derbyshire, will also feature in the draft.
Misbah-ul-Haq and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who had retired from international cricket, are also part of the draft alongside Associate players Ryan ten Doeschate (Netherlands), Kevin O’Brien (Ireland), Dawlat Zadran (Afghanistan) and Kyle Coetzer (Scotland).
The list also includes former Pakistan allrounder Abdul Razzaq, who forayed into coaching recently with the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).