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7 Pakistani cricketers drafted into Caribbean Premier League 2017

Updated March 10, 2017
Pakistani all-rounder Sohail Tanveer snapped up by CPL's Guyana Amazon Warriors for $160,000. ─ Photo courtesy CPL twitter.
Pakistani all-rounder Sohail Tanveer snapped up by CPL's Guyana Amazon Warriors for $160,000. ─ Photo courtesy CPL twitter.

Seven Pakistani cricketers have been drafted into the latest season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2017, with all-rounder Sohail Tanvir becoming the most expensive Pakistani player picked in the first round of drafts.

Tanveer is in good company with cricket heavyweights like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, David Miller and Lendl Simmons. He was a top pick for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in 2016 too.


Pakistan players drafted into the CPL:

  • Sohail Tanveer: $160,000, Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • Shoaib Malik: $110,000, Barbados Tridents
  • Imad Wasim: $90,000, Jamaica Tallawahs
  • Mohammad Sami: $70,000, Jamaica Tallawahs
  • Shadab Khan: $30,000 Trinbago Knight Riders
  • Wahab Riaz: $30,000, Barbados Tridents
  • Kamran Akmal: $15,000, St. Lucia Stars

The CPL tweeted a complete list of players drafted for each of the league's teams ─ the Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders.