PJL 2022 Draft Date, Foreign Players List, Details: All you need to know
In the player drafts for the first season of the Pakistan Junior League, six teams can choose more than 250 local and roughly 175 foreign players between the ages of 16 and 19. On September 8th, in Lahore, the drafting will take place.
Around 175 foreign players will be part of the draft. The local player’s list contains the players who competed in the two national U19 one-day and three-day events that the PCB organized during the current season. Even if they didn’t play a single game, players who were chosen for their respective Cricket Association side for the two top national U19 events are still eligible for the draft.
17 players in total have been invited to the NHPC in Lahore for age verification and testing as a result of the PJL social media video campaign. The 17 players chosen will have their names added to the list.
There will be a total of 250 players competing for 66 positions (11 in each of the six sides) on the PJL 2022 teams from Bahawalpur, Gujranwala, Gwadar, Hyderabad, Mardan, and Rawalpindi. For 24 spots, foreign players will compete (four on each of the six sides). The age cutoff for participation in the competition is 1 September 2003.e for a total of 24 seats among players grouped into the Elite, Premier, and X-factor categories.
Elite, Premier, and X-factor are the three categories into which the players have been separated. High-profile players who have either already represented their country’s U19 team or made an impression at the domestic level (age-group cricket) run by an ICC Full Member cricket board are included in the Elite category.
Players who have participated in pathway cricket for their boards or regions or who have substantial age-group cricket experience are included in the premier division. Along with promising local talent, the X-factor board includes Associate Member participants.
Over 70 of the foreign players are Associate Members, while 105 come from ICC Full Member boards.