Four Windies players selected in Sunday’s PSL draft

Chris Gayle, Chadwick Walton and Sherfane Rutherford and Carlos Brathwaite were the four West Indies players selected to play in the Pakistan Premier League following the 2021 Draft held in Lahore on Sunday.

Each of the six teams was required to select 16 players in the draft; three of the platinum, diamond and gold, five silver, and two of the emerging and supplemental categories.

Gayle, the best T20 batsman ever, was a platinum pick for the Quetta Gladiators, while Rutherford was a diamond selection for Peshawar Zalmi.

Chadwick Walton was selected from the gold category by the Karachi Kings. Multan Sultans chose Brathwaite as a supplemental player.

Most notably, Dwayne Bravo and Evin Lewis, players who reportedly signed up for the draft went undrafted.

Ninety West Indies players signed up for the draft, the most of any country or territory. Eighty English players signed up for the draft while 40 were from Sri Lanka and an estimated 30 each from South Africa and Afghanistan.