Several foreign players of Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Islamabad United and Karachi Kings have agreed to play Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Pakistan if their teams reach the playoffs.
The defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and challengers Islamabad United had already confirmed that their foreign players agreed to visit Pakistan to play PSL3 matches.
And now for the latest development, Karachi Kings owner Salman Iqbal revealed that six out of their seven foreign players are ready to come and play in the country.
“Eoin Morgan, who has commitments to other leagues, [is the sole exception]. He will be coming late and will be leaving early,” he added.
Moreover, Quetta Gladiator’s owner Nadeem Omar said, “All our players, including Shane Watson have agreed to travel to Pakistan. Kevin Pietersen is the only exception. He may not come but we are trying to convince him also.”
The players who have confirmed their availability for Pakistan tour includes Darren Sammy, JP Duminy, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Carlos Brathwaite, Colin Ingram, Luke Ronchi, Colin Munro, Darren Bravo, Tamim Iqbal, Sam Billings, Andre Fletcher, David Wiese.
It is pertinent to mention here that PSL season 3 is all set to kick off from February 22nd with Peshawar Zalmi in action against Multan Sultans in the opening match of the tournament.
The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
— The Daily Mail - People's Daily