Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 (Top Players)

PSL fans want to know about the most expensive players in PSL 2024 and how much they will earn in HBL PSL season 9. A lot of people compare IPL and PSL. Top players receive a salary after the auction in the IPL, but in PSL, payers are picked in draft order by the franchises. You might be surprised who will be the most expensive player in PSL 2024.

If that is the case, then you are in the right place. Here, we described the categories of players in the Pakistan Super League and the salaries In Rupees and US Dollars.

Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Platinum Category

Players in the Platinum category of the Pakistan Super League 2024 are the highest-paid league players. Platinum players’ prices range from USD 130,000 to USD 170,000.

In the PSL Platinum category, the maximum salary a player will receive is USD 170,000 (Approximately PKR 4 crore, INR 1.4 crore). Each team can select a maximum of three players in this category in the HBL PSL draft.

Platinum Category
PlayerTeam
Shadab KhanIslamabad United
Naseem Shah
Jordan Cox
Kieron PollardKarachi  Kings
Daniel Sams
Mohammad Nawaz
Fakhar ZamanLahore Qalandars
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Rassie van der Dussen
Babar AzamPeshawar Zalmi
Rovman Powell
Noor Ahmad
Rilee RussouwQuetta Gladiators
Sherfane Rutherford
Mohammad Amir
Iftikhar AhmadMultan Sultans
Muhammad Rizwan
David Willey
Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Platinum Category

Players in this category are the highest-paid players in PSL. The platinum category includes the world’s top players, including Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Rovman Powell.

Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Diamond Category

Diamond Category
PlayerTeam
Imad WasimIslamabad United
Azam Khan
Tymal Mills
James VinceKarachi Kings
Hasan Ali
Tim Seifert
David WieseLahore Qalandars
Sahibzada Farhan
Haris Rauf
Saim AyubPeshawar Zalmi
Tom Kohler-Cadmore
Asif Ali
Jason RoyQuetta Gladiators
Mohammad Wasim Jnr
Wanindu Hasaranga
Dawid MalanMultan Sultan
Usama Mir
Khushdil Shah
Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Diamond Category

The Second most expensive category is the diamond category in the HBL PSL draft. In this category, players receive a salary of USD 85,000 (Approx PKR 2 crore, INR 74 Lac). In this category, each franchise can pick a maximum of three players. Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators received one more additional pick in the Mini Draft of PSL 2024.

A total of twenty players were selected for the diamond category, the second most expensive category in the Pakistan Super League, with a salary range of US$60,000 to US$85,000.

Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Gold Category

The gold category is the third most expensive of the HBL PSL 2024 draft. Each franchise can pick a maximum of three players from the Gold category, although Lahore Qalandars got an additional pick in the replacement round of the HBL PSL draft. In this category, a player will have a maximum salary of USD 50,000 (Approx PKR 1.4 crore, INR 42 Lac ).

Gold Category
PlayerTeam
Alex HalesIslamabad United
Faheem Ashraf
Colin Munro
Shoaib MalikKarachi Kings
Shan Masood
Tabraiz Shamsi
Abdullah ShafiqLahore Qalandars
Zaman Khan
Sikandar Raza
Amir JamalPeshawar Zalmi
Muhammad Haris
Naveen-ul-Haq
Sarfaraz AhmadQuetta Gladiators
Abrar Ahmad
Muhammad Hasnain
Abbas AfridiMultan Sultans
Reeza Hendricks
Reece Topley
Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Gold Category

In the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League, 19 players, including five foreigners and fourteen locals, have been selected from this category. The salary range is from $40000 to $50000 max for this category

PSL 2024 Draft

Supplementary Category

In the supplementary draft, each franchisee can select two players, with a maximum of one foreign and one local player for the Diamond, Gold, Silver, or Emerging categories. The salary range for this category is $50000.

Players in Supplementary Category

Supplementary
PlayerTeam
Shamyl HussainIslamabad United
Tom Curran
Saad BaigKarachi Kings
Jamie Overton
Shai HopeLahore Qalandars
Kamran Ghulam
Lungi Ngidi
Mehran Mumtaz
Peshawar Zalmi
Akeal HoseinQuetta Gladiators
Sohail Khan
Chris JordanMultan Sultans
Aftab Ibrahim

Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Silver Category

Silver is in the 4th number. In this category, each player will receive a salary of USD 25,000, which is approximately PKR 70 lac or INR 21 lac. Most of the average players are included in this category. In the silver category, 40 players have been chosen of which 13 players are foreigners and 27 players are locals.

Players in the Silver Category

Silver Category
PlayerTeam
Mathew FordeIslamabad United
Shahab Khan
Salman Ali Agha
Rumman Raees
Qasim Akram
Mohammad Amir KhanKarachi Kings
Anwar Ali
Mohammad Akhlaq
Arafat Minhas
Mir Hamza
Rashid KhanLahore Qalandars
Mirza Tahir Baig
Mohammad Imran Jnr
Ahsan Hafeez Bhatti
Dan Lawrence
Khurram ShahzadPeshawar Zalmi
Salman Irshad
Arif Yaqoob
Umair Afridi
Daniel Mousley
Will SmeadQuetta Gladiators
Saud Shakeel
Sajjad Ali Jnr
Usman Qadir
Omair Bin Yousuf
IhsanullahMultan Sultans
Tayyab Tahir
Shahnawaz Dahani
Mohammad Ali
Usman Khan
Most Expensive Players In PSL 2024 – Silver Category

Emerging Category

This is the last category in the 2024 PSL for emerging players. Every player in the emerging category will have a salary of USD 7,500 (Approximately PKR 21 lac, INR 6 lac ). This category was made to show off the talent of Pakistani players on the international platform and give them a chance to get succeed. 

Each team or franchise will have a maximum of two players in the emerging category. A total of 16 players were selected in this category.

Players List in Emerging Category

Emerging Category
PlayerTeam
Hunain ShahIslamabad United
Ubaid Shah
Mohammad Irfan KhanKarachi Kings
Sirajuddin
Jahandad KhanLahore Qalandars
Syed Faridoun Mahmood
Haseeb UllahPeshawar Zalmi
Mohammad Zeeshan
Adil NazQuetta Gladiators
Khawaja Mohammad Nafay
Faisal AkramMultan Sultans
Yasir Khan

Top Paid PSL Players

Shadab Khan, Tom Banton, Rashid Khan, Chris Lynn, Hassan Ali, David Miller, Babar Azam, and Rilee Rossouw are all the top paid players in the PSL 2024, with a maximum salary of 170k USD. These players are in the Platinum category. 

Each franchise can pick 3 players from the platinum category. The salary range for this category is 130,000 to 170,000 USD ( Approx PKR 36 lac -47 lac ). David Miller will get 130000 USD, and Rilee Rossouw will get 150,000 USD. 

Who was the most expensive player in PSL 8 2023?

Alex Hales, Babar Azam, and Imran Tahir were the most expensive players.

Who was the most expensive player in IPL 2023?

Cameron Green and Sam Curran were the most expensive players in IPL 2023.

What is the salary of PSL 2024?

The maximum salary for a player is USD 170,000 which is approximately PKR 4.77 crore and INR 1.40 crore.

Who is most expensive player in PSL history?

Babar Azam, David Miller, Rashid Khan, Rilee Rossouw, and Shadab Khan are the top-paid players in PSL history.

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