Gayle, Afridi, Du Plessis, Malan, Lynn among 74 foreign players registered for LPL Draft

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has released the list of main international cricketers who have registered for the draft of the second edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

Registration for the drafting of international cricketers for the LPL 2021 commenced on the 24th of September and concluded on the 7th of October.

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A total of 699 international cricketers have registered to participate in the LPL tournament which has been scheduled to be held from 05th -23rd December 2021.

The SLC has issued a list containing 225 players whose applications have been approved for the player draft which will be held on the 27th of October.

An LPL franchise team will be permitted to have a maximum of 06 foreign players and a total of 20 members in the squad.

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Following is the list of international cricketers who have registered to participate in the LPL 2021:

Zimbabwe –
Sikandar Raza, Craig Irwin, Sean Williams

West Indies –
Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Dinesh Ramdin, Roston Chase, Johnson Charles, Kemar Roach, Shai Hope, Kieran Powell, Rahkeem Cornwall, Fidel Edwards, Sheldon Cottrell, Fabian Allen, Chadwick Walton, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor, Carlos Brathwaite, Shimron Hetmyer, and Alzarri Joseph.

Bangladesh –
Mehedi Hasan, Sohag Gazi, Shafiul Islam, Afif Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Imrul Kayes, Ebadat Hossain, and Mohammad Mahmudullah.

Pakistan –
Anwar Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Irfan, Ahmed Shehzad, Sohail Tanvir, Imam-ul-Haq, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Junaid Khan, Usman Shinwari, Haris Sohail, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, and Wahab Riaz.

South Africa –
Bjorn Fortuin, Richard Levi, Wayne Parnell, Duanne Olivier, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, and Morne Morkel.

India –
Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, and Vinay Kumar.

Australia –
James Faulkner and Chris Lynn.

England –
Laurie Evans, Luke Wright, Liam Plunkett, Dan Lawrence, Samit Patel, Steven Finn, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Sam Billings, Ollie Robinson, and Ravi Bopara.

New Zealand – Mitchell McClenaghan and Neil Broom.