BBL 2023-24 Auction: 376 Overseas Draft Nominees Announced, 30 Pakistan Players to take part: Cricket Australia (CA) managing body of Big Bash League announced a 376 players draft list ahead of the Auction. BBL 2023-24 Auction is scheduled on 3 September 2023 in Australia.
A total of 376 overseas players gave their names for the Auction of BBL 2023-24 from 29 countries. The Big Bash League (BBL) has announced the names of the overseas players who will be participating in the upcoming season. The draft for the BBL 2023 will take place on September 3rd, and more than 30 Pakistani players have expressed their interest in playing in the league.
Rashid Khan, who had previously said that he would not be participating in the BBL 2023-24 because of the Australian cricket team’s refusal to tour Afghanistan. However, Rashid has since reversed his decision.
Other Pakistani players who are likely to be in high demand include Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Shadab Khan, and Mohammad Rizwan. Haris Rauf is already set to be retained by the Melbourne Stars, whereas Shadab Khan is expected to be retained by the Hobart Hurricanes.
BBL 2023-24 Draft List County wise:
Players Already Playing in BBL:
Fazalhaq Farooqi (Sydney Thunder), Rashid Khan (Adelaide Strikers), Mohammad Nabi (Melbourne Renegades), Izharulhaq Naveed (Sydney Sixers)
New Players from Afghanistan in Draft List:
Noor Ahmad, Qais Ahmad, Zia Ur Rehman Akbar, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Allah Mohammad Ghazanfar, Amir Hamza Hotak, Waqarullah Ishaq, Shahidullah Kamal, Nangeyelia Kharote, Farid Malik, Azmatullah Omarzai, Zahir Khan Pakten, Abdul Rahman, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Waqar Salamkheil, Bilal Sami, Muhammad Shahzad, Samiullah Shinwari, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran.
Players Already Playing in BBL:
Tom Banton (Brisbane Heat), Sam Billings (Brisbane Heat), Joe Clarke (Melbourne Stars), Zak Crawley (Hobart Hurricanes), Matt Critchley (Melbourne Renegades), Tom Curran (Sydney Sixers), Stephen Eskinazi (Perth Scorchers), Sam Hain (Brisbane Heat), Alex Hales (Sydney Thunder), Adam Hose (Adelaide Strikers).
Chris Jordan (Sydney Sixers), Alex Lees (Perth Scorchers), Adam Lyth (Perth Scorchers), Tymal Mills (Perth Scorchers), David Payne (Perth Scorchers), Phil Salt (Perth Scorchers), James Vince (Sydney Sixers), Ross Whiteley (Brisbane Heat), Chris Wood (Melbourne Stars), Luke Wood (Melbourne Stars),
New Players from England in Draft List:
Tom Abell, Rehan Ahmed, Zaman Akhter, Toby Albert, Kashif Ali, Tom Alsop, Gus Atkinson, Jake Ball, Edward Barnard, George Bell, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Chris Benjamin, Luc Benkenstein, Dom Bess, Jacob Bethall, James Bracey, Danny Briggs, Harry Brook, Henry Brookes, Pat Brown, Soloman Budinger, Kiran Carlson, Brydon Carse, Matthew Carter, Zak Chappell.
Ben Charlesworth, Jafer Chohan, Graham Clark, Jordan Clark, Tom Clark, Ben Cox, Jordan Cox, Mason Crane, Ajeet Dale, Josh Davey, Alex Davies, Liam Dawson, Marchant de Lange, Joe Denly, Sean Dickson, Leus du Plooy, Laurie Evans (Perth Scorchers), Joey Evison, Matthew Fisher, James Fuller, George Garton, Emilio Gay, Ben Geddes, Richard Gleeson, Ben Green.
Lewis Gregory, Haseeb Hameed, Miles Hammond, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, Jack Haynes, Freddie Heldreich, Tom Helm, Ryan Higgins, Max Holden, Benny Howell, Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings, Feroze Khushi, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Tom Lammonby, Tom Lawes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leaning, Archie Lenham, Jake Lintott, David Lloyd, Wayne Madsen.
Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Jamie McIlroy, Conor McKerr, Lewis McManus, Ben Mike, Craig Miles, Tom Moores, Dan Mousley, Tawanda Muyeye, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Callum Parkinson, Matt Parkinson, Rishi Patel, Samit Patel, Dillon Pennington, Micheal Pepper, Ollie Pope, Matt Potts, Tom Price, Matty Revis, William Root, Adam Rossington, George Scrimshaw, John Simpson.
Will Smeed, Jamie Smith, Ruaidhri Smith, Tom Smith, Shane Sater, Nathan Sowter, Mitchell Stanley, Cameron Steel, Grant Stewart, Olly Stone, Jack Tayler, Tom Taylor, Jordan Thompson, Josh Tongue, Reece Topley, Roman Walker, Paul Walter, Joe Weatherley, Luke Wells, Dan Worrall, Robert Yates, Saif Zaib.
Greece: Ari Karvelas
Ireland: Mark Adair, Josh Little, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Eddie Byrom, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Barry McCarthy.
India: Tajinder Dhillon, Shubham Ranjane, Milind Kumar.
Nepal: Sandeep Lamichhane (Hobart Hurricanes), Dev Khanal, Arjun Saud, Aarif Sheikh, Aasif Sheikh.
Netherlands: Colin Ackermann, Freddie Klaasen, Brandon Glover, Bas de Leede, Max O’Dowd, Timm van der Gugten, Saqib Zulfiqar, Roelof van der Merwe.
Bangladesh: Taijul Islam, Ripon Mondol.
Players Already Playing in BBL: Colin de Grandhomme (Adelaide Strikers), Martin Guptill (Melbourne Renegades), Colin Munro (Brisbane Heat), Jimmy Neesham (Hobart Hurricanes).
New Players from New Zealand in Draft List: Corey Anderson.
Oman: Munis Ansari, Mehran Khan.
Romania: Pavel Florin.
Scotland: Michael Leask, Chris Sole, George Munsey, Mark Watt.
Players Already Playing in BBL:
Asif Ali (Hobart Hurricanes), Faheem Ashraf (Hobart Hurricanes), Shadab Khan (Hobart Hurricanes), Usman Qadir (Sydney Thunder), Haris Rauf (Melbourne Stars).
New Players from Pakistan in Draft List:
Ali Abid, Sultan Ahmad, Abrar Ahmed, Fayyaz Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mukhtar Ahmed, Raees Ahmed, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Muhammad Akhlaq, Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal, Ammad Alam, Zaid Alam, Salman Ali Agha, Haider Ali, Hassan Ali, Noman Ali, Nauman Anwar, Umaid Asif, Azan Awais, Saim Ayub, Hammad Azam, Danish Aziz, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Amad Butt.
Ahmed Danyal, Kamran Ghulam, Zafar Gohar, Sameen Gul, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Haris, Muhammad Hasnain, Amir Hassan, Mohammad Imran, Muhammad Irfan, Aamer Jamal, Akif Javed, Waseem Junior, Azam Khan, Haseebullah Khan, Junaid Khan, Mubasir Khan, Umer Khan, Zaman Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Shan Masood, Zahid Mehmood, Arafat Minhas.
Usama Mir, Sufyan Moqim, Mehran Mumtaz, Sufiyan Muqeem, Mohammad Nawaz, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Rizwan, Abdullah Shafique, Khushdil Shah, Naseem Shah, Yasir Shah, Ahmed Shahzad, Saud Shakeel, Adbul Shakoor, Usman Shinwari, Haris Sohail, Hussain Talat, Imam ul Haq, Ihsan Ullah, Imad Wasim, Amir Yamin, Fakhar Zaman, Zeeshan Zameer
Players Already Playing in BBL: Faf du Plessis (Perth Scorchers), Rilee Rossouw (Sydney Thunder).
New Players from South Africa in Draft List: Nandre Burger, Shane Dadswell, Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Simon Harmer, Beuran Hendricks, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Migael Pretorius, Ryan Rickelton, Tabraiz Shamsi, Imran Tahir, Rassie van der Dussen, Dane Vilas, Bamanye Xenxe
Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Samarakoon, Dushan Hemantha, Shehan Jayasuriya, Sachindu Colombage.
UAE: Vriitya Aravind, Ronak Panoly, Muhammad Usman, Sanchit Sharma, Adhitya Shetty, Lovepreet Singh, Nilansh Keswani, Asif Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Muhammad Waseem.
USA: Harmeet Singh Baddhan, Nirant Sethia, Yasir Muhammad, Monank Patel, Aaron Jones, Ali Khan, Smit Patel.
Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Neville Madziva, Brad Evans, Brandon Mavuta, Richmond Mutumbami, Richard Ngarava.
Players Already Playing in BBL: Carlos Brathwaite (Sydney Sixers), Akeal Hosein (Melbourne Renegades).
New Players from South Africa in Draft List:
Fabian Allen, Alick Athanaze, Gudakesh Motie, Ashmead Nedd, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran, Roshon Primus, Ronsford Beaton, Kieran Powell, Joshua Bishop, Jaden Carmichael, Johnson Charles, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Sheldon Cottrell, Shadrack Descarte, Dominic Drakes, Andre Fletcher, Matthew Forde, Justin Greaves, Evin Lewis, Kennar Lewis, Jair McAllister.
Ray Reiror, Sherfane Rutherford, Nkrumah Bonner, Shamarh Brooks, Yannic Cariah, Jayden Seales, Ramon Simmonds, Kevin Sinclair, Shamar Springer, Oshane Thomas, Chadwick Walton, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Kofi James, Amir Jangoo, Leonardo Julron, Hayden Walsh Jr, Kevin Wickham, Nyeem Young.
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