One of the newest T20 franchise league Lanka Premier League in 2021 with its 2nd edition. With bit of haphazard arrangements during 1st edition mainly due to Covid outburst. List of registered Lanka Premier League 2021 draft players is revealed by Sri Lanka cricket.
This time many more shining stars of international cricket showed their interest in LPL 2021 edition includes top cricketers from all major cricket playing nations. LPL 2021 edition is set to take place from July 30 – August 22, 2021 in Hambantota.
More than 50 players from 11 test playing nations registered themselves for draft of Lanka Premier League 2021 season. It includes 9 players each from Pakistan, South Africa & West Indies. 8 Afghan registered themselves for Lanka premier League 2021 draft.
Brief Review of LPL 2021 Draft Players
6 cricketers from Bangladesh and 5 from Australia showed interest to play for LPL teams this season. Pathan brothers from India Yousuf and Irfan and New Zealand’s Mitchell Mcclenagham also registered for Lanka Premier League 2021 draft.
South Africa limited overs Captain Temba Bavuma, Rille Rossouw and spin duo of Tabrez Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj are few of the top protease players registered in LPL 2021
One of the leading all-rounders in world cricket Shakib-al-Hassan along with Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das and Mehdy Hassan Miraz are few top players from Bangladesh contingent of players registered in LPL 2021 draft.
Afghanistan players in LPL 2021 draft are spinner Qais Ahmed and explosive opening batsman Hazratullah Zazai also registered for LPL 2021 after successful Pakistan Super League 2021 season.
Sohaib Maqsood whose excellent batting form earned him recall in Pakistan national side along with Shan Masood and Haris Sohail are few Pakistani players registered for Lanka Premier League 2021 draft.
Nicholas Pooran, Dwayne Smith, Rovaman Powell will bring Caribbean flair to LPL 2021 edition if picked.
Australia’s Usman Khawaja, Ben Dunk and James Faulkner also registered themselves for LPL second season.
List of Players in Lanka Premier League 2021 Draft
|Pakistan||South Africa||Afghanistan||West Indies|
|Haris Sohail||Temba Bavuma||Asghar Afghan||Nicholas Pooran|
|Waqas Maqsood||Rilee Rossouw||Mohammed Shahzad||Sherfane Rutherford|
|Muhammed Hasnain||David Wiese||Najibullah Zadran||Sheldon Cottrell|
|Mohammed Irfan||Jon Jon Trevor Smuts||Naveen Ul Haq||Rayad Emrit|
|Shoaib Maqsood||Morne Morkel||Rahmanullah Gurbaz||Ravi Rampaul|
|Shan Masood||Rassie Van Der Dussen||Hazratullah Zazai||Dwayne Smith|
|Anwar Ali||Keshav Maharaj||Naveen ul Haq||Denesh Ramdin|
|Ammad Butt||Tabraiz Shamsi||Qais Ahmad||Johnson Charles|
|Usman Shinwari||Hardus Viljoen||–||Rovman Powell|
|Shakib-ul-Hasan||Usman Khawaja||Mitchell McClenagham||Yousuf Pathan|
|Tamim Iqbal||Ben Cutting||–||Irfan Pathan|
|Mehdy Hasan Miraz||James Faulkner||–||–|
|Taskin Ahmed||Ben Dunk||–||–|
|Liton Das||Callum Ferguson||–||–|