Top 7 Expensive Players In PSL 2023 [Top Paid PSL Players]

Top 7 Expensive Players In PSL Top Paid PSL Players

Top 7 Expensive Players In PSL Top Paid PSL Players

Many PSL supporters are curious about the expensive players in PSL players and their salaries. Many people contrast the IPL with PSL.

Top players in the IPL typically earn a salary of $1 million, therefore you must be wondering who will be the most expensive player in the PSL in 2023.

You are in the proper place if that is the case. We’ll talk about the Pakistan Super League divisions and the players’ rupee salaries today.

The Pakistan Super League, or PSL for short, is a biannual T20 competition that only happens in February and March.

The PSL features franchise-based teams with foreign players, just like the Indian Premier League.

This year, franchise-based cricketers’ season will officially start. There is a well-known list of experts who obtained sizable PSL agreements the following year. 

The revised fixture list will go into effect in 2023, specifically in January and February. 34 games will be played by all of the teams during the campaign.

These competitions will be held in stadiums in Lahore and Karachi.

PSL Highest Paid Players in 2023 

With a salary of $170,000, Babar Azam surpassed Shadab Khan, Rashid Khan, Tom Banton, Chris Lynn, Hassan Ali, David Miller, and Rilee Rossouw as the highest-paid player in the PSL 2023.

These players are all platinum-level athletes.

Three players from the platinum category may be chosen by each franchise. This category’s compensation ranges from $130,000 to $170,000. (PKR 31,200,000-40,800,000). Rilee Rossouw will receive $150,000 and David Miller will be paid $130,000.

Babar Azam

With a great effort, right-handed batsman Babar Azam solidified himself as a long-term staple in Pakistan’s batting lineup.

He commands the highest salary of any PSL player. He is a Platinum level member. It will cost Babar Azam $170,000, or (40,800,000) in Pakistani rupees.

Shadab Khan

A sensational ball turner, Shadab Khan is a young legspinner who shot to prominence in cricket during the 2016–17 PSL season.

He is a Platinum level member. and will earn $170,000, which is converted into PKR (40,800,000).

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan, the star performer and team captain for Afghanistan, will this time represent the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League. His performance has been excellent, and his ICC Ranking has significantly increased.

Rashid Khan will receive $170,000 and is also in the Platinum category.

Tom Banton

Tom Banton, an English cricketer who was born on November 11, 1998, debuted for the England cricket team in November 2019.

Quetta Gladiators will feature Tom Banton. He is also placed in the Platinum category and will receive $1.7 million USD for participating in the PSL.

 Chris Lynn

Cricket player Chris Lynn was born in Australia on April 10, 1990. He hits with his right hand. Queensland’s Brisbane is where he was born.

He is placed in the Platinum category and will be a part of Multan Sultan. For participating in the PSL, he will receive 4 crores and 8 lac rupees.

Hassan Ali

He played for Pakistan in his first One-Day International in August 2016 for that nation. He is in the Platinum division and will play for Islamabad United. And he’ll get $170,000 more.

Rilee Rossouw

Cricketer Rilee Rossouw, who was born on October 9, 1989, represented South Africa from 2014 to 2016. In July 2022, he made a comeback to international cricket.

He uses his left hand to bat and his right arm to bowl off-spin. Despite being in the Platinum division and playing for Multan Sultan, he will receive $150,000.

David Miller

Cricket player David Andrew Miller is from South Africa and was born on June 10, 1989. He is an aggressive middle-order left-handed batsman who occasionally keeps wickets.

As a member of Peshawar Zalmi, David Miller will receive three crores twelve lac rupees ($13000).

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Categories in PSL

There are six categories in the PSL 2023 draft. Players are divided into these categories, and each player in each category will receive the same amount of money. These categories are as follows:

Platinum Category

PlayerSalary (USD)Salary (PKR)TeamCategory
Alex Hales170,000$40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
Rahmanullah Garbaz170,000$40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
Shadab Khan170,000$40,800,000Islamabad UnitedPlatinum
Haider Ali170,000$40,800,000Karachi KingsPlatinum
Mathew Wade170,000$40,800,000 Karachi KingsPlatinum
Imran Tahir170,000$40,800,000 Karachi KingsPlatinum
Fakhar Zaman130,000$31,200,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
Shaheen Shah Afridi150,000$36,000,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
Rashid Khan150,000$36,000,000Lahore QalandarsPlatinum
Babar Azam150,000$36,000,000Peshawar ZalmiPlatinum
Muhammad Rizwan130,000$31,200,000Multan SultansPlatinum
Bhanuka Rajapaksa130,000$31,200,000Peshawar ZalmiPlatinum
David MIller130,000$31,200,000Multan SultansPlatinum
Naseem Shah130,000$31,200,000Quetta GladiatorsPlatinum

Diamond Category

PlayerSalary (USD)Salary (PKR) @ 1$ =240TeamCategory
Asif Ali85,000$20,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
Muhammad Wasim Jnr85,000$20,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
James Vince85,000$20,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
James Fuller85,000$20,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
David Wiese85,000$20,400,000Lahore QalandarsDiamond
Haris Rauf85,000$20,400,000Lahore QalanarsDiamond
Sherfane Rutherford85,000$20,400,000Peshawar ZalmiDiamond
Wahab Riaz85,000$20,400,000Peshawar ZalmiDiamond
Jason Roy60,000$14,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond
Odean Smith60,000$14,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond
Shan Masood60,000$14,400,000Multan SultansDiamond
Rillee Rossow60,000$14,400,000Multan SultansDiamond
Khushdil Shah60,000$14,400,000Multan SultansDiamond
Fazal Haq Farooqi60,000$14,400,000Islamabad UnitedDiamond
Imad Wasim60,000$14,400,000Karachi KingsDiamond
Hussain Talat60,000$14,400,000Lahore QalandarsDiamond
Iftikhar Ahmad85,000$20,400,000Quetta GladiatorsDiamond

Gold Category

PlayerSalary (USD)Salary (PKR) @ 1$ =240TeamCategory
Ahsan Ali50,000$12,000,000Quetta GladiatorsGold
Sarfaraz Ahmad50,000$12,000,000Quetta GladiatorsGold
Muhammad Hasnain50,000$12,000,000Quetta GladiatorsGold
Arshad Iqbal40,000$9,600,000Peshawar ZalmiGold
Muhammad Haris50,000$12,000,000Peshawar ZalmiGold
Danish Aziz40,000$9,600,000Peshawar ZalmiGold
Akeal Hosain40,000$9,600,000Multan SultansGold
Shahnawaz Dhani40,000$9,600,000Multan SultansGold
Tim David50,000$12,000,000Multan SultansGold
Abdullah Shafiq45,000$10,800,000Lahore QalandarsGold
Sikandar Raza50,000$12,000,000Lahore QalandarsGold
Liam Dawson50,000$12,000,000Lahore QalandarsGold
Shoaib Malik40,000$9,600,000Karachi KingsGold
Muhammad Amir50,000$12,000,000Karachi KingsGold
Andrew Tye40,000$9,600,000Karachi KingsGold
Ravi Bopara50,000$12,000,000Karachi KingsGold
Azam Khan40,000$9,600,000Islamabad UnitedGold
Faheem Ashraf50,000$12,000,000Islamabad UnitedGold
Hasan Ali50,000$12,000,000Islamabad UnitedGold

Supplementary Category

PlayerTeamSalary USD
Moeen AliIslamabad United50000$
Mubasir KhanIslamabad United50000$
Tabraiz ShamsiKarachi Kings50000$
Muhammad UmarKarachi Kings50000$
Jordan CoxLahore Qalandars50000$
Jalat KhanLahore Qalandars50000$
Jimmy NeeshamPeshawar Zalmi50000$
Omair Bin YousufQuetta Gladiators50000$
Martin GuptilQuetta Gladiators50000$
Arafat MinhasMultan Sultans50000$
Adil RashidMultan Sultans50000$

Silver Category

PlayerTeamSalary (USD)
Paul StirlingIslamabad United25000$
Colin MunroIslamabad United25000$
Sohaib MaqsoodIslamabad United25000$
Rumman RaeesIslamabad United25000$
Abrar AhmadIslamabad United25000$
Sharjeel KhanKarachi Kings25000$
Tayyab TahirKarachi Kings25000$
M. AhlaqKarachi Kings25000$
Aamer YaminKarachi Kings25000$
Mir HamzaKarachi Kings25000$
Kamran GhulamLahore Qalandars25000$
Mirza Tahir BaigLahore Qalandars25000$
Harry BrookLahore Qalandars25000$
Dilbar HussainLahore Qalandars25000$
Ahmad DaniyalLahore Qalandars25000$
Saim AyubPeshawar Zalmi25000$
Tom-Kohler CadmorePeshawar Zalmi25000$
Amir JamalPeshawar Zalmi25000$
Salman IrshadPeshawar Zalmi25000$
Usamn QadirPeshawar Zalmi25000$
Will SmeadQuetta Gladiators25000$
Umar AkmalQuetta Gladiators25000$
Naveen Ul HaqQuetta Gladiators25000$
Umaid AsifQuetta Gladiators25000$
Muhammad AsifQuetta Gladiators25000$
Muhammad SarwarMultan Sultans25000$
Usman KhanMultan Sultans25000$
Anwar AliMultan Sultans25000$
Sameen GulMultan Sultans25000$
Usama MirMultan Sultans25000$

Emerging Category

PlayerTeamSalary (USD)
Hasan NawazIslamabad United7500$
Zeeshan ZamirIslamabad United7500$
Irfan Khan NiaziKarachi Kings7500$
Qasim AkramKarachi Kings7500$
Zaman KhanLahore Qalandars7500$
Shawaiz IrfanLahore Qalandars7500$
Haseeb ullahPeshawar Zalmi7500$
Sufiyan MuqeemPeshawar Zalmi7500$
Aimal KhanQuetta Gladiators7500$
Abdul Wahid BangalzaiQuetta Gladiators7500$
IhsanUllahMultan Sultans7500$
Abbas AfridiMultan Sultans7500$