With a grand launch, the countdown to the first edition of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL 2022) began. In Kashmir Premier League draft 2022 Players are finalized. KPL Schedule 2022 is announced.
All six franchise owners participated in the draft event including the teams’ think tanks. All in a bid to select the most balanced team which would qualify for the inaugural title of the Kashmir Premier League.
Date and Schedule
The KPL Draft Event was held on 21st July at the Tulip Banquet in the national capital Islamabad.
Cricket Draft Time
Guests began arriving at 5:30 PM for the red carpet event, which included some well-known names in different fields.
Speakers at the event included the president of KPL, Mr. Arif Malik.
Seven KPL franchises picked their respective teams at the event. All the team owners consulted industry professionals including coaches, former cricketers, and other professionals. They were all trying to get the best combination of team members, and a team that could win the inaugural title.
Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, Rawalakot Hawks, Kotli Lions, Mirpur Royals, Jammu Janbaz, and Bagh Stallions are among the teams participating.
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The legendary Waseem Akram (Vice President of KPL), Shahid Afridi (Brand Ambassador), Shoaib Malik, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Umar Amin, Abdul Razzaq, and Inzamam ul Haq graced the event with their presence.
Honorable guests shared their thoughts with the media upon arrival and showed excitement about Kashmir’s new cricket league and how it would represent Kashmir.
Tamoor Ali Khan, Director of Cricket Operations of the KPL, delivered a welcome address. In his speech, he said that the Young Talent in Kashmir would be promoted internationally.
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First to speak to the audience was KPL Vice President Wasim Akram. Shahid Afridi, the living legend and brand ambassador for KPL.
They both emphasized the importance of the Kashmir Peace Line among the efforts to better and prosper Kashmir. A lot of praise and admiration went to KPL management for this huge initiative.
Senator Faisal Javed and Shehryar Khan Afridi, chair of the Parliamentary Committee for Kashmir, congratulated the management on this groundbreaking initiative. The KPL was endorsed by the government, which provided continuous support to the league at every stage.
Soon after, each franchise began its players’ auction, and all six teams picked players in the different categories such as Overseas, Diamond, Gold, Silver, and Emerging.
What Organizers Said:
“The league is designed to provide the young Cricket talent of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) with a quality platform through which they can showcase their skills to the world. The involvement of Pakistani international players assists in raising the community spirit among the people of AJK,” the organizers said in a statement.
“It will also provide global recognition to the culture of the region bestowed with natural magnificence and landscapes in addition to the proliferation of sports in the region, letting us promote tourism in the region and encouraging international and national stakeholders to invest in the region,” .— the statement added
KPL 2022 Draft Pick Order
Players with huge names in international cricket have all been selected in Overseas Warrior. Herschell Gibbs’ especially Pick of overseas warriors creates more interest in KPL.
All Pakistani Stars including shahid Afridi Wassem Akram Inzaman and many more come there and give excellent support to the Kashmiri people and Kashmir Premier League.
KPL Draft Season 2
It has four categories of players, all of whom have a big name in cricket. Every owner, therefore, selects their favorite team based on the rules. All teams have now begun to select their squad’s 2022 draft.
KPL 2022 Complete List of Players
Here is the KPL players complete draft, results, and All Teams Squad 2022
Kashmir Premier League Gold Category Draft-KPL Gold Players List
In Gold Catagory many awesome and talented names come on screen every team picks their best and ready themselves for a league. The gold category includes All rounder mostly.
|No||Gold Category Player Name||Team Name|
|1||Salman Irshad||Mirpur Royals|
|2||Danish Aziz||Rawalakot Hawks|
|3||Arshad Iqbal||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|4||Rohail Nazir||Bagh Stallions|
|5||M.Musa Khan||Overseas Warriors|
|6||Imran Khan Sr||Kotli Lions|
|No||Gold Category Player Name||Team Name|
|1||Waqas Maqsood||Rawalakot Hawks|
|2||Zeeshan Ashraf||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|3||Mohammad Ilyas||Bagh Stallions|
|4||Akif Javed||Kotli Lions|
|5||Amad Butt||Mirpur Royals|
|6||Haris Sohail||Overseas Warriors|
Kashmir Premier league Diamond Category Draft- KPL Diamond Players List
KPL announced a fabulous collection of Diamond Category and many big names like Sohail Khan, Ahmed Shahzad were selected for this season. Talented players and sixers players include in the diamond category.
|No||Diamond Category Players name||Team Name|
|1||Umaid Asif/Iftikhar Ahmed||Bagh Stallions|
|2||Sohail Khan||Overseas Warriors|
|3||Mohammad Waseem Jr/ Sohaib Maqsood||Muzzafrabad Tigers|
|4||Usman Kadir/Asif Ali||Kotli Lions|
|5||Mohammad Irfan||Mirpur Royals|
|6||Ahmed Shahzad||Rawakot Hawks|
|7||Azam Khan||Overseas Warriors|
|8||Hussain Talat||Rwalakot Hawks|
|9||Khusdil Shah||Mirpur Royals|
Kashmir Premier League Platinum Catagory Draft- KPL Platinum Players List
Many fast bowlers were announced in the Platinum category and all of them already play for Pakistan and even in Pakistan super league. Now for KPL 2022, these all are ready. Kashmir Premier League draft 2022 and KPL Draft Season 2 Having Big Platinum Category.
|No||Platinum Category Players||Team Names|
|1||Mohammad Husnain||Rawalakot Hawks|
|2||Haider Ali||Overseas Warriors|
|3||Sharjeel Khan||Mirpur Royals|
|4||Sohail Tanveer||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|5||Kamaran Akmal||Kotli Lions|
|6||Shan Maqsood||Bagh Stallions|
Kashmir Premier League Overseas Category Draft KPL- KPL Overseas Players List
The Smartest and most experienced category of KPL 2022 is the Overseas Category and all international players are named here. Some big names like Phil Mustard, and Herschell Gibbs, are picks by Smartly Owners.
|No||Overseas Category Player Name||Team Names|
|1||Herschell Gibbs||Overseas Warriors|
|2||Phil Mustard||Bagh Stallions|
|3||Matt Prior||Rawakot Hawks|
|4||Owais Shah||Mirpur Royals|
|5||Tillakaratne Dilshan||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|6||Monty Panesar||Kotli Lions|
Silver Category Draft KPL 2022- KPL Silver Players List
In the Silver Category, Many hard hitters and young Pakistan stars pick by Kashmir team owners. Most of them already play Pakistan cricket as international players. Mukhtar Ahmed is one of them.KPL Draft Season 2 has excellent having in Silver Catagory.
|No||Silver CategoryPlayer||Team Names|
|1||Zafar Gohar||Rawakot Hawks|
|2||Khalid Osman||Kotli Lions|
|3||Sohail Akhter||Muzzafarbad Tigers|
|4||Qasim Akram||Overseas Warriors|
|5||Mohammad Imran Jr||Bagh Stallions|
|6||Mukhtar Ahmed||Mirpur Royals|
Emerging Category Draft 2022- KPL Emerging Players List
The Most Amazing Catagory f Kashmir premier league which has bundles of new talent all around Kashmir. Many names come first time in any league team owners pick this talent gracefully.
|No||Emerging Player Category||Team Name|
|1||Abdullah Syed||Kotli Lions|
|2||Zeeshan Zameer||Bagh Stallions|
|3||Kashif Ali||Rawalakot Hawks|
|4||Rashid Naseer||Overseas Warriors|
|5||Arsalan Arif||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|6||Shadab Majeed||Mirour Royals|
|7||Furqan Shafique||Bagh Stallions|
|8||Danayal Allah Dita||Mirpur Royals|
|9||Tahir Hussain||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|No||Emerging Category Player||Team Names|
|10||Uthman Ali Khan||Overseas warriors|
|11||Syed Hashim Ali||Kotli lions|
|12||Faisal Altaf||Rawalakot Hawks|
|13||Hassan Raza||Kotli lions|
|14||Safyan Moqeem||Bagh Stallions|
|15||Muhammad Taha||Mirpur Royals|
|16||Zaman Ahmed||Rawalakot Hawks|
|17||Naveed Ahmed||Overseas warriors|
|18||Inzamam Ul Haq||Muzzafarabad Tiger|
|No||Emerging Player Category||Team Name|
|19||Walled Ahmed||Overseas warriors|
|20||Yasir Jan||Kotli Lions|
|21||Ibtisam Ul Haq||Mirpur Royals|
|22||Usman Arshad||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|23||Simiullah Afridi||Rawalakot Hawks|
|24||Muhammad Junaid||Bagh Stallions|
|25||Abdul Rehman||Kotli Lions|
|26||Taimoor Sultan||Muzzafarabad Tigers|
|27||Shahid Ilyas||Rawalakot Hawks|
|28||Amir Sohail||Bagh Stallions|
|29||Amad Alam||Mirpur Royals|
|30||M Raza Ul Mustafa||Overseas Warriors|
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Support Your KPL 2022 Team
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What is KASHMIR PREMIER LEAGUE?
The Kashmir Premier League represents the marginalized community of our country to the world as a mega cricketing event. This league organizes matches in the most breathtaking and exciting venues around Pakistan so that the matches will be a cricketing spectacle.
In addition to offering the best quality cricket, the KPL endeavors to be a ray of hope for the people of Kashmir. Pakistan is facing a serious crisis at the moment, and it is crucial for KPL to create positive change through sports that bring people together.
The people of Kashmir need high-octane entertainment. Kashmiri cricketers need a platform for showcasing their talent, which will lead to the emergence of new talent at the grassroots level.
How to watch the KPL draft live?
Kashmir Premier League (KPL) 1st Edition Players Draft 2022 event is scheduled for July 15, 2022. The draft was Live Stream On all Digital Platforms Like, PTV Sports, Geo Super, YouTube, and Facebook.
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There will be an Azad Kashmir high-performance center for players after the KPL. Before each KPL season, athletes will train at the High-Performance Center. Additionally, the KPL president informed the event about the 13-year contract with the Azad Kashmir government regarding the Muzaffarabad cricket stadium to hold the tournament annually.
Finally, the sensational draft event concluded with a commitment towards a successful inaugural season of the Kashmir Premier League. This year’s event will take place in Muzaffarabad, AJ&K, from the 6th-17th of August 2022.
KPL Registration Form 2022
The registration form is available on KPL official Website.
Category Price, Runner Up and Winner Prize Money, Players Salary and Highest Paid Players 2022
All teams categories’ price is yet to announce.
KPL history will make after this event because this is 2nd season of KPL.
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