Pollard, Elliott, Dilshan could be big names of PSL


DOHA: Kieron Pollard of the West Indies, Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan and New Zealand’s Grant Elliott are a few big names that could possibly be the big named of Pakistan Super League (PSL), scheduled to be hosted in Doha, Qatar, in February 2016.

Five West Indian including big names like Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine are expected to feature in the first edition of  the tournament.

On the other hand Grant two players from England and South Africa and one from Australia is also in the initial list of targets, a source privy to information revealed.

The twice-postponed PSL will finally be ready for takeoff in February and will feature around 25 foreign players, former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and head of the Executive Committee, Najam Sethi, announced last month.

Pakistan was forced to shift the League to Doha after grounds in the United Arab Emirates — where Pakistan have played all their home cricket since 2009 — were booked for a private league in January-February 2016.