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Players were auctioned for the first time in the Lanka Premier League (LPL) in Sri Lanka, which is facing an economic recession. Dilshan Madushanka was the most expensive player in this auction held in Colombo. The Sri Lankan left-arm fast bowler was bought by defending champions Jaffna Kings for a record $92,000 (Rs 75,61,912). Five franchises are participating in the tournament, while all the legendary players from all over the world will play in this league just like the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Suresh Raina's name was also included in the auction of this league, but his name was not called for the bid. Pakistan players do not play in IPL but this is not the case in Lanka Premier League (LPL). All Pakistani players play in LPL.
The fourth edition of LPL 2023 has started. Some of the prominent players from Pakistan are representing various franchises in the Lanka Premier League. This year LPL will see 13 Pakistani cricketers. So let's know about the Full list of Pakistani players playing in Lanka Premier League.
|Babar Azam,||Colombo Strikers|
|Wahab Riaz,||Colombo Strikers|
|Naseem Shah,||Colombo Strikers|
|Iftikhar Ahmed,||Colombo Strikers|
|Mohammad Nawaz,||Colombo Strikers|
|Shahnawaz Dahani,||Dambulla Aura|
|Shoaib Malik,||Jaffna Kings|
|Zaman Khan,||Jaffna Kings|
Pakistani players in Lanka Premier League▼
Here is the complete list of Pakistani players who played in LPL - Babar Azam, Naseem Shah, Wahab Riaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Asif Ali, Mohammad Haris, Aamer Jamal, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shoaib Malik, Zaman Khan