The inaugural season of the PSL is set to include five teams from the provincial capitals – Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta – and include 24 matches between February 4-24.
PSL 2016 Teams: Karachi Super Stars, Lahore Warriors, Faisalabad Rangers, Federal Vipers, Sialkot Smashers
Cricketers who sign up for the league will be placed in a player draft.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen is the latest player to put up his hand to be part of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) next February. Pietersen confirmed his involvement via a video message played during the launch of the 2016 PSL in Lahore on Sunday.
Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo are some of the prominent players who will feature in the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016.
The foreign players who have expressed interest in the league include:
West Indies Chris Gayle, Kerion Pollard, Darren Sammy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Dwayane Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Samuel Badree.
Sri Lanka Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Thisara Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Ajantha Mendis.
New Zealand Grant Elliott, Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Jesse Ryder, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, James Franklin, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan .
Zimbabwe Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor, Elton Chigumbura, Chamunorwa Chibhabha .
South Africa Richard Levi, Robin Peterson, AB de Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Faf du Plessis, Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Johan Botha, Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir, Dale Steyn .
Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal .
Nethelands Ryan ten Doeschate .
Ireland Kevin O'Brien, Paul Stirling.
England Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Chris Jordan, Steven Finn, Jade Dernbach, Tim Bresnan, Luke Wright, Michael Carberry, Chris Woakes, Alex Hales, Kevin Pietersen.
Australia Brad Hodge, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steven Smith, Joe Burns, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Watson, Michael Hussey, James Faulkner.
Sunil Narine for Karachi Team, Chris Gayle for Lahore Team, Marlon Samuels for Faisalabad Team, Andrew Symonds for Sialkot Team, Owais Shah for Karachi Team, Lasith Malinga for Karachi Team, Hashim Amla for Federal Team, Imran Tahir for Lahore Team, Sanath Jayasuriya for Karachi Team, Scott Styris for Federal Team,Brad Hogg for Federal Team,Brad Hodge for Faisalabad Team.