Usman Shinwari played for Melbourne Renegades in the previous season as well.
He has previously represented the Renegades five years ago.
Gayle has confirmed that he will not play in the upcoming season of BPL and BBL.
Michael Klinger is the all-time leading scorer of BBL.
The Sixers, meanwhile, released wicketkeeper Peter Nevill to make room for Smith in the team.
Three experienced South Africans in the list.
This format introduced fearlessness, creativity and also made the life of bowlers a bit more difficult.
The 9th edition of Big Bash League starts from December 17.
(Note: Though BBL 2019-20 starts from December 17th and IPL Auction takes place on December 19th, franchises can pick the BBL stars later as well as injury replacements)
These Australian stars have been scoring heavily in the BBL so they deserve their due credit in the form of an IPL contract in the upcoming auctions.