Of the 28 cricketers in the list coming from eight nations, seven are from England, six from South Africa, five from the West Indies, three each from Afghanistan and Australia, two from Sri Lanka and one from Nepal and New Zealand each.
The registration window for the foreign players is still open and closes on November 21, following which an updated list will be released.
Some quarters suspected that De Villiers’ absence in the PSL could be because of the fact that the entire PSL will be played in Pakistan this year.
With him cutting across such a big frame, Mudassar has his own advantages and limitations.
It is understood that Misbah won't be taking any fees for his services in the PSL.
Jones, meanwhile, did not sound happy at all with the franchise's decision.
This format introduced fearlessness, creativity and also made the life of bowlers a bit more difficult.
However, the PCB decided to go another nostalgic route to decide who got the first pick in the draft.
All franchises' representatives will gather either at Minar-e-Pakistan or Gaddafi Stadium Lahore to do 'Pugam'.
Sharjeel was recently given a go-ahead by the PCB to resume playing club cricket.