376 male players from 29 different countries submitted nominations for the September 3 BBL international draft before the nomination period closed on Monday. On Monday, Cricket Australia made the complete list public. Players with the club next to their names are those that qualify for a retention pick.
Afghanistan: Noor Ahmad, Qais Ahmad, Zia Ur Rehman Akbar, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazalhaq Farooqi (Sydney Thunder), Shafiqullah Ghafari, Allah Mohammad Ghazanfar, Amir Hamza Hotak, Waqarullah Ishaq, Shahidullah Kamal, Rashid Khan (Adelaide Strikers), Nangeyelia Kharote,
Bangladesh: Ripon Mondol and Taijul Islam
The following players represent England: Tom Abell, Rehan Ahmed, Zaman Akhter, Toby Albert, Kashif Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jake Ball, Tom Banton (Brisbane Heat), Edward Barnard, George Bell, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Chris Benjamin, Luc Benkenstein, Jacob Bethall, Sam Billings (Brisbane Heat), James Bracey, Danny Briggs, Harry Brook, Henry Brookes, Pat Brown, and Soloman Budinger Ajeet Dale, Josh Davey, Alex Davies, Liam Dawson, Marchant de Lange, Joe Denly, Sean Dickson, Leus du Plooy, Laurie Evans of the Perth Scorchers, Stephen Eskinazi of the Sydney Sixers, Joey Evison of the Brisbane Heat, Alex Hales of the Sydney Thunder, Haseeb Hameed of the Sydney Thunder, Miles Hammond, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley, and Jack Hayn, Craig Miles, Tymal Mills (Perth Scorchers), Tom Moores, Dan Mousley, Tawanda Muyeye, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Callum Parkinson, Matt Parkinson, Rishi Patel, Samit Patel, David Payne (Perth Scorchers), Dillon Pennington, Micheal Pepper, Ollie Pope, Matt Potts, Tom Price, Matty Revis, William Root, Adam Rossington, Phil Salt (Perth Scorchers), Shane Sater, Nathan Sowter, Mitchell Stanley, Cameron Steel, Grant Stewart, Olly Stone, Jack Taylor, Jordan Thompson, Josh Tongue, Reece Topley, and James Vince of the Sydney Sixers, Roman Walker, Paul Walter, Joe Weatherley, Luke Wells, and Ross Whiteley of the Brisbane Heat Chris Wood and Luke Wood of the Melbourne Stars, Dan Worrall, Robert Yates, and Saif Zaib
Ari Karvelas, Greece
Ireland: Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Mark Adair, Eddie Byrom, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker, and Barry McCarthy
India: Shubham Ranjane, Milind Kumar, and Tajinder Dhillon
Arjun Saud, Dev Khanal, Sandeep Lamichhane (Hobart Hurricanes), Aarif Sheikh, and Aasif Sheikh are all from Nepal.
Netherlands: Timm van der Gugten, Roelof van der Merwe, Freddie Klaasen, Max O’Dowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Brandon Glover, and Saqib Zulfiqar
Corey Anderson, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, and the Adelaide Strikers’ Colin de Grandhomme are all New Zealand players. Martin Guptill plays for the Melbourne Renegades.
Oman: Mehran Khan and Munis Ansari
Pakistan: Ali Abid, Sultan Ahmad, Abrar Ahmed, Fayyaz Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mukhtar Ahmed, Raees Aahmed, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Muhammad Akhlaq, Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal, Ammad Alam, Zaid Alam, Salman Ali Agha, Asif Ali (Hobart Hurricanes), Haider Ali, Hassan Ali, Noman Ali, Nauman Anwar, Faheem Ash, Junaid Khan, Mubasir Khan, Shadab Khan (Hobart Hurricanes), Umer Khan, Zaman Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Shan Masood, Zahid Mehmood, Arafat Minhas, Usama Mir, Sufyan Moqim, Mehran Mumtaz, Sufiyan Muqeem, Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir (Sydney Thunder), Rum
Pavel Florin, Romania
Michael Leask, George Munsey, Chris Sole, and Mark Watt are from Scotland.
South Africa: Rilee Rossouw (Sydney Thunder), Nandre Burger, Shane Dadswell, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis (Perth Scorchers), Bjorn Fortuin, Simon Harmer, Beuran Hendricks, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Migael Pretorius, Ryan Rickelton, Imran Tahir, Rassie van der Dussen, Dane Vilas, and Bamanye
Lahiru Samarakoon, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dushan Hemantha, Sachindu Colombage, and Dinesh Chandimal are all from Sri Lanka.
UAE: Adhitya Shetty, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Waseem, Karthik Meiyappan, Ronak Panoly, Sanchit Sharma, Nilansh Keswani, Lovepreet Singh,
USA: Yasir Muhammad, Monank Patel, Smit Patel, Harmeet Singh Baddhan, Aaron Jones, Ali Khan, and Nirant Sethia
The following players are from the West Indies: Fabian Allen, Alick Athanaze, Ronsford Beaton, Joshua Bishop, Nkrumah Bonner, Carlos Brathwaite (Sydney Sixers), Shamarh Brooks, Yannic Cariah, Jaden Carmichael, Johnson Charles, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Sheldon Cottrell, Shadrack Descarte, Dominic Drakes, Andre Fletcher, Matthew Ford
Zimbabwe: Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Richmond Mutumbami, Brandon Mavuta, Naville Madziva, and Brad Evans
How retention picks function
If a player meets any of the following requirements, they will be eligible for retention in both the WBBL and BBL overseas player drafts.
Have played for a Big Bash team for at least two seasons and haven’t signed a deal with another team since Played for a Big Bash team the previous season.
The Big Bash Technical Committee has given its approval despite the fact that the player was a member of the team squad last season but did not play in the first 13 innings.
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