Jason Roy to play in PSL

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13:  Jason Roy of Surrey celebrates his half-century during the NatWest T20 Blast match between Surrey and Sussex Shark at The Kia Oval on August 13, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Published: 13th November, 2017

Surrey’s Jason Roy has been selected as a supplementary player for the Quetta Gladiators in the 2018 PSL.

Big-hitting opening batsman Jason Roy has been selected by the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in a draft process on Sunday.

The PSL will begin in early 2018, and in it’s third season, will feature six franchiss: Lahore Qalandars, Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators.

Roy, as a supplementary player, has been selected by Quetta Gladiators meaning his contract will only start with the team should he make an appearance. The Quetta Gladiators finished runners-up in the 2017 PSL, after being beaten in the Final by Peshawar Zalmi.

The 26-year-old featured for Lahore Qalandars in 2017, in-between stints in the BBL and IPL, scoring 173 runs in 5 innings with a high score of 60* and finishing with the second highest batting average in the competition (43.25).

Roy’s teammates at the Gladiators includes Shane Watson, Carlos Brathwaite and Kevin Pietersen. Former-Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara will also feature in the PSL for Multan Sultans.

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