Pakistan Cricket Board has suspended middle-order batsman Umar Akmal on this morning
Umar Akmal is found guilty against anti-corruption laws, therefore, he is restricted to play any type of cricket till complete interrogation

Quetta Gladiator has retained Umar Akmal for season 5 but after his suspension, PCB asked Gladiator management to pick up the alternative
Gladiator management has submitted 8 names and finally selected Anwar Ali who was not lucky enough to get selected is the PSL season 5 draft.

Anwar Ali has been selected in the platinum category and also has represented Quetta in earlier seasons.

Anwar has scored 191 runs and got 23 wickets in 32 matches

Pakistan Super League will start from today after the grand opening ceremony, Defended Champion Quetta Gladiator and 2 time PSL winner Islamabad United will play.