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Karachi Kings Team, Squad, Players and Owner 2019

Karachi Kings has been an integral part of Pakistan Super League  since the league started. On 03 December 2015, PCB unveiled the franchises to interested parties. Karachi kings was purchased by Salman Iqbal (CEO ARY Media Group) for US $26 Million for the period of Ten Years.

Team Karachi Kings is the most expensive franchise of the PSL. 

Karachi Kings Schedule

DATE DAY MATCH VENUE
15th February Friday Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings Dubai
16th February Saturday Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings Dubai
21st February Thursday Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings Sharjah
23rd February Saturday Islamabad United v Karachi Kings Sharjah
24th February Sunday Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings Sharjah
27th February Wednesday Karachi Kings v Islamabad United Dubai
28th February Thursday Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars Dubai
4th March Monday Karachi Kings v Multan Sultans Abu Dhabi
7th March Thursday Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi Karachi
10th March Sunday Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi

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Karachi Kings Squad For PSL 2019

Karachi Kings Teams Squad Players List 

 

 Karachi Kings Squad 2019 PSL 

 

 PSL 4 Karachi Kings Squad 

Karachi Kings squad 2019 – Draft Picks

  • Sikandar Raza – Gold
  • Awais Zia – Silver
  • Osama Mir – Silver
  • Aaron Summers – Silver
  • Sohail Khan – Silver
  • Iftikhar Ahmed – Silver
  • Ali Imran – Emerging
  • Abrar Ahmed – Emerging
  • Aamer Yamin – Supplementary
  • Jaahid Ali – Supplementary
  • Ben Dunk – Supplementary
  • Liam Livingstone – Supplementary

Karachi Kings squad 2019 – Player retention list

The Karachi Kings player retention list for PSL 2019 has been announced. The major move from the franchise was deciding against retaining Shahid Afridi. The retained players are as under:

  • Colin Munro
  • Babar Azam
  • Colin Ingram (Ambassador)
  • Imad Wasim
  • Usman Shinwari
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Ravi Bopara
  • Mohammad Amir

Well looking at the list we find that Karachi Kings has done some amazing changes to the team. The management has retained the experienced and successful players that performed superb in the PSL 2018. Those Key players that are retained are , Babar Azam, Colin Ingram, Imad Waseem, Usman Shanwari, Ravi Bopara and Mohammad Amir.

Note that these are the lethal weapons of the Karachi Kings.

Karachi Kings Draft Pickes include,

Gold Category

Sikandar Raza.

Only one player seems to be in the Gold Category. Which means that Karchi Kings couldn’t pick some of the destructive players of the World. There seems to be danger for Karachi Kings Team in PSL 2019.

Silver Category

  • Awais Zia
  • Osama Mir
  • Aaron Summers
  • Sohail Khan
  • Iftikhar Ahmed

Emerging Category

  • Ali Imran
  • Abrar Ahmed

Supplementary Category

  • Aamer Yamin
  • Jaahid Ali
  • Ben Dunk
  • Liam Livingstone

KARACHI KINGS – NAME & LOGO:

Name & Logo The logo of Karachi Kings team features a lion while name of the team is written below in white and gold colors. In a revealed ceremony, team owner Salman Iqbal said that the theme & logo of the team represents the true spirit and resilience of Karachi. Jersey color of Karachi Kings is blue and gold.

After having a pair of really underwhelming seasons, the Karachi Kings will need to do a lot better in this 4th season of the Pakistan Super League. If the owners wants to have the trophy in their hand in PSL 2019 Karachi Kings need to do something out of the box.

Karachi Kings need to avoid some unexpected decisions like they did in the past. One such example was shocking decision of dropping of Christopher Henry Gayle as he is considered as the deadliest batsman of the T20 world as he is such kind of a player who can mesmerize you in any game.

Letting burst off Chris Gayle, they have got managed to maintain again Pakistan’s Usman Khan and Usama Mir while Ravi Boparai gets some other pass.  His wibble-wobble medium-pacers can be of use on sluggish and sluggish surfaces.

KARACHI KINGS – TEAM HISTORY:  

The facet might be led with the aid of Imad Wasim and also will have Babar Azzam and Mohammad Amir of their line-up, thereby making it a side this is very dependent on their Pakistani Players to dish out an awesome overall performance throughout the 3rd PSL Season.

What happened in PSL 3 – 2018

Imad Wasim is one in every of the most important upcoming stars on this layout of the game. In what got here as very interesting news, legendary all-rounder Shahid Afridi decided to enroll in the Kings from Peshawar Zalmi’s and Mohammad Rizwan became traded for Suhail Khan from Lahore Qalandars.

PAKISTANI PLAYERS:

Babar Azam, Imad Wasim (Captain), Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Shinwari,

INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS:

Ravi Bopara, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro

PSL Other Team 2019

The other Teams participating along with United are;

In Pakistan Super League 2018, each team is supposed to play 2 matches against its counterpart. The matches schedule is provided here . Don’t miss any Single match of this sensational season. The 1st match will begin immediately after Opening Ceremony and the feast will begin.

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PERSONAL
Captain  Kumar Sangakkara
Coach  Mickey Arthur
Owner Salman Iqbal
TEAM INFORMATION
City Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Founded 2015
Home ground National Stadium
Capacity 34,228
HISTORY
PSL wins 0

KARACHI KINGS SQUAD FOR PSL 2018

TEAMS’ SPONSORS:

YEAR KIT MANUFACTURER CHEST BRANDING FRONT BRANDING BACK BRANDING SLEEVE BRANDING
2016 AJ Sports The Arkadians Bahria Town Summit Bank Oye Hoye Chips, Karachi Electrics, Shield Products & Lgloo ice-cream.
2017 AJ Sports The Arkadians Bahria Town Bridge Power Batteries Oye Hoye Chips, Tapal Tea & Shield Products.

 

KARACHI KINGS TEAM SQUAD 2018:

NAME NATIONALITY STYLE SALARY JOINED NOTES
BATSMAN
Colin Ingram Left Handed Batsman US $ 140,000 2018 Overseas
Eoin Morgan Left Handed Batsman Amount Disclosed 2018 Overseas
Colin Munro Left Handed Batsman Amount Disclosed 2018 Overseas
Baber Azam Right Handed Batsman US $ 70,000 2017 Local
Khurram Manzoor Right Handed Batsman US $ 25,000 2017 Local
ALL-ROUNDERS
Imad Wasim Left Arm Batsman & Left-arm Orthodox US $ 70,000 2016 Local
Shahid Afridi Right Handed Batsman & Right arm Leg Spin  US $ 140,000 2018 Local
Ravi Bopara Right Handed Batsman & Right arm medium Fast US $ 50,000 2016 Oveseas
Luke Wright Right Handed Batsman & Right arm medium Fast US $ 50,000 2018 Overseas
Hasan Mohsin Right Handed Batsman & Right arm medium US $ 10,000 2018 Local
David Wiese Right Handed Batsman & Right arm Fast US $ 25,000 2018 Overseas
WICKET-KEEPERS
Mohammad Rizwan Right Handed Batsman US $ 50,000 2018 Local
Saifullah Bangash Right Handed Batsman Amount Disclosed 2016 Local
BOWLERS
Mohammad Amir Left-arm Fast US $ 140,000 2016 Local
Mitchell Johnson Left-arm Fast US $ 70,000 2018 Overseas
Tabish Khan Right-arm Fast Medium US $ 25,000 2018 Local
Usama Mir Right-arm Leg Spin US $ 25,000 2016 Local
Usman Khan Left-arm medium Fast US $ 25,000 2017 Local
Mohammad Irfan Jr Right-arm Fast US $ 10,000 2018 Local

 

MANAGEMENT & COACHING STAFF:

             NAME POSITION
 Salman Iqbal ARY Media Group Owner
 Shahid Khan Afridi President
 Tariq Wasi CEO
 Mickey Arthur Head Coach
 Azhar Mehmood Assitant Coach
 Rashid Latif Director
 Abdul Majeed Fielding Coach
 Asad Ali Physio

CAPTAINS

 

No. Nat. Player From To Mat Won Lost tie NR %
1 Shoaib Malik 2016 2016 8 2 6 0 0 25.00
2 Ravi Bopara 2016 2016 1 0 1 0 0 0.00
3 Kumar Sangakkara 2017 Present 10 5 5 0 0 50.00

 

RESULT SUMMARY

 

YEAR PLD WON LOSS NR TIED SR(%) POSITION SUMMARY
2016 9 2 7 0 0 22.22 4/5 Play-offs
2017 10 5 5 0 0 50.00 3/5 Play-offs
Total 19 7 12 0 0 36.84

HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD

 

OPPOSITION SPAN MAT WON LOST TIED NR SR%
Islamabad United 2016–present 6 3 3 0 0 50.00
Lahore Qalandars 2016–present 4 3 1 0 0 75.00
Peshawar Zalmi 2016–present 5 1 4 0 0 20.00
Quetta Gladiators 2016–present 4 0 4 0 0 0.00

 

MOST RUNS

 

Nat. Player From To Matches Runs Average HS 100 50
Ravi Bopara 2016 2017 19 448 29.86 71* 0 2
Shoaib Malik 2016 2017 19 359 22.43 51* 0 1
Babar Azam 2017 2017 10 291 32.33 50 0 1
Kumar Sangakkara 2017 2017 10 215 21.50 65 0 1
Kieron Pollard 2017 2017 10 201 40.20 47 0 0

 

MOST WICKETS

 

Nat. Player From To Matches Overs Wickets Average BBI 4w 5w
Sohail Khan 2016 2017 14 49.2 20 18.00 3/23 0 0
Usama Mir 2016 2017 15 52.5 18 23.50 3/24 0 0
Mohammad Amir 2016 2017 17 62.2 17 25.41 3/7 0 0
Imad Wasim 2016 2017 18 45.0 12 27.33 3/18 0 0
Ravi Bopara 2016 2017 19 31.0 11 22.00 6/16 0 1

 

Karachi Kings in the past

The Season 3 of PSL seems to be a season of fortune for the Karachi Kings as they have taken several bold steps they are quite surprising and amazing as well like the entry of Shahid Afridi is of no exception as he is such a player who can change the fortune of the game at any instance of the time has now been part of PSL 2018 Karachi Kings.

Karachi Kings wrong decisions

After having a pair of really underwhelming seasons, the Karachi Kings will need to do a lot better in this 3rd season of the Pakistan Super League. If the owners wants to have the trophy in their hand in PSL 2018 Karachi Kings need to do something out of the box. A similar shocking decision is of dropping of Christopher Henry Gayle as he is considered as the deadliest batsman of the T20 world as he is such kind of a player who can mesmerize you in any game. Letting burst off Chris Gayle, they have got managed to maintain again Pakistan’s Usman Khan and Usama Mir while Ravi Boparai gets some other pass.

Karachi Kings found Imad Waseem as Captain

His wibble-wobble medium-pacers can be of use on sluggish and sluggish surfaces. The facet might be led with the aid of Imad Wasim and also will have Babar Azzam and Mohammad Amir of their line-up, thereby making it a side this is very dependent on their Pakistani Players to dish out an awesome overall performance throughout the 3rd PSL Season. Imad Wasim is one in every of the most important upcoming stars on this layout of the game. In what got here as very interesting news, legendary all-rounder Shahid Afridi decided to enroll in the Kings from Peshawar Zalmi’s and Mohammad Rizwan became traded for Suhail Khan from Lahore Qalandars.

Introduction of Mickey Aurthor to Karachi Kings

The facet was offered with the aid of Salman Iqbal owned any media institution for a whopping charge of $2.4 million us dollars. They have appointed former south African global educate mickey Arthur as their manager at the same time as former Pakistan Leg-Spinner Mushtaq Ahmed will function his assistant and bowling train. Being very expensive franchise in PSL team cannot deliver its abilities in first two editions.

Karachi Kings 2016

In 2016 (First Edition of PSL) Karachi Kings start well after beating Lahore Qalandars in its very first match but after that team only manage to win one more matches out of seven. Karachi Kings played eight matches in this first edition of PSL and only manage to win two matches. It was fourth best team in PSL 2016 out of five teams.

Karachi Kings 2017

In 2017 edition many changes were made by the team but still team could not perform well. KumarSangakkara joined the Karachi Kings team as captain in second edition of PSL 2017 while Baber Azam as batsman. Azhar Mehmood signed as coach in this season. Sohail Tanvir was traded for Chris Gayle. Team added some other players in auctions as well. Few of them are; Kieron PollardMahelaJayawerdene & Ryan McLaren. In 2017 performance team played 10 matches including playoff and only win five matches out of ten.

Karachi Kings 2018

Now in PSL 2018 team looks very strong in all aspects of game. It is hoped that Karachi Kings team will perform better and play good cricket. New addition will help the team to go to final and final match of PSL 2018 will also played at National StadiumKarachi. Its all about Karachi Kings Team Squad for Pakistan Super League 2018 edition. Stay in touch with us for more psl 2018 news and updates.

KARACHI KINGS OFFICIAL PARTNERS

Bahria Town is the main sponsor and shirt sponsor of Karachi kings. Bahria Town is a privately owned real estate development company which owns, develops and manages properties across Pakistan. It is the largest private real estate company in Asia.

 

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