Lahore Qalandars (LQ) is a professional PSL franchise. This team represents the Lahore city of Punjab Province in Pakistan. Lahore Qalandars has home ground in Lahore “Gaddafi Stadium”. This franchise is owned by Qatar Lubricants Company Limited (QALCO). AB De Villiers is expected to be the captain of the Lahore Qalandars team while Shaheen Shah Afridi is the Ambassador of the side. It is the second most expensive franchise in PSL after Karachi Kings.
The Lahore Qalandars squad for PSL 2019 has been finalized in the PSL 2019 draft.
Lahore Qalandars squad 2019 – Draft Picks
- AB De Villiers – Platinum
- Muhammad Hafeez – Platinum
- Carlos Braithwaite – Diamond
- Corey Anderson – Diamond
- Sandeep Lamichhane – Gold
- Haris Sohail – Silver
- Mohammad Imran – Emerging
- Umair Masood – Emerging
- Maaz Khan – Emerging
- Brendan Taylor – Silver (Supplementary)
- Gohar Ali – Emerging (Supplementary)
- Harris Rauf – Emerging ( Supplementary)
- Aizaz Cheema – Supplementary
Lahore Qalandars squad 2019 – Player retention list
- Fakhar Zaman
- Yasir Shah
- Shaheen Shah Afridi (Ambassador)
- Anton Devcich
- Rahat Ali
- Agha Salman
- Sohail Akhtar
- Hassan Khan
PSL Lahore Qalanders Schedule 2019
|14th February||Thursday||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|16th February||Saturday||Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings||Dubai|
|17th February||Sunday||Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|22nd February||Friday||Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars||Sharjah|
|23rd February||Saturday||Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars||Sharjah|
|27th February||Wednesday||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|28th February||Thursday||Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|5th March||Tuesday||Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi||Abu Dhabi|
|9th March||Saturday||Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United||Lahore|
|10th March||Sunday||Lahore Qalandars v Multan Sultans||Lahore|
Lahore Qalandars team includes some very experienced and sensational T20 International players. AB De Villiers (the man with some extra ordinary skills) will lead the PSL 2019 Lahore Qalandars side. Team retained Fakhar Zaman, Yasir Shah and Shaheen Shah Afridi in Platinum category.
In PSL T20 2019 draft team got AB De Villiers and Muhammad Hafeez in Platinum category,
- Carlos Braithwaite
- Corey Anderson
in Diamond category.
Sandeep Lamichhane in Gold category,
Harris Sohail in the Silver category
- Mohammad Imran – Emerging
- Umair Masood – Emerging
- Maaz Khan – Emerging
are in the Emerging players‘ category.
In Supplementary players, list team got
- Brendan Taylor – Silver
- Gohar Ali – Emerging
- Harris Rauf – Emerging
- Aizaz Cheema
TITLE NAME & LOGO:
Fawad Rana owner of the team launched its name as “Lahore Qalandars” on 12 December 2015. “Qalandar” is a famous term and it describes the Sufi mystics or saints whose shrines attract millions of devotees and tourists around the world. The Logo of Lahore Qalandars’ features a Sufi performing the famous Sufi whirling along with three stumps to his right and a cricket ball in the bottom, and its represent the Sufi culture of the Punjab (Lahore). Lahore Qalandars’ kit colour was red & black in first edition of PSL 2016 but in second edition 2017 red colour turning into green colour.
Lahore Qalandars Teams Squad Players List
Lahore Qalandaers have picked Ab De Villiers, Muhammad Hafeez in the platinum category. Check out Lahore Qalandars 2019 full Squad below.
Lahore Qalandars 2019 Squad
Check out Lahore Qalandar 2019 Squad (Category base) for Pakistan Super League fourth edition.
Lahore Qalandars Squad – PSL 4
Check out Lahore Qalandar Squad (Country Wise) for PSL 4.
Lahore Qalandars Squad – PSL 2019
Check out Lahore Qalandar Squad (Playing Role) for PSL 4.
Lahore Qalandars Key Player OF PSL 2018:
Pakistani Key Players Of PSL:
Umar Akmal, Sohail Khan, Bilawal Bhatti, Aamer Yamin, Yasir Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Bilal Asif, Raza Hasan, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar
International Key Players Of PSL:
Brendon McCullum (Captain), Sunil Narine, Cameron Delport, James Franklin, Chris Lynn, Mustafizur Rehman
|Owner||Rana Fawad (Qatar Lubricants Company Ltd)|
|City||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Home ground||Gaddafi Stadium|
|YEAR||KIT MANUFACTURER||CHEST BRANDING||FRONT BRANDING||BACK BRANDING||SLEEVE BRANDING|
|2016||Millat Sports||Geo News||Jazz||Al-Karam Textiles||QALCO, Mobilink|
|2017||QALCO, Huawei, Royal Palm.|
LAHORE QALANDARS CURRENT TEAM SQUAD 2018
|Chris Lynn||Right Handed Batsman||US $ 140,000||2018||Overseas|
|Cameron Delport||Left Handed Batsman||US $ 50,000||2016||Overseas|
|Sohail Akhter||Right Handed Batsman||US $ 25,000||2018||Local|
|Fakhar Zaman||Left Handed Batsman||US $ 70,000||2018||Local|
|Aamir Yameen||Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Medium Fast||US $ 25,000||2017||Local|
|Sunil Narine||Left Handed Batsman & Left Arm Off-Spin||US $ 140,000||2017||Overseas|
|Bilawal Bhatti||Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Fast||US $ 25,000||2017||Local|
|Bilal Asif||Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Off-Break||US $ 25,000||2018||Local|
|Angelo Mathews||Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Medium Fast||Amount Disclosed||2018||Overseas|
|Brendon McCullum (Captain)||Right Handed Batsman||US $ 70,000||2017||Overseas|
|Umar Akmal||Right Handed Batsman||US $ 140,000||2016||Local|
|Gulraiz Sadaf||Right Handed Batsman||Amount Disclosed||2018||Local|
|Yasir Shah||Right Arm Leg Spin||US $ 70,000||2017||Local|
|Mohammad Irfan (2)||Right Arm Fast||US $ 10,000||2017||Local|
|Mustafizur Rehman||Left Arm Fast||US $ 70,000||2018||Overseas|
|Sohail Khan||Right Arm Fast||US $ 50,000||2018||Local|
|Raza Hassan||Slow Left Arm Orthodox||US $ 25,000||2018||Local|
|Ghulam Mudassar||Left Arm Fast Medium||US $ 10,000||2017||Local|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||Left Arm Fast||US $ 10,000||2018||Local|
MANAGEMENT & COACHING STAFF:
|Rana Fawad (QALCO)||Owner|
|Rana Sameen||Team Manager|
|Paddy Upton||Head Coach|
|Shawn Bradstreet||Fielding Coach|
Lahore Qalanders past performances
In PSL T20 2018 draft team got Chris Lynn in Platinum category, Mustafizur Rehman in Diamond category, Bilal Asif in Gold category, Hasan Raza and Sohail Akhter are in Silver category and Shaheen Shah Afridi & Ghulam Mudassar are in Emerging players category. In Supplementary players list team got Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan and Gulraiz Sadaf.
Lahore Qalandars (LQ) is a professional PSL franchise. This team represents the Lahore city of Punjab Province in Pakistan. Lahore Qalandars has home ground in Lahore “Gaddafi Stadium”. This franchise is owned by Qatar Lubricants Company Limited (QALCO). Brendon McCullum is the captain of the Lahore Qalandars team while Paddy Upton is the coach of the side. It is the second most expensive franchise in PSL after Karachi Kings.
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In first edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016, Lahore Qalandars key players were Chris Gayle, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Azhar Ali & Yasir Shah. Azhar Ali was the captain of the side. Team ended at last position at the points table. It played 8 T20 matches in 2016 edition and only win two of them.
In second edition of PSL 2017, Chris Gayle was traded against Sohail Tanvir and Sohaib Maqsood was traded against Aamer Yamin. Dwayne Bravo & Anton Devcich was replaced against Jason Roy & James Franklin. Shaun Tait was replaced against Chris Green. In 2017 edition Brandon McCullum was signed as captain of the side. In spite of these changes Lahore Qalandars team cannot perform well and repeat its previous performance. It played 8 matches in 2017 (2nd edition of PSL) but only can win three out of it. It remains as last number team in group round.
Now in Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 2018 Lahore Qalandars Squad looks very decent and plenty of very good T20 International players are part of the team. It is hoped that team will perform well in this tournament. Still Pakistan Super League 2018 Schedule not been announced by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). It will be uploaded at our website when it will declared. PSL T20 2018 will start from 22 February 2018 while final match will be played at National Stadium, Karachi. Stay in touch with us for latest PSL 2018 updates.
LAHORE QALANDERS OFFICIAL PARTNERS
Mobilink was the team’s first shirt sponsor and the title sponsor. Alkaram, a Textile Mill situated in Karachi, was announced as another sponsor and the media partner of the team is Geo Tv. Royal Palm is team’s hospitality partner.