Karachi Kings (Leagues)

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Karachi Kings  is a Pakistani professional T20 cricket team that competes in the  Pakistan Super League  (PSL). The team is based in  Karachi , the provincial capital of Sindh Pakistan .The team was formed in 2015, as a result of the formation of the  Pakistan Super League  by  Pakistan Cricket Board  ( PCB).Team's home ground is National Stadium.The team is currently captained by  Immad Wasim Haider   and coached by Mickey Arthur a former South African cricketer. It is owned by Salman Iqbal, the CEO of ARY Group.  Rashid Latif  was appointed as the Director of Cricket Operations on 26 September 2016 In April 2017,  Shahid Afridi  became the President of the Kings.

Title Description
Details
Type: T20
Location: PAkistan
Information
Captain: Imad Wasim
Coach: Mickey Arthur
Owner: Salman Iqbal
History Information
Wins: 0
Website: http://karachikings.com.pk/
Team Information
Team: Karachi Kings
Founded: 2015
Hat-Trick: Mohammad Amir
Karachi Franchise was Sold: ARY Media Group for $26 Million
Leading Run-Scorer: Ravi Bopara
Leading Wicket-Taker: Sohail Khan
Nickname(s): Dilon Ke Badshah (lit. Kings of hearts)
City : Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Home Ground: National Stadium
Capacity : 34,228


Karachi Kings Details

Karachi Kings Team

Karachi Kings Team

The Karachi Kings is the biggest and most popular team in the  Pakistan Super League  (PSL). Proudly owned by Mr. Salman Iqbal, it is a manifestation of the multicultural metropolis that is   Karachi , the heart and soul of Pakistan . The fan following of the team is not limited to Karachi, but is spread all across the country. More than being just a cricketing team, the Karachi Kings franchise aims to invest in cricket in Pakistan, developing and nurturing our local talent to be confidant and able, to perform on an international level. The current team line up consists of some of the most promising new athletes in the sport, as well as seasoned and well known players who have established themselves in the international arena. The Karachi Kings are coached by Mickey Arthur, with  Azhar Mehmood  and  Rashid Latif as Team Director; in addition they are joined by  Shoaib Malik , Saleem Yousuf, and Jalaluddin as team Advisors.[1]  Karachi Kings Details 

Affiliation

Karachi Kings Players in Ground

Karachi Kings Players in Ground

ARY Digital Network now with  Karachi  Kings In  Pakistan Super League .[2]  Affiliation 

Karachi Kings Team Squad For Pakistan T20 Super League 2016

Karachi Kings PSL

Karachi Kings PSL

Karachi Kings team will be owned by “ Ary Media Group” who purchased the franchise from PCB for around $2.6 million. Karachi Kings managed to get  Shoaib Malik  and  Mohammad Amir  in the PSL squad. They also picked the likes of Sakib-ul-Hassan, Ravi Bopara, James Vince and Lendl Simmons as their oversees picks. All 5 team’s will complete their 16-man squad on the second day of PSL Draft on 22 December 2015.[3] Team Squad For Pakistan T20 Super League 2016 

Karachi Kings Squad For PSL 2016

Karachi Kings Fans

Karachi Kings Fans

Shoaib Malik was the platinum pick from Pakistan and he will be the captain while  Sohail Tanvir ,  Mohammad Amir ,  Bilawal Bhatti  and Imad Wasim Haider  were the local picks on the first day of draft. Karachi Kings will have to pick two from emerding category and they can complete the 16-man squad by picking 5 players from silver category tomorrow. Once the squad is complete we will update right here on this page.
  • Head Coach: Mickey Arthur
  • Bowling Coach: Mushtaq Ahmad
  • Captain:  Shoaib Malik 
  • Owners: Ary Media Group
  • Karachi Kings Schedule - 2016

    Dates Karachi Kings Fixtures Venues
    Fri Feb 5 2nd T20 Karachi vs Lahore Dubai
    Sat Feb 6 4th T20 Quetta vs Karachi Dubai
    Sun Feb 7 6th T20 Islamabad vs Karachi Dubai
    Thu Feb 11 10th T20 Karachi vs Peshawar Sharjah
    Fri Feb 12 12th T20 Karachi vs Lahore Sharjah
    Sat Feb 13 14th T20 Quetta vs Karachi Sharjah
    Sun Feb 14 16th T20 Islamabad vs Karachi Sharjah
    Wed Feb 17 19th T20 Karachi vs Peshawar Dubai

    Karachi Kings Squad Team Players - 2017

    Karachi Kings squad 2017 has been finalized for the 2nd season of Pakistan Super League. The squad of  Karachi  Kings includes a total of 20 players (7 foreign and 13 local players). Karachi Kings (KK) is a  Pakistan Super League  franchise cricket team representing Karachi city and is owned by ARY Media Group.[4]  Karachi Kings squad 2017 

    Karachi Kings 16-Member Squad

    1. Chris Gayle
    2. Shoaib Malik  (c)
    3. Kieron Pollard
    4. Mohammad Amir 
    5. Ravi Bopara
    6. Kumar Sangakkara
    7. Imad Wasim Haider 
    8. Babar Azam 
    9. Ryan McLaren
    10. Sohail Khan
    11. Shahzaib Hasan
    12. Saifullah Bangash
    13. Khurram Manzoor
    14. Kashif Bhatti
    15. Abrar Ahmed
    16. Abdul Hameed

    Karachi Kings Supplementary Players

    1. Mahela Jayawardene
    2. Usama Mir
    3. Rahat Ali 
    4. Amad Alam

    Management and Coaching Staff

    1. Owner: Salman Iqbal (ARY Group)
    2. Pakistan CEO: Tariq Wasi
    3. Head Coach: Mickey Arthur (South Africa)
    4. Assistant Coach:  Azhar Mahmood 
    5. Director:  Rashid Latif 
    6. Fielding Coach: Abdul Majeed
    7. Physio: Asad Ali
    8. Analyst: Muhammad Asim

    Karachi Kings Schedule - 2017

    Karachi VS Peshawar

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 3rd T20
    2. February 10 2017 ( Peshawar Zalmi  won by 7 wickets)
     Karachi  VS   Quetta
    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 5th T20
    2. February 11 2017 ( Quetta Gladiators  won by 7 wickets)

    Lahore VS Karachi

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 8th T20
    2. February 16 2017 ( Lahore Qalandars  won by 7 runs)

    Islamabad VS Karachi

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 10th T20
    2. February 17 2017 (Karachi Kings won by 8 runs)

    Peshawar VS Karachi

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 13th T20
    2. February 19 2017 (Karachi Kings won by 9 runs)

    Karachi VS Quetta

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 15th T20
    2. February 23 2017 ( Quetta Gladiators  won by 6 wickets)
     Lahore VS   Karachi
    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 18th T20
    2. February 25 2017 (Karachi won by 5 wickets)

    Islamabad VS Karachi

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 20th T20
    2. February 26 2017 (Karachi won by 6 wickets)

    Karachi VS Islamabad

    1. PSL Schedule 2017, 2nd Qualifying Final
    2. March 01 2017 (Karachi Kings won by 44 runs)
     Peshawar VS   Karachi
    1. PSL Schedule 2017, Playoff 3
    2. March 03 2017 ( Peshawar Zalmi  won by 24 runs)

    Karachi Kings 2018 Squad

    Faisal Iqbal joins Karachi Kings as Assistant Manager.
    Pakistani Players International Players
    Shahid Afridi  Ravi Bopara
    Babar Azam  Supplementary Foreign Players
    Imad Wasim Haider  (Captain)
    Mohammad Amir 
    Khurram Manzoor
    Mohammad Rizwan 
    Usman Shinwari
    Supplementary Pakistan Players
    Usama Mir

    Team Identity

    Year Kit Manufacturer Front Branding Back Branding Chest Branding Sleeve Branding
    2016 Aj Sports Bahria Town Summit Bank The Arkadians Oye Hoye Chips, Karachi Electric, Shield Products, Igloo Ice-cream
    2017 Bridge Power Batteries Oye Hoye Chips, Shield Products, Tapal Tea

    Captains

    No. 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 2017 10 5 5 0 0 50.00
    4 Imad Wasim Haider  2018 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

    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
    Multan Sultans  2018 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
    Peshawar Zalmi  2016–present 5 1 4 0 0 20.00
    Quetta Gladiators  2016–present 4 0 4 0 0 0.00

    Karachi Kings 2019 Squad- Pick up List

    1. Sikandar Raza - Gold
    2. Awais Zia - Silver
    3. Osama Mir - Silver
    4. Aaron Summers - Silver
    5. Sohail Khan - Silver
    6. Iftikhar Ahmed - Silver
    7. Ali Imran - Emerging
    8. Abrar Ahmed - Emerging
    9. Aamer Yamin - Supplementary
    10. Jaahid Ali - Supplementary
    11. Ben Dunk - Supplementary
    12. Liam Livingstone - Supplementary

    Karachi Kings 2019 Squad - Retained List

    1. Colin Munro
    2. Babar Azam
    3. Colin Ingram (Ambassador)
    4. Imad Wasim
    5. Usman Shinwari
    6. Mohammad Rizwan
    7. Ravi Bopara
    8. Mohammad Amir