After a rocking inaugural version of the Pakistan great League, the second one season keeps in 2018 and the Karachi Kings are installation quite nicely for the event. Karachi Kings have traded Sohail Tanvir to Lahore Qalandars and taken in Chris Gayle in what would have been the biggest alternate earlier than the PSL Draft.
Key gamers on Karachi Kings crew: Ravi Bopara, Kumar Sangakkara, Mohammad Amir, Kieron Pollard, Chris Gayle
The Kings decided to exchange no gamers for the duration of the PSL alternative Draft having all their players available to them all through the period of the event.
The Kings have made a few wily recruitment within the PSL participant draft. The side can be skippered by using Kumar Sangakkara after being led by using Pakistan global batsman Shoaib Malik closing season. His performances in the Caribbean optimal League had been pretty encouraging and he has long past from power to power in view that then.
Malik became the skipper within the first season but he opted out for the second one part of the match and Ravi Bopara turned into introduced in as the skipper. Now Sangakkara takes over the position from Malik and Bopara.
His worldwide teammates Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir additionally find a place within the aspect. Tanvir is a beneficial bowler to have who can swing the ball each methods even as Amir can show to be a very vital recruit. The left-handed speedy bowler has made a constant comeback after serving a five-yr ban from the sport and is within the frame to repair his recognition as one of the greatest bowlers in Pakistan.
Karachi have additionally made a few critical additions with regards to overseas players with Chris Gayle their most excessive-profile participant. He has been exceptional within the Indian most useful League and the alternative leagues inside the international and Lahore’s loss might be Karachi’s gain and may be a key participant with both bat and ball for the Kings.
they have got also obtained Ravi Bopara and Mahela Jaywardene for the side with Imad Wasim creating a key presence in the aspect from Pakistan. Bopara was the person of the match remaining season even as Jayawardene now capabilities most effective in T20 leagues round the world. alternatively, Wasim is considered one of the largest upcoming stars on this format of the sport.
The facet have been bought via Salman Iqbal owned Any Media institution for a whopping fee of $2.4 million US greenbacks. they’ve appointed former South African worldwide coach Mickey Arthur as their manager while former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed will function his assistant and bowling coach. Karachi Kings 2018 list is positioned beneath.
Karachi Kings 2018 Squad
- Shoaib Malik
- Babar Azam
- Imad Wasim
- Mohammad Amir
- Sohail Khan
- Safiullah Bangash
- Shazaib Hasan
- Kashif Bhatti
- Khurram Manzoor
- Abrar Ahmed
- Abdul Hameed/Hasan Mohsin
Foreign Players List
- Kumar Sangakkara (Captain)
- Ravi Bopara
- Chris Gayle
- Kieron Pollard
- Ryan McLaren
Supplementary Players List
- Mahela Jayawardene
- Usama Mir
- Rahat Ali
- Amad Alam
PSL 2018 Karachi Kings Schedule
KK team schedule is placed below;
|Date||Karachi Kings Fixtures||Venue|
|February 10, 2018||Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi||Dubai|
|February 11, 2018||Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings||Dubai|
|February 16, 2018||Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings||Sharjah|
|February 17, 2018||Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United||Sharjah|
|February 19, 2018||Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings||Sharjah|
|February 23, 2018||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||Dubai|
|February 25, 2018||Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings||Dubai|
|February 26, 2018||Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United||Dubai|