Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings

Karachi King is a professional T20 cricket franchise team that plays in the Pakistan Super League. Owned by Salman Iqbal of ARY Media, the team represents Karachi city of Pakistan. It is the only team of PSL that contains the world’s best cricket players in its squad. Imad Wasim, the world’s 3rd best all-rounder is the Captain of Karachi Kings. Babar Azam, the world’s No.1 T20 batsman, is the top-order batsman for Karachi Kings. Mohammad Amir, one of the world’s best fast bowlers, is the main bowler for Karachi Kings.

Karachi Kings in the 5th PSL Edition 2020

Karachi Kings

Pakistan Super League 2020 is around the corner and Karachi Kings is all-ready to exhibit their T20 cricket expertise in this PSL 5. With just some minor adjustments, the management has retained almost all the previous players which have been playing for Karachi Kings since the past seasons. The Kings seem to be pretty confident with their strategy and are hopeful to make a strong comeback in this PSL 2020.

Despite having world-class players from different formats, Karachi Kings has always maintained the lowest positions on the points table, ranking just slightly higher than the Lahore Qalandars.

However, this time the Kings have made some minor adjustments which their management is quite sure will yield fruitful results. Let’s see whether Karachi Kings can do some real De Dhana Dhan this PSL 2020 or will it go down in back to back defeats again!

Karachi Kings Squad for PSL 2020

Karachi Kings contains the best players in its squad for PSL 2020. From top to bottom, their combination seems to be perfect to produce match-winning performances in the T20 format. With a powerful squad like this, Karachi Kings can be a force to be reckoned with.

Karachi Kings Team Players in PSL 2020
Name Type From
Batsmen
Babar Azam Top Order Batsman Pakistan
Sharjeel Khan Top Order Batsman Pakistan
Iftikhar Ahmed Top Order Batsman Pakistan
Awais Zia Top Order Batsman Pakistan
Cameron Delport Top Order Batsman South Africa
Alex Hales Top Order Batsman England
Dan Lawrence Top Order Batsman South Africa
Bowlers
Mohammad Amir Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Umaid Asif Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Liam Plunkett Top Class Bowler England
Umer Khan Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Arshad Iqbal Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Ali Khan Top Class Bowler USA
Usama Mir Top Class Bowler Pakistan
All Rounders
Imad Wasim Top Class All Rounder Pakistan
Chris Jordan Top Class All Rounder England
Aamer Yamin Top Class All Rounder Pakistan
Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan Wicket Keeper Pakistan

Team Karachi Kings features 4 main Batsmen: Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Cameron Delport.

Team Karachi Kings features 3 main bowlers: Mohammad Amir, Umer Khan, and Liam Plunkett.

Team Karachi Kings features 3 main All Rounders: Imad Wasim, Chris Jordan, and Aamer Yamin.

PSL Team Karachi Kings has got a total of 18 players in their squad. Out of these 18 players, 6 belong to the overseas nations while the remaining 9 are from Pakistan. The team includes all the experienced players in its squad, except the 18-year-old Arshad Iqbal from Swabi, who will be playing an international league for the first time.

Team Karachi Kings PSL Draft 2020

The management of Karachi Kings has picked a majority of the players who have been playing with them since the last few seasons of PSL. The management has kept its decisions straights and simple, with no major tweaks.

Players Retained: The franchise has retained – Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Aamir Yamin, Usama Mir, and Umer Khan.

Platinum Category: In the Platinum Category, Karachi Kings has picked Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, and Alex Hales.

Diamond Category: In the Diamond Category, Karachi Kings has picked Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, and Chris Jordan.

Gold Category: In the Gold Category, Karachi Kings has picked Aamir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan, and Cameron Delport.

Silver Category: In the Silver Category, Karachi Kings has picked Usama Mir, Muhammad Rizwan, Dan Lawrence, Ali Khan, and Umaid Asif.

Emerging Category: In the Emerging Category, Karachi Kings has picked Umer Khan and Arshad Iqbal.

Supplementary Category: In the Supplementary Category, Karachi Kings has picked Liam Plunkett and Awais Zia.

Team Karachi Kings Captain & Vice-Captain in PSL 2020

Imad Wasim will lead Karachi Kings as the Captain, while Dan Lawrence will lead Karachi Kings as the Vice-Captain in the Pakistan Super League 2020. Karachi Kings has chosen Imad Wasim over Babar Azam as the captain in the T20 league format, and the management is hopeful that Imad will lead their team to glorious victories.

Karachi Kings Management & Coaching Staff

Karachi Kings Management with owner Salman Iqbal, head coach Dean Jones, president Wasim Akram, and captain Imad Wasim.

Karachi Kings has chosen a new coaching staff for the PSL 5 2020. This year, Dean Jones will lead the team as Head Coach, Faisal Iqbal as Batting Coach, Johan Botha as Fielding Coach, and Wasim Akram as Bowling Mentor.

Name Position
Salman Iqbal (ARY Group) Owner
Wasim Akram
Bowling Mentor & President
Tariq Wasi CEO
Dean Jones Head coach
Faisal Iqbal Batting coach
Johan Botha Fielding Coach

Karachi Kings Matches Schedule & Venue for PSL 2020

Karachi Kings will play a total of ten T20 matches in different stadiums across Pakistan. The first phase of the PSL 2020 will be played in a double round-robin format, which means the Kings will play two matches against each team of the tournament. If Karachi Kings manages to position itself in the list of top 4 teams on the points table, it will then advance on to the Playoffs.

Karachi Kings Matches Schedule for PSL 2020
Match Date Venue Season Stage
KK vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group
KK vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group

The schedule, timetable, fixtures, and confirmed venues for the Karachi Kings vs Other Team matches will soon be announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars in PSL

Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars

Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars will play two matches against each other in the first group stage of the PSL 2020 tournament. The matches will be played in February and March, at Pakistani venues choosen by PCB.

The match between arch-rivals, Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars, has always been an interesting one. It is one of the most viewed matches in the PSL, as many fans give it importance like Pak vs Ind match.

Karachi Kings VS Lahore Qalandars
Batsmen
Babar Azam
VS
Fakhar Zaman
Sharjeel Khan Salman Butt
Iftikhar Ahmed Chris Lynn
Awais Zia Lendl Simmons
Cameron Delport Farzan Raja
Alex Hales Jaahid Ali
Dan Lawrence
Bowlers
Mohammad Amir
VS
Shaheen Afridi
Umaid Asif Usman Shinwari
Liam Plunkett Haris Rauf
Umer Khan
Arshad Iqbal
Ali Khan
Usama Mir
All Rounders
Imad Wasim
VS
Mohammad Hafeez
Chris Jordan Sohail Akhtar
Aamer Yamin Samit Patel
Seekkuge Prasanna
David Wiese
Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan VS Ben Dunk

Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars: 2020 PSL Fixture

Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars will play a total of two matches against each other in the first group stage of the PSL 2020. Here’s the complete KK vs LQ PSL 2020 matches schedule and timetable.

PSL 2020 Matches: Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars
Teams Date Venue Match Result
KK vs LQ February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match KK Won
KK vs LQ March 2020 Pakistan PSL Match LQ Won

Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars: Head-to-Head PSL Matches Record

The Kings have always outperformed the Qalandars in all the seasons of PSL. From 2016 PSL to 2019 PSL, Karachi Kings have played a total of 8 matches against Lahore Qalandars. Out of these 8 matches, the Kings have won 5 matches, lost 2 matches, while 1 match resulted in a draw.

Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars PSL 2020 Match Prediction

Seeing the squads of both the teams, top cricket prediction experts have favored Karachi Kings over Lahore Qalandars. The Kings can easily dominate Lahore Qalandars in the PSL 2020 Matches. However, the Kings should not completely underestimate the power of Qalandars as they have the tendency to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi in PSL 2020

Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi will play two matches against each other in the first phase of PSL 2020. The matches will be played in February and March, at venues in Pakistan.

Karachi Kings shares the worst record against Peshawar Zalmis, as they have always been dominated by the mighty Pakhtoons. The KK vs PZ matches have always been a bitter upset for the Karachites but rejoicement for the Zalmi supporters.

Karachi Kings VS Peshawar Zalmi
Batsmen
Babar Azam
VS
Imam ul Haq
Sharjeel Khan
Iftikhar Ahmed
Awais Zia
Cameron Delport
Alex Hales
Dan Lawrence
Bowlers
Mohammad Amir
VS
Hassan Ali
Umaid Asif Wahab Riaz
Liam Plunkett Rahat Ali
Umer Khan
Arshad Iqbal
Ali Khan
Usama Mir
All Rounders
Imad Wasim
VS
Liam Livingstone
Chris Jordan Shoaib Malik
Aamer Yamin Kieron Pollard
Darren Sammy
Liam Dawson
Umar Amin
Dwaine Pretorius
Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan VS Tom Banton
Kamran Akmal

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi: 2020 PSL Fixture

There are two matches scheduled between Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi in the first group stage of PSL 2020. Have a look at the complete KK vs PZ PSL 2020 matches schedule, timetable, and venue details.

PSL 2020 Matches: Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi
Teams Date Venue Match Result
KK vs PZ February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match KK Won
KK vs PZ March 2020 Pakistan PSL Match PZ Won

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi: Head-to-Head PSL Matches Record

Team Karachi Kings has always been dominated by Peshawar Zalmi in all the seasons of PSL. From 2016 to 2019, Karachi Kings has faced Peshawar Zalmi in 10 matches. Out of these 10 matches, KK has won 2 and lost 8.

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi PSL 2020 Match Prediction

According to PSL T20 match prediction reports, Karachi Kings has higher chances of winning matches against Peshawar Zalmi in the PSL 2020. Karachi Kings has got plenty of experienced players, which gives them a superlative edge over Zalmis. On the other hand, Peshawar Zalmi squad has got a majority of all-rounders, who can’t be termed as confirmed match winners.

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators in PSL 2020

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators

Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators are scheduled to play two matches against each other in the group stage of PSL 2020. The matches will be played in February and March, at venues in Pakistan.

Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators share a friendly rivalry between each other. Both teams have won and lost almost the same number of matches against each other.

Karachi Kings VS Quetta Gladiators
Batsmen
Babar Azam
VS
Ahmed Shehzad
Sharjeel Khan Ahsan Ali
Iftikhar Ahmed Khurram Manzoor
Awais Zia Jason Roy
Cameron Delport Umar Akmal
Alex Hales
Dan Lawrence
Bowlers
Mohammad Amir
VS
Fawad Ahmed
Umaid Asif Naseem Shah
Liam Plunkett Mohammad Hasnain
Umer Khan Tymal Mills
Arshad Iqbal
Ali Khan
Usama Mir
All Rounders
Imad Wasim
VS
Mohammad Nawaz
Chris Jordan Ben Cutting
Aamer Yamin Shane Watson
Keemo Paul
Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan VS Sarfaraz Ahmed

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators: 2020 PSL Fixture

There are two matches scheduled between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators to mark the first group stage phase of PSL 2020. Have a look at the complete KK vs QG PSL 2020 matches schedule, timetable, results, and venue details.

PSL 2020 Matches: Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators
Teams Date Venue Match Result
KK vs QG February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match KK Won
KK vs QG March 2020 Pakistan PSL Match QG Won

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators: Head-to-Head PSL Matches Record

Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators have played a total of 8 matches since the inauguration of the Pakistan Super League. Out of these 8 matches, Karachi has won 3 and lost 5.

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators PSL 2020 Match Prediction

Both Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators have got a well-balanced and promising squad. While Karachi Kings has got the dangerous Babar Azam, the team Gladiators has Shane Watson and Jason Roy to compete with.

According to KK vs QG PSL 2020 Match Prediction reports by top cricket predictors, both teams are expected to exhibit nail-biting matches for their fans. Both teams have to put their noses to the grindstone if they have to secure any chances of winning against each other!

Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United in PSL 2020

Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

Karachi Kings and Islamabad United will play two matches against each other in the group stage of 5th PSL Edition 2020. The matches are scheduled to be played anywhere in February and March, at cricket stadiums in Pakistan.

Karachi Kings VS Islamabad United
Batsmen
Babar Azam
VS
Colin Ingram
Sharjeel Khan Asif Ali
Iftikhar Ahmed Rassie van der Dussen
Awais Zia Rizwan Hussain
Cameron Delport Saif Badar
Alex Hales
Dan Lawrence
Bowlers
Mohammad Amir
VS
Dale Steyn
Umaid Asif Musa Khan
Liam Plunkett Rumman Raees
Umer Khan Zafar Gohar
Arshad Iqbal Akif Javed
Ali Khan Ahmed Safi Abdullah
Usama Mir
All Rounders
Imad Wasim VS Colin Munro
Chris Jordan Hussain Talat
Aamer Yamin Shadab Khan
Faheem Ashraf
Amad Butt
Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan VS Phil Salt
Luke Ronchi

Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United: 2020 PSL Fixture

Two matches are announced to be played between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United in the first phase of PSL 2020. Have a look at the complete KK vs ISLU PSL 2020 matches schedule, timetable, results, and venue details.

PSL 2020 Matches: Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United
Teams Date Venue Match Result
KK vs ISLU February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match KK Won
KK vs ISLU March 2020 Pakistan PSL Match ISLU Won

Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United: Head-to-Head PSL Matches Record

Karachi Kings and Islamabad United have played a total of 12 matches since the formation of the Pakistan Super League. Out of these 12 matches, Karachi has won 4 and lost the remaining 8.

Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United PSL 2020 Match Prediction

Both Karachi Kings and Islamabad United look promising for the 2020 PSL T20 matches. According to Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United PSL 2020 Match Prediction reports, both teams are a tough nut to crack. While Islamabad United has to limit the KK players like Babar Azam and Sharjeel Khan, the Kings have to learn how to defend the 160kph+ rocket deliveries by Dale Steyn of the Islamabad United!

Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans in PSL 2020

Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans

Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans are confirmed to play two matches against each other in the group stage of PSL 2020. The matches will be played in February and March, at cricket stadiums in Pakistan.

Karachi Kings VS Multan Sultans
Batsmen
Babar Azam
VS
Shan Masood
Sharjeel Khan Khushdil Shah
Iftikhar Ahmed James Vince
Awais Zia Rilee Rossouw
Cameron Delport Zeeshan Ashraf
Alex Hales
Dan Lawrence
Bowlers
Mohammad Amir
VS
Mohammad Ilyas
Umaid Asif Ali Shafiq
Liam Plunkett Mohammad Irfan
Umer Khan Junaid Khan
Arshad Iqbal Imran Tahir
Ali Khan Usman Qadir
Usama Mir
All Rounders
Imad Wasim VS Shahid Afridi
Chris Jordan Sohail Tanvir
Aamer Yamin Moeen Ali
Ravi Bopara
Bilawal Bhatti
Fabian Allen
Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan VS Rohail Nazir

Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans: 2020 PSL Fixture

Two matches are announced to be played between Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans. Have a look at the complete KK vs MS PSL 2020 matches schedule, timetable, results, and venue details.

PSL 2020 Matches: Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans
Teams Date Venue Match Result
KK vs MS February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match KK Won
KK vs MS March 2020 Pakistan PSL Match MS Won

Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans: Head-to-Head PSL Matches Record

Team Multan Sultans has always been outshined by Karachi Kings. Both teams have played a total of 4 matches, out of which Karachi has won 3 and lost just 1.

Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans PSL 2020 Match Prediction

According to KK vs MS PSL 2020 Match Prediction Reports, Karachi Kings has definitive chances of winning all the matches against the Sultans. Karachi seems to be a well-balanced team in opposition to Multan Sultans, who just have Shahid Afridi, Rilee Rossouw, and Ravi Bopara as their main players.

Team Karachi Kings Logo in PSL

The logo of PSL team Karachi Kings features a roaring Lion with “Karachi Kings” written below. The logo is printed in golden and blue, which are the primary colors of the team. The logo of Karachi Kings represents the spirit, power, and strength of Karachi.

Karachi Kings Jersey for PSL 2020

Karachi Kings Jersey

The management of Karachi Kings has chosen a blue and gold-colored jersey for the team players. The blue-colored jersey shirt incorporates a gold-colored roaring lion in the bottom left.

Team Karachi Kings Sponsors & Media Partners

The sponsors and media partners of Karachi Kings are – Bahria Town, Summit Bank, Pepsi, Oye Hoye, Brighto Paints, Shield, Inverex, Rooh Afza, Tapal, K-Electric, Cadbury, TUC, Bridge Power Batteries, Imtiaz Super Market, and AJ Sports.

Brand Ambassador of Karachi Kings in PSL 2020

Imad Wasim is the Brand Ambassador of Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League 2020. He will also lead the team as the Captain.

Karachi Kings Song & Anthem

The official anthem of Karachi Kings is “De Dhana Dhan”. The song represents the spirit and resilience of Karachi. It is sung and composed by Shehzad Roy.

Interesting Facts about Karachi Kings

  • Karachi Kings is owned by ARY’s CEO Salman Iqbal.
  • The leading run-scorer for Karachi Kings is Babar Azam, while Mohammad Amir is the leading wicket-taker for the team.
  • In PSL 2020, Karachi Kings will be coached by Dean Jones. Dean Jones has previously served as the coach of the Islamabad United franchise.
  • The tagline of Karachi Kings franchise is “De Dhana Dhan” and “Karachi Kings Laga Ke Wings”.

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