Lahore Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars is a Pakistani cricket franchise team that plays in the Pakistan Super League, representing the city of Lahore. Owned by Fawad Rana of the Qatar Lubricants Company (QALCO), Lahore Qalandars is one of the top expensive teams of the PSL. The team is coached by legendary former Pakistani bowler, Aaqib Javed and has got the likes of top-class Pakistani cricket team players like Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sohail Akhtar, and Muhammad Hafeez.

Lahore Qalandars in the 5th PSL Edition 2020

Lahore Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars has entered into the 5th edition of Pakistan Super League 2020 — with all the more hopes, ambitions, zeal and vigor. The team has been revamped from top to bottom, giving it a balanced look for the upcoming PSL 5 matches.

Despite being the most expensive franchise of the tournament, Lahore Qalandars has unfortunately always managed to score the last position in all the previous four seasons of Pakistan Super League.

However, this time the Qalandars have come up with entirely new ideas and plans to make their team rise and give some really tough time to the opposing teams. With a balanced squad of aggressive fast bowlers, top-class spinners, and dangerous hard-hitters — LQ fans can expect some real DAMA DAM MAST QALANDAR this PSL 5 2020.

Lahore Qalandars Squad for PSL 2020

Lahore Qalandars Squad

The management of Lahore Qalandars has taken an entirely new approach for the 5th Edition of Pakistan Super League 2020. Instead of adding a majority of expensive international players, this time the management has picked a majority of national players in the team.

Lahore Qalandars Squad for PSL 2020
Name Type From
Batsmen
Salman Butt Top Order Batsman Pakistan
Fakhar Zaman Top Order Batsman Pakistan
Chris Lynn Top Order Batsman Australia
Lendl Simmons Top Order Batsman West Indies
Bowlers
Shaheen Afridi Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Usman Shinwari Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Haris Rauf Top Class Bowler Pakistan
Wicket Keeper
Ben Dunk Wicket Keeper Australia
All Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez Top Class All Rounder Pakistan
Sohail Akhtar Top Class All Rounder Pakistan
Samit Patel Top Class All Rounder England
Seekkuge Prasanna Top Class All Rounder Sri Lanka
David Wiese Top Class All Rounder South Africa
First Time Playing Young Players
Farzan Raja Batsman Pakistan
Jaahid Ali Batsman Pakistan
Dilbar Hussain Fast Bowler Pakistan

The team features 4 main Batsmen: Salman Butt, Fakhar Zaman, Chris Lynn, and Lendl Simmons.

The team features 5 legendary All Rounders: Mohammad Hafeez, Sohail Akhtar, Samit Patel, Seekkuge Prasanna, and David Wiese.

The team features 3 top-class fast bowlers: Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Shinwari, and Haris Rauf.

Lahore Qalandars Team Players 2020

Lahore Qalandars will be captained by Sohail Akhtar. Out of the 13 total players, 6 belong to the overseas nations while the remaining 7 players belong to Pakistan. The team also includes an extra of 3 players – Farzan Raja, Jaahid Ali, and Dilbar Hussain – who are the first time players for any international match.

Lahore Qalandars Team PSL Draft 2020

Lahore Qalandars owner Fawad Rana and head coach Aqib Javed at HBL PSL 2020 Draft Ceremony.

Lahore Qalandars took surprising decisions in the drafting phase of the PSL 5 2020. Here are the results of Lahore Qalandars’ draft for the Pakistan Super League 2020.

Players Retained: The franchise has Retained – Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Shinwari, Sohail Akhtar, Haris Rauf, and Salman Butt.

Platinum Category: In the Platinum category, LQ has picked Chris Lynn.

Diamond Category: In the Diamond category, LQ has picked David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi, and Usman Shinwari.

Gold Category: In the Gold category, LQ has picked Samit Patel, Haris Rauf, and Sohail Akhtar.

Silver Category: In the Silver category – LQ has picked Seekkuge Prasanna, Ben Dunk, Farzan Raja, Jaahid Ali, and Salman Butt.

Emerging Category: In the Emerging category – LQ has picked Mohammad Faizan.

Supplementary Category: In the Supplementary category – LQ has picked Lendl Simmons and Dilbar Hussain.

Lahore Qalandars 2020 Captain & Vice-Captain

The management of Lahore Qalandars has chosen Pakistani all-rounders, Sohail Akhtar and Mohammad Hafeez, as the team’s Captain and Vice-Captain, respectively. The LQ management is hopeful that Sohail Akhtar as a captain will yield fruitful results for the team.

Lahore Qalandars Management & Coaching Staff

Unlike other PSL franchises, the Qalandars is the only franchise with a coach who is a Pakistani national (i.e Aaqib Javed).

Name Position
Fawad Rana (QALCO) Owner
Aaqib Javed Head Coach
Rana Sameen
COO & Manager
Aaqib Javed
Director Of Cricket Operations & Bowling Coach
Haroon Lorgat Mentor
Shoaib Akhtar
Bowling Mentor

Lahore Qalandars Matches Schedule & Venue

For the PSL 2020, Lahore Qalandars will play a total of 10 different matches in cricket stadiums across Karachi, Multan, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, and Lahore. The initial phase of the tournament will be played in a double round-robin format, which means the Qalandars will play two matches against each team of the tournament. If Lahore Qalandars manages to position itself among the top 4 teams on the points table, it will then advance on to the Playoffs.

Lahore Qalandars Matches Schedule for PSL 2020
Match Date Venue Season Stage
LQ vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs February Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group
LQ vs March Pakistan PSL 5 Group

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

Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings in PSL

This PSL 2020, Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings will play two matches against each other in the first group stage of the tournament.

Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings

Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings – share the best rivalry in the history of Pakistan Super League. It is one of the most viewed matches of the tournament when millions of Lahoris and Karachites participate in this passionate rivalry to cheer for their teams.

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

Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings: 2020 PSL Fixture

Lahore Qalandar and Karachi Kings will play a total of 2 matches against each other in the first group stage of the Pakistan Super League 2020 Tournament. Both the matches will be played in February 2020.

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

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

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

Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings PSL 2020 Match Prediction

Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars have got a strong team format, ready to crush their arch-rival with a hard-fought victory. According to 100% Confirmed PSL 2020 LQ vs KK Match Prediction Reports, Karachi Kings has higher chances of winning the matches against Lahore Qalandars.

However, Qalandars have to go beyond the barriers, if they have to gain any chances of winning the important matches against Karachi Kings. The Qalandar bowlers have to figure out a plan to bowl out early, the dangerous Babar Azam of Karachi – who is the world’s No.1 T20 Batsman. While the Qalandar batsmen have to make sure that they don’t get dismissed on the deliveries of Mohammad Amir!

Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United in PSL

This PSL 2020, Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United will play two matches against each other in the first group stage of the tournament.

Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United

Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United share a friendly rivalry with each other. Both teams have played very interesting matches in the history of PSL – for example, the LQ vs ISB PSL match of 2017 in which the Qalandars were 9 down and needed 6 to win from 6 balls. And then Grant Elliot hit the ball of Mohammad Sami for a huge six and celebrated in a bat drop style. Remember?

Lahore Qalandars VS Islamabad United
Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman
VS
Colin Ingram
Salman Butt Asif Ali
Chris Lynn
Rassie van der Dussen
Lendl Simmons Rizwan Hussain
Farzan Raja Saif Badar
Jaahid Ali
Bowlers
Shaheen Afridi
VS
Dale Steyn
Usman Shinwari Musa Khan
Haris Rauf Rumman Raees
Zafar Gohar
Akif Javed
Ahmed Safi Abdullah
All Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez
VS
Colin Munro
Sohail Akhtar Hussain Talat
Samit Patel Shadab Khan
Seekkuge Prasanna Faheem Ashraf
David Wiese Amad Butt
Wicket Keeper
Ben Dunk
VS
Phil Salt
Luke Ronchi

Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United: 2020 PSL Fixture

Lahore Qalandar and Islamabad United will face each other twice in the first group stage of the PSL 2020. Both the two matches will be played in Pakistan in February 2020.

PSL 2020 Matches: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United
Teams Date Venue Match Result
LQ vs ISB February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match LQ Won
LQ vs ISB February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match ISB Won

Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United: Head-to-Head PSL Matches Record

From 2016 to 2019, Lahore Qalandars have faced Islamabad United in a total of 8 matches. Out of these 8 matches, LQ has won 2 matches, lost 5 matches, while 1 match resulted in a tie.

Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United PSL 2020 Match Prediction

According to confirmed PSL 2020 LQ vs ISB Match Prediction Reports, Lahore Qalandars has higher chances of winning the PSL matches against Islamabad United. The Qalandars seem far superior to Islamabad Unites in all formats – be it bowling or batting.

However, the Qalandars should not underestimate the Islamabadians as they have got the world’s most dangerous fast bowler, the legendary Dale Steyn – a nightmare for batsmen!

Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi in PSL

In the 5th PSL Edition 2020, Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi will play two T20 matches against each other in the initial group stage of the tournament.

Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi

Lahore Qalandars has maintained the worst record against Peshawar Zalmi, winning just 1 match against the Zalmis in the last four seasons of the PSL. The cricket rivalry between the Pakthoons and the Punjabis has always been dominated by the former. We have seen the Qalandars struggling against Zalmis in both the formats – be it batting or bowling.

Lahore Qalandars

VS Peshawar Zalmi
Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman
VS
Imam ul Haq
Salman Butt
Chris Lynn
Lendl Simmons
Farzan Raja
Jaahid Ali
Bowlers
Shaheen Afridi
VS
Hassan Ali
Usman Shinwari Wahab Riaz
Haris Rauf Rahat Ali
All Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez
VS
Liam Livingstone
Sohail Akhtar Shoaib Malik
Samit Patel Kieron Pollard
Seekkuge Prasanna Darren Sammy
David Wiese Liam Dawson
Umar Amin
Dwaine Pretorius
Wicket Keeper
Ben Dunk
VS
Tom Banton
Kamran Akmal

Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi: 2020 PSL Match Fixture

Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi are scheduled to play two matches against each other in PSL 2020. Both the matches are expected to be played in February.

PSL 2020 Matches: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi
Teams Date Venue Match Result
LQ vs PZ February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match LQ Won
LQ vs PZ February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match PZ Won

Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi: Head-to-Head Record in PSL Matches

In the last four seasons of PSL, Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi have played a total of 8 matches with the Qalandars winning just one and losing the rest of the 7 matches. With a strike rate of 12.5%, the Qalandars’ record against Zalmis has been extremely poor.

Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi PSL 2020 Match Prediction

As per Pakistan Super League 2020 match prediction analysis, Lahore Qalandars has got a definitive edge over the Peshawar Zalmis and so have favorable chances for dominating the Zalmis in the PSL matches.

Hard work is the key to success for Qalandars. Their batsmen have to play smart to tackle the deliveries of Hassan Ali and Wahab Riaz, while their bowlers have to lay out a proper plan to restrict Kamran Akmal, Kieron Pollard, and Darren Sammy to their limits.

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators in PSL

The Qalandars and Gladiators will mark the first group stage of the PSL 2020 tournament with 2 matches. Both the matches will be played in February.

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators

The Pakistan Super League matches between Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators have always been of great interest to the public. Both teams have outperformed and fell behind each other almost an equal number of times.

Lahore Qalandars VS Quetta Gladiators
Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman
VS
Ahmed Shehzad
Salman Butt Ahsan Ali
Chris Lynn
Khurram Manzoor
Lendl Simmons Jason Roy
Farzan Raja Umar Akmal
Jaahid Ali
Bowlers
Shaheen Afridi
VS
Fawad Ahmed
Usman Shinwari Naseem Shah
Haris Rauf
Mohammad Hasnain
Tymal Mills
All Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez VS
Mohammad Nawaz
Sohail Akhtar Ben Cutting
Samit Patel Shane Watson
Seekkuge Prasanna
Keemo Paul
David Wiese
Wicket Keeper
Ben Dunk VS Sarfaraz Ahmed

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators: 2020 PSL Matches Fixture

Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators will play two matches against each other in 2020 PSL. Both the matches will be played in Pakistani venues, between February and March.

PSL 2020 Matches: Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators
Teams Date Venue Match Result
LQ vs QG February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match LQ Won
LQ vs QG February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match QG Won

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators: Head-to-Head Record in PSL Matches

In the last four seasons of PSL, Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators have played a total of 8 matches with the Qalandars winning just 3 and losing 5 matches.

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators PSL 2020 Match Prediction

Lahore Qalandar and Quetta Gladiators will come face-to-face with each other twice in the upcoming Pakistan Super League tournament. According to top prediction reports of 2020 LQ vs QG matches, the Qalandar guys have to put their noses to the grindstone if they have to secure any chances of winning.

The Gladiators have got the likes of Jason Roy, Umar Akmal, Naseem Shah, and Sarfaraz Ahmed. These skilled players have to be restricted, otherwise, Qalandars may suffer humiliating defeats at the hands of Gladiators.

Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans in PSL Matches

In the 2020 PSL, Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans will play two matches against each other in the first group stage of the tournament.

Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans

Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans are the two lowest-scoring teams of the tournament. According to cricket experts, both these teams stand parallel to each other in terms of strengths and weaknesses. In the last two seasons, cricket fans have witnessed nail-biting matches between LQ vs MS, especially the one in which David Wiese hit a huge “6” on the second last ball of the final over and won the match.

Lahore Qalandars VS Multan Sultans
Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman
VS
Shan Masood
Salman Butt Khushdil Shah
Chris Lynn James Vince
Lendl Simmons Rilee Rossouw
Farzan Raja Zeeshan Ashraf
Jaahid Ali
Bowlers
Shaheen Afridi
VS
Mohammad Ilyas
Usman Shinwari Ali Shafiq
Haris Rauf Mohammad Irfan
Junaid Khan
Imran Tahir
Usman Qadir
All Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez
VS
Shahid Afridi
Sohail Akhtar Sohail Tanvir
Samit Patel Moeen Ali
Seekkuge Prasanna Ravi Bopara
David Wiese Bilawal Bhatti
Fabian Allen
Wicket Keeper
Ben Dunk VS Rohail Nazir

Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans: 2020 PSL Matches Fixture

Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans will play two matches against each other in the 2020 PSL. Both the matches will be played in Pakistani venues, between February and March.

PSL 2020 Matches: Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans
Teams Date Venue Match Result
LQ vs MS February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match LQ Won
LQ vs MS February 2020 Pakistan PSL Match MS Won

Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans: Head-to-Head Record in PSL Matches

The Multan Sultans franchise joined the Pakistan Super League in 2018. Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans have faced each other in two seasons of PSL. LQ has won 2 out of 4 matches being played against MS.

Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans PSL 2020 Match Prediction

PSL 2020 Match Prediction Analysis by top Cricket Prediction Experts state that Lahore Qalandars can easily dominate Multan Sultans in the upcoming season of Pakistan Super League. With little effort, the Qalandars can secure proud victories over the Multan Sultans.

The logo of Lahore Qalandars features a Sufi performing the famous Sufi whirling. There’s also a huge cricket ball with three stumps on the right. At the end of the logo, there’s written the tagline of the team “Dama Dam Mast”. The logo of Lahore Qalandars represents the Sufi culture of Lahore.

Lahore Qalandars Brand Ambassador 2020

The brand ambassadors of Lahore Qalandars for the 2020 PSL are Imran Nazir and Shaheen Shah Afridi. Imran Nazir is a renowned Pakistani cricketer, known for his aggressive and hard-hitting batting. Shaheen Shah Afridi is a top Pakistani fast bowler.

Lahore Qalandars Jersey for PSL 2020

Lahore Qalandars Jersey

The jersey of Lahore Qalandars is a green-colored Tshirt with black and red borders, paired with a black trouser. The green in the Qalandars jersey represents the color of Pakistan.

Lahore Qalandars Song & Anthem

“Dama Dam Mast” is the song and anthem of Lahore Qalandars, sung in three different formats by three different Pakistani singers – Asrar, Nabeel Shaukat Ali, and Shafqat Amanat Ali.

Lahore Qalandars Sponsors & Partners

The sponsors and branding partners of Lahore Qalandars are – Jazz, Geo News, Ecostar, Al-Karam Textiles, Gree, Mughal Steel, QALCO, Mobilink, Huawei, Bank of Punjab, ZXMCO, Lays, and Millat Sports.

Interesting Facts about Lahore Qalandars

  • Lahore Qalandars is the second most expensive franchise of Pakistan Super League.
  • The franchise is owned by Fawad Rana of Qatar Lubricants Company Limited (QALCO), captained by Sohail Akhtar, and coached by Aqib Javed.
  • The tagline of Lahore Qalandars is “Dama Dam Mast”.
  • The current best-performing players of Pakistan National Team i.e Shaheen Shah Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, and Haris Rauf – were brought into the limelight by the Lahore Qalandars.
  • Former legendary fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is the bowling mentor of Lahore Qalandars.
  • Lahore Qalandars had the best Run Rate in PSL 2016.
  • Lahore Qalandars achieved the second-highest score of PSL 2016 with 201 runs in 20 overs, and the second-highest score of PSL 2017 with 200 runs in 20 overs.
  • Lahore Qalandars received the tournament’s Spirit of Cricket award by PCB.
  • In the 6th Edition of PSL 2021, Lahore Qalandars is expected to introduce talented players from Balochistan. It is the only franchise that has started a talent hunt program in Balochistan.
  • Fawad Rana, the owner of Lahore Qalandars, is a cricket enthusiast. He has invested heavily for the revival of cricket in Pakistan and for polishing talented players from the remote regions of Pakistan. He has also opened different training academies that offer free and best-in-class training to the talented youth of Pakistan who doesn’t have enough resources to polish their skills and gain entry into the national team. Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf are an outcome of these great efforts by the LQ management.

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