Karachi Kings squad 2016 is being finalized for the inaugural season of Pakistan Super League. The squad of Karachi Kings will include a total of 16 players (5 foreign and 11 local players). Karachi Kings (KK) is a Pakistan Super League franchise cricket team representing Karachi city and is owned by ARY Media Group.
Draft Picks for 2016 Season
|Karachi||Shoaib Malik, Shakib ul Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Lendl Simmons, Mohammad Aamir, Bilawal Bhatti, James Vince – Remaining Players’ draft will be completed on Tuesday 22 Dec.|
Auction is going to be held on 21 and 22 December. A 16 men Squad will be finalized.
LAHORE – The Karachi Kings has picked former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik as its top pick in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) which is currently being held in Lahore.
Karachi Kings (PSL) Team
Management and Coaching Staff
South Africa Mickey Arthur (Head Coach)
Pakistan Mushtaq Ahmed (Bowling Coach)
The pick was announced at the ceremony attended by the owners of the five franchise teams Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators and Lahore Qalandars, their managements and coaches as well as PSL ambassadors Wasim Akram and Ramiz Raja.
The ceremony was addressed by the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Executive Committee Najam Sethi.
The draft pick allows the five PSL teams to select players from a pool of 310, spread across five categories: Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Emerging.
The PCB had earlier said: “Five players, including the two Pakistanis, have been given the added role of being brand ambassadors for the PSL and their teams, in lieu of which they will be paid an additional amount aside from match fee. These players include Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Kevin Pietersen, Chris Gayle and Shane Watson.
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