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 Muhammad 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.
Karachi Kings Squad For PSL 2016: Shoaib Malik was the platinum pick from pakistan and he will be the captain while Sohail Tanveer, Muhammad Amir, Bilawal Bhatti and Immad Wasim 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
Below is the team squad of Karachi Kings which include 16-man squad plus three Supplementary players.
|1||Shoaib Malik (Captain)||Platinum|
|6||Lendl Simmons (West Indies)||Platinum|
|7||Ravi Bopara (England)||Gold|
|8||Shakib al-Hassan (Bangladesh)||Diamond|
|9||James Vince (Australia)||Gold|
|12||Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)|
|17||Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)||Supplementary|
Complete Draft: All 5 teams will complete their squads on Tuesday, 22 December 2015 in the second day of PSL Draft. Karachi Kings already have 9 players from the top three categories now they will need to pick atleast 2 from emerging category and 5 players from silver category.
We will be updating this post after the PSL draft is completed and list all 16-man squad of all 5 teams participating in 2016 Pakistan Super League in United Arab Emirates.