Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings Squad 2022

2020 PSL Champion Karachi Kings representing the business capital of Pakistan, in one of the top T20 leagues in world cricket at the moment. Detailed analysis on Karachi Kings Squad in PSL 2023 is below for our valued readers.

Karachi Kings Squad 2023

Karachi Kings final squad for PSL 8 edition consists of a good blend of youth and experienced players both from the international circuit as well as locally groomed players. Change in captain this year with a highly-skilled bunch of overseas players in Karachi PSL 8 squad make them one of the top contenders to become PSL champion this year.

Karachi full squad for PSL 2023 

S.#Player nameRoleBatting styleBowling style
1Haider AliBatterRight Handed 
2Imad WasimAllrounderLeft HandedSlow Left Arm Orthodox
3Mohammad AmirBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm Fast Medium
4Shoaib MalikAllrounderRight HandedRight Arm off Break
5Aamir YaminAllrounderRight HandedRight Arm Medium Fast
6Mir HamzaBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm Medium Fast
7Sharjeel KhanBatterLeft HandedLeg Break
8Qasim AkramAllrounderRight HandedRight Arm off Break
9Matthew WadeWicket KeeperLeft Handed 
10Imran TahirBowlerRight HandedLeg Break Googly
11James VinceBatterRight HandedRight Arm Medium
12James FullerAllrounderRight HandedRight Arm Fast Medium
13Andrew TyeBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium Fast
14Tayyab TahirBatterRight HandedLeg Break Googly
15Mohammad AkhlaqWicket KeeperRight Handed 
16Irfan Khan NiaziBatterRight HandedRight Arm Medium Fast
17Tabraiz ShamsiBowlerRight HandedLeft Arm Wridt Spin
18Mohammad UmarBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium

Karachi Kings Team Players Category wise 

Karachi Kings Retained Players 

  • Imad Wasim (Platinum – Pakistani)
  • Haider Ali
  • Mohammad Amir
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Aamir Yamin
  • Mir Hamza
  • Sharjeel Khan
  • Qasim akram

Karachi Kings Platinum Players

  • Haider Ali,
  • Imran Tahir (South Africa),
  • Matthew Wade (Australia)

Karachi Kings Diamond Players

  • Imad Wasim,
  • James Fuller (New Zealand),
  • James Vince (England)

Karachi Kings Gold Players

  • Andrew Tye (Australia),
  • Mohammad Amir,
  • Shoaib Malik

Karachi Kings Silver Players

  • Aamer Yamin,
  • Mir Hamza,
  • Mohammad Akhlaq,
  • Sharjeel Khan,
  • Tayyab Tahir

Karachi Kings Emerging Players 

  • Irfan Khan Niazi,
  • Qasim Akram.

KK Supplementary Players

  • Mohammad Umar
  • Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa).

Karachi Kings Captain 2023

This year KK has a new captain in Imad Wasim for psl 2023 edition. Imad Wasim has been reappointed as KK captain and he replaced Babar Azam who has been appointed as PZ captain.

KK Player List Playing Style Wise

Karachi Kings Batsman

  • Babar Azam
  • Sharjeel Khan
  • Joe Clarke
  • Tom Abell
  • Faisal Akram
  • Talha Ahsan

Karachi Kings All Rounders

  • Imad Wasim
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Aamer Yamin
  • Lewis Gregory
  • Qasim Akram
  • Romario Shepherd

Karachi Kings Keeper

Matthew Wade from Australia and Young Mohammad Akhlaq are the wicket keeping options for Karachi Kings during PSL 2023 edition.

  • Matthew Wade
  • Mohammad Akhlaq

Karachi Kings Bowlers

  • Mohammad Amir
  • Mohammad Ilyas
  • Chris Jordan
  • Mohammad Imran
  • Umaid Asif

Karachi Kings Overseas Players In PSL 2023

  • Imran Tahir (South Africa),
  • Matthew Wade (Australia),
  • James Fuller (New Zealand),
  • James Vince (both England),
  • Andrew Tye (Australia),
  • Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa).

KK Team Management

 Salman Iqbal (ARY Group)Owner
 Johan BothaHead coach
Micheal SmithAssistant coach
 Wasim AkramBowling Mentor & President
 Ravi BoparaBatting coach
 Dougie BrownBowling Coach

KK Head Coach

Another change in KK’s coaching setup as former South African captain Johan Botha has been named as coach of Karachi Kings He replaced former England Coach Peter Moores.

KK Assistant Coach

Former England test fast bowler Micheal Smith names as assistant coach of Karachi Kings for 2023 PSL. He played solitary test for England in 1997 Ashes series and has been regular for Gloucestershire for many years in England county circuit.

KK Bowling Coach

Another former England roped in by KK in coaching setup. Fast bowler Dougie Brown brought in as bowling coach of KK for 2023 PSL.

KK Owner

Karachi Kings CEO Salman Iqbal is a seasoned media professional and also CEO of one largest media groups ARY network who is broadcasting 12 channels in more than 100 countries of the world.

He is fully involved with his team and being the CEO and Owner of Karachi Kings he is almost present in all the matches at the stadium and his passion is always visible with his expressions and gestures in the dugout.

Karachi Kings Match Schedule 2023

As per the announced schedule of PSL 2023, Karachi will feature in 10 matches during their campaign at PSL 2023. As per the Karachi, Kings Fixtures announced in Pakistan Super League 2023, Kings are scheduled to start their PSL 8 campaign at National Stadium Karachi against Peshawar Zalmi on February 14th, 2023.

Karachi Kings next match will take place against Islamabad United on February 16th, 2023. Complete details of KK schedule in PSL 2023 are mentioned below:

Match DateDayTeam vs TeamVenueMatch PSTMatch GMT
2Feb-14TueKarachi Kings vs Peshawar ZalmiNational Stadium, Karachi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
4Feb-16ThuKarachi Kings vs Islamabad UnitedNational Stadium, Karachi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
6Feb-18SatKarachi Kings vs Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
8Feb-19SunKarachi Kings vs Lahore QalandarsNational Stadium, Karachi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
11Feb-22WedMultan Sultans vs Karachi KingsMultan Cricket Stadium, Multan5:30 pm12:30 PM 
14Feb-26SunKarachi Kings vs Multan SultansNational Stadium, Karachi1:00 pm08:00 AM 
17Mar-01WedPeshawar Zalmi vs Karachi KingsPindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
19Mar-03FriIslamabad United vs Karachi KingsPindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
22Mar-06MonQuetta Gladiators vs Karachi KingsPindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi6:30 pm01:30 PM 
30Mar-12SunLahore Qalandars vs Karachi KingsGaddafi Stadium, Lahore6:30 pm01:30 PM 

Karachi Kings Records

Karachi King’s have played 74 matches in PSL and won 29 matches while losing 42 games through all PSL editions so fra.

With 2398 runs Babar Azam is the highest run getter for Karachi Kings in PSL History.

Mohammad Amir has the highest number of wickets for Karachi Kings in PSL. He has taken 54 wickets while representing KK in 59 games during Pakistan Super League.

KK Anthem

Karachi Kings Songs was released last year with the link below where you can enjoy the exciting song.

Details of the Karachi Kings’ official anthem are mentioned below with also a link to view the KK anthem.

Vocals: Asim Azhar

Director: Zeeshan Zabih

Producer: Syed Hamid Hussain

D.O.P: Salaar Yousufzai & Wajid Hussain

Executive Producer: Shehzad Hassan Khan

Lyrics: Sabir Zafar

Karachi Kings Kit 2023

KK kit for PSL 2023 edition is also revealed. Have a look below at the Karachi Kings shirt for Pakistan Super League 8 edition.

Karachi Kings Kit 2023
Karachi kings Logo

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