If we say that Lahore Qalandar is one of the most fan favorite team of Pakistan Super League than we will spot on. Lahore Qalandars has not enjoyed much success other than PSL 5, but still they bring some traditional color and flair to Pakistan Super League.
Lahore Qalandars PSL 6 Squad
Just like last edition of PSL, Lahore Qalandars full squad 2021 is a wonderfully balanced unit which can help them winning their first Pakistan Super League title. LQ ends as a runner up in previous PSL edition.
Lahore Qalandars all player names are mentioned below
Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Zeeshan Ashraf, Salman All Agha, Mohammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Zaid Alam, Ahmed Danyal, Ben Dunk, Dilbar Hussain, Sohail Akhtar, Rashid Khan, Joe Denly, Samit Patel, Tom Abell
Unlike other PSL teams Lahore Qalandar has its own player development programme and they recrcuit local talent polish them and provide opportunity on PSL to showcase their talent.
Lahore Qalandars Captain 2021
Sohail Akhtar is the captain of Lahore Qalandar captain for 2021 edition just like he led the team in last edition and led them to final of the tournament.
Attacking batsman with good captaincy skills Sohail Akhtar is the only player to lead a PSL team without making his international debut. He also led Lahore Qalandars to victory stand in recently concluded T10 league in Abu Dhabi.
Lahore Qalandars Team Line-up 2021
Lahore has 06 genuine batsmen in their team for PSL 2021.
LQ also has 03 all rounders.
Whereas 09 bowlers including pacers, spinners and bowling all rounders competes the LQ team for PSL 06.
Lahore Qalandar Batsman 2021
Lahore Qalandars batting line up in PSL 2021 is one of the strongest. Likes of Hafeez and Fakhar Zaman at the top order can be match winners on their day. Followed by Sohail Akhtar, Ben Dunk, Joe Denly and Tom Abell who all are known for their batting.
Youngsters like Salman Ali Agha, Zeeshan Ashraf and Zaid Alam all tipped as good prospects for Pakistan
Lahore Qalandars Openers 2021
Captain Sohail Akhtar promoted himself as an opener in last part of PSL 5 and succeeded in stabilizing LQ team batting lineup, he will be looking to continue his stint as an opener with Fakhar Zaman who is not in best of form but still his quick runs at the top can a difference between winning and losing.
Another available option is of wicket keeper Zeeshan Ashraf who has announced himself during last PSL edition and will be look to strengthen his position at the top.
LQ middle order batsman 2021
Veteran Mohammad Hafeez who is in form of his life and was the top run scorer in T20I last year will be a key batsman for LQ in PSL 6. Ben Dunk was Lahore Qalandars best batsman in PSL 5. His hitting in middle order was a treat to watch.
England’s duo of Joe Denly & Tom Abell will also stabilize LQ batting in PSL 2021 edition as both have good experience of playing T20 franchise leagues world wide.
Salman Ali Agha is also in red hot form and recently won national call up in Pakistan side because of his good batting form. Zaid Alamis also another highly rated youngster in domestic cricket and has represented Pakistan U19 as well.
Lahore Qalandars Wicket Keeper 2021
LQ has selected two wicket keepers in their squad of PSL 2021. Both of them can make into any playing eleven as a batsman alone. Australian bomb shell Ben Dunk who enthralled the crowd with his lusty blows and big bubble gum last year.
Other option is Zeeshan Ashraf who can also explode at the top of the order and can handle the duties behind the stumps.
Lahore Qalandars All Rounder 2021
LQ team line up has some good all rounders which will help them to make a formidable team to fight it out in the middle.
Mohammad Hafeez and England’s Samit Patel are the two genuine all rounders who can hold the bat and ball equally. South Africa’s David Wiese is the only fast bowling all rounder picked LQ. He will mainly as a bowler nut can handle the willow in late middle order.
Salman All Agha is another batsman who can roll his arm over with leg spin bowling if required.
Lahore Qalandar Bowlers 2021
Lahore Qalandars bowlers list also has some strong names both in fast bowling and spin bowling departments.
LQ bowler names include Shaheen Shah Afridi, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Ahmed Danyal, Dilbar Hussain, Rashid Khan, Samit Patel.
Lahore Qalandars Fast Bowlers 2021
Young Pakistani bowling spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi will lead the LQ bowling attack in PSL 6 and product of LQ player development program Haris Rauf will be his partner.
South Africa’s David Wiese will also play important role in LQ bowling strategy.
Like Haris Rauf; Dilbar Hussain is also product of LQ player development program and both participated in BBL 2020 as overseas player from Pakistan. Danyal Ahmed fast bowler form Lahore also made it to LQ squad 2021.
Lahore Qalandars Spinners 2021
Afghanistan Rashid Khan who plays at Big Bash League which concluded recently is also part of Lahore Qalandars spin wing. Rashid is a global entity when it comes to franchise T20 cricket. He will be supported by England’s Samit Patel with his left arm slow bowling.
Mohammad Faizan & Maaz Khan both are the product of Lahore Qalandars talent hunt program and have also played few matches during last edition of PSL.
Lahore Qalandars Overseas Players 2021
Afghanistan Rashid Khan and South Africa’ Dawid Wiese are other two pick on foreign players quota for LQ.
Lahore Qalandars Team Management
|Management Position||Name (Country)|
|COO & Manager||Sameen Rana|
|Head Coach||Aaqib Javed Pakistan)|
|Batting coach||Mansoor Rana (Pakistan)|
|Fielding Coach||Shahzad Butt (Pakistan)|
|Trainer||Moeen Nadeem (Pakistan)|
|Physiotherapist||Brett Harrop (Australia)|
|Masseur||Derek Sedgman (Australia)|
Lahore Qalandars Head Coach 2021
Former Pakistan fast bowler Aaqib Javed is Head Coach of Lahore Qalandars for PSL 2021. Aaqib is associated with LQ in this capacity since inception of the franchise and played pivotal part in development of LQ talent hunt program.
Lahore Qalandars Batting Coach 2021
Former first class batsman Mansoor Rana named as batting coach for LQ for 2021. Mansoor played 2 ODI’s for Pakistan in 1990 but with modest success.
Lahore Qalandars Bowling Coach 2021
Aaqib Javed will also fill the boots of LQ bowling coach because of his expertise in this department.
Lahore Qalandars Fielding Coach 2021
Another local boy of Lahore Shahzad Butt will hold the position of fielding coach of LQ. Shahzad is a former fast bowler and played the game till 2009 so he knows bit of ins and outs of the modern game.
Lahore Qalandars Owner
One of the most liked franchise owner Fawad Rana is the owner of LQ. Full of exuberance and excitement Fawad Rana is like live wire in dug out and because of his smile and big moustache he always remains a crowd favourite.
Lahore Qalandars Match Schedule 2021
During PSL one of the most searched queries on google was “Lahore Qalandar Today Match” so you don’t need to go anywhere as we are providing all details here. We have mentioned only Lahore matches from complete PSL 2021 schedule.
Below is the detailed schedule of Lahore Qalandars matches in Pakistan Super League 2021 edition. LQ will play 10 league matches like any other team in the event. Interestingly some of Lahore Qalandars fixtures will be taking place at their home ground.
Lahore Qalandars time table match schedule with date, day and timings are mentioned below:
|Match Date||Day||Team vs Team||Venue||Start Time (PST)|
|Feb-21||Sun||Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi, 2nd Match||National Stadium, Karachi||2:00 PM|
|Feb-22||Mon||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators, 4th Match||National Stadium, Karachi||7:00 PM|
|Feb-26||Fri||Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans, 7th Match||National Stadium, Karachi||3:00 PM|
|Feb-28||Sun||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars, 11th Match||National Stadium, Karachi||7:00 PM|
|Mar-04||Thu||Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United, 15th Match||National Stadium, Karachi||7:00 PM|
|Mar-06||Sat||Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars, 18th Match||National Stadium, Karachi||7:00 PM|
|Mar-11||Thu||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators, 22nd Match||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||7:00 PM|
|Mar-12||Fri||Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United, 24th Match||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||8:00 PM|
|Mar-14||Sun||Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings, 28th Match||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||7:00 PM|
|Mar-16||Tue||Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans, 30th Match||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||7:00 PM|
Lahore Qalandars Records
Over all LQ played 49 matches across season of Pakistan Super League winning 17 and losing 30 of them.
Fakhar Zaman scored most runs for LQ, he amassed 1064 runs in 40 matches.
Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed 28 wickets in 20 games to lead the bowling charts of LQ in PSL.
Lahore Qalandar Anthem
Lahore Qalandar song was a great hit among the locals, traditional touch with Lahori culture make it viral among the team fans.
Below is the video of Lahore Qalandar song.