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Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings is the biggest and most popular team in the PSL. Its proudly owned by Mr. Salman Iqbal, it is a manifestation of the multicultural metropolis that is Karachi and the heart and soul of Pakistan.

The fan following of the team is not limited to Karachi only, but is spread all across the country and karachiites around the world. More than being just a cricketing team, the Karachi Kings franchise aims to invest in cricket game in Pakistan, developing and nurturing our local talent to be confidant and able, to perform on an international level.

The Kings will be seen in action under the captaincy of young and energetic Imad Wasim along with stars like Shahid Afridi,Mohammad Amir,Babar Azam, Joe Denly, Eoin Morgan, Babar Azam, Tymal Mills, Lendl Simmons,Irfan Jr. and others.

The Kings are coached by Mickey Arthur, with Azhar Mehmood and Rashid Latif as Team Director.

 

Rain washes out Karachi-Multan PSL match

A full house holiday crowd at Sharjah stadium was left frustrated when umpires called off the much awaited match between Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans as intermittent rain repeatedly thwarted attempts to start the match on Friday. Before the cut 6:17 local time the two umpires announced the call off as the outfield was left wet as repeated inspections were futile. Unfortunate 📰 due to wet out field the match has been called off. Both teams will share a point each.#HBLPSL #DilSeJaanLagaDe #MSvKK…

Mohammad Amir raring to go after injury scare

SHARJAH: Karachi Kings' spearhead Mohammad Amir is raring to go at Multan Sultans batsmen after resting for a match due to a side strain. Amir will be back in Blue and Red as table toppers Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans lock horns at Sharjah stadium on Friday. "I was feeling good as I had taken two wickets but went off the field only as a precaution and then had a good rest," Amir told ARYNews. "I am feeling good now and am raring to have a go at Multan Sultans team. They have a very good batting unit with Kumar…

Karachi Kings celebrate Shahid Afridi’s birthday

The mood in Karachi Kings' camp was high on Thursday, besides being the undefeated team in the Pakistan Super League, but also because it was the birthday of their most popular player Shahid Afridi. Soon after the practice team manager Naveed Rasheed invited all the players, team staff and ARY news team to the cake cutting ceremony as the media got a real shock of their lives and a great opportunity.  Afridi, now 38, cut the cake and after getting the first taste of it, gave bites to skipper Imad Wasim, director…

Karachi Kings will continue to work hard, promises Azhar Mahmood

Karachi Kings have surprised all and sundry in PSL 3. Three wins in as many games is a great start but the team management comprising head coach Mickey Arthur, team director Rashid Latif, bowling coach Azhar Mahmood and batting coach Faisal Iqbal will closely monitor the progress of the team and will guard against complacency. The team’s support staff works day and night, on the field and away from it, to keep the good work intact, to bring the best out of the players. The notable thing about Karachi Kings is their…

Shahid Afridi has made great contribution to Karachi Kings, says Mickey Arthur

Shahid Afridi steals limelight wherever he goes. So when the popular all-rounder switched from Peshawar to Karachi Kings everyone was expecting a big impact from him. Afridi has done that, without even smashing sixes and fours. He has contributed both on and off the field and head coach Mickey Arthur praised him no end. Talking to ARY News, Coach Mickey Arthur told how Afridi has gelled in the Karachi squad, “I can only speak incredibly highly of the contribution that Shahid Afridi is putting in the dressing room. He is…

Karachi Kings on top of PSL points table with 27-run victory over Qalandars

DUBAI: All-rounder Shahid Afridi and Ravi Bopara's stellar performances guided Pakistan to clinch third consecutive victory in Pakistan Super League (PSL) season three at Dubai stadium on Monday.  Apart from Bopara's imposing 50 off 34, Joe Denly (28) and Colin Ingram (28) played the key role in driving Karachi Kings to a modest total of 159-7. KK were going well until they lost three wickets in quick succession after early onslaught. Then, Bopara and Imad Wasim took the responsibility with swift march. Shahid…

Confident Karachi brace for “clash of the titans” with Lahore

DUBAI: Boost up by back to back successes a confident Karachi Kings brace for wounded Lahore Qalandars, hoping another win could bring them closer to the play-off of the Pakistan Super League in the only match at Dubai stadium on Monday. Karachi Kings improved their record against last year's finalists Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi with 19-run and five wicket victories to get a kick start to the PSL 3, raising hopes of a better finish than their fourth in the inaugural edition and third last year. Skipper Imad…

Karachi make it two in two by beating Peshawar

DUBAI: Karachi Kings maintained early momentum and defied history with a five-wicket win over old nemesis and defending champions Peshawar Zalmi on the fourth day of the Pakistan Super League on Sunday. Mohammad Amir and Shahid Afridi took two wickets apiece to restrict Zalmi to 131-9 before Karachi Kings achieved the modest target in 19.4 overs. Imad Wasim hit the winning six after only two were scored off the first three balls with Mohammad Rizwan falling off the third ball to raise excitement. Dramatic end…

Karachi Kings aim to change bad record against Peshawar Zalmi

Karachi Kings, just like they did against Quetta Gladiators, target to improve their sloppy record against Peshawar Zalmi when they take on the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi in the second match at Dubai stadium on Sunday. Karachi Kings upset twice runners-up Quetta Gladiators by 19 runs in their opening match whom they had not beaten in all four matches of the first two editions of the league and skipper Imad Wasim hopes to keep the same momentum. Karachi have lost four of the five games against Peshawar, two in…

Karachi Kings to face off with Peshawar Zalmi today

DUBAI: Triumphing over two-time runner-up Quetta Gladiators in the first match, Karachi Kings will take on Peshawar Zalmi in the seventh fixture of Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. The match will begin at 9 pm tonight. The major changes in Karachi Kings’ line-up apparently seemed boosted strength in their side after an all-round performance in the first match, leading the team to a 19-run victory over Gladiators. On the flip side, Peshawar Zalmi lost their…