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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.

 

Najam Sethi praises Karachi Kings’ owner Salman Iqbal for reposing trust in youngsters

DUBAI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Tuesday praised Karachi Kings owner Salman Iqbal for reposing trust in a young cricketer like Imad Wasim by allowing him to lead the team in Pakistan Super League (PSL) third season, ARY News reported. "I want to say something about Karachi Kings, I think he (Karachi Kings owner Salman Iqbal) took a great initiative by giving a young cricketer and all-rounder Imad Wasim an opportunity to lead the team. I laud him for reposing trust in youngster, this sure…

Celebrities, politicians back Karachi Kings for PSL title

KARACHI/DUBAI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) is all set to kick off from February 22 and the excitement among Karachi Kings fans is all time high for they are backing the most popular franchise to lift the trophy this year. Amidst all the fanfare leading up to the start of the league, celebrities and politicians from across the country too have recorded their messages of support for the Imad Wasim-led squad to bring the trophy to Karachi. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir…

Working with Karachi Kings triggered my fascination for Pakistan cricket: Arthur

Pakistan and Karachi Kings’ head coach Mickey Arthur revealed that his stint with the Pakistan Super League’s franchise triggered his fascination for Pakistan cricket that eventually helped him accept the coaching job offered by the Pakistan Cricket Board. “I worked with Karachi Kings and that sort of triggered my fascination little bit for Pakistan cricket and then when the job came up, we chatted about it, it was because I had worked with Karachi Kings that I eventually got attracted to it,” Mickey Arthur told ARY News.…

PSL 3 trophy unveiled in Dubai by team captains

DUBAI: The dazzling trophy for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) was unveiled on Tuesday during a ceremony in Dubai in the presence of team captains, owners and media. There were also trophies for player of the tournament, best batsman, bowler, fielder, keeper and spirit of the cricket award. While addressing the ceremony, Chairman Pakistan Super League and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi thanked all franchise owners for all their contributions that made the league possible. Sethi also…

Evaluating strengths and weaknesses of PSL 3 teams

The Pakistan Super League ‘s third edition promises more fun, more drama, more matches and more competition as stakes for the glittering trophy and prize money are raised to six teams. With the addition of Multan Sultans, the PSL three will be longer with ten more matches. Already the PSL is rated at par with the BIG Bash in Australia, Pakistan Cricket Board has planned more extensively to take the Twenty20 league to new heights. Pakistan’s biggest and most vibrant city Karachi is slated to host the March 25 final with…

Hasan Mohsin sees PSL as a launching pad for a glorious career

Hasan Mohsin saw a dream in 2010 that he may live this season. “I saw a dream in 2010 where Shahid Bhai was the captain of our team and I was fielding with him during a game played at the National Stadium Karachi. I told it to my father and he replied ‘one day you will live this dream,’ and now I think that dream may become a reality very soon.” Hasan has shared the dressing room with some of the biggest names of cricket fraternity in the previous season of PSL, but this time his excitement is at another level as he…

Karachi Kings depart for Dubai to take on Quetta Gladiators on Feb 23

KARACHI: Karachi Kings players on Sunday left for Dubai in high spirits to begin formal training session ahead of first T20 match against Quetta Gladiators on February 23 in the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). The players expressed high hopes for final of the tournament and said hopefully they will return back to the city to play the final. One of the players, English cricketer Ravi Bopara playing for Karachi Kings, took to Twitter and thanked the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for exceptional security.…

Khiladi ki Khoj program injects new talent into national-level cricket: Salman Iqbal

KARACHI: CEO ARY Digital Network and Karachi Kings owner Mr. Salman Iqbal on Sunday said the aspirant cricketers who were hunted down during the trials for ‘Khiladi ki Khoj’ (talent hunt programme), organized under the aegis of Karachi Kings franchise, have been playing the international cricket. Addressing an event organized in the honour of Karachi Kings here, the CEO ARY Digital Network said around five to six players who were exposed to international cricket through talent hunt programme are now playing for Pakistan…

Star-studded Karachi Kings launch in Jeeto Pakistan

KARACHI: The Karachi Kings are ready for a sensational new round of cricket in the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) starting from February 21 in Dubai.  With the start of the matches only days away the Karachi Kings have set their sight on the ultimate prize. With a different approach, official launch of the biggest team of the PSL, Karachi Kings, was held in the biggest game show of Pakistan, Jeeto Pakistan, with Fahad Mustafa and Waseem Badami hosting the special episode. In an impromptu meet and greet…

Salman Iqbal presents Karachi Kings official jersey to Imran Khan

RAWALPINDI: CEO ARY Digital Network and Karachi Kings owner Mr. Salman Iqbal on Saturday presented the Karachi Kings’ official team jersey to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan ahead of Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition.  The duo discussed a range of issues including the upcoming edition of the PSL and the revival of international cricket in Pakistan. Imran Khan, who is also the former skipper of national cricket team, appreciated Salman Iqbal’s efforts for development of sports activities…