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Karachi Kings Squad 2021 – PSL Results and Anthem

Ahead of Pakistan Super League 6th season – Karachi Kings have announced their squad. Kings have retained seven players from their previous team for PSL 4. As of Karachi Kings Squad 2021 – Imad Wasim will lead the side as he is leading his team since the 3rd edition. Karachi Kings have picked the squad from the Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver, and Emerging players category of PSL 2021 Draft.

Babar Azam, the number 1 T20 batsman at ICC Rankings of T20 players – To play for Karachi Kings since the 2nd edition of PSL. Babar has played the first season of Pakistan Super League for Islamabad United and in PSL 2017 joined Kings Squad. English County Championship leading run-scorer Alex Hales joined Kings Squad 2021 and likely to play a vital role for his team.

Young batsman Sharjeel Khan joined Karachi Kings Squad 2021 after three years of the ban in the Pakistan Super League. He was suspected for spot-fixing in the first season of PSL and have waited a long time for his return to home ground. Iftikhar Ahamd, another cracker, and a smasher of the ball became part of Kings Squad in for the upcoming cricket season.

Kings have the most balanced team squad with an active batting line, plenty of all-rounders, and best bowling unite. Liam Plunkett and Mohammad Amir can do an excellent job for Karachi Kings to take away games from any opponent. Plunkett and Amir both bowling combinations and magic bowling spell will be surely a big challenge for the opening batsman of any team.

Karachi Kings Squads 2021

Karachi Kings Squad for PSL 2021 has been finalized just after the PSL 6 draft. KK team squad 2021 has not been completed so far because everyone is waiting for the PSL Team Squads draft ceremony. According to sources, Imad Wasim will lead the Karachi Kings for PSL 6 as a skipper.

Karachi Kings have young and energetic Imad who is expecting to give a tough time to the opponents inHBL PSL 5. Chances are there that Karachi Kings will retain some of their players like Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Liam Dawson, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, etc.

Karachi Kings Squad for PSL 6 or PSL 2021 has a perfect combination and picked up players from Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver, and Emerging Category. According to the PSL 2021 local players draft, Kings have three major players from the Platinum category.

CategoryKarachi Kings 2021 Squad
BatsmanBabar Azam, Alex Hales, Sharjeel Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Cameron Delport, Umer Khan
All-rounders Imad Wasim, Aamir Yamin, Chris Jordan, Umaid Asif, Arshad Iqbal
Wicket-KeeperM. Rizwan
Bowlers Mohammad Amir, Liam Plunkett, Ali Khan, Usama Mir, Dan Lawrence,

Karachi Kings PSL 6

Karachi Kings is a professional Twenty20 cricket franchise and known as KK. The franchise was formed in 2015 and owned by Salman Iqbal or ARY Media Group. Karachi Kings was the most expensive franchise in the history of PSL until Multan Sultan broke the records. Karachi Kings are nominally based in the big city of Pakistan, Karachi, Sindh.

Energetic young all-rounder captains the Imad Wasim coached by former South African cricketer Mickey Auther. Mickey is the former head of Pakistan National Cricket Team whose contracts have been terminated just after WC 2019. Kings head coach Mickey Arthur and assistant coach Azhar Mehmood.

Karachi Kings have National Cricket Stadium, Karachi, as the home ground to the team with the capacity of 35000 spectators. The franchise has a massive fan base across the country, especially from the home ground as well.

Karachi Kings PSL Results

Karachi Kings played their maiden PSL 1 match against Lahore Qalandars and won the game quite comfortably. The first edition of PSL 2016 didn’t prove to be lucky for Kings as the team won only two games out of 8 and didn’t qualified for the elimination stage.

For the 2nd edition of Pakistan Super League – PSL 2017 – PSL 2 Karachi Kings qualified for the playoff or elimination stage. The team won 5 games out of 10 and lost five too. Babar Azam, Kumar Sangakkara, Ravi Bopara, and Mohammad Amir played a vital role.

PSL 3 – PSL 2018 – Karachi Kings still managed to win with a 50% strike rate. The team won 5/10, lost 5/10, 1 tied, and one match with NR. The crew managed to qualify for PSL 3 playoff stage but couldn’t progress to make through finals or semi-final.

During PSL 4 – PSL 2019 – Pakistan Super League – Karachi Kings were out of the race from the knockout stage. The got a chance to make a spot in the top at the PSL points table but failed to do so. All hopes with the massive support from the 5th largest city of the world Karachi all went in vain.

Karachi Kings Brand Identity

Karachi King’s logo or kit design for Pakistan Super League is with the motto of resilience. The franchise has a true spirit of fighting against the opponents as some of the shiny stars from the international cricket world are part of KK.

Karachi King’s jersey’s primary color is “Blue and Gold” manufactured by AJ Sports. Bahria Town sponsored Kings for the first three PSL season. Other sponsors were Pepsi, Brighto Paints, and Oey Hoye lays. Imtiaz Super Market, Inverex Inverter, Rooh Afza, and Cadbury Dairy Milk sponsored Zalmi for PSL 2021. Kings are ready to bounce back for this season as they owe fighting spirit.

Head to Head Records

Karachi Kings have an overall 42.68% strike rate, with 0 titles win so far. Kings never dominated the PSL entire journey however remained head to head with 50% winning during PSL 2 and PSL 3. The team every time qualifies in the top 5 teams for play-offs but eliminated at an earlier stage.

Kings faced all franchises in the entire PSL journey, and head to head results given below.

  • Islamabad United – 12 Total, 4 Win, 7 Lost
  • Lahore Qalandars – 8 Total, 5 Won, 2 Lost, 1 Tied
  • Multan Sultans – 4 Total, 3 Won, 1 NR
  • Peshawar Zalmi – 10 Total, 2 Won, 8 Lost
  • Quetta Gladiators – 8 Total, 3 Won, 5 Lost

Karachi Kings Anthem

Karachi King’s anthem for PSL 5 released by Ali Zafar, the great artist. Ali dropped several popular albums in Pakistan. The title song of Karachi Kings “Ab Khel Jamay Ga” had released during the PSL 2017 or 2nd edition of Pakistan Super League.

During PSL 3 or PSL 2018, Shehzad Roy dropped the Karachi Kings anthem as “De Dhana Dhan.” The title widely appraised and loved by cricket fans, especially by the Karachi Kings fans. However, during PSL 3 Kings, results were 50/50 at PSL Points Table.

Ali Azmat dropped PSL 2021 anthem for Karachi Kings with the title “Dilun K Badshah.” Kings loved this theme or the title song, and hymn gained popularity with millions of downloads in all formats within the first week.

King’s anthem for PSL 2021 is all set to be released soon. The management has finalized artists from the Pakistan showbiz industry like Ali Azmat, Shehzad Roy, Ali Zafar, and few other names are under the curve. PSL 2021 anthem will be released sooner for Karachi Kings.

Brand Ambassadors

The veteran Karwood actor Humayun Saeed, Shehzad Roy and a TV program host Fahad Mustafa is the ambassador for PSL 6. All these stars from the entertainment industry will take part in the promotion of Karachi Kings for the PSL 6 season.

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