Kieron Pollard (Partial)
Tim Siefert (Partial)
Mohammad Amir Khan
Irfan Khan Niazi
Leus du Plooy
Zahid Mehmood (Partial)
Karachi Kings PSL 2024 team has witnessed a major rebuild as they look to bounce back from their disappointing fifth-placed finish last season. The likes of Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Haider Ali and Sharjeel Khan have all left the franchise as a new look Karachi management look for a fresh start in PSL 9.
Karachi Kings have traded in Shan Masood as captain while Hasan Ali was brought in instead of Imad Wasim as they traded the players with Islamabad United. Furthermore, they have picked up Kieron Pollard, Tim Seifert, Daniel Sams, Jamie Overton, Mohammad Nawaz to add to the likes of Shoaib Malik, James Vince and Tabraiz Shamsi.
Karachi’s decision to completely overhaul their squad could go either way as it could take some time for the new-look side to gel. Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik, Shan Masood, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Anwar Ali will provide much needed experience to a youthful squad which has the likes of Arafat Minhas, Irfan Khan Niazi, Saad Baig and Mohammad Amir Khan.
Karachi’s batting looks solid with the likes of James Vince, Shan Masood, Tim Seifert, Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik making up a formidable batting unit. All-rounders such as Anwar Ali and Mohammad Nawaz will provide much needed depth to this Karachi Kings playing XI.
Furthermore, Karachi Kings bowling lineup possesses some talented bowlers in the shape of Hasan Ali, Jamie Overton, Daniel Sams, Mir Hamza, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Arafat Minhas. The talented bowling unit will be hoping to put in a good impression in PSL 2024.
Shan Masood will be tasked to lead the side to their first title since PSL 5, with Phil Simmons coming in as the head coach of the side for PSL 9. Karachi Kings match will include home and away fixtures, with National Bank Cricket Arena being the home stadium of the franchise. Karachi Kings fixtures will include a total of 10 matches, playing 2 games against each team in the tournament.
Karachi will be hoping to put in a good showing and have a positive impact for the team to go and win the tournament within the next couple of seasons.
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