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The Karachi Kings – Gearing up for PSL Season 2

The biggest and most followed team of the PSL, the Karachi Kings are ready to jump back into action, having recently organized theKhiladi Ki Khoj – Talent Hunt at the National Stadium Karachi. Thousands of players from different parts of Pakistan came for the trials out of which 350 players were selected.
In preparation of the second season, the Karachi Kings have made some major changes to the team, the lineup which now includes West Indian heavy hitter Chris Gayle a.k.a. ‘The Gayle Storm’. Also included to the team roster is Sri Lankan wicket keeper/batsman, Kumar Sangakkara, who will be performing the duties of team’s mentor also

Ex-Captain of Pakistan, Rashid Latif briefing about Karachi Kings strategy for PSL Season-2

The Karachi Kings are very excited to add Pakistan’s very own Babar Azam, who recently scored centuries in three consecutive one day international matches against West Indies. Karachi Kings team already comprises of some of the finest players, such as Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Amir and Sohail Khan among others.

The advisory board for Karachi Kings now includes Pakistan Team Coach Mickey Arthur, and some of the most respected and well known cricketers from Pakistan including Shoaib Malik, Rashid Latif, Saleem  Yousuf, Iqbal Qasim and Azhar Mehmood.

Mr. Salman Iqbal – Owner of Karachi Kings, has made some inspiring changes to the management
as well. Tariq Wasi is appointed as CEO, Mickey Arthur will continue as Head Coach, Azhar Mahmood as Coach, Rashid Latif has been added as Team Director, Navaid Rasheed as VP Operations, Shehzad Hassan Khan as Head of Marketing for the team and Asim Qureshi will be responsible for branding.

Mr. Salman Iqbal – Owner of Karachi Kings giving details of the changes made 
in the team management
Speaking about the recent changes made in the team and the management, Mr. Salman Iqbal – Owner Karachi Kings said ‘Our confidence and belief in Karachi Kings has never been higher, with the morale of the team in high spirits, we are ready to take on any challenge and the team is all set to give astounding performance in the field.

Speaking about the Khiladi Ki Khoj – Talent hunt, Mr. Salman Iqbal said ‘The amount of talent that we witnessed during the trial period has been amazing. With thousands of players coming in from all over Pakistan, we feel proud to be part of an initiative that is making efforts to bring new blood to this great game’
Tariq Wasi is appointed CEO of Karachi Kings
The Khiladi Ki Khoj – Talent hunt, which began on 3rd Oct, had only one mission and that was to find and bring forth the promising new talent in cricket for PSL.  With thousands of hopefuls who showed up, every athlete had an equal opportunity to perform and show off his talents. Over the course of the trial period 350 promising candidates were shortlisted. Top 6 players will be recommended in the PSL draft for emerging category.

Besides this, out of the selected players,4 teams of 15 players each will be formed and a tournament will be held under the Karachi Kings Foundation whose Chairman is Mr. Salman Iqbal. Out of these 60 players 15 will be chosen to become the Karachi Kings ‘A’ team.  

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