The Karachi Kings was owned by ARY Media Group for US$26 Million for ten years to compete in the first season of Pakistan Super League 2016. It is the most expensive team in the PSL T20 Tournament so far. The Karachi Kings representing the Karachi city of Pakistan. The national cricketer Shoaib Malik announced as the captain of team and Mickey Arthur got the job of head coach for the team. The team logo has a roaring lion on it and their jersey kit color consists of blue and golden.
The 16 men team squad of Karachi Kings was finalized as there are 11 national players and 5 overseas players participating for the inaugural season of PSL T20 2016. The details of players list for Karachi Kings team provided below with details.
Karachi Kings National Team Players: Nauman Anwar, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shahzaib Hasan, Fawad Alam, Shoaib Malik (c), Bilawal Bhatti, Imad Wasim, Sohail Tanvir, Saifullah Bangash (wk), Mir Hamza, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir,
Karachi Kings Overseas Players: Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), TM Dilshan, Shakib Al Hasan, Ravi Bopara, James Vince, Lendl Simmons.
Karachi Kings PSL T20 2016 Match Schedule: The full schedule of Pakistan Super League has been final and there Karachi Kings have total eight matches in the group stage where they will play two matches with other four teams of PSL T20 Tournament.
5 February Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai International Cricket Stadium
6 February Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai International Cricket Stadium
7 February Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Dubai International Cricket Stadium
11 February Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Sharjah Cricket Stadium
12 February Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars Team Sharjah Cricket Stadium
13 February Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Sharjah Cricket Stadium
14 February Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Sharjah Cricket Stadium
17 February Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Dubai International Cricket Stadium