The Lahore Qalandars another T20 team to compete in the first season of Pakistan Super League 2016, the team representing the city of Lahore. Lahore Qalandars team was brought by QALCO for US$ 24 Million that makes it the 2nd most expensive team of tournament after Karachi Kings. The franchise owner Fawad Rana has introduced the team logo and kit color consist of Red Black & White.
Lahore based team has the right combination of international and domestic players. Apart from the overseas stars of Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Kevon Cooper and Mustafizur Rahaman, Lahore Qalandars team have managed to rope in leading Pakistan internationals – Azhar Ali, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Rizwan, Umar Akmal and Yasir Shah as well.
Lahore Qalandars National Players: Azhar Ali (c), Sohaib Maqsood, Naved Yasin, Mukhtar Ahmed, Imran Butt, Umar Akmal (wk), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Zohaib Khan, Hammad Azam, Abdul Razzaq, Yasir Shah, Zafar Gohar, Zia-ul-Haq, Adnan Rasool, Ehsan Adil,
Lahore Qalandars Overseas Players: Mustafizur Rahman, Kevon Cooper, Dwayne Bravo, Cameron Delport, Chris Gayle,
Lahore Qalandars Team Management Staff: Fawad Rana Owner, Paddy Upton appointed as the Head Coach and Ijaz Ahmed will coach the bating lineup while Shahid Aslam will assist him.
Lahore Qalandars PSL Match Schedule 2016: In their 1st match of Pakistan Super Leage, Lahore Qalandars team will face Karachi Kings on 5th February 2016 at Dubai Cricket Stadium.
5 February Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
6 February Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
8 February Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
10 February Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
12 February Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
13 February Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
16 February Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
17 February Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United at Dubai International Cricket Stadium