One of the largest city worldwide, so why not their PSL team?
The PSL 2016 is still a month away but the sensation creating around is marvelous. As Pakistanis have not experienced anything at such huge level but they way they are responding unveils their patriotism spirit and love for the game of cricket.
The other thing, which tells that it is not merely a cricketing game is that the social moves around and support from all around the globe tells that this is the passion of people, which is even increasing by every passing day. Different celberties have also jumped in to support their teams.
And at the current scenario, it won’t be wrong as mostly the entertainment industry has extended their support for Karachi Kings. ARY Group acquired Karachi Kings have the support of some superb superstars like actor Fahad Mustafa, singer Ali Azmat, singer Ali Haider, anchor Waseem Badami and many others.
Even outside the ground, there is a strong competition among the contenders of PSL 2016 to get in huge support and each and every of the team is doing it vigorously by introducing fascinating anthems, slogans and organizing different events.
This side which consists up of some handy pacers, young talent and several T20 giants is said to be most probably be named as the winner of this tournament. The team will be led by Shoaib Malik and includes big wigs like Lendi Simmons, Tillkaratne Dilshan, and Shakib Al Hasan. And when it is about the pace attack, they have speed guns like Mohammad Amir and Sohail Tanvir.
On 8th January, the ‘Launch Concert’ of the Karachi Kings was held at National Stadium Karachi. The stadium was all filled up with the crowd not even leaving an inch of space. The event also had Top Army and Government Officials.
Karachi Kings Logo
Karachi Kings Squad
- Shoaib Malik (Capt)
- Shakib Al Hasan
- Sohail Tanvir
- Imad Wasim
- Ravi Bopara
- Lendi Simmons
- Mohammad Amir
- Bilawal Bhatti
- James Vince
- Iftikhar Ahmed
- Nauman Anwar
- Mushafiqur Rahim
- Usama Mir
- Sohail Khan
- Mir Hamza
- Saifullah Bangash
Karachi Kings Fixtures
Karachi Kings Official Song
The cricket Pakistan is passing through a crucial time as the premier spinner Yasir Shah might be banned over positive dope Test by ICC, and following it a new question has been revolving among the people that whether the other two out of the tainted trio will be able to make their international comebacks or not?
As the huge number of people have access of social media, they have been debating long in support of the other players Butt and Asif who have got clear after facing the ban of several years after they were being proven guilty over their inviolvement in the spot-fixing scandal.
The trio, which was once called the traitor over degrading the entire nation after they were caught in the shameful incident shameful incident of the spot-fixing, back in 2010, have now been getting huge support from the fans and followers for their inclusion in the national side.
As recently, Amir was named for the NZ by PCB tour, Butt-Asif fans have been eying their international comebacks. Amid all this chaos, they might have got the positive signal from the head coach of Pakistan Cricket Team, who was of the opinion that the other two stars should also be provided the second chance to rejoin the national side.
The latest, statement of Waqar surely would be strong support in for once the senior cricketer of the Pakistan team.
While replying in the answer of media, Mr Youns threw light on different aspects of Pakistan cricket team. In reply of the question about Asif and Salman Butt, he told that if they have completed their sentence and deserve the place in the national side, so selectors should keep an eye on them.
“I don’t know how long they will take to prove themselves fit and ready to go, one year or six months, whenever they are ready they should be given another opportunity,” said Younis.
Amir’s comeback has begun a new debate as many are up with the anti-Amir campaign and several have joined the chorus to voice in support for the left arm pacer. Although in this regard, the role of PCB has been quite dominant as they have been negating all the voices and are just taking decisions as per their supremacy.
Recently, two of the senior cricketers of Pakistan Mohammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali boycotted the training camp over Amir’s presence in the camp. As seen on social media, crick-enthusiasts looked unhappy over the call of Hafeez and Azhar. Meanwhile, another big wig of Pakistan’s cricket Misbah-ul-Haq opposed Amir’s return. But, all the situation wasn’t able to change the PCB’s mind in Amir’s regard.
PCB showed some strictness to the duo Hafeez and Azhar over boycotting the training camp as Amir’s return was Board’s decision and in this regard, few days back PCB also released an elaborated press release, which states thumbs-up for Amir’s return in the national side.
To wrap up the situation which might have created chaos in near future, PCB set a meeting to discuss the matter.
Some reliable sources revelaed that while in discusiion with PCB authorties Pakistani Opener burst into tears over telling that he’s not having personal issues with Amir but his stance to oppose leftie’s return to the national side is to protect country’s integrity.
Further, it is also told that Azhar Ali completely agreed and Hafeez semi-agreed over joining the training camp alongside Mohammad Amir.