PSL3: Two matches to be played today
Dubai (Web Desk): The third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL3), Two matches to be played on Friday (today). Karachi Kings will face Quetta Gladiators while Lahore Qalandars will counter yesterday’s victors, Multan Sultans.
The first match between Kings and Gladiators will start at 4pm according to Pakistan standard time In this match, Shahid Afridi, playing from Karachi after leaving Peshawar, will be the main attraction for the spectators.
In addition, Mohammad Amir, also representing Karachi, seems to be in tremendous form nowadays.
With a new captain and power-hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi serving as the team’s President, Karachi Kings is playing to add their name to the list of PSL champions.
Meanwhile, Quetta Gladiators – who failed to win the previous two editions despite reaching the final – will be playing to win this time around under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed, who led Pakistan to their maiden ICC Champions Trophy 2017 win and the recent Twenty20 series victory over New Zealand.
Here are the squads of Kings and gladiators:
Quetta Gladiators: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Asad Shafiq, Saad Ali, Rameez Raja , Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel, Umar Amin, Mohammad Nawaz, Jofra Archer, Carlos Bathwaite, Mahmudullah, Shane Watson, John Hastings, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Azam Khan, Mir Hamza, Hasan Khan, Rashid Khan, Rahat Ali and Faraz Ahmed.
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim (captain), Shahid Afridi, Eoin Morgan, Babar Azam, Khurram Manzoor, Lendl Simmons, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Joe Denly, Mohammad Taha, Ravi Bopara, Luke Wright, Hasan Mohsin, David Wiese, Mohammad Rizwan, Saifullah Bangash, Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir, Usman Khan, Mitchell Johnson, Mohammad Irfan, Tabish Khan and Tymal Mills.