[UPDATED] PSL 2023 Karachi Kings Team Squad | PSL 8 KK Players List

Management has announced the 21 Players list for Pakistan Super League Season 8. Babar Azam will be leading Karachi Kings as their new Captain in PSL 8. The team is very much focused on Batting as they have 7 Batters and 8 All-rounders in their lineup, whereas, 6 Bowlers are there to give their best support to the team.

According to Pakistan Super League 2023 Schedule Karachi Kings will be playing 10 Matches in PSL 2023.

UPDATE: PCB allowed franchises to choose 2 more players in the Supplementary category. PSL 2023 Mini Draft was commenced on 8 January 2023 and KK has picked Sahibzada Farhan and Jordan Thompson in supplementary and Mohammad Taha Khan and Tom Lammonby as replacements.

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Karachi’s Next Matches:

Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans
Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators
Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars

Captain:Babar Azam
Vice-Captain:Imad Wasim
Wicket-Keepers:Rohail Nazir and Joe Clarke
Owner:Salman Iqbal
Brand Ambassador:Hamayun Saeed, Fahad Mustafa, and Shehzad Roy

On 3 December 2015, PSL franchise owners were officially announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board. Salman Iqbal, the CEO of ARY Media Group, bought the Karachi franchise for $26 million USD. The Karachi franchise was the most expensive franchise at that time.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach:Peter Moores
Bowling Coach:Wasim Akram
Batting Coach:Faisal Iqbal
Fielding Coach:Kamran Khan
Media Manager:Faisal Mirza

Sponsors & Partners

Gold Sponsors:GFS Builders
Titanium Sponsors:Pakistan State Oil
Radio Partners:Radio Awaz and Buzz FM
Personal Care Partners:Bona Papa
Platinum Banking Partners:Bank Islami
Housing Partners:GFS Builders and Developers
Official Footwear Partners:Urbansole
Charity Partner:Shaukat Khanam
Super Market Partner:Imtiaz
Media Partner:ARY

Karachi Kings squad 2023 – Retained Players

With PSL 2023 Draft just completed, Karachi Kings retained players for PSL 8 have been announced. Their detail is given below:

Players Name


Babar AzamPlatinum
Imad WasimPlatinum
Mohammad AmirDiamond
M. NabiDiamond
Joe ClarkeGold
Sharjeel KhanGold
Aamer YaminGold
Muhammad IlyasSilver

Related: Watch PSL 2023 Karachi Kings Matches Live

Karachi Kings Team 2023 – Draft Picks

13 new players have been acquired by Karachi Kings Management in PSL 2023. Fans are really excited for PSL 8.

Here is the list of new players who will be representing the Karachi Kings Team this year:

Players Name


Chris JordanPlatinum
Lewis GregoryDiamond
Umaid AsifSilver
Tom AbellSilver
Rohail NazirSilver
Muhammad Imran Jr.Silver
Faisal AkramEmerging
Qasim AkramEmerging
Talha AhsanSupplementary
Tom LammonbySupplementary
Sahibzada FarhanSupplementary (Silver)
Jordan ThompsonSupplementary (Silver)
Mohammad Taha KhanReplacement (Emerging)

Karachi Kings squad 2023 – Released Players

Where Karachi Franchise has retained and picked players like Babar Azam & Chris Jordan, they have released some players as well. The whole list of released players is given below:

  • Dan Christian
  • Waqas Maqsood
  • Chadwick Walton
  • Arshad Iqbal
  • Danish Aziz
  • Zeeshan Malik
  • Noor Ahmad
  • Abbas Afridi

Read Also: PSL 2023 All Teams Squads

PSL 8 – Karachi Kings Full Squad

Here is the complete list of Karachi Kings Squad for PSL 8:

Babar Azam (C), Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nabi, Joe Clarke, Aamer Yamin, Muhammad Imran Jr., Sharjeel Khan, Chris Jordan, Umaid Asif, Ian Cockbain, Faisal Akram, Qasim Akram, Mohammad Amir, Talha Ahsan, Tom Lammonby, Rohail Nazir, Sahibzada Farhan, Jordan Thompson, Lewis Gregory, Mohammad Taha Khan, and Mohammad Ilyas.

PSL 2022 Karachi Kings Team Players

Players Name



Babar AzamPlatinumBatsman
Imad WasimPlatinumAll-Rounder
Chris JordanPlatinumBowler
Mohammad AmirDiamondBowler
M. NabiDiamondAll-Rounder
Lewis GregoryDiamondAll-Rounder
Joe ClarkeGoldBatsman
Sharjeel KhanGoldBatsman
Aamer YaminGoldAll-Rounder
Muhammad IlyasSilverBowler
Umaid AsifSilverBowler
Tom AbellSilverBatsman
Rohail NazirSilverBatsman
Muhammad Imran Jr.SilverBowler
Faisal AkramEmergingBowler
Qasim AkramEmergingAll-Rounder
Talha AhsanSupplementaryAll-Rounder
Tom LammonbySupplementaryBatsman
Sahibzada FarhanSupplementaryBatsman
Jordan ThompsonSupplementaryAll-Rounder
Mohammad Taha KhanReplacementAll-Rounder

KK Official Kit/Jersey/Shirt 2023

Blue and gold are the primary jersey colors of the Karachi Kings kit 2023. A roaring lion logo in the bottom left corner is the main attraction of the Karachi Kings shirt. Salman Iqbal, the owner of KK defines the lion logo as the true spirit and resilience of Karachi.AJ sports manufactures the kit of Karachi Kings.

Here are some pictures of Karachi Kings Jersey & Kit for PSL 8:

PSL 2022 Karachi Kings Kit, Jersey, Shirt

PSL Karachi Kings Kit 2022
PSL Karachi Kings Kit 2023
PSL 2022 Karachi Kings Jersey (Babar Azam)
PSL 2023 Karachi Kings Jersey (Babar Azam)
PSL 2023 Karachi Kings Shirt (Imad Wasim)
PSL 2023 Karachi Kings Shirt (Imad Wasim)

Karachi Kings Official Anthem/Song 2023

Song: Yeh Ha Karachi
Singer: Talhah Yunus and Asim Azhar

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