Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 is going to held on 4th February, 2016 to 23rd February, 2016. This league is established by Pakistan Cricket Board, Pakistan. To strengthen the weakening position of Pakistani Cricket, Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 is introduced. It is going to be a platform for many cricketers. Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 is replacing famous Haier T20 Cup and the same Twenty20 matches will be played in this league.
After many days of discussion and publicity, Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 teams were selected. Which player will play in which team, was a matter of controversy for everyone but still 300 players were divided and then selected for different teams.
A sum total of 5 teams are going to play in Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016. The idea to increase the number of teams in next season is also being kept in consideration.
Pakistan Super League PSL 2016 Players Categories
In the auction of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016, a set of 5 teams were made and players were divided into 5 major categories. These categories are:
Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 Teams
5 stunning and outstanding teams are going to play in Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016. These teams are named on the basis of their origin from where the lead players belong. The team names are:
- Lahori Qalandars
- Peshawar Zalmi
- Islamabad United
- Karachi Kings
- Quetta Gladiators
Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 Team’s Squads
The five fantastic teams have fabulous players. Here the squad members of each of the teams:
Lahori Qalandars Squad
Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Imran Butt, Umar Akmal, Ehsan Adil, Muhammad Rizwan, Mukhtar Ahmed, Yasir Shah, Abdur Razzaq, Sohaib Maqsood, Adnan Rasool, Mustafizur Rehman, NAved Yasin, Kevan Cooper, Azhar Ali, Cameron Delport, Zohaib Khan, Zafar Gohar, Zia-ul-Haq, Hammad Azam.
Peshawar Zalmi Squad
Shahid Afirid (C), Taj Wali, Wahab Riaz, Israrullah, Darren Sammy, Brad Hodge, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Asghar, Muhammad Hafeez, Hasan Ali, Chris Jordan, Musadiq Ahmed Ali, Tamim Iqbal, Imran Khan jnr, Shahid Yousuf, Abdur Rehman, Junaid Khan, Jim Allenby, Aamer Yamin, Dawid Malan.
Islamabad United Squad
Misbah-ul-Haq (C), Shane Watson, Hussain Talat, Umar Siddiq, Amad Butt, Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Andre Russell, Samuel Badree, Umar Amin, Sam Billings, Ruman Raees, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif.
Karachi Kings Squad
Shoaib Malik (C), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Shazaib Hasan, Fawad Alam, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Mir Hamza, Safiullah Bangash, Ravi Bopara, Lendl Simmons, Mohammad Amir, Mushfiqur Rahim, Usama Mir, Sohail Khan, Bilawal Bhatti, James Vince, Iftikhar Ahmed, Nauman Anwar.
Quetta Gladiators Squad
Sarfraz Ahmed (C), Kevin Pietersen, Kumar Sangakkara, Aizaz Cheema, Ramiz Raja jnr, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder, Akbar ur Rehman, Bismillah Khan, Luke Wright, Zulfiqar Babar, Umar Gul, Mohammad Nawaz, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Nabi, Elton Chigumbura, Bilal Asif, Asad Shafiq.
After having such great players in Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016, it seems that the tournament is going to be so thrilling and every team is going to give a tough job to other. Let’s see who owns the PSL Cup in the first season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016.