Pakistan Super League is coming again to entertain fans from all around the world with the finest T20 cricket and excellent production and coverage of the event. The official PSL 2021 Draft event happened on the 10th of January 2021 where all franchises decided PSL teams 2021 pick order and selected a 16 member team squad including local and international players picked in PSL team players 2021. Although this is the fifth edition of the League it will be the first time where PSL is going to be held completely back in Pakistan and PCB has announced the schedule along with PSL team squad list 2021.
In earlier four editions of the league, all the franchises had the option to select an 18 member PSL player list 2021 but since this time the whole league is going to be played in Pakistan so there was no need to pick additional players for back up to UAE. The PSL 6 teams squad 2021 has many fantastic cricketers from England, Australia, West Indies, and South Africa which provides the league an international charm and wide coverage of the event. Our PSL 2021 Predictions are based on statistical comparisons between all the franchises. This year more than 400 International stars in PSL 2021 foreign players list gave their games for the draft event held in Lahore which shows that now all players are ready to travel to Pakistan and play in front of the packed crowds in PSL 2021.
PSL is among the second-highest-paid league going around and it has the vast coverage of PSL team squad 2021 cricbuzz along with cricket Wikipedia which is known as Cricinfo cover this event ball by ball. As the event is nearing, all the franchises are soon going to officially announce PSL teams captain 2021 so cricket fans are aware of the player who will be leading their favorite team. The names in PSL 2021 foreign players list include Kieron Pollard, James Vince, David Wiese, Luke Ronchi, Jason Roy, Shane Watson and many many more well-known stars who will be playing the fifth edition of the league.
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PSL Teams Squad 2021
The PSL teams 2021 are owned by six different business owners from Pakistan and there are still six franchises in the tournament who will participate in the much-awaited T20 competition going around in the circuit. Chairman PCB, Mr. Ehsan Mani promised last year that from 2021 the whole PSL is going to be held back in Pakistan and he is finally fulfilling the promise and he also did mention that in PSL team players 2021 draft ceremony which was held last year. The passionate cricket fans from all around the world will have access to the PSL team squad list download in which they can see all information regarding the team players and team compositions for the fifth edition of the tournament.
Islamabad United Team Squad 2021
Islamabad United named as IU is one of the oldest franchises in Pakistan Super League who joined hands with PCB in 2015 for a ten-year contract. IU is owned by Leonine Global Sports under the ownership of Amna Naqvi and Ali Naqvi. Islamabad franchise is one of the most consistent performers in PSL in the last four seasons they played under the coaching of Dean Jones. The management of IU has picked Islamabad united squad for 2021 in the draft ceremony of PSL 2021 last year held in Lahore. Islamabad United squad 2021 captain so far has not been confirmed but it is expected that Shadab Khan will be given the role for the captaincy in the Sixth edition of the league.
Islamabad United: Shadab Khan (c), Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Ali Khan, Akif Javed, Asif Ali, Brandon King, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Akhlaq, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Umar Amin, Usman Khawaja, Zafar Gohar and Zeeshan Zameer.
IU has already won two PSL titles so far in 2016 and 2018 under the leadership and mentoring of Misbah-Ul-Haq. For the Sixth Edition of the league, Islamabad united squad for PSL 6 have picked Shadab Khan & Alex Hales in the Platinum category. Colin Monro is another T20 specialist being added into the Islamabad united players PSL 6 who will give them fantastic starts as an opener. For the fifth edition, not only there are changes in Islamabad united player list 2021 but also the coach has been changed from Dean Jones to Misbah-Ul-Haq who is currently also the head coach of Pakistan National Team. The complete Islamabad united PSL team squad is as follows which looks quite solid on paper.
Islamabad United Franchise has always given more preference to the local talent available in Pakistan and they do not like to make huge changes in the side and same strategy we have noticed in Islamabad united squad for PSL 6. They have retained many local stars from Pakistan from the previous year who have already performed great for the franchise in earlier seasons.
Lahore Qalandars Team Squad 2021
Lahore Qalandars franchise is the most talked franchise in PSL and unfortunately for all the wrong reasons. In the last four seasons, they have not been able to win consistently which leads them to be knocked out before the play-off stage. Lahore Qalandars is known as LQ and their home ground for this year will be Gaddafi Stadium. LQ is owned by Rana brothers who are well-known businessman based in Qatar. Aqib Javed who is the Head Coach of Lahore Qalandars has picked Lahore Qalandars squad 2021 PSL in the draft ceremony held in November last year. Sohail Akhtar has been named for Lahore Qalandars squad 2021 captain which is a unique decision considering they had the services of Muhammad Hafeez and Fakhar Zaman available in the lineup.
Lahore Qalandars: Sohail Akhtar (c), Ahmed Danyal, Ben Dunk, Callum Ferguson, Dilbar Hussain, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, James Faulkner, Maaz Khan, Mohammad Faizan, Mohammad Hafeez, Rashid Khan, Salman Ali Agha, Seekuge Prasana, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sultan Ahmed, Tim David, Zaid Alam and Zeeshan Ashraf.
The fan following of Lahore Qalandars is huge mostly because it represents Pakistan’s largest city and the region Punjab and the owner who is Fawad Rana is a very likable personality in the cricket world not only in Pakistan but all over the world. The Lahore Qalandars squad PSL 6 have some big hitters lined up like Chris Lynn and David Wiese. In earlier editions, they were unfortunate to face the injuries of players at the wrong moment which impacted their team balance and strategy. Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah, and Haris Rauf are three of the top players in Lahore Qalandars squad 2021 PSL 6 from this franchise who not only have a vast fan following but have done quite well at the highest level. The complete Lahore qalandars squad 2021 PSL for the PSL 2021 is as follows.
For the PSL 2021, LQ has added some new names to the team to provide more balance and composition for the T20 competition starting from next month in February. Sadly, for LQ that their key player who was Mr. 360 namely Ab De Villiers is not part of Lahore qalandars players 2021 PSL because he opted to take a break and be ready for IPL 2021 which is considered to be the top cricket league going around in the circuit. Samit Patel is one of the players who has changed the franchise and picked in Lahore qalandars players squad 2021 who can offer the depth in batting and he bowls good left-arm spin.
Karachi Kings Team Squad 2021
Karachi Kings named KK in Pakistan Super League is another professional franchise in PSL who represents Pakistan’s big city Karachi. The franchise KK is owned by ARY Media Group back in 2015 under the ownership of Mr. Salman Iqbal. KK will enjoy the home advantage at the National Stadium of Karachi which last year had a big renovation done and looks beautiful. The management of KK has announced Imad Wasim as Karachi Kings squad 2021 captain for the fifth edition of the league.
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim (c), Abbas Afridi, Amir Yamin, Arshad Iqbal, Babar Azam, Chadwick Walton, Danish Aziz, Martin Guptill, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Haris, Thisara Perera, Najeebullah Zadran, Noor Ahmed, Qasim Akram, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood and Zeeshan Malik.
Karachi Kings in the past four editions have been able to qualify for the play-off stage but couldn’t go through to the big final which is a bit disappointing for the fans based in Karachi. Imad Wasim is one of the key players in Karachi kings squad 2021 who is a very good all-rounder plus an experienced leader who captained the Pakistan U19 team as well as the national team. For this year, Karachi Kings squad for PSL 6 has some surprise additions as well as the changes in the coaching staff. Dean Jones who was the coach of Islamabad United in earlier seasons of PSL now will serve Karachi Kings franchise in PSL 2021. The key players of KK include Babar Azam, Muhammad Amir, Imad Wasim, and Alex Hales are some of the game changers in Karachi kings players PSL 6. The complete Karachi kings players list for PSL 2021 is as follows.
KK has been able to pick Sharjeel Khan who is making a comeback after he faced a ban from PCB regarding his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal. Sharjeel will be eager to perform at the big stage and he can prove to be the game-changer in Karachi kings players squad 2021. KK has retained Babar Azam and Muhammad Amir in Karachi kings platinum players and we all know both of these players have a class and they have all the capability to win matches on their own on a given day.
Quetta Gladiators Team Squad 2021
Quetta Gladiators is the name of the consistent franchise who always impressed the fans through their excellent game plan and strategy. Unlike, other franchises QG is known for its local talent. The franchise is owned by Omar Associates under the ownership of Mr. Nadeem Omar. They are also among the initial franchises who joined hands with PCB for a ten-year contract in Pakistan Super League. The Quetta gladiators squad 2021 PSL is lead by Sarfaraz Ahmed who is an experienced leader and under his leadership, they already won last year’s title of Pakistan Super League.
Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Abdul Nasir, Andre Russell (partially available), Arish Ali Khan, Azam Khan, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis, Hassan Khan, Jack Wildermuth, Jake Weatherald, Khurram Shehzad, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Usman Khan, Usman Shinwari, Zahid Mahmood and Zahir Khan.
The Quetta gladiators squad for PSL 2021 is picked by Moeen Khan who has been the head coach of the franchise from the initial season. Quetta franchise has been consistent with the players they picked from Season one and this strategy has earned them good results right from season one in PSL. In the Quetta gladiators team squad 2021, this time they have secured the services of England top opener Jason Roy who played a major role in making England Cricket Team Champions of World Cup 2019. Ben Cutting is a well-known player in the Quetta gladiators players 2021 in the foreign category. The complete Quetta gladiators players list 2021 is as follows.
Quetta franchise is lucky to have the services of Sir Viv Richards as a mentor and batting coach of the franchise who is known to build the confidence in the players to perform and he is highly rated in the international circuit as a mentor. The Quetta gladiators players list 2021 has always been competitive and that is the reason they have twice been runners-up and one time Champions of the league. The retentions of Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shahzad can prove to be excellent as both of these players had a fantastic last year edition of PSL 2019. In the PSL 6 Quetta gladiators players list, they are lucky to have the services of two young fast bowling sensations of Naseem Shah and Muhammad Hasnain who can bowl at 150 kph on a consistent basis.
Peshawar Zalmi Team Squad 2021
Peshawar Zalmi known as PZ is the most popular and profitable franchise of Pakistan Super League. The franchise is owned by the CEO of Haier Pakistan under the ownership of Mr. Javed Afridi. PZ is also another franchise that joined hands with PCB from the inaugural edition of PSL which was played back in 2015. The Peshawar zalmi squad 2021 always had the services of West Indies Champion Captain Darren Sammy who is an inspirational leader and always pushes his troops well to play competitive cricket in any format of the game.
Peshawar Zalmi: Wahab Riaz (c), Abrar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Bismillah Khan, David Miller (partially available), Fabian Allen (partially available), Fidel Edwards (partially available), Haider Ali, Hazratullah Zazai, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Amir Khan, Mohammad Irfan Snr, Mohammad Imran Jnr, Mohammad Imran Randhawa, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik, Umaid Asif and Waqar Salamkheil.
Peshawar Zalmi is also the most consistent and competitive franchise in PSL history and so far they already became the Champions of PSL as well as they have played two finals in the last four seasons of the league. The Peshawar zalmi squad for PSL 2021 has yet again followed their tradition from the inaugural edition that they always keep the same lineup and don’t make many changes in the team which makes them a consistent and powerful side in the tournament. The Peshawar zalmi squad 2021 captain is yet again named Darren Sammy who has lead them very well from the first season so it was expected and we think it’s a very good decision by the management of PZ. The Peshawar zalmi squad 2021 pic revealed the complete squad for PSL 2021 which is as follows.
Kamran Akmal is the leading run-scorer from the franchise and Wahab Riaz is the leading wicket-taker from the franchise and both players are again part of Peshawar zalmi players 2021 squad. This year Peshawar zalmi players PSL 6 has picked some very exciting local talent from Pakistan in the Silver, Emerging and Supplementary categories which are going to be announced in PSL 2021 Draft. As per PSL laws, every franchise has to play an emerging player in the line up so PZ has done their homework quite well for the fifth edition and has got an exciting bunch of young talent from Pakistan domestic and U19 circuit.
Multan Sultans Team Squad 2021
Multan Sultans is the sixth franchise which was added in the 3rd edition of Pakistan Super League at a very heavy price back then. The owners of Multan Sultans have changed last year because the previous owners had some financial problems so Ali Khan Tareen and his brother Alamgir Khan Tareen purchased the franchise rights at the highest ever price in PSL history. Last year, the franchise has had a poor show and couldn’t perform quite well they expected under the new owners of the franchise and management. However, for this year they made quite a lot of changes in the Multan sultans squad 2021 as well as in management and coaching team. The complete Multan sultans player’s name 2021 is as follows.
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan (c), Asif Afridi, Hammad Azam, Imran Tahir, Imran Khan Snr, Johnson Charles, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Umar, Blessing Muzarabani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw, Shahnawaz Dhani, Shan Masood, Shimron Hetmyer (partially available), Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Sohail Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir and Muhammad Waseem.
The MS franchise has not been able to qualify for the BIG final yet but the changes in the Multan sultans squad for PSL 2021 seem like the franchise is very serious to perform BIG in this season and finally make it to the all-important final. Shahid Afridi, James Vince, Rillie Rossow and Sohail Tanveer are some of the key players in the Multan sultans squad for PSL 6. Some fans believe that MS made a mistake by picking Shahid Afridi in the platinum category for Multan sultans players 2021 but it is worth noticing that Afridi is still in red hot form and recently had a very good Lanka Premier League and he looks to be in very good form.
The PSL 2021 Multan sultan players list has had a lot of changes but the interesting thing is they have reserved the services of Andy Flower as Head Coach of the franchise who recently helped England Cricket Team to win the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Andy is known for his excellent strategic moves and decisions in different T20 leagues he has provided his services so far and the same is expected from him in PSL for the Multan Sultans franchise. MS has a good bunch of spin and fast bowling options in the line up which makes them a strong team in the bowling department and we all know taking wickets is the way to go in the shorter format to stop the flow of runs.
PSL 2021 Players List Download
Pakistan Super League has never been more bigger than this fifth edition of the league and it is mostly because the whole league has finally been shifted to Pakistan at four different venues of the country. PCB has invested millions to revamp the ground infrastructure and they have got the ICC approval that the venues have all the international facilities available for the players. For the fifth edition, there are many foreign superstars signed for the league which can be seen in PSL 2021 players list download which we created for passionate cricket fans so they can match and decide which team has the most strongest and balanced team squad. The fans from all around the world have access to PSL 2021 team squad list download on both desktop and smartphones and the file can be easily downloaded. Check out PSL 2021 team players and share your thoughts below which team you think is going to win the PSL 2021.