2016 Pakistan Super League squads

This is a list of squads for the five franchises which will competed in the 2016 Pakistan Super League. Initial squads were finalised after the 2016 Pakistan Super League players draft in December 2015.[1]

PSL 2016 SquadsEdit

Note: Players with international caps are listed in bold.

Islamabad UnitedEdit

The Islamabad United squad for the competition was as follows: [2][3]

Name Nat. Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Sharjeel Khan   Left-hand Right-arm leg spin
Babar Azam   Right-hand Right-arm off spin
Misbah-ul-Haq   Right-hand Right arm leg break Captain
Khalid Latif   Right-hand Right-arm off Spin
Hussain Talat   Left-hand Right arm medium
Umar Siddiq   Left-hand Right-arm off spin
Asif Ali   Right-hand Right-arm Medium-fast
Shane Watson   Right-hand Right arm fast medium First overseas player picked in PSL[4]
Azhar Mahmood   Right-hand Right-Arm Medium Overseas
Ashar Zaidi   Left-hand Left Arm orthodox Overseas
Kamran Ghulam   Right-hand Left arm orthodox
Umar Amin   Left-hand Right-arm medium
Dwayne Smith   Right-hand Right-arm Medium Overseas
Andre Russell   Right-hand Right arm Fast bowling Overseas
Sam Billings   Right-hand Overseas
Brad Haddin   Right-hand Overseas
Saeed Ajmal   Right-hand Right arm off Spin
Mohammad Irfan   Right-hand Left arm fast
Mohammad Sami   Right-hand Right arm fast
Samuel Badree   Right-hand Right arm leg spin Overseas
Rumman Raees   Right-hand Left arm medium fast
Amad Butt   Right-hand Right arm fast
Imran Khalid   Left-hand Left arm orthodox spin

Karachi KingsEdit

The Karachi Kings squad for the competition was as follows:[3]

Name Nat. Batting style Bowling style Notes
Shahzaib Hasan   Right-hand Right-arm leg spin
Iftikhar Ahmed   Right-hand Right-arm off spin
Nauman Anwar   Right-Hand Right-arm Medium Part-time Wicket-keeper
Fawad Alam   Left-hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox
Lendl Simmons   Right-Hand Right-arm Medium Overseas
James Vince   Right-hand Right-arm Medium Overseas
Owais Shah   Right-hand Right-arm off break Overseas
Shoaib Malik   Right-hand Right-arm off spin Icon Player
Imad Wasim   Left-Hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox
Sohail Tanvir   Left-Hand Left Arm Fast Medium
Bilawal Bhatti   Right-hand Right-arm Fast
Ravi Bopara   Right-hand Right Arm Medium Fast Captain
TM Dilshan   Right-hand Right-arm off spin Overseas
Shakib Al Hasan   Left-hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox Overseas
Ryan ten Doeschate   Right-hand Right-arm Fast medium Overseas
Saifullah Bangash   Right-Hand
Mushfiqur Rahim   Right-hand Overseas
Riki Wessels   Right-hand Overseas
Sohail Khan   Right-Hand Right-Arm Fast
Mohammad Amir   Left-hand Left-arm Fast
Usama Mir   Right-hand Right-arm Leg spin
Mir Hamza   Left-hand Left-arm Fast medium

Lahore QalandarsEdit

The Lahore Qalandars squad for the competition was as follows:[3]

Name Nat. Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Mukhtar Ahmed   Right-hand Legbreak, Googly
Azhar Ali   Right-hand Right-Arm Legbreak Captain
Chris Gayle   Left-hand Right-Arm Offbreak First pick, Overseas
Cameron Delport   Left hand Right-arm Medium Overseas
Sohaib Maqsood   Right-hand Right-arm Offbreak
Naved Yasin   Left-hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox
Imran Butt   Right-hand
Abdul Razzaq   Right-hand Right-arm Fast-medium
Hammad Azam   Right-hand Right-arm Medium
Zohaib Khan   Right-hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox
Dwayne Bravo   Right-hand Right-arm Medium-fast Overseas
Kevon Cooper   Right-hand Right-arm Medium Overseas
Mohammad Rizwan   Right-hand
Umar Akmal   Right-hand
Ehsan Adil   Right-hand Right-arm Fast-medium
Yasir Shah   Right-hand Right-arm Leg-spin
Zafar Gohar   Left-hand SlowerLeft-arm Orthodox
Ajantha Mendis   Left-hand Right-arm off break Overseas
Zia-ul-Haq   Right-hand Left arm Fast-medium
Adnan Rasool   Right-hand Right-arm offbreak
Mustafizur Rahman   Left-hand Left-arm Medium-fast Overseas

Peshawar ZalmiEdit

The Peshawar Zalmi squad for the competition was as follows:[3]

Name Nationality Batting style Bowling style Notes
Mohammad Hafeez   Right-hand Right-arm off Spin [5]
Tamim Iqbal   Left-hand Overseas
Shahid Yousuf   Right-hand
Israrullah   Left-Hand
Musadiq Ahmed   Right-Hand
Brad Hodge   Right-hand Overseas
Dawid Malan   Left-hand Right Arm Leg Break Overseas
Shahid Afridi   Right-hand Right-Arm Leg Spin Captain, first pick in players draft[6]
Aamer Yamin   Right-Hand Right Arm Medium
Darren Sammy   Right-hand Right-arm Medium Fast Overseas
Jim Allenby   Right-hand Right arm Medium Overseas
Kamran Akmal   Right-hand
Jonny Bairstow   Right-hand
Abdur Rehman   Left-hand Left-arm off spin
Junaid Khan   Left-hand Left-arm Fast
Wahab Riaz   Right-hand Left-arm Fast
Shaun Tait   Right-hand Right arm Fast Overseas
Imran Khan   Right-hand Left-arm Medium Fast
Hasan Ali   Right-Hand Right Arm Medium Fast
Taj Wali   Left-Hand Left Arm Medium Fast
Muhammad Asghar   Left-Hand Left Arm Spinner

Quetta GladiatorsEdit

The Quetta Gladiators squad for the competition was as follows:[3][7]

Name Nation Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Ahmed Shehzad   Right-hand Right-arm Leg break
Kevin Pietersen   Right-hand Right-arm Off Break Overseas/First Pick
Asad Shafiq   Right-hand Right-arm Off break
Saad Nasim   Right-hand Right-arm Leg break
Rameez Raja   Right-hand Right-arm Off Break
Elton Chigumbura   Right-hand Right Arm Medium Fast Overseas
Luke Wright   Right-hand Right Arm Medium Fast Overseas
Akbar-ur-Rehman   Right-Hand Right Arm Leg Break
Bilal Asif   Right-Hand Right Arm Off Spin
Mohammad Nawaz   Right-hand Slow Left Arm Orthodox
Jason Holder   Right-hand Right-arm Medium Fast Overseas
Thisara Perera   Right-hand Left-arm Medium Fast Overseas
Anwar Ali   Right-hand Right arm Fast medium
Grant Elliott   Right-hand Right-arm Fast Medium Overseas
Mohammad Nabi   Right-hand Right-arm off spin Overseas
Sarfraz Ahmed   Right-hand Captain
Bismillah Khan   Right-hand
Kumar Sangakkara   Left-hand Overseas
Umar Gul   Right-hand Right-arm Fast
Aizaz Cheema   Right-hand Right-arm Fast
Zulfiqar Babar   Right-hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox
Jade Dernbach   Right-hand Right-arm Medium Fast Overseas
Nathan McCullum   Right-hand Right-arm off spin Overseas[8]


  1. ^ "List of Foreign Players in PSL". Pakistan Times | Sports. Archived from the original on 15 February 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  2. ^ Islamabad United all set to take PSL on, Dunya News, 2016-01-04. Retrieved 2016-01-27.
  3. ^ a b c d e "2016 Pakistan Super League squads (Who's gone to which team in the PSL)". ESPN. Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  4. ^ "PSL T20 2016 draft". Cricket Country. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Hafeez not allowed to bowl in PSL". The Express Tribune. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Shahid Afridi becomes first player to be picked in Pakistan Super League (PSL)". Cricket Country. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Quetta Gladiators' team for 2016 PSL". Sports Maza. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Nathan McCullum replaces Mohammad Nabi in Gladiators squad". Daily Times. Retrieved 22 February 2016.