Overseas Warriors

The Overseas Warriors (Urdu: اوورسیز وارئیرز) is a Pakistani professional T20 franchise cricket team who compete in the Kashmir Premier League.[1] They were established in 2021 following the announcement of the Kashmir Premier League by the PCB. The team is captained by Asad Shafiq and coached by Azam Khan. The franchise represents the Kashmiri diaspora.

Overseas Warriors
اوورسیز وارئیرز
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LeagueKashmir Premier League
Personnel
CaptainAsad Shafiq
CoachAzam Khan
OwnerZeeshan Altaf Lohya
Team information
ColorsOverseas Warriors Colours.jpg
Founded2021; 2 years ago (2021)
History
KPL wins0
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T20 kit

Seasons

HistoryEdit

2021 seasonEdit

In the group stage, they won 2 matches and lost 3 but due to them having a better net run rate they qualified for the 1st eliminator ahead of Bagh Stallions.[2][3] They were knocked out in the 1st eliminator as they were defeated by 4 wickets by Mirpur Royals.[4]

2022 seasonEdit

In July 2022, Asad Shafiq was announced as Overseas Warriors’ icon player.

Team identityEdit

Year Kit Manufacturer Front Branding Back Branding Chest Branding Sleeve Branding
2021 Inverex Fruit Nation Lush
Hum News

Current squadEdit

Name Nat. Birth date
  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
  •  *  denotes a player who is fully unavailable
  •  *  denotes a player who will be partially unavailable
Abbreviation of nationality Ages are correct as of 21 July 2022


No. Name Nat. Birth date Category Batting style Bowling style Signed year Notes
Batsmen
1 Malik Nisar   Kashmiri Right-handed Right-arm medium 2022
81 Asad Shafiq   (1986-01-28)28 January 1986 (aged 36) Icon Right-handed Right-arm off break 2022 Captain
Hanan Ahmed   Kashmiri 2022
Khawaja Nafay   (2002-02-13)13 February 2002 (aged 20) Emerging Right-handed Right-arm off break 2022
Hashim Ali   Kashmiri Left-handed 2022
All-rounders
15 Saif Badar   (1998-07-03)3 July 1998 (aged 24) Gold Right-handed Leg break 2022
27 Muhammad Shehzad   (2004-02-05)5 February 2004 (aged 18) Silver Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2022
29 Mohammad Imran   (1996-12-25)25 December 1996 (aged 25) Diamond Right-handed Right-arm medium fast 2022
77 Adil Amin   (1990-12-13)13 December 1990 (aged 31) Silver Right-handed Off spin 2022
98 Kamran Ghulam   (1995-10-10)10 October 1995 (aged 26) Platinum Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2021
Bilal Asif   (1985-09-24)24 September 1985 (aged 36) Silver Right-handed Off spin 2022
Nosherwan Ibrahim   2022 Post-draft signing
Umer Zeeshan   Emerging Right-handed Right-arm medium 2022
Wicket-keepers
23 Azam Khan   (1998-08-10)10 August 1998 (aged 23) Platinum Right-handed 2021
Bowlers
13 Umaid Asif   (1984-03-30)30 March 1984 (aged 38) Gold Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2022
14 Sohail Khan   (1984-03-06)6 March 1984 (aged 38) Diamond Right-handed Right-arm fast 2021
Ali Shafiq   (1996-11-16)16 November 1996 (aged 25) Silver Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2022
Farhan Shafiq   (1999-12-05)5 December 1999 (aged 22) Kashmiri Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2022
Saad Asif   Kashmiri 2022
Sameer Khan   (2006-10-21)21 October 2006 (aged 15) Supplementary Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2022
Shayan Raza   (2006-09-19)19 September 2006 (aged 15) Supplementary Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2022


CaptainsEdit

No. Nat. Player From To Mat Won Lost Tie NR SR (%)
1   Imad Wasim 2021 2021 6 2 4 0 0 33.33
2   Asad Shafiq 2022 present 8 3 2 0 3 60.00

CoachesEdit

No. Nat. Name From To
1   Mushtaq Ahmed 2021 2021
2   Azam Khan 2022 present

Result summaryEdit

Overall result in KPLEdit

Year Pld Won Loss NR Tied SR(%) Position Summary
2021 6 2 4 0 0 33.33 4/6 Play-offs
2022 8 3 2 3 0 60.00 3/7 Play-offs

Head-to-head recordEdit

Opposition Span Mat Won Lost Tied (won) Tied (lost) NR SR(%)
Bagh Stallions 2021–present 1 1 0 0 0 0 100.00
Jammu Janbaz 2022–present 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.00
Kotli Lions 2021–present 2 0 1 0 0 1 0.00
Mirpur Royals 2021–present 4 1 2 0 0 1 33.33
Muzaffarabad Tigers 2021–present 2 1 1 0 0 0 50.00
Rawalakot Hawks 2021–present 2 2 0 0 0 0 100.00

Source:,[5] Last updated: 31 January 2022

StatisticsEdit

Most runsEdit

Nat. Player From To Matches Innings Runs Average HS 100 50
  Kamran Ghulam 2021 present 11 10 237 29.62 47 0 0
  Azam Khan 2021 present 11 11 222 24.67 51 0 1
  Asad Shafiq 2022 present 5 4 221 55.25 112 1 1
  Nasir Nawaz 2021 2021 6 6 209 34.83 66 0 2
  Haider Ali 2021 2021 5 5 189 47.25 91 0 2

Source:,[6] Last updated: 23 August 2022

Most wicketsEdit

Nat. Player From To Matches Overs Wickets Average BBI 4w 5w
  Sohail Khan 2021 present 10 36.1 15 21.80 3/14 0 0
  Abbas Afridi 2021 2021 5 17.0 7 20.00 5/18 0 1
  Muhammad Musa 2021 2021 6 23.0 6 36.66 3/27 0 0
  Farhan Shafiq 2022 present 4 10.5 5 13.00 2/16 0 0
  Ali Shafiq 2022 present 3 12.0 5 19.60 2/31 0 0

Source:,[7] Last Updated: 21 November 2021

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Overseas Warriors".
  2. ^ "2021 Kashmir Premier League Points Table". ESPNcricinfo.
  3. ^ Shamraiz Khalid. "KPL Points Table 2021: Latest KPL Points table". Bol News.
  4. ^ "KPL 2021: Mirpur Royals thump Overseas Warriors by 4 wickets". Geo Super. 15 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Kashmir Premier League, 2021 - Overseas Warriors Cricket Team Records & Stats | ESPNcricinfo.com". Cricinfo.
  6. ^ "Most Runs". ESPNcricinfo.
  7. ^ "Most Wickets". ESPNcricinfo.

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