KARACHI: Pakistan’s legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram has joined Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings as the president of the team for the upcoming fourth season.
The former captain of Pakistan, who is hailed among the greatest exponents of swing bowling, was earlier affiliated to the last year debutant Multan Sultans. Akram has also served as a mentor and coach of Islamabad United in the first two editions.
“Sultan of Swing is The New King” … The Legendary @wasimakramlive joins #KarachiKings as The President of the team ! Welcome !! #BigNews #WasimAkram #SalmanIqbal #PSL2019 #DeDhanaDhan @Salman_ARY @thePSLt20 pic.twitter.com/G0AXhFSYPU
— Karachi Kings (@KarachiKingsARY) November 14, 2018
On Tuesday, Karachi Kings retained Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir and Colin Munro in the Platinum category as all six franchises of the PSL finalized their retentions for the next edition of the league. The Player Draft of the fourth edition of PSL is scheduled to be held in Islamabad on November 20.
How exciting is this? The PSL2019 only months away, this year escalating to a whole new level for Pakistan. Incredible new Pakistani talent, welcoming more international stars, 8 games at home and I’m proud to announce I’ll be joining Karachi Kings on the field @KarachiKingsARY
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) November 14, 2018