In a strategic move ahead of the ninth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Karachi Kings has chosen Shan Masood as their captain. The team’s owner, Salman Iqbal, revealed this decision before the PSL Draft in Lahore. Masood, who already captains the Pakistan Test team, brings valuable leadership experience to the T20 format. Salman Iqbal highlighted Masood’s proven track record in leading teams, making him a fitting choice for the role.
As part of the team’s restructuring, Phil Simmons has been appointed as the Head Coach for PSL 9. Simmons, known for his successful coaching during the 2016 T20 World Cup with the West Indies, brings a wealth of experience and strategic acumen to Karachi Kings. His enthusiasm for the role is evident, given his familiarity with Karachi from his playing days, which further strengthens the team’s coaching setup. With Masood leading the way and Simmons guiding the coaching efforts, Karachi Kings aims to blend leadership prowess and strategic coaching to elevate their performance in the upcoming PSL season. This has sparked anticipation and excitement among fans and cricket enthusiasts alike.