In this article, we will explore everything about the Quetta Gladiators Team for 2019. We would take a closer and deeper look at the team composition, which players have been retained from the previous year and what new players have arrived to join the squad.
Here we would be looking at the major international and well known players in the squad and the previous history of Quetta Gladiators in PSL and would predict if the Quetta Gladiators can lift its maiden cup in Season 4 which would kick off in February 2019.
Coach: Moin Khan
Owner: Nadeem Omer (Omer Associates)
Captain: Sarfaraz Ahmed
PSL Trophies: 0
|Date||Matches||Time (PST)||Time (UAE)||Venue|
|Friday, Feb 15, 2019||Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 PM||8:00 PM||Dubai|
|Sunday, Feb 17, 2019||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 PM||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019||Quetta Gladiators vs Sixth Team||9:00 PM||8:00 PM||Sharjah|
|Saturday, Feb 23, 2019||Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 PM||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Sunday, Feb 24, 2019||Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings||9:00 PM||8:00 PM||Sharjah|
|Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 PM||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|Friday, March 01, 2019||Sixth Team vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 PM||8:00 PM||Dubai|
|Monday, March 04, 2019||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||4:30 PM||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Tuesday, March 05, 2019||Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United||9:00 PM||8:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Sunday, March 10, 2019||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 PM||3:30 PM||Karachi|
According to the list released by the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Quetta Gladiators has retained a few of its players for the playing squad 2019. They are namely Sunil Narine and Sarfaraz Ahmed which have been named as Platinum players while the players that have been retained in the Diamond category are Shane Watson, Sohail Tanvir and Mohammed Nawaz. Umar Akmal and Rilee Rossouw have been retained in the Gold category. Moving on, Saud Shakeel and Anwar Ali have been retained as well, in the Silver Category.
During the Draft ceremony for PSL 2019 (Season 4), Quetta Gladiators picked following new players.
The Quetta Gladiators franchise was sold to Omar Associates, which is a company based in Karachi, for a whooping 11 million USD. Since then, the PSL Quetta Gladiators franchise has housed and furnished various top level players from across the world and have secured comfortable victories over various other franchises like Islamabad United and Karachi Kings. Players like Ahmed Shehzad, Kumar Sangakkara and Grand Elliot have been prominent players of the franchise.
There are various top notch players that are expected to play in the PSL 2019 squad of the Quetta Gladiators franchise. It contains a lot of well-known and respected names from various countries across the world. Following are some:
Although they haven’t won before but this time inclusion of Shane Watson and Umar Akmal gives the team a chance to lift the cup.
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