PSL 9: Lahore Qalandars Squad 2024

Lahore Qalandars Squad PSL 2022 (PSL 7)
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The Lahore Qalandars, ready for PSL 2024, boast a stellar squad led by Shaheen Shah Afridi. With key players like Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, and Rashid Khan, they highlight a strong bowling lineup and seasoned talent.

Owned by Qatar Lubricants Company Limited (QALCO), this team, rooted in Lahore’s cricketing tradition, aims to build on their 2022 PSL victory.

With Gaddafi Stadium as their home ground, the Qalandars have evolved from early challenges to champions under the guidance of coach Aaqib Javed. As they enter the season, their blend of youth and experience sets the stage for another compelling performance, aiming to inspire and captivate cricket fans worldwide.



Lahore Qalandars Final Players List (Category-wise)

This detailed list includes the roles and PSL categories of each player, providing a comprehensive overview of the team’s composition for the 2024 season.

The cricketers include:

  • Platinum: Shaheen Afridi (skipper), Fakhar Zaman, Rassie van der Dussen
  • Diamond: Haris Rauf, David Wiese, Sahibzada Farhan
  • Gold: Sikandar Raza, Abdullah Shafique, Zaman Khan
  • Silver: Mirza Tahir Baig, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Imran Jnr, Ahsan Hafeez Bhatti, Dan Lawrence
  • Emerging: Jahandad Khan, Syed Faridoun Mahmood
  • Supplementary: Shai Hope, Kamran Ghulam, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tayyab Abbas



Lahore Qalandars Batsmen and Bowlers for PSL 9

Batting Order

Here’s the Lahore Qalandars’ batting lineup for PSL 2024, arranged by their batting order:

Dan LawrenceRHB
Fakhar ZamanLHB
Sahibzada FarhanRHB
Bhanuka RajapaksaLHB
Abdullah SahfiqueRHB
Rassie van der DussenRHB
Sikandar RazaRHB
David WieseRHB
Mirza Tahir BaigRHB



Following is the list of Lahore Qalandars bowlers for PSL 9 (2024).

Shaheen AfridiLeft arm fast
Zaman KhanRight arm medium fast
Mohammad ImranLeft arm medium fast
Syed FaridounLeft arm unorthodox
Rashid KhanRight arm leg break
Jahandad KhanLeft arm medium fast
Tayyab AbbasLeft arm medium fast



Lahore Qalandars Schedule for PSL 9 (2024)

1Sat, Feb 17 '24Islamabad UnitedLahore7:30 PM
2Mon, Feb 19 '24Quetta GladiatorsLahore7:30 PM
3Wed, Feb 21 '24Multan SultansMultan7:30 PM
4Sat, Feb 24 '24Karachi KingsLahore7:30 PM
5Sun, Feb 25 '24Peshawar ZalmiLahore7:30 PM
6Tue, Feb 27 '24Multan SultansLahore7:30 PM
7Sat, Mar 02 '24Peshawar ZalmiRawalpindi2:00 PM
8Wed, Mar 06 '24Islamabad UnitedRawalpindi7:30 PM
9Sat, Mar 09 '24Karachi KingsKarachi7:30 PM
10Sun, Mar 10 '24Quetta GladiatorsKarachi7:30 PM

View complete PSL schedule and PSL live streaming guide for UK and USA.


Team History, Details and Identity

The franchise of Lahore Qalandars was launched on December 12, 2015 by Fawad Rana. ‘Q‘ in Qalandars represent the term Qatar and QALCO. Also the term ‘Qalandars’ was added to the franchise name to represent the Sufi culture and prevalent Sufism of Pakistan.

Qatar Lubricants Company purchased the franchise of Lahore Qalandars for an amount of US $25.1 Million for ten years. Qalandars is the second most expensive team in the Pakistan Super League. In order to pick the best talent, the franchise organized a trial series “Jazz Rising Stars” under The Players Development Program. These trials took place in eight cities across Pakistan.

The kit was comprised of red and black colors in 2016 for the first season of PSL. Later on for the second season, the red was replaced with green. This green and black combination is continued till the last season in 2019.



Lahore Qalandars Logo

The logo depicts the traditional Sufi swaying with three stumps and two bails on right side and a cricket ball at the bottom.



The first anthem for the team “Dama Dam Mast” was released in 2016. It was released in two different versions, one by Nabeel Shaukat Ali and other by the singer Asrar. The second anthem, and the official song “Dama Dam Mast Lahore Qalandars” was released by Na Ali in 2017.



Major Sponsors of Lahore Qalandars are Geo News, Jazz, Gree, Ecostar, Mughal Steel, Al Karam Textiles, QALCO, Huawei, Mobilink, Bank of Punjab, Royal Palm, Lays and ZXMCO.



Famous Pakistani Filmstar Shaan is the brand ambassador of the Lahore franchise.





Lahore Qalandars Owners and Management Staff

  • Owner: Fawad Rana (QALCO)
  • COO & Manager: Sameen Rana
  • CEO: Atif Rana
  • Trainer: Moeen Nadeem
  • Physiotherapist: Brett Harrop
  • Masseur: Derek Sedgman



Lahore Qalandars Coaching Staff for PSL 2024

The Lahore Qalandars, a team celebrated for its vibrant spirit and competitive edge in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), boasts a coaching staff that combines experience, strategy, and passion.

The 2024 season sees a blend of cricketing minds working behind the scenes to craft a winning formula.

Here’s an insight into the coaching team guiding the Lahore Qalandars.


Head Coach – Aaqib Javed

Aaqib Javed, a name synonymous with Pakistani cricket, continues as the Head Coach. With a rich history both as a former international player and a seasoned coach, Aaqib brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the game. His strategic foresight and ability to nurture young talent have been instrumental in shaping the team’s competitive ethos.


Batting Coach – Mansoor Rana

Mansoor Rana, serving as the Batting Coach, is tasked with honing the skills of the Qalandars’ batsmen. With an illustrious career in domestic cricket and a keen eye for technique, Rana’s guidance is crucial in developing a formidable batting lineup.

His approach focuses on adaptability and resilience, ensuring the batsmen are well-equipped for the challenges of T20 cricket.


Bowling Coach – Waqas Ahmed

The role of the Bowling Coach is adeptly filled by Waqas Ahmed, a former cricketer with a knack for understanding the nuances of bowling in the shortest format of the game.

Waqas’s expertise lies in his ability to work closely with bowlers, refining their skills, and strategizing to exploit the opposition’s weaknesses. His emphasis on variety and control helps build a versatile and lethal bowling attack.


Fielding Coach – Shehzad Butt

Completing the coaching quartet is Shehzad Butt, the Fielding Coach, whose focus is on elevating the team’s fielding standards. In a format where every run saved is crucial, Butt’s role is pivotal. His training sessions are rigorous, aimed at enhancing agility, accuracy, and reaction times, making the Qalandars a formidable fielding unit.







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Lahore Qalandars’ Captains: A Journey of Leadership

The Lahore Qalandars, a team synonymous with the spirit and passion of Lahore, have been led by a diverse group of captains since their inception in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Each captain has brought their unique approach to the game, contributing to the team’s evolving journey. Here’s a closer look at the leaders who have shaped the Lahore Qalandars:

  • Shaheen Afridi (2022-2024): The young fast bowler has been an inspirational leader, boasting a 70% win rate over 25 matches and leading the team to their first PSL title in 2022, followed by a successful defense in 2023.


  • Azhar Ali (2016): Initiated the team’s PSL journey, leading with determination and securing 2 victories in 7 matches.


  • Dwayne Bravo (2016): Although his captaincy spanned only a single match, Bravo’s international experience was a valuable asset.


  • Brendon McCullum (2017-2018): With his aggressive play and leadership, McCullum guided the team through 18 matches, leaving a lasting impact.


  • Mohammad Hafeez (2019): Hafeez’s brief captaincy in 2 matches demonstrated his strategic depth, securing a win with his seasoned approach.


  • AB de Villiers (2019): The global cricket icon led in 3 matches, winning 1, and infused the team with his vast T20 experience.


  • Fakhar Zaman (2019): Known for his explosive batting, Zaman’s leadership in 5 matches resulted in a win, reflecting his aggressive approach.


  • Sohail Akhtar (2020-2021): Under Akhtar’s captaincy for 23 matches, the Qalandars experienced significant growth, including reaching their first PSL final in 2020.


  • David Wiese (2023): Wiese stepped up for a match, showcasing the depth of leadership talent within the team.

The captains of the Lahore Qalandars have not only focused on victories but also on nurturing a team that embodies Lahore’s rich cricketing tradition. Their leadership goes beyond the field, inspiring both players and fans alike, and contributing to the PSL’s growing legacy.



PSL Performance History

201682600Group Stage
201783500Group Stage
2018102602Group Stage
2019103700Group Stage
Total49173002No Titles



Players’ Stats

Batting/Most Runs

Fakhar ZamanPakistan2017-present4040106426.609407
Sohail AkhtarPakistan2018-present323062529.767503
Umar AkmalPakistan2016-18202055632.709305
Mohammad HafeezPakistan2019-present151433136.779802
Cameron DelportSouth Africa2016-18141332727.257803

Data Source: ESPNCricInfo


Bowling/Most Wickets

Shaheen Shah AfridiPakistan2018-present2016222822.6011
Yasir ShahPakistan2017-19present232325.2110
Sunil NarineTrinidad and Tobago2017-182018172020.5500
Haris RaufPakistan2018-present2017141624.2800
David WiesePakistan2019-present2018151230.6600

Data Source: ESPNCricInfo




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