Quetta Gladiators squad 2023 for PSL 8 has been finalized and announced by the officials. Being one of the strongest teams in the league, it is favorite of the most of nation. They have been reaching the finals and secured the victory in PSL season 4. Founded in 2015, led by Sarfaraz Ahmed, QG has a huge fan following across Pakistan.
Following is the 20-member final squad of Quetta Gladiators for the league. We have also mentioned the category of each player:
The name and logo of the team was finalized by the team owner Nadeem Omer on January 6, 2016 in Quetta. On the very next day (Jan 07, 2016), the kit was unveiled in a ceremony in Quetta. The kit comprises of two colors, purple and golden.
Quetta Gladiators logo characterizes the famous ancient ‘Galiea‘ helmet, that was put on by gladiators during the battles. The helmet is surrounded by two bats that are depicted as swords of the gladiators.
The team chant or short slogan is ‘Kai Kai Quetta‘ which means ‘we are coming‘. The ‘Kai Kai‘ slogan was taken from the war cry of Balouch Regiment which they used to chant during the 2nd world war.
The first anthem for the team was introduced in 2016 by Fakhir Mehmood and Allan Fakir. The anthem was titled as “Chha Jaye Quetta“.
Later in 2019, DJ Bravo sung another anthem “We the Gladiators”:
There have been various celebrities and noteworthy personalities have been nominated as ambassadors of Quetta Gladiators team. In 2017, Annie Khalid (pop singer), Kaleemullah (Chaman based footballer), Ahmed Mujtaba (Quetta based MMA fighter) were chosen as the team ambassadors. In 2018, singers Maya Ali and Faakhir Mehmood got this role. However Maya Ali is the only to continue as team ambassador by 2019. Prior the 2017 season, Quetta Gladiators also introduced their official mascot named “Gladdy“.
For the first edition of Pakistan Super League 2016, Edenrobe were the title sponsor whereas ACM Gold were the official partner. In second edition in 2017, Jubilee Insurance became the main sponsor of the team. Latter Master Oil is the associate sponsor and Chocka and KHL are the official partner of the team. PTV Sports and Suno FM 89.4 are the media partners of Quetta Gladiators. Tampad is the streaming partner as yet.
Following were the sponsors of Quetta Gladiators for PSL 2020:
|1||Wednesday||15-Feb||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||Multan||6:00 PM|
|2||Saturday||18-Feb||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|3||Monday||20-Feb||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|4||Tuesday||21-Feb||Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|5||Friday||24-Feb||Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|6||Thursday||2-Mar||Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators||Lahore||7:00 PM|
|7||Sunday||5-Mar||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|
|8||Monday||6-Mar||Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|
|9||Wednesday||8-Mar||Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|
|10||Saturday||11-Mar||Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|