Lahore Qalandars PSL Squad 2018

Lahore Qalandars Squad 2018 Team

Here are the details of Lahore Qalandars Squad 2018 with list of players as well as coaching staff, logo and owner of the team. Find all about Lahore Qalandar Team for PSL 2018 and their matches in the tournament.


Batsmen

  • Cameron Delport
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Sohail Akhtar
  • Chris Lynn

Wicket keepers

  • Umar Akmal
  • Gulraiz Sadaf

All-Rounders

  • Aamer Yamin
  • Bilawal Bhatti
  • Bilal Asif
  • Anton Devcich

Bowlers

  • Sohail Khan
  • Sunil Narine
  • Yasir Shah
  • Ghulam Mudassar
  • Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Raza Hasan
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Imran Khan

Coach: Aqib Javed
Owner: Fawad Rana (Qatar Lubricants Company Ltd)
Captain: Brendon McCullum
PSL Trophies: 0

 

 

Lahore Qalandars Squad 2018

Pakistani Players

  • Umar Akmal
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Bilawal Bhatti
  • Aamer Yamin
  • Sohail Akhter
  • Sohail Khan
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Yasir Shah
  • Raza Hasan
  • Ghulam Mudassar

 

International Players in Lahore Qalandars Team 2018

  • Brendon McCullum (captain)
  • Sunil Narine
  • Cameron Delport
  • James Franklin
  • Chris Lynn
  • Mustafizur Rehman

 

Emerging Category Players

  • Salman Irshad
  • Imran Khan Jr.

 

Supplementary Players

  • Gulraiz Sadaf
  • Anton Devcich
  • Mitchell McClenaghan

 

Matches of Lahore Qalandar Team in PSL 2018

DateMatchVenuePakistan TimeUAE Time
Friday, February 23Multan Sultans vs Lahore QalandarsDubai9:00 PM8:00 PM
Saturday, February 24Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore QalandarsDubai9:00 PM8:00 PM
Monday, February 26Karachi Kings vs Lahore QalandarsDubai9:00 PM8:00 PM
Friday, March 2Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad UnitedSharjah9:00 PM8:00 PM
Saturday, March 3Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore QalandarsSharjah9:00 PM8:00 PM
Thursday, March 8Islamabad United vs Lahore QalandarsDubai4:30 PM3:30 PM
Friday, March 9Multan Sultans vs Lahore QalandarsDubai4:30 PM3:30 PM
Sunday, March 11Karachi Kings vs Lahore QalandarsDubai9:00 PM8:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore QalandarsSharjah9:00 PM8:00 PM
Friday, March 16Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore QalandarsSharjah9:00 PM8:00 PM

 

Lahore Qalandars were facing the tough challenge of going all out and winning their first ever victory in the Pakistan Super League. This time in PSL 3, it appears that they’ve lined up all the right players needed to achieve this feat. The Lahore Qalandar Squad 2018 made the right move as retaining Brendon McCullum from last season, and he is all set to lead the team as captain.

 

Chris Lynn – The Newly Added Gem

The most interesting move by the team owners was to bring in Chris Lynn, a legendary Australian batsman. Lynn has already played under the leadership of Brisbane Heat during the recent Big Bash League. The Baz-Lynn duo has garnered immense popularity for their bowling prowess, provided that Lynn concentrates on staying physically fit.

 

Retained Players in Lahore Qalandar Team for PSL 2018

The PSL 2018 Lahore Qalandar team has also retained Yasir Shah and Sunil Narine, while Mustafizur Rahman will also be seen in his bowling form. Lahore Qalandars also retained legendary Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal from last season. Moreover, the squad also too Aamer Yamin, Cameron Delport, Bilawal Bhatti and the recent Champions Trophy victor Fakhar Zaman in the squad.

During the PSL 3 Draft, the management decided to make Sohail Akhtar, Ghulam Mudassar, Raza Hasan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Bilal Asif part of Lahore Qalandars Squad 2018. They also selected three Supplementary players, Angelo Mathews, Gulraiz Sadaf, and Mitchell McClenaghan, who will play a few games if they are needed.

 

Lahore Qalanders Mentor and Advisor

Exciting news for the Lahore Qalandar fans is the entry of Shoaib Akhtar as their mentor, who will be working with the Qalandars’ fast bowlers, alongside Aqib Javed, another former Pakistani fast-bowling legend. Aqib will also perform the duties of the franchise director. Whereas former Pakistani cricket legend, Inzamam-ul-Haq will perform the duties of advisor for the Lahore Qalandars team in PSL 2018.

 

Owners – Coach of the LQ Team

The Lahore Qalandar Franchise was acquired by the Qatar Oil Group, for the exuberant sum of $2.4 million (USD). The owners have placed former South African international coach, Paddy Upton, in charge of the Lahore Qalandars franchise. Needless to say, Upton is a highly reputed and experienced coach, whose presence will prove to bring about a positive reinforcement for the Lahore Qalandars team.

 

LQ Squad 2018 – The Batting Front

The Lahore Qalandars Squad 2018 thought long and hard and ultimately came up with a strong bating line-up. This time, they added famous names such as Brendon McCullum, who is also the captain of the team. The batting line-up includes Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman and Sohail Aktar as well as the renowned Cameron Delport and Chris Lynn. They also have some great all-rounders including Bilal Asif and Anton Devcich among others.

 

Lahore Qalandar Wicket Keepers

Of course, wicket keeping is a critical aspect of any team. The Lahore Qalandars were lucky enough to get their hands on one of the Akmal brothers. We all know they are some of the best wicket keepers in the world, especially as Kamran Akmal won the best wicket keeper of the series as well as the best player of the series in the last PSL season.

 

The Bowling Front of Lahore Qalandars in PSL 2018

The team management attempted to strengthen Lahore Qalandars Squad 2018 from bowling front as well. Lahore Qalandar Team for PSL 2018 includes great bowlers like Sohail khan and Yasir Shah. Taking Raza Hassan and Mitchel McClenaghan in was a wise step as well. After all the planning, it seems that the Lahore Qalandars have come up with a strong PSL team. We can’t wait to see them in action!


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