Former Pakistani cricket skipper Shoaib Malik congratulated all the cricketers drafted to be a neighborhood of the primary edition of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) ranging from Transfiguration in Muzaffarabad.
Taking to microblogging website on Sunday, Shoaib Malik said, “Wishing the absolute best to all or any the teams participating within the first draft of #KPL2021 looking forward to an exciting tournament from next month.
The cricketing event is coming with six franchises: Rawalakot Hawks, Kotli Lions, Mirpur Royals, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, and Bagh Stallions. The teams will contest in 18 matches for ten days during the event scheduled to require place from 6th August to 17th August 2021, consistent with the KPL website.
Shoaib Malik will lead Mirpur Royals, while Shadab Khan is going to be the skipper of Bagh Stallions, Muhammed Hafeez to captain Muzaffarabad Tigers, Imad Wasim to Overseas Warriors, Fakhar Zaman to Kotli Lions, and Shahid Afridi, who is additionally the brand ambassador of KPL, will lead Rawalakot Hawks.
An important point is that Herschelle Gibbs will play for the Overseas Warrior franchise led by Imad Wasim. within the Pakistan Super League sixth edition, Gibbs coached Imad Wasim for Karachi Kings. But, within the KPL event, things reversed as Gibbs will play under the captaincy of Imad.
Check out the official song of the KPL event.