Quetta Gladiators is a professional T20 cricket team that plays in Pakistan Super League and represents Pakistan city Quetta in the tournament. Omar Associates are the owners of Quetta Gladiators franchise in PSLT20 and this Karachi based firm bought franchise for 11 Million USD. PTV is the official media partner of Quetta team for first three editions of league.
West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards was named mentor and batting coach for the first edition of HBL Pakistan Super League. Former Pakistani wicket-keeper batsman Moin Khan was appointed head coach of the team. Current Pakistan national team’s wicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmed was announced the captain of side during the first edition of championship and since then he is leading the side.
Sacked English cricketer Kevin Pietersen was announced the iconic player for Quetta Gladiators in the first PSLT20 edition.
Team Name and Logo
Omar Associates founder and Quetta Gladiators owner Mr. Nadeem Omar launched the official team name and logo on 6 January, 2016 at an event in Quetta.
On 7th January 2016, the official kit and players jersey of Quetta Gladiators was revealed at the launching ceremony event in Quetta. Purple and Golden color combination is used to design the outfit.
Quetta Gladiators retained a total of 12 players from 2016 PSL squad for 2017 season. As usual Sarfraz Ahmed will be leading the team in the second Pakistan Super League season.
Quetta Gladiators Squad 2017
|S. No.||Player||Country||Draft Category|
|2||Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain)||Pakistan||Platinum|
|14||Rilee Rossouw||South Africa||Silver|
|2||Thisara Perera||Sri Lanka||Supplementary|
Official Online Presence
Twitter: Quetta Gladiators
Facebook: Quetta Gladiators