Karachi Kings’ skipper Imad Wasim currently holds the unwanted record of having the most ducks in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) history.
Wasim has been dismissed nine times without scoring a run in 53 innings during previous PSL seasons.
Most ducks in PSL
9 – Imad Wasim
8 – Kamran Akmal
8 – Wahab Riaz
6 – Cameron Delport
6 – Shadab Khan
The left-hander, who returned as Kings’ skipper after the departure of Babar Azam, has scored 682 runs over the course of his PSL career with a strike-rate of 127.71. He averages 18.43 with the help of two fifties.
Wasim also has 42 wickets in PSL at an economy rate of 7.01.
Under the captaincy of Wasim, who was first appointed in 2017, Karachi had won their only PSL title in the 2020 edition of the tournament.
During the last season, Kings, led by Azam, became the first team to lose nine matches in a single edition of PSL and finished at the bottom of the points table.
The opening ceremony of PSL 8 will be held in Multan on February 13 prior to the tournament opener between 2021 winners Multan Sultans and defending champions Lahore Qalandars; meanwhile the closing ceremony and final will be played on March 19 in Lahore, which will also host play-offs.
Schedule of Karachi Kings
14 February: Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi
16 February: Islamabad United v Karachi Kings
18 February: Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators
19 February: Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars
22 February: Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings
25 February: Karachi Kings v Multan Sultans
1 March: Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings
3 March: Islamabad United v Karachi Kings
6 March: Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings
12 March: Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings
Karachi Kings squad
Haider Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Aamir Yamin, Mir Hamza, Sharjeel Khan, Qasim Akram, Matthew Wade, Imran Tahir, James Vince, James Fuller, Andrew Tye, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Akhlaq, Muhammad Irfan Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mohammad Umar, Ben Cutting, Musa Khan, Faisal Akram (partial replacement for Tabraiz Shamsi)