KARACHI: Owner of Karachi Kings Salman Iqbal has claimed that almost all the international players in Karachi Kings squad are ready to play matches in Pakistan.
He made this claim on Wednesday night saying that up to 98 percent of foreign cricketers have agreed to come to Pakistan for the playoffs and finals of the 2018 Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Two playoffs and the final of the PSL 3 are scheduled for Lahore and Karachi respectively.
The mega league begins February 22 in Dubai with defending champions Peshawar Zalmi facing newcomers Multan Sultan.
Speaking at the launching ceremony of PSL team Karachi Kings’ official kit, owner Iqbal shared that all the overseas cricketers in his team have agreed to play in the country if their team qualifies.
“Six of our seven players are ready to come and play in Pakistan [from the beginning]. Eoin Morgan, who has commitments to other leagues, [is the sole exception]. He will be coming late and will be leaving early,” Dawn quoted Iqbal as saying.
“This is good news for all of us that players have agreed to come here and we hope everything stays well,” he added.