Quetta Gladiators represents the Quetta Baluchistan, Pakistan. This franchise is owned by Nadeem Omar of Omar Associates(Karachi based company). This franchise has the lowest budget for drafting.Some of the Pakistani TV channels refused to promote this team on their channels.But PTV sports took this charge and as a matter of fact in PSL 2016 the team came out as one of the best team of the tournament.
In their coaching staff Quetta Gladiators have Moin Khan as Head Coach. The most noteworthy Sir Vivian Richard as their batting coach and also their mentor. The job of assistant and bowling coach was done by Ian Pont while Julien fountain serves as the fielding coach.
Furthermore, they have recently appointed veteran all-rounder Abdul Razzaq as their assistant coach.
They have the highest winning percentage among all five teams of PSL 2016.They ended their tournament as the runner-up of PSL 2016.
Sarfraz Ahmed (current Pakistani T20 captain) leads Quetta Gladiators. Quetta Gladiators players include Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shahzad, Kevin Pietersen, Asad Shafiq, Saad Nasim, Rameez Raja junior, Bismillah Khan, Luke Wright, in their batting lineup. Tymal Mills, Umer Gul, Zulfiqar Babar and Muhammad Nawaz are the bowlers of QG. Their all-rounder category has Luke Wright, Muhammad Nabi, Anwar Ali, and Carlos Braithwaite
Sarfraz Ahmed did an excellent job of captaincy in PSL 2016 .As a result making his team able to reach at the final level of the tournament.
Eden robe sponsored the Gladiators while their official media partner is PTV Sports.
Fakhir Mahmood is their ambassador.
GLADIATORS record in 1st edition of PSL: –
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Quetta Gladiators are definitely the underdogs of PSL 2017 . In addition they proved themselves to be the most dangerous warriors of PSL 2016. And they plan to do the same in PSL 2017 but with one Goal in mind victory!!.
- Ahmed Shahzad
- Luke Wright
- Kevin Pieterson
- Sarfaraz Ahmad
- Anwar Ali
- Tymal Mills
- Umer Gul
- Zulfiqar Babar
- Umer Amin
- Mohammad Nawaz
- Rilee Rossouw
- Asad Shafiq
- Saad Nasim
- Hassaan Khan
- Noor Ali
- Nathan McCullum
- Thisara Perera
- Bismillah Khan
- Mir Hamza
Also See: Quetta Gladiators Team Analysis