Multan Sultans became the sixth side to join the Pakistan Super League following a bidding procedure. They join the Peshawar Zalmis, Lahore Qalandars, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United as the other teams in the competition.
Multan Sultans represents Multan, Punjab acquired by Schön Properties (Nasir Schon & sons)
Schön Properties acquired the rights for US$41.6 million on an eight-year agreement starting from 2018.
Multan Cricket Stadium will be their Homeground
Captain will be Pakistan’s Star All-rounder Shoaib Malik
The coach will be Australia’s, Tom Moody.
Multan Sultans Squad
Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Irfan Khan, Kashif Bhatti
Players picked in the draft:
Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas, Nicholas Pooran, Abdullah Shafique, Saif Badar
Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq, Ross Whiteley
Emerging category players: