|League:||Pakistan Super League|
Franchise historyThe Karachi Kings were created when the decision was taken by Pakistan Cricket board to have its own franchise based T20 league. On 3 December 2015, the PCB unveiled the owners of five city-based franchises, representing Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Islamabad and Quetta. The Karachi franchise was sold to the ARY Media Group for Rs 01 for a ten-year period making it the most expensive team in the tournament.
2016 Pakistan Super League
Team Name and LogoTeam name and logo was revealed on 21 December 2015. logo features a lion with Karachi Kings written below in white and gold colors. At the logo ceremony Salman Iqbal the owner of the team said that the logo and the theme of the team represents the true spirit and resilience of Karachi.
Jersey colorsThe team's primary jersey color is blue and gold. The jersey also incorporates the roaring lion logo in the center of the shirt and bottom of trousers.
Theme SongTheme song of kings is Karachi Jeetay Gaa sung by Ali Azmat a Pakistani singer. The theme song launched on 8 Jan 2016 in an event held in National Stadium Karachi.
Sponsors and PartnersBahria Town the largest real-estate developers and Investors in Pakistan and the largest private housing society in Asia is the title sponsor for the franchise. Besides Bahria Town other sponsors are Summit Bank, K-Electric, The Arkadians, Oye Hoye and Shield Corporation Ltd.ARY Digital,ARY Zindagi and ARY News are their official entertainment and news Partners respectively during 2016 PSL.Naya Nazimabad is their official main partner.
|Name||Nat.||Batting style||Bowling style||Notes|
|Iftikhar Ahmed||Right-hand||Right-arm off spin|
|Nauman Anwar||Right-Hand||Right-arm Medium||Part-time Wicket-keeper|
|Lendl Simmons||Right-Hand||Right-arm Medium||Overseas|
|Shahzaib Hasan||Right-hand||Right-arm leg spin|
|Fawad Alam||Left-hand||Slow Left-arm Orthodox|
|James Vince||Right-hand||Right-arm Medium||Overseas|
|Imad Wasim||Left-Hand||Slow Left-arm Orthodox|
|Ravi Bopara||Right-hand||Right Arm Medium Fast||Overseas|
|Shoaib Malik||Right-hand||Right-arm off spin||Captain/Icon Player|
|Tillakaratne Dilshan||Right-hand||Right-arm off spin||Overseas|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Left-hand||Slow Left-arm Orthodox||Overseas|
|Bilawal Bhatti||Right-hand||Right-arm Fast|
|Sohail Tanvir||Left-Hand||Left Arm Fast Medium|
|Sohail Khan||Right-Hand||Right-Arm Fast|
|Mohammad Amir||Left-hand||Left-arm Fast|
|Usama Mir||Right-hand||Right-arm Leg spin|
|Mir Hamza||Right-hand||Left-arm Medium Fast|
Management and coaching staff
|Mickey Arthur||Head Coach|
|Mushtaq Ahmed||Bowling Coach|
|Abdul Majeed||Fielding Coach|
|Yaseen Malik||Fitness Trainer|