Gayle, Tanvir switch sides for upcoming PSL

09:04 AM | 8 Oct, 2016
Gayle, Tanvir switch sides for upcoming PSL
KARACHI (Web Desk) - Sohail Tanvir and Chris Gayle have both been traded, with Tanvir joining Lahore Qalandars camp while Karachi Kings has roped in Chris Gayle for upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League.

Former Sri Lankan skipper  Kumar Sangakkara has also agreed to join Karachi Kings. He might be involved in a player-coach sort of a role with the side owing to his experience, Pakistan Super League said.

A total of 5 teams would face each other for the cricketing tussle. Each team would pick 11 players from a total of 16.

Preparations are in full swing for the biggest League tournament in the country slated to begin by February next year. The PCB officials are mulling hard to organise the final of PSL 2017 in provincial capital Lahore as major portion of the tournament would be conducted in UAE.

Cricketing giants like Dwayne Smith, Andre Russell, Shane Watson, Grant Eliott and Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan participated in the lat season of PSL although Islamabad United under the captaincy of Misbah Ul Haq won the title.