Karachi Kings have announced their captain for the upcoming HBL PSL season 8 with the addition of Babar Azam to Peshawar zalmi.

Imad Wasim will captain Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League’s eighth season, which begins in 2023.

The 34-year-old was a successful captain for the Kings, winning the HBL PSL 2020 season after overcoming the underdogs Lahore Qalandars to take the title for the first time.

Imad Wasim formerly captained Karachi Kings for three consecutive seasons (2018-2021) before being replaced by Babar Azam. Kings won 20 of 41 games when he was captain.

Imad has appeared in 64 HBL PSL matches and scored 616 runs, including two fifties. Imad Wasim got 41 wickets with the ball.

The 2023 season will begin on February 9 across four sites – Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Multan – with the final on March 19.