Kotli Lions Squad, Matches, Captain, Head coach, Players List, Sponsor, KPL 2022

Kotli Lions KPL 2022

The Kotli Lions, Auction Players List, owner, Head coach, or Sponsor in 2022 with complete details in KPL

Kotli Lions is a Pakistani professional T20 franchise that takes part in the KPL. Kotli Lion team is captained by Kamran Akmal. He is a former Pakistani cricketer.

Abdul Razaq is the Head Coach and Khalid Zia and Nasir Yousuf own the team. The franchise embodies the city of Kotli, the capital of the Kotli District.

Fakhar Zaman was first originally appointed as captain but Kamran Akmal had to replace him due to the Pakistani tour of the West Indies.

Kotli Lions Name Meaning Theory

The Kotli name represents a district of Azad and Jammu Kashmir, Kotli, a city, dated back to the fifteenth centenary when it was settled by a deputy of the royal family of Raja Mangar PalBack.

Then, it was prominent as ‘Kohtali’ meaning ‘under mountain’. Over the years, the name morphed into Kotli.

Kotli Lions Cricket Squad List 2022

Kotli Lions Batsman or Category

Player NameCategoryRole
Khurram Manzoor (C)Icon PlayerBatsman
Sarfaraz AhmedPlatinumBatsman
Ahsan AliDiamondBatsman
Hanif AzadSilverBatsman
Hasan MohsinSilverBatsman
Imran ShahEmergingBatsman
Irfan Ali QasmiEmergingBatsman
Basit AliKashmiriBatsman
Naveed MalikKashmiriBatsman

Kotli Lions All-Rounder or Category

Player NameCategoryRole
Danish AzizPlatinumAll-Rounder
Omair Bin YousufSilverAll-Rounder
Zayyan KhanKashmiriAll-Rounder
M Mujtaba GhayasKashmiriAll-Rounder
Nadeem KhaleelKashmiriAll-Rounder

Kotli Lion’s Bowler or category

Player NameCategoryRole
Abdul RehmanGold
Khurram ShahzadDiamondBowler
Khalid UsmanGoldBowler
Irfanullah ShahGoldBowler
Mushtaq Ahmed KalhoroSilverBowler
Hassaan KhanSilverBowler

Kotli Lions KPL 2022 UpComing Match Schedule, Venue, Time, And Date

2Sun, 14 Aug 2022Kotli Lions vs Mirpur Royals02:00 PMMuzaffarabad Cricket Stadium AJ & K
7Tue, 16 Aug 2022Kotli Lions vs Overseas Warriors07: 00 PMMuzaffarabad Cricket Stadium AJ & K
11Thu, 18 Aug 2022Jammu Janbazvs Kotli Lions07: 00 PMMuzaffarabad Cricket Stadium AJ & K
14Sat, 20 Aug 2022Bagh Stallions vs Kotli Lions02:00 PMMuzaffarabad Cricket Stadium AJ & K
16Sun, 21 Aug 2022Kotli Lions vs Muzaffarabad Tigers02:00 PMMuzaffarabad Cricket Stadium AJ & K
21Tue, 23 Aug 2022Kotli Lions vs Rawalakot Hawks07: 00 PMMuzaffarabad Cricket Stadium AJ & K

Also Read : Rawalakot Hawks KPL 2022 Time Table, Matches, Schedule, Venues

Kotli Lions KPL International Players In 2022

Monty Panesar will be the overseas Player of Kotili Lions.

Kotli Lions KPL Team Captain 2022

Kotli Lion team is captained by Kamran Akmal. He is a Pakistani international cricketer.

He plays for his country Pakistan as a right-handed batsman & he also plays the role of the wicketkeeper.

He began his worldwide career in November 2002 with a test match.

 Kotli Lions Team Owner 2022

The Team is owned by Khalid Zia and Nasir Yousuf.

Kotli Lions Team Head coach 2022

Abdul Razzaq is Head Coach of Kotli Lions. He is a former Pakistani Cricketer.

He played all formats of the game. He is a wonderful cricket player, a right-arm fast-medium bowler, and a right-handed batsman who emerged in international cricket in 1996 with his one-day international.

He took advantage of 265 ODIs and 46 Tests.

Also Read : Rawalakot Hawks KPL 2022 Complete Guide

Assistant coach

Former Test opener Imran Farhat has been nominated by Kashmir Premier League Kotli Lions’ assistant coach.

Recently, the franchise had announced that it had appointed a former test opener to Imran Farhat.

Kotli Lions Team Jersey 2022

Finally, they reveal their jersey. They used a purple color for their team to represent along white lines on it. A little net print of pink color has given on jersey for make elegant design.

The Logo of Kotli lions has been printed on the left above the corner of the jersey.KPL has been written on the front middle of the jersey.

DAWN The Media Group sponsor has printed on the right corner of the jersey. The logo of سلام Takaful (the name of the sponsor) for advertising has written on the right sleeve of the jersey. A low shade of purple color has been used for coller to enhance it.

Kotli Lions Official Team Logo 2022

Kotli Lions KPL 2022 Team Offical Logo
Kotli Lions KPL 2022 Team Offical Logo

They reveal their logo in yellow vibrant color. Yellow, the color of sunshine, urge, and happiness, has incompatible associations.

On one hand, yellow stands for gloom, happiness, positivity, energy, optimism, remembrance, intellect, honor, loyalty, and joy, but on the other, it represents cowardice and deceit.

They used the Open mouth of the Lion as their symbol, as we can call it roaring Lion to present themselves. They have chosen this symbol for to show how big they are—to terrify their prey and competitors.

The devil also roars to instill fear and he does so through persecution, fierce trials, and strong seductions.


Kotli Lions nominated Fakhar Zaman as Icon Player of the team. He will dominate Kotli Lions in the inaugural season of the Kashmir Premier League. 

Monty Panesar will be only the overseas Player of Kotili Lions. All six teams of KPL must have included at least five Emerging Players.

Abdullah Syed, Syed Haashim Ali, Hassan Raza, Yasir Jan, and Abdul Rehman are the five emerging players of Kotli Lions. 

The team will represent Kotli in the Inaugural Season. Moreover, the fixtures of Kotli Lions for KPL 2022 will be out very soon.

All the Latest Updates of the Kashmir Premier League

we will be uploaded on their Social Media accounts. The Complete team squad of All teams was published on the Kashmir Premier League Instagram account and other platforms. Kashmir Premier League Instagram account already has more than 9,000 Followers.

Purpose: The franchise, Kotli Lions attempts to elevate the local talent of Kashmiri youth by instating a cricket academy in Muzaffarabad, accommodating Kashmiri players to obtain recognition.

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