Imad Wasim is officially on the move, traded from the Karachi Kings to Islamabad United in exchange for Hassan Ali. The transfer, confirmed amid swirling rumors of foreign players joining the ninth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), sees Wasim donning the Platinum category for United. Wasim had previously led Karachi to PSL victory in the fifth edition.
Hassan Ali, who had a stint with Islamabad in the last season, now takes up the role of a Diamond player for the Karachi Kings. The player trade involved Karachi Kings acquiring Islamabad United’s first-round pick in exchange for their second-round silver pick, as per the PSL statement.
A new beginning pic.twitter.com/dHookYC5vR
— Imad Wasim (@simadwasim) November 29, 2023
In light of the switch, Imad Wasim acknowledged the end of his “very special journey” with the Karachi teams. He expressed gratitude to the management and fans for their unwavering support during his time with the team. Imad is now gearing up for a “new chapter” with Islamabad United, his hometown team. He expressed excitement about joining the franchise and pledged to give his best to repay the trust shown by Islamabad United, Shadab Khan, and owner Ali Naqvi.
Your passion & incredible performances have left an indelible mark on our hearts.
— Islamabad United (@IsbUnited) November 29, 2023
In bidding farewell to Karachi, Imad shared, “Goodbye Karachi, time to go home to Islamabad.” Meanwhile, Islamabad United extended good wishes to Hassan Ali as he embarks on a new journey with the Karachi Kings.