Sialkot Stallions is the name of the Sialkot cricket team. Jinnah Stadium Sialkot is the home ground of this team. The capacity of this ground is 20,000. This team plays in red and silver kit.
In the recent past, some of its prominent players were Mohammad Asif, Naved-ul-Hasan, Shoaib Malik and Imran Nazir. Five important players of this team have left this team and have joined the Indian Cricket League. These are Khalid Mahmood, Tahir Mughal, Shahid Yousuf, Naved-ul-Hasan and Imran Nazir. The skipper of this team is Shoiab Malik, who is an all-rounder. He is also the captain of the Pakistan national cricket team.
In October 2008, a Twenty20 match was played between Sialkot Stallions and Karachi Zebras. The Stallions won the toss and scored 179 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. The Zebras replied with a score of 147 for 6 wickets in 20 overs. Thus the Stallions won by 32 runs.
The second semi-final of the RBS Twenty20 Cup 2008 was played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore between Sialkot Stallions and Lahore Lions. The Stallions scored 117 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. The Lions could manage only 111 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Consequently, the Stallions won this match by 6 runs.
On 8th October 2008, the final of the RBS Twenty20 championship was contested between Sialkot Stallions and Karachi Dolphins. The toss was won by Karachi Dolphins and they opted to bat. In 20 overs, the team scored 125 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. Sialkot Stallions scored 126 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 19.4 overs.
This team has won the RBS Twenty20 championship in 2007-08, 2006-07 and 2005-06.
The ABN-AMRO Cup National One day championship has been won twice in 2006-07 and 2004-05.
This team has won the Quaid-i-Azam trophy once.
The Stallions have been victorious in the ABN-AMRO Twenty20 Cup in 2006-07 and 2005-06.
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