Islamabad United

Islamabad United

PSL team Islamabad United is a franchise-based team that represents the city of Islamabad in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). It is one of the most successful teams in the tournament, having won the title twice in the five seasons of PSL played so far. Islamabad United was founded in 2015 and is owned by Leonine Global Sports.

Captain: The team is captained by Shadab Khan, a young and talented all-rounder who has already made a name for himself in international cricket. He has been with the team since 2018 and led them to their second PSL title in 2018.

Head Coach: The team’s head coach is Misbah-ul-Haq, a former captain of the Pakistan cricket team. He is widely regarded as one of the best cricketing brains in the country and has been instrumental in shaping Islamabad United’s success over the years.

Islamabad United’s squad is a mix of experienced and young players, with some of the most notable names in the team being Colin Munro, Alex Hales, Asif Ali, and Faheem Ashraf. The team also has some exciting young talent like Iftikhar Ahmed, Musa Khan, and Rohail Nazir.

Islamabad United’s home ground is the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, and they have a strong fan base in the city. The team’s colors are red and blue, and their logo features a lion, which represents strength and power.

Islamabad United Success Story

Islamabad United has been one of the most consistent teams in the PSL, reaching the playoffs in all five seasons of the tournament. They won the title in the inaugural season in 2016, defeating Quetta Gladiators in the final. The team’s second title came in 2018 when they beat Peshawar Zalmi in a thrilling final.

One of the reasons for Islamabad United’s success is their strong team spirit and camaraderie. The players are like a family and support each other both on and off the field. The team has a good mix of local and foreign players, which adds to the diversity and strength of the squad.

Another factor that has contributed to Islamabad United’s success is their strong management team. The team is well-run and well-organized, with a clear strategy and game plan in place. The management has also been proactive in identifying and grooming young talent, which bodes well for the future of the team.

Islamabad United Final Squad for PSL 10

Player Role Category Nationality
Shadab Khan All Rounder (C) Platinum Pakistan
Alex Hales Batsman Platinum England
Paul Stirling Batsman Silver Ireland
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Batsman Platinum Afghanistan
Mohammad Wasim Jr. Bowler Diamond Pakistan
Asif Ali Batsman Diamond Pakistan
Fazal Haq Farooqi Bowler Diamond Afghanistan
Faheem Ashraf All Rounder Gold Pakistan
Azam Khan Batsman Gold Pakistan
Hassan Ali Bowler Gold Pakistan
Colin Munro Batsman Silver New Zealand
Sohaib Maqsood Batsman Silver Pakistan
Abrar Ahmad Bowler Silver Pakistan
Roman Raees Bowler Silver Pakistan
Zeeshan Zameer All Rounder Emerging Pakistan
Hassan Nawaz Batsman Emerging New Zealand
Tom Curren All Rounder Supplementary England
Moeen Ali All Rounder Supplementary Pakistan
Zafar Gohar Bowler Supplementary Pakistan
Mubasir Khan All Rounder Supplementary Pakistan

Islamabad United Batting and Bowling Coach

Name Position Nationality
Johan Botha Head Coach South Africa
Saeed Ajmal Assistant Coach Pakistan
Corey Rutgers Bowling Coach Australia
Rehan ul Haq Team Manager Pakistan