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ISLAMABAD UNITED CRICKET TEAM PSL – thegkworld

ISLAMABAD UNITED CRICKET TEAM PSL – thegkworld

ISLAMABAD UNITED CRICKET TEAM PSL - thegkworld

ISLAMABAD UNITED

The PSL 1 and 3 champions, Islamabad United, and Multan Sultans, the PSL’s never-winners, will play one another at 11 PM PST in the 30th PSL match on Saturday 19 June 2021. It will be very interesting since both clubs are powerful and follow a huge fan. This will be a great treat for Abu Dhabi cricket fans since it will take place at Sheik Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Introduction

Islamabad United is a Twenty20 franchise cricket team of Pakistani professionals that play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The nickname of the squad is IU. Islamabad United are the Pakistan Super League’s first winners. The club is officially located in Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, and was established to play in the Pakistan Super League in the inaugural season in 2015. Leonine Global Investments owns the franchise via its sports company Leonine Global Sports, controlled by Amna Naqvi and Ali Naqvi. The franchise won the inaugural PSL championship and defeated Quetta Gladiators. Shoaib Naveed is the Chief Operating Officer, Rehan Ul Haq is the Chief Executive Officer and Hassan Cheema is the Strategy Manager. The franchise won their second championship in the PSL’s third season, by beating three wickets from Peshawar Zalmi in the final, the most successful franchise in the history of the Pakistan Super Lega (two).

The team is coached by Johan Botha who has been coaching Dean Jones from the first season to the fourth season. Shadab Khan was appointed as the team captain before PSL 5 and became the youngest in the history of the PSL. Pakistani rapid bowler Rumman Raees is the squad’s bowling coach, while Saeed Ajmal is the coach assistant.

Luke Ronchi is the leading racer on the squad, while Faheem Ashraf is the leading racer.

ISLAMABAD UNITED Players

No.NameBatting styleSigned year
1Asif AliRight-handed2016
2Colin MunroLeft-handed2020
3Usman KhawajaLeft-handed2021
4Brandon KingRight-handed2021
5Shadab Khan©Right-handed2017
6Iftikhar AhmedRight-handed2021
7Hussain TalatLeft-handed2016
8Faheem AshrafLeft-handed2018
9Umar AminLeft-handed2018
10Mohammad WasimRight-handed2021
11Rohail NazirRight-handed2021
12Muhammad AkhlaqRight-handed2021
13Hasan AliRight-handed2021
14Muhammad MusaRight-handed2019
15Zafar GoharLeft-handed2018
16Ahmed Safi AbdullahLeft-handed2021
17Akif JavedRight-handed2021
18Fawad AhmedRight-handed2021
19Ali KhanRight-handed2021
20Zeeshan ZameerRight-handed2021

ISLAMABAD UNITED Coaching staff

NamePosition
Ali Naqvi & Amna Naqvi (LGS)Owner(s)
 Johan BothaHead Coach
 Saeed AjmalAssistant coach
 Rumman RaeesBowling Coach
 Corey RutgersFielding Coach & Fitness Trainer
 Errol AlcottPhysiotherapist
 Rehan-ul-HaqGeneral Manager
 Hassan CheemaStrategy Manager

List of Captains

No.PlayerFromTo
1Misbah-ul-Haq20162018
2Shane Watson20162016
3Rumman Raees20182018
4JP Duminy20182018
5Mohammad Sami20192019
6Shadab Khan2019present

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