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Islamabad United 2017 Team Squad

Islamabad United is a professional T20 cricket team that plays in Pakistan Super League. The team represents Pakistan city Islamabad in the league. Venture Capital Leonine Global Sports owns the franchise of Islamabad United in PSL. Team won first edition of Pakistan Super League in 2016 under Misbah-ul-haq’s captaincy. Wasim Akram was announced the director of team and Dean Jones was appointed as the head coach.

Islamabad United won 2016 Pakistan Super League

Islamabad United won 2016 Pakistan Super League

The Islamabad franchise was purchased for 15 US million dollar by Leonine Sports. Australia’s Shane Watson was the first ever selected player for Islamabad United in PSL Twenty20 and he acted as the brand ambassador of team.

Team Name and Logo

The Islamabad name in the team represent the capital city “Islamabad” of Pakistan whereas “United” word expresses the unity among people. Logo of team was launched in December 2015 at Polo Club in Islamabad. The logo consists face of lion which team management said that would represent courage, aggression and power.

Islamabad United Logo

Islamabad United Logo

 

Team Jersey

Islamabad United players have been wearing orange and red kits during the matches which is manufactured by German sportswear company Puma SE. Pume SE is the official shirt sponsor partner company of Islamabad United.

Squad

The first season of PSL, team played under Misbah-Ul-Haq’s captaincy and became first ever champion of Pakistan’s flagship twenty20 league. From the inaugural PSLT20, Islamabad retained 17 players for second season meanwhile they picked three players Ben Duckett, Zohaib Khan and Shadab Khan to complete 20-men roster.

Let’s have a look at the current squad of Islamabad United for 2017 HBL Pakistan Super League.

Islamabad United Squad 2017

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Misbah Ul Haq (Captain) Pakistan Platinum
2 Andre Russell West Indies Platinum
3 Shane Watson Australia Platinum
4 Samuel Badree West Indies Diamond
5 Mohammad Irfan Pakistan Diamond
6 Sharjeel Khan Pakistan Diamond
7 Brad Haddin Australia Gold
8 Mohammad Sami Pakistan Gold
9 Khalid Latif Pakistan Gold
10 Saeed Ajmal Pakistan Silver
11 Imran Khalid Pakistan Silver
12 Rumman Raees Pakistan Silver
13 Asif Ali Pakistan Silver
14 Sam Billings England Silver
15 Amad Butt Pakistan Emerging
16 Hussain Talat Pakistan Emerging
Supplementary Players
1 Ben Duckett England Supplementary
2 Dwayne Smith West Indies Supplementary
3 Zohaib Khan Pakistan Supplementary
4 Shadab Khan Pakistan Supplementary

Official Online Presence

Website: www.islamabadunited.com

Twitter: Islamabad United

Facebook: Islamabad United

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