Pakistan Super League’s one of the most popular teams is Islamabad United which will be playing first edition of tournament under Pakistan test team captain Misbah-Ul-Haq’s leadership. Islamabad United picked some great players in the first players draft of HBL PSLT20 that took place in December 2015.
Australia’s Shane Watson was the first ever pick for Islamabad United in the players draft. Apart from Misbah and Watson, team picked Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan HBL PSL 2016 squad.
Australian cricketer Brad Haddin was also included in the side. Two West Indies players Andre Russell and Samuel Badree were also named in the Islamabad United team for Pakistan Super League first edition. Team will play the opening game of tournament against Quetta Gladiators at Dubai International Stadium.
In the supplementary round, team Islamabad picked Saeed Ajmal, Usain Talat, Umar Siddiq and Ashar Zaidi. These supplementary players will travel to UAE and play matches if team wants. Let’s have a look at the 16-member Islamabad team.
Islamabad United Squad 2016
|Pakistani Players||Overseas Players|
|Misbah-Ul-Haq (Captain)||Shane Watson (Australia)|
|Mohammad Irfan||Andre Russell (West Indies)|
|Sharjeel Khan||Samuel Badree (West Indies)|
|Asmad Butt||Brad Haddin (Australia)|
|Mohammad Sami||Sam Billings (England)|