Peshawar Zalmi is a profession T20 cricket team that plays in Pakistan Super League and represent Peshawar city of Pakistan in the competition. Haier CEO Javed Afridi bought the franchise of Peshawar Zalmi for 16 Million USD. Arbab Niaz Stadium in the home ground for Peshawar team in PSL Twenty20.

Pakistan cricket’s one of the best all-rounders Shahid Afridi was appointed as the skipper of Peshawar Zalmi team for inaugural PSLT20 edition. Afridi was also named the iconic player in team. Mohammad Akram was appointed as the head coach of the Peshawar Zalmi meanwhile Zimbabwe’s Andy Flower was declared as the batting coach and mentor.

Team Name and Logo

Peshawar Zalmi team owner Javed Afridi revealed the official team and logo on 13 December 2015 in Army Public School Peshawar. The logo is designed with three colors white, blue and yellow which represents the pride of Peshawar region and the energy.

Peshawar Zalmi.
Peshawar Zalmi logo

Team Jersey

The official kit of Zalmis is made up of on the theme of logo and it consists blue and yellow color combination.


Shahid Afridi led Peshawar Zalmi in the first season of HBL Pakistan Super League but during the 2017 PSL players draft event, Afridi stepped down as the skipper and Darren Sammy was appointed as the captain. In the second Pakistan Super League players draft, Peshawar Zalmi picked England’s limited overs cricket skipper Eoin Morgan in the platinum category.

Team management retained a total of 10 players before heading towards the draft.

Peshawar Zalmi Squad 2018

Player Country Role
Darren Sammy (c) West Indies All-Rounder
Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan All-Rounder
Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh Batsman
Kamran Akmal Pakistan Wicket-Keeper
Saad Nasim Pakistan Batsman
Evin Lewis West Indies Batsman
Mohammad Arif Pakistan Bowler
Dwayne Bravo West Indies All-Rounder
Haris Sohail Pakistan All-Rounder
Chris Jordan England Bowler
Andre Fletcher West Indies Batsman
Taimoor Sultan Pakistan Batsman
Sameen Gul Pakistan Bowler
Khalid Usman Pakistan Bowler
Hammad Azam Pakistan All-Rounder
Ibtisam Sheikh Pakistan Bowler
Mohammad Asghar Pakistan Bowler
Hasan Ali Pakistan Bowler
Wahab Riaz Pakistan Bowler
Shakib al Hasan Bangladesh All-Rounder

Official Online Presence


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