Peshawar Zalmi PSL Team

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Peshawar Zalmi T20 Cricket Team

Peshawar Zalmi is one of a professional  T20 cricket team. Which is playing in Pakistan Super League and represents the Peshawar city of Pakistan in the tournament. Accordingly, the Haier CEO Javed Afridi bought the acquired franchise of Peshawar Zalmi for 16 Million USD. Similarly, in the home ground for Peshawar team is  Arbab Niaz Stadium in PSL Twenty20.

Similarly, Shahid Afridi is assigned as the captain of Peshawar Zalmi team for beginning PSLT20 edition.  Afridi is one of the Pakistan’s best all-rounders and famous as the iconic player in team. Meanwhile,  Mohammad Akram was appointed as the head coach of the Peshawar Zalmi team. Apparently, Zimbabwe’s Andy Flower was acknowledged as the batting coach and mentor.

Team Name and LogoPeshawar Zalmi logo

The official team and logo of Peshawar Zalmi was displayed on 13 December 2015.  In Army Public School of Peshawar from its owner Javed  Afridi. Apparently,  this logo is constructed with three colours white, blue and yellow. Thus,  representing the pride and energy  of Peshawar region.

Team Jersey

The official kit of Zalmis has a theme logo which comprises of blue and yellow color combination. After the title ”Peshawar Zalmi” there is written “Khpal Team” means Own team. There is also an illustration of cultural cap of “Pathans” on the top of Peshawar Zalmi indicating the dignity of “Pathans”.


In the first season of HBL Pakistan Super League Peshawar Zalmi was led by Shahid Afridi. During the  2017 PSL players draft event, Afridi dropped out as the skipper and Darren Sammy was nominated as the captain. However, in the current Pakistan Super League players draft, Peshawar Zalmi selected England’s limited overs cricket captain Eoin Morgan in the platinum category.

Team management recognized a total of 10 players before going towards the draft.

Peshawar Zalmi Squad 2017

S. No. Player Country Draft Category
1 Shahid Afridi Pakistan Platinum
2 Wahab Riaz Pakistan Platinum
3 Eoin Morgan England Platinum
4 Darren Sammy (Captain) West Indies Diamond
5 Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan Diamond
6 Tillakratne Dilshan Sri Lanka Diamond
7 Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh Gold
8 Kamran Akmal Pakistan Gold
9 Chris Jordan England Gold
10 Sohaib Maqsood Pakistan Silver
11 Imran Khan Jr. Pakistan Silver
12 Junaid Khan Pakistan Silver
13 Iftikhar Ahmed Pakistan Silver
14 Haris Sohail Pakistan Silver
15 Mohammad Asghar Pakistan Emerging
16 Hassan Ali Pakistan Emerging
Supplementary Players
1 Marlon Samuels West Indies Supplementary
2 Irfan Khan Pakistan Supplementary
3 Khushdil Shah Pakistan Supplementary
4 Shehzad M Pakistan Supplementary




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