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Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi (PZ) is a professional cricket franchise that played in Pakistan Super League (PSL). It represent Peshawar region in Pakistan. Peshawar Zalmi cricket team is owned by Javed Afridi who is the CEO of Haier Pakistan. PZ team was established in 2015 and already played both two seasons of PSL. In current scenario Darren Sammy is the captain of Peshawar Zalmi while Mohammad Akram is the head coach.

Team History:

On 03 December 2015, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sold the five franchises of PSL. Peshawar franchise was bought by Javed Afridi CEO of Haier Pakistan for US$ 16 Million for 10 years.

Performance in previous two editions:

Peshawar Zalmi team start very well in first edition of 2016 and was top at points table in group round. In playoff matches of first edition of PSL Peshawar team lost both its matches and could not reach in the final.

In 2017 (second edition of PSL) Peshawar Zalmi did well again and this time it not only reached at the qualifier round but also win its matches. Peshawar Zalmi cricket team is the current champion of PSL 2017. Final match was played at Lahore against Quetta Gladiators. Peshawar team easily win this match and became the champion of PSL 2017 edition.

Team Name & Logo:

On December 13, 2015 owner of the franchise Javed Afridi revealed the name of team and its official logo in ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL, Peshawar. Team given a name of Zalmi, “Zalmi” is a Pashto language word its meaning “Youth”. Logo of Peshawar Zalmi team represents the fusion of traditional Peshawari turban. Logo has three different colours, shades blue, yellow & white. All these colours are signifying the pride of the region, the skies and the energy & love of the people with cricket.

Sponsors & Kit Manufacturer:

Year Kit Manufacturer Chest Branding Front Branding Back Branding Sleeve Branding
2016       J. Brighto Paints Baharia Town Boom Boom Bubble Gum Hum TV, J., Zic Motor Oil
2017      Nike Jivi Mobiles General Petroleum Boom Boom Bubble Gum Daily Jang, Khaleej Times & Super Power Motorcycles


Peshawar Zalmi Current Team Squad:

Player Name Nationality Batting Style Salary Joined Note


Marlon Samuels Jamaica (WI) Right Handed Replacement 2017 Overseas
Tamim Iqbal  Bangladesh Left Handed US $ 50,000 2016 Overseas
Eoin Morgan  England Left Handed US $ 140,000 2017 Overseas
Dawid Malan  England Left Handed US $ 25,000 2016 Overseas
Khushdil Shah  Pakistan Left Handed US $ 10,000 2017 Local
Sohaib Maqsood  Pakistan Right Handed US $ 25,000 2017 Local
Iftikhar Ahmed  Pakistan Right Handed US $ 25,000 2017 Local


Darren Sammy


Saint Lucia (WI) Right Handed Batsman & right-arm medium fast US $ 70,000 2016 Overseas
Shakib Al Hassan  Bangladesh Left Handed Batsman & Slow left-arm Orthodox US $ 70,000 2017 Overseas
Samit Patel  England Right Handed Batsman & left-arm Orthodox Replacement 2017 Overseas
Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistan Right Handed Batsman & right-arm off Spin US $ 70,000 2016 Local
Haris Sohail  Pakistan Left Handed Batsman & left-arm Orthodox US $ 25,000 2017 Local


Kamran Akmal  Pakistan Right Handed Batsman US $ 50,000 2016 Local


Junaid Khan  Pakistan Left Arm Fast US $ 25,000 2016 Local
Wahab Riaz  Pakistan Left Arm Fast US $ 140,000 2016 Local
Chris Jordan  England Right Arm Fast US $ 50,000 2017 Overseas
Hasan Ali  Pakistan Right Arm Medium Fast US $ 10,000 2016 Local
Imran Khan  Pakistan Right Arm Medium Fast US $ 25,000 2016 Local
Mohammad Asghar  Pakistan Heft Arm Spinner US $ 10,000 2016 Local
Irfan Khan  Pakistan   US $ 10,000 2017 local


Management & Coaching Staff:


 Pakistan Javed Afridi  (Haier Group) Owner
 Pakistan Zeeshan Afzal CEO
 Pakistan Mohammad Akram Head Coach
 Pakistan Younis Khan Batting Coach/Mentor
 South Africa Grant Luden Fielding Coach
 Pakistan Abdul Rehman Manager
 Zimbabwe Bradley Ian Robinson Physio


    • TAHA

      August 2, 2017

      peshawar zalmi you are so best but you lose against quetta and islamabad i am sooooo sad last psl 2017 playof 1 you lose against qutta i am crying but the final you are play amazing i was seemed but afridi is not playing the match is not very intrested but sammy you play same afridi but it was gon and afridi is gon but next psl you play same all the best peshawar zalmi

    • TAHA

      August 2, 2017

      peshawar zalmi you are so best but you lose against quetta and islamabad i am sooooo sad


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