Peshawar Zalmi Team Squad PSL 2018

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.

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.

Peshawar Zalmi Retained Players for PSL 2018

On 05 October (Thursday) 2017 Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) released the players list who were retained by the teams in Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 third season 2018. PSL 2018 draft is ready and player’s auction will be held in November 2017. All teams retained (09) players as per rules and policy of Pakistan Super League (PSL). Now due to edition of Multan Sultan team PSL 2018 draft will be more interesting and also world famous T20 players are ready to become the part of this mega event. Here are Peshawar Zalmi retained players which will be part of the team in PSL 2018 third edition.

Players Name

PSL Category

Players Name

PSL Category

Pakistan Mohammad Hafeez Platinum Saint Lucia Darren Sammy (Captain) Gold
Pakistan Wahab Riaz Platinum Pakistan Mohammad Asghar Silver
Pakistan Kamran Akmal Diamond England Chris Jordan Silver
Bangladesh Shakib ul Hassan Diamond Pakistan Haris Sohail Silver
Pakistan Hassan Ali Gold

PSL 2018 Draft Picks:

Peshawar Zalmi completed its 20 players squad in Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 2018 draft. Team picks; Dwayne Bravo (Platinum), Tamim Iqbal (Diamond), Hammad Azam (Gold), Saad Nasim (Silver), Taimur Sultan (Silver), Ibtisam Sheikh (Emerging) & Sameen Gul (Emerging).

Sponsors & Kit Manufacturer:


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 Team Squad PSL 2018:

Player Name


Batting Style





Taimur Sultan Pakistan Right Handed Batsman US $ 25,000 2018 Local
Tamim Iqbal  Bangladesh Left Handed Batsman US $ 70,000 2018 Overseas
Ibtisam Sheikh Pakistan Right Handed Batsman US $ 10,000 2018 Local
Evin Lewis Trinidad and Tobago Left Handed Batsman Amount Disclosed 2018 Overseas
Mohammad Arif Pakistan Left Handed Batsman Amount Disclosed 2018 Local


Darren Sammy


Saint Lucia Right Handed Batsman & right-arm medium fast US $ 50,000 2016 Overseas
Shakib Al Hassan  Bangladesh Left Handed Batsman & Slow left-arm Orthodox US $ 70,000 2017 Overseas
Dwayne Bravo Trinidad and Tobago Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Medium Fast US $ 140,000 2018 Overseas
Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistan Right Handed Batsman & right-arm off Spin US $ 140,000 2016 Local
Haris Sohail  Pakistan Left Handed Batsman & left-arm Orthodox US $ 25,000 2017 Local
Hammad Azam Pakistan Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Medium Us $ 50,000 2018 Local
Saad Nasim Pakistan Right Handed Batsman & Right Arm Leg Spin US $ 25,000 2018 Local
Usman Khalid Pakistan Right Handed Batsman & Slow Left Arm Orthodox Amount Disclosed 2018 Local


Kamran Akmal  Pakistan Right Handed Batsman US $ 70,000 2016 Local
Andre Fletcher Grenada Right Handed Batsman Amount Disclosed 2018 Overseas


Sameen Gul Pakistan Right Arm Medium US $ 10,000 2018 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
Mohammad Asghar Pakistan Left Arm Spinner US $ 25,000 2016 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

Defending Champion of Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 2017 team Peshawar Zalmi added two Chinese players in its squad for 2018 edition. Jian Li and Yufie Zhang now will be part of Peshawar Zalmi Squad for PSL 2018 third edition.

 The Owner of Peshawar Zalmi franchise Javed Afridi released a press conference with Chinese Embassy in Islamabad to announced that “Peshawar Zalmi is not only pleased to assist in top notch coaching and mentoring of cricketers in China, but also providing them a platform to recognise their talent and motivate them to achieve international recognition.”

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.

4 thoughts on “Peshawar Zalmi Team Squad PSL 2018”

  1. 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

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