Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi (Leagues)

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Peshawar Zalmi cricket team was established when decision was taken by  Pakistan Cricket Board  (PCB) to start the  Pakistan Super League  (PSL). Peshawar Zalmi franchise (PZ) was sold to Haier Group Pakistan for US $ 16 Million for the period of 10 year. Team was owned by Javed Afridi cousin of  Shahid Afridi .[1]  Peshawar Zalmi 

Title Description
Type: T20
Location: Pakistan
Captain: Shahid Afridi
Coach: Mohammad Akram
Owner: Javed Afridi
History Information
Wins: 1 (2017)
Team Information
Team: Peshawar Zalmi
CEO: Haier Javed Afridi
Founded: 2015
Representing: Peshawar
Most Wickets: Wahab Riaz (15)
Most Runs: Tamim Iqbal (267)
“Zalmi” Means: “Youth”
5 Categories: Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Emerging and Supplementary
Basic Colors of Peshawar Zalmi Team: Yellow and Blue
Head Coach: Mohammad Akram

Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi Team

Peshawar Zalmi Team

There were 21 players in Peshawar Zalmi squad for PSL 2016 first edition. Fourteen (14) of them were Pakistani players and seven (7) were foreign players.  Shahid Afridi  was the Captain of Peshawar Zalmi in 2016 edition. There were seven batsmen, four all-rounder, two wicket keepers and eight bowlers included in Peshawar Zalmi 2016 squad. Peshawar Zalmi was the favorite team of this competition. But unfortunately Peshawar lose Semi final match. Here is complete detail of Peshawar Zalmi squad in PSL 2016.[2] Peshawar Zalmi squad for PSL 2016 

Owner of Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi Winning Moments

Peshawar Zalmi Winning Moments

The owner of Peshawar Zalmi team is Javed Afirid who is the CEO of Haier  Pakistan . Famous cricket legend,  Imran Khan , is the mentor while Mohammad Akram is the Head Coach of the team. Peshawar Zalmi has a  Peshawar  turban on its logo with 3 stumps. The basic colors of Peshawar Zalmi team are yellow and blue.  Junaid Jamshed  clothing brand “J.” has done a 5 year deal to provide the kit.[3] Owner of Peshawar Zalmi 

Peshawar Zalmi Logo

Peshawar Zalmi Logo

The team official name and logo revealed on 13th of Dec. 2015 by the owner of the team Javed Afridi in Army Public School Peshawar. Zalmi is essentially a Pashto word which means youth. The team logo is a fusion of a traditional Peshawari turban with cricket stumps. The logo has three, shades blue, yellow and white, signifying the pride of the region, the skies and the energy of the people.[4]  Team Logo  Barra Takra Very impressive initiative. For the 1st time in the history of Pakistan KP Govt has organised Cricket league for School Students. The Zalmi School League has played a crucial role in shepherding the cricketing fan-base in the province. People of peshawar are so excited , Crowd supporting their teams in the ground.The Barra Takra is about to begin in Peshawar today on 2-01-2018 .Peshawar Blues won the toss elected to bat first against Malakand yellows .Zalmi School League Final set to entertain Peshawar .

World Electronic Games

Recently pakistan has participated in World Electronic Games in China after 10 years . It just happened because of Javed Afridi's Support . Gamers as young as 16 years old are representing Pakistan in the World Electronic Games in China in a very exciting platform provided by Peshawar Zalmi and Portal Sports. Peshawar Zalmi, a leading PSL brand and Portal, Pakistan's first state of the art electronic gaming center signed a sponsorship agreement.Jved Afridi said in his Tweet ,"Best of luck to the gamers from Pakistan who are taking part in World Electronic Sports Games in China. Peshawar Zalmi fully supports such initiatives taken at the international level".

Peshawar Zalmi Team and Squad

Peshawar Zalmi 2017 PSL Trophy

Peshawar Zalmi 2017 PSL Trophy

Peshawar Zalmi team contains famous cricket players and legends. Many overseas players are also the part of Peshawar Zalmi. The players selected for the team are categorized into 5 categories which are Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Emerging and Supplementary. Just like the name “Zalmi” which means “Youth”, very energetic and enthusiastic players are selected for the team. 

Peshawar Zalmi Team Squad Team Members Players


Player Name Nationality Batting Style Bowling Technique Member Since Year
Sohaib Maqsood Pakistani Right-hand Right-arm Offbreak 2017
Iftikhar Ahmed Pakistani Right-hand Right-arm off spin 2017
Eoin Morgan England Left-Hand Right Arm Medium Fast 2017
Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh Left-Hand Left-arm off spin 2016
Khushdil Shah Pakistani Left-Hand Left-arm Orthodox 2017
Dawid Malan England Left-Hand Right-arm Leg spin 2016
Marlon Samuels West Indies Right-hand Right-arm off spin 2017


Player Name Nationality Batting Style Bowling Technique Member Since Year
Haris Sohail Pakistani Left-Hand Left-arm Orthodox 2017
Shahid Afridi  Pakistani Right-hand Right-Arm Leg Spin 2016
Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistani Right-hand Right-arm off Spin 2016
Darren Sammy (C) West Indies Right-hand Right-arm Medium Fast 2016
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh Right-hand Slow Left-arm Orthodox 2017


Player Name Nationality Batting Style Bowling Technique Member Since Year
Kamran Akmal  Pakistani Right-hand  2016


Player Name Nationality Batting Style Bowling Technique Member Since Year
Mohammad Asghar Pakistani Left-Hand Left Arm Spinner 2016
Junaid Khan  Pakistani Left-Hand Left-arm Fast  2016
Wahab Riaz  Pakistani Right-hand Left-arm Fast 2016
Chris Jordan England Right-hand Right arm Fast 2017
Imran Khan Pakistani Right-hand Left-arm Medium Fast 2016
Hasan Ali  Pakistani Right-hand Right Arm Medium Fast 2016
Irfan Khan Pakistani 2017

Management and Coaching Staff of Peshawar Zalmi

See here management and coaching staff of Peshawar Zalmi.
Name Position Nationality
Javed Afridi Owner Pakistani
Zeshan Afzal CEO Pakistani
Transmedia Group Marketing Agency Pakistani
Abdul Rehman Manager Pakistani
Mohammad Akram Head Coach/Director Pakistani
Younis Khan Batting Coach/Mentor Pakistani
Grant Luden Fielding Coach/Fitness Trainer South Africa
Ibrahim Qureshi Assistant Trainer Pakistani
Bradley Ian Robinson Physio Zimbabwe
Usman Hashmi Analyst Pakistani
Peshawar Zalmi Match Schedule - 2017 Peshawar VS   Islamabad
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 1st T20
  2. February 09 2017 ( Islamabad United  won by 7 wickets)
Karachi  VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 3rd T20
  2. February 10 2017 (Peshawar Zalmi won by 7 wickets)
Lahore VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 6th T20
  2. February 12 2017 (Peshawar Zalmi won by 3 wickets)
Quetta VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 9th T20
  2. February 17 2017 (No result)
Islamabad VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 12th T20
  2. February 18 2017 ( Islamabad United  won by 5 wickets)
Peshawar VS   Karachi
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 13th T20
  2. February 19 2017 ( Karachi Kings  won by 9 runs)
Lahore VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 16th T20
  2. February 24 2017 (Peshawar won by 17 runs)
Quetta VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, 19th T20
  2. February 25 2017 (Peshawar won by 2 wickets)
Peshawar VS   Quetta
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, Playoff 1
  2. February 28 2017 ( Quetta Gladiatars  won by 1 run)
Peshawar VS   Karachi
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, Playoff 3
  2. March 03 2017 (Peshawar Zalmi won by 24 runs)
Quetta VS   Peshawar
  1. PSL Schedule 2017, Final
  2. March 05 2017 (Peshawar Zalmi won by 58 runs)
Season Standings
Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
Peshawar Zalmi   8 6 2 0 12 +0.573
Quetta Gladiators  8 6 2 0 12 +0.216
Islamabad United  8 3 4 0 6 −0.384
Karachi Kings  8 2 6 0 4 −0.036
Lahore Qalandars  8 2 5 0 4 −0.552
Multan Sultans  - - - - - -

Peshawar Zalmi Squad 2019 - Pickup List

  1. Kieron Pollard
  2. Misbah-ul-Haq
  3. Dawid Malan
  4. Umar Amin
  5. Wayne Madsen
  6. Sohaib Maqsood
  7. Jamal Anwar
  8. Nabi Gul
  9. Waqar Salamkheil
  10. Chris Jordan
  11. Ibtisam Sheikh
  12. Samiullah

Peshawar Zalmi Squad 2019 - Retained Players List

  1. Wahab Riaz
  2. Hasan Ali
  3. Darren Sammy
  4. Kamran Akmal
  5. Liam Dawson
  6. Umaid Asif
  7. Khalid Usman
  8. Sameen Gul

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