The Islamabad United is the T20 cricket team to participate in the inaugural Pakistan Super League. This team representing the Islamabad the capital city of Pakistan. Leonine Global Sports owned this team for US$15 Million. Pakistani former captain, Misbah-ul-Haq will lead the team and coached by former Australian player Dean Jones while the former Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram is the director of the team. Shane Watson is the icon player of the team, who will act as a brand ambassador.
Islamabad United has introduced it’s logo showed above and their kit jersey color will be Orange and Yellow. Islamabad United has also announced it’s 16 men team squad after the PSL draft. There are 11 Pakistani and 5 foreign players and some reserved players.
Islamabad United National Players List: Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Umar Amin, Hussain Talat, Umar Siddiq, Kamran Ghulam, Ashar Zaidi, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Sami, Imran Khalid, Rumman Raees, Amad Butt, Saeed Ajmal
Islamabad United Overseas Players: Brad Haddin (wk), Sam Billings (wk), Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Samuel Badree,
Islamabad United PSL T20 Mach Schedule: In the group stage Islamabad United will play total eight matches, Islamabad United will face each team twice in the first phase to qualify for the playoff stage. Below is the PSL T20 match schedule of Islamabad United.
4 February – Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
5 February – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
7 February – Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
10 February – Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
11 February – Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
12 February – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
14 February – Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
17 February – Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Team at Dubai International Cricket Stadium