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Peshawar Zalmi Squad, PSL 2024

Pakistan Super League 2024, Peshawar Zalmi Squad

Introduction

Peshawar Zalmi is the most significant team in the PSL. Since it represents the Pakhtoon community of Pakistan. Moreover, the team has the major support of not only the Pashtuns but from all over Pakistan. Maybe the reason behind this has been its squad since the beginning.

It is to be mentioned here that the owner associates the cream of the team with the good names of fans. Yet Shahid Afridi has been part of the team since the beginning. Now they have associated Babar Azam with it.

It is to be discussed here that the team was founded in 2015. So it’s been part of my life since the beginning. Moreover, Arbab Niaz Stadium is the home ground for this stadium. Yet it has 35,000 spectators. It is noteworthy that the team has won the PSL once in history. As it won in 2017. Moreover, Javed Afridi is the owner of the team. Hence, Daren Sammy is the coach of the team.

However, as far as the leading scorer of the team, Kamran Akmal is being honored for scoring the highest for the team. Moreover, Wahab Riaz is the lead wicketkeeper for Peshawar Zalmi.

Peshawar Zalmi
Peshawar Zalmi

Brief Details of Peshawar Zalmi Team

Established2015
OwnersJaved Afridi
CityPeshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Home GroundArbab Niaz Stadium
CaptainBabar Azam
Head CoachDaren Sammy
Inzamam Ul HaqPresident
Director of Cricket and Bowling CoachMohammad Akram
Medical AdvisorZafar Iqbal
PSL Winners1 (2017)
Brief Details

Peshawar Zalmi’s Franchise History

Just after the official announcement of the Pakistan Super League in December 2015, The PCB unveiled the names of owners for all five teams in season 1. Yet the Peshawar franchise was sold to Javed Afridi. Since he bid in US $16 million for ten years.

Since the team played very well in nearly each season, Moreover, they won the tournament only once. Yet in the first season, they performed very well and ultimately lost to Islamabad in the final. Moreover, they won the tournament in 2017. Yet they again lost to Islamabad in the final in 2018.

Again in 2019, they lost in the finals. This time it was against the Quetta Gladiators. Moreover, they could not qualify for the semifinals in 2021 since they won only half of the matches, they played in the group stage.

Peshawar Zalmi
Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi’s players and categories

The players and their respective categories are mentioned here. Each team has a mixture of platinum, diamond, gold, silver, emerging, and supplementary players. The most demanding are the platinum players.

Peshawar Zalmi has platinum players including Rovman Pxwell, Babar Azam, and Noor Ahmad. While the remaining fall into other categories.

PlayersRole in TeamCategory
Babar AzamBatsman (Captain)Platinum
Noor AhmadBowlerPlatinum
Rovman PowellBatsmanPlatinum
Saim AyubBatsmanDiamond
Tom KohlerCadmoreBatsmanDiamond
Asif AliBatsmanDiamond
Naveen Ul HaqBowlerGold
Mohammad HarisWicket KeeperGold
Aamer JamalAll RounderGold
Dan MousleyBatsmanSilver
Khurram ShahzadBowlerSilver
Arif YaqoobBowlerSilver
Salman IrshadBowlerSilver
Umair AfridiBowlerSilver
Haseebullah KhanWicket KeeperEmerging
Mohammad ZeeshanBowlerEmerging
Mehran MumtazBowlerSupplementary
Lungi NgidiBowlerSupplementary
Peshawar Zalmi Squad

Peshawar Zalmi’s Schedule for PSL 9

MatchVenueDate
Karachi Kings vs. Peshawar ZalmiMultanFeb. 14, 2024
Multan Sultan vs. Peshawar ZalmiMultanFeb. 17, 2024
Quetta Gladiators vs. Peshawar ZalmiMultanFeb. 20, 2024
Peshawar Zalmi vs. KarachiMultanFeb. 23, 2024
Lahore Qalandars vs. Peshawar ZalmiMultanFeb. 26, 2024
Peshawar Zalmi vs. Karachi KingskarachiMarch 1, 2024
Peshawar Zalmi vs. Lahore QalandarsLahoreMarch 7, 2024
Peshawar Zalmi vs. Quetta GladiatorsRawalpindiMarch 8, 2024
Peshawar Zalmi vs. Multan SultansRawalpindiMarch 10, 2024
Islamabad United vs. Peshawar ZalmiRawalpindiMarch 12, 2024
Peshawar Zalmi Schedule
Peshawar Zalmi
Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi Players’ Brief

Babar Azam

Mohammad Babar Azam is the captain of Peshawar Zalmi. The skipper has been the captain of Pakistan’s national team for years. Moreover, he is the right-handed batsman. The major batsman can do right-arm off break bowling.

It is to be mentioned here that he is the first cousin of the Akmal Brothers. Moreover, the player played his debut international match in 2015. Moreover, he has played with Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, and Peshawar Zalmi.

As far as his records go, he is the number one player with the highest runs in any series by a captain. Moreover, he is in the 4th rank for the highest batting average (56.72). Moreover, he is the player on the top of the list with the most hundred in any series.

Noor Ahmad

Noor Ahmad is the bowler for Team Peshawar Zalmi. Moreover, the player is the left-arm wrist spinner. Yet he can bat with his right hand. The player belongs to the international team in Afghanistan. Moreover, he has been part of the Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators.

Rovman Powell

Rovman Powell is the West Indies’ player. Yet he is the middle-order batsman. While he can do right-arm medium-fast bowling, Moreover, he has been associated with the Multan Sultans in PSL. Moreover, he played his first international match in 2016.

Saim Ayub

Saim Ayub is the top-order batsman from Pakistan. He is the left-handed batter. Moreover, he can do right-arm medium-fast off-break bowling. Moreover, he has been associated with the Quetta Gladiators. Yet he played his first international match in 2023.

Tom Kohler, Cadmore

Tom Kohler Cadmore is the English batsman. Moreover, he is the right-handed batsman. Moreover, he is the right-arm Off-Break bowler too. Yet he is the wicketkeeper-fielder in the team. The player played through multiple franchises. Moreover, before being part of Zalmi, he was associated with the Quetta Gladiators.

Asif Ali

Asif Ali is the middle-order batsman on Team Peshawar. Yet the player is a right-handed batsman. Moreover, he can do right-armed offbreak bowling.

It is to be discussed that the player initiated his international career in 2018. However, he has been associated with Islamabad United.

Naveen Ul Haq

Naveen Ul Haq is Afghanistan’s bowler. Moreover, the player is a right-armed medium-fast bowler. Yet he can bat right-handed. Moreover, he was initially part of the Quetta Gladiators. Moreover, the player began his international career in 2016.

Mohammad Haris

Mohammad Haris is the middle-order batsman for Pakistan. However, the player is the occasional wicketkeeper in the team. Yet he can bat right-handed. Moreover, he can do right-arm offbreak bowling. Since then, he has been part of the Karachi Kings.

Hence, he began his international career in 2022.

Aamer Jamal

Aamer Jamal is the Pakistani player. Yet he is part of Peshawar Zalmi. The player is an all-rounder. Moreover, he can do right-handed batting. Moreover, he can do right-arm medium-fast bowling. Moreover, he played his first international match in 2022.

Dan Mousley

Daniel Richard Mousley is an English player. Furthermore, the player is batting all-round. Yet he can do left-handed batting. Since he can do right-arm off break bowling, However, he is only part of Peshawar Zalmi and has never played for any other team in the PSL. Yet he is part of U-19.

Khurram Shahzad

Khurram Shahzad is the bowler for Peshawar Zalmi. The player is a right-arm medium-fast bowler. Yet he can bat right-handed. Moreover, as far as PSL, he has been part of the Quetta Gladiators. Since the player’s only international match is in 2023, Surprisingly, it was a test match.

Arif Yaqoob

Arif Yaqoob is the leg-break bowler for Peshawar Zalmi. Moreover, he can do right-hand batting. Moreover, he initiated his career in 2023.

Salman Irshad

Salman Irshad is the right-arm medium fast bowler for team Peshawar Zalmi. Moreover, he is a right-handed batsman as well. Yet he has been part of the Lahore Qalandars. But now with Peshawar Zalmi from 2022.

Umair Afridi

Umair Afridi is the left-arm player for Peshawar Zalmi. Yet he can do left-arm medium bowling. Moreover, he can do left-handed batting. Moreover, he began his career in 2023.

Haseebullah Khan

Haseebullah Khan is the Zalmi’s batsman. Moreover, he is a right-handed batter. Yet he is the wicketkeeper in the team. Moreover, he is also associated with the Pakistan U-19 team. The player officially began his cricket career in 2022.

Mohammad Zeeshan

Mohammad Zeeshan is also Pakistan’s U-19 player. Yet he can do right-handed batting. However, he is a right-arm medium bowler.

Mehran Mumtaz

Mehran Mumtaz is Peshawar Zalmi’s bowler. Yet the player can do slow left-arm Orthodox bowling. Moreover, he is the left-handed batsman. Since then, the player has been part of the U-16 and U-19. Since he began his official career in 2021,

Lungi Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi is a South African player. Moreover, he is the bowler in Peshawar Franchise. Yet he can do right-arm fast-medium bowling. Moreover, he can do right-handed batting. The player has been part of multiple franchise teams. Since he can do 140 kph bowling,

As far as his records go, he is in the 10th rank in best career strike rates. Yet he is in 2nd place in best figures in an inning.

FAQs about Peshawar Zalmi

Q: Who is the Captain of Zalmi team?

A: Babar Azam is the Current Captain of the team.

Q: Who is the owner of Zalmi?

A: Javed Afridi is the owner of Zalmi team.

Q: How many times Peshawar franchise won the PSL title?

A: Peshawar team won the PSL Title only one time in 2017.

Q: Which is the home ground of the Zalmi team?

A: Arbab Niaz Stadium in KPK is the home ground of Peshawar Zalmi.

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