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Its time to unveil the Islamabad United PSL 2016 team squad. Pakistan Super League 2016 (PSL) is on its way, The Islamabad United team based in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. The franchise was formed in December 2015 after the announcement of Pakistan Super League. Team Owners for Islamabad United are Venture Capital Leonine Global Sports, a group of investors from UAE. The team will be captained by the current Pakistani Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq who is famous for his aggressive style of cricket with a tremendous technique to back it up. The brand ambassador for the team is none other but the Australian all-rounder Shane Watson. Here I am gonna present the final Islamabad United PSL 2016 Team Squad.
Win or lose, all people want to watch is boundaries and over boundaries and wickets being taken. Islamabad United is one packed team with aggressive all-rounders and fiery pace attack, and fieldsmen. Being one of the most expensive teams in the Tournament and representing the Capital City, it has become one of the people’s favorite team and with the kind of squad they have, they are surely a contestant for the title.
The Islamabad United franchise is owned by the Venture Capital Leonine Global Sports, a group of investors based in UAE. The enclosed deal for the team was priced at a whooping US$15 Million making it one of the most expensive teams in the tournament right at number three.
Team name being Islamabad United where United shows the unity among the people of the nation. Team logo was revealed on 21 December 2015 in a ceremony held at Polo Club in Islamabad. The Logo features a lion and official signatures of the team. Team management at the event said that the logo symbolizes courage, power and aggression. Read Islamabad United PSL 2016 Team Squad in detail.
Islamabad United Team Squad – Pakistan Super League 2016
The players picked up by the franchise after the final draft includes the Aussie all-rounder Shane Watson and wicket-keeper Brad Haddin, the West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell and Samuel Badree, former Pakistan Captain Misbah ul Haq, Mohammad Irfan, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami and other Pakistani native player like Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Umar Amin, the English player Sam Billings, Rumman Raees, and Amad Butt. More details on team squad is as under:
- Shane Watson (Australia Cricket Team)
- Andre Russell (West Indies Cricket Team)
- Misbah ul Haq (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Samuel Badree (West Indies Cricket Team)
- Mohammad Irfan (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Brad Haddin (Australia Cricket Team)
- Sharjeel Khan (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Mohammad Sami (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Khalid Latif (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Babar Azam (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Imran Khalid (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Kamran Ghulam (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Umar Amin (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Sam Billings (England Cricket Team)
- Rumman Raees (Pakistan Cricket Team)
- Amad Butt (Pakistan Cricket Team)
Islamabad United Team’s Supplementary Players
The Supplementary players are Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Siddiq.
The management staff includes the former Australian player Dean Jones as the head coach and Pakistan’s Pakistan’s Tauseef Ahmed as Assistant Coach. They are certainly expected to bring their experience into play and bring the best possible outcome from this young and talented Islamabad United team.
The all-time great legend Wasim Akram, known for his pace attack, is one of the greatest mentor to the young players throughout the world. This is evident from the results he produced undertaking the role of mentor cum consultant for the Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League. With the experience and talent of Misbah Ul Haq and Shane Watson along with Brad