Islamabad United Squad 2018

Islamabad United Team 2018 Players List

Islamabad United Players 2018

PSL Islamabad team players list is placed here. Having won the first season of the Pakistan Super League, Islamabad United will like to ensure they can put up a decent performance in the third season as well. Going into the PSL Draft, the team had retained Misbah-ul-Haq as their skipper and he was joined by eight other players they had decided to continue with.

These included West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell, who had missed out last season because of a doping test ban, leg-spinner Shadab Khan who comes into the tournament with a reputation to behold, fellow Windies leg-spinner Samuel Badree and Pakistani seamer Mohammad Sami. Among others are Rumman Raees, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt and Asif Ali.

During the PSL Draft, Islamabad United added South African all-rounder JP Duminy as their Platinum pick before bringing in former Aussie and Kiwi keeper Luke Ronchi. Pakistani all-rounder Faheem Ashraf was brought in as their Gold pick, and this was followed by England keeper-batsman Sam Billings and Zafar Gohar.

The side named Sahibzada Farhan and Hussain Talat as their two emerging players while the supplementary players who might join the squad for a few games are England hard-hitting batsman Alex Hales, fast bowler David Willey and domestic players Mohammad Hasan and Mohammad Hasnain.

However, under-19 fast bowler Hasnain picked up an injury leading into the tournament and might not feature in the first few games of the tournament at the very least.

In latest news, the Islamabad United have been hit by an injury to Andre Russell in their game against Karachi Kings on March 4. An MRI was conducted and the result wasn’t good which meant that Russell won’t be playing in the rest of the PSL 2018.

In what will be exciting news for the Islamabad United fans, Waqar Younis has joined the side as their fast bowling coach. Earlier, they had lost the services of Wasim Akram to Multan Sultans, but the signing up of Waqar will do their side no harm whatsoever.

The side were bought by the UAE Capital Venture group for $1.5 million US dollars and they have put some very able minds in charge of the side.

Former Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram, who was the mentor of the Islamabad United squad, has decided to quit and join the newest franchise, Multan. Australia’s Dean Jones is the head coach while Shoaib Akhtar is the bowling coach for Islamabad United.

The team is beautifully balanced on paper and they can go in with a variety of combinations. Also, with the kind of coaches they have, it will be very disappointing if they do not go very far in the tournament. Islamabad United team for PSL 3 is placed below.

Islamabad United 2018 Squad

Batsmen: Misbah ul Haq (Captain), Alex Hales, Asif Ali, JP Duminy, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sahibzada Farhan

All-rounders: Amad Butt, Andre Russell (ruled out of the tournament), Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Hussain Talat, Steven Finn (replaced David Willey)

Wicket-keepers: Sam Billings, Luke Ronchi, Mohammad Hasan, Rohail Nazir

Bowlers: Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees (vice captain), Samuel Badree, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Hasnain (injured)

Player Covers: Samit Patel (as cover for Asela Gunaratne who was a cover for JP Duminy), Chadwick Walton (cover for Sam Billings)

PSL 2018 Islamabad United Schedule

IU team schedule will be placed below;

Date Match Venue
Saturday, February 24 Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Dubai
Sunday, February 25 Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United Dubai
Wednesday, February 28 Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Sharjah
Friday, March 2 Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United Sharjah
Sunday, March 4 Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings Sharjah
Thursday, March 8 Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
Friday, March 9 Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Dubai
Tuesday March 13 Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United Sharjah
Thursday, March 15 Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United Sharjah
Friday, March 16 Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings Sharjah

Match Timings

Day Matches in UAE: 3:30 pm UAE time
Night matches in UAE: 8:00 pm UAE time

262 comments… add one
  • Hamza May 16, 2018, 1:27 am

    Islamabad united won the final ipl walo agar tumharee ipl ki koi bhee team ipl 2018 ka final jeet le to muqabla lagao islamabad se chalenge hai dam to jagao

  • bilal ahsan sargodha Apr 14, 2018, 3:57 pm

    islamabad zindabad

  • bilal Apr 14, 2018, 3:39 pm

    united won

  • bilal Apr 14, 2018, 3:37 pm

    i love islamabad

  • osman Mar 25, 2018, 5:04 pm

    Islamabad united is winning inshallah

  • Hacker Mar 25, 2018, 5:02 pm

    PSL is a best match

  • Hacker Mar 25, 2018, 5:02 pm

    PSL is a best match.

  • Ss Mar 25, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Peshawar is winning

  • David Mar 25, 2018, 6:31 am

    peshwarzalmi ……

  • Rizwan Mar 25, 2018, 3:40 am

    Both are best but winning with best efforts
    Best wishes for both teams

  • Zalmi Mar 24, 2018, 3:45 pm

    Inshallah peshawer win

  • M Abbas Mar 23, 2018, 10:43 am

    Pesssawar zalmiiiiiiii jeeta ga

    • ISLAMABAD JEETA GA Mar 25, 2018, 5:09 am

      Hahaha

      • Pakistani boy Mar 27, 2018, 10:29 am

        lol pesshwar is already lost bro

  • HinDustani Mar 22, 2018, 12:00 pm

    Bhai kya dekhte ho ise
    Ipl dekhna ..

    • waseem anwar Mar 24, 2018, 7:09 am

      pankhon sy pitch saf krny walo
      psl acha hai ipl sy
      chellenge

      • Pakistani boy Mar 27, 2018, 10:30 am

        han waseem bhai bilkol theek kaha.

      • Indian Apr 13, 2018, 4:31 am

        Bhikmangne valo pakistan main psl karavo dum hai to salo dubai kiu ja rahe ho?

        • Chennai super kings May 14, 2018, 4:24 pm

          PSL is a joke, u should invest that money on your country instead of organised PSL! Poor pak

          • SHAYAN May 15, 2018, 10:06 am

            CSK I AM BIG FAN OF YOURS TEAMS BUT PSL IS THE BEST IPL 2ND

  • IBRAHIM KHAN Mar 22, 2018, 9:15 am

    paswar zalmi fevrat

  • Kamran haider Mar 21, 2018, 6:57 pm

    Best

  • Salem S. Mar 21, 2018, 6:21 pm

    Will be ronchi in the final?

  • Rehan Mar 21, 2018, 3:43 pm

    Lahore qaldars & paswar zalmi fevrat

  • Sohail Mar 21, 2018, 11:43 am

    ISB BEST

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