The euphoria surrounding the inaugural version of the PSL is coming to a head with the event all set to take off in February 2018. Islamabad United are becoming geared up for the equal with a few clever actions within the player auctions. Fawad Afzal Khan is appointed the logo ambassador for the crew.
Key players on Islamabad United team 2018: Misbah ul Haq, Andre Russell, Shane Watson
There are damage concerns with Andre Russell, after he had dominated himself out of the massive Bash League in the center of the event however he has been retained for now.
Islamabad will stay led by Pakistan captain Misbal ul Haq within the 2018 PSL. There are some huge Pakistan internationals within the side which encompass Mohammad Irfan, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami and Khalid Latif amongst others.
despite the fact that Sami is past his high and best featured in the Bangladesh most useful League in advance this yr, he confirmed that he nevertheless possesses the cunning which helped him set up himself inside the country wide crew. Sharjeel has been within the Pakistani global set-up as nicely whilst Mohammad Irfan will look to construct on it. Irfan has been firing on all cylinders for Pakistan and could appearance to do the equal for Islamabad United.
they’ve additionally made very crucial international additions. Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Samuel Badree, Brad Haddin, and Sam Billings all provide specific dimensions inside the aspect. Watson and Russell are international class operators with both bat and ball. Russell especially could be extremely destructive and is an asset to have if the group is chasing but the one aspect to look out for is Russell has taken little bit of a damage from cricket due to troubles off the sector.
Badree is a confirmed spinner even as Haddin’s retirement method that he will be available for the complete duration of the match. the previous Australia wicket-keeper has been doing properly inside the big Bash League this 12 months. Billings did well in England’s tour of UAE as they took on Pakistan and the crew control took observe of the same.
The side were bought by means of the UAE Capital undertaking organization for $1.five million US bucks and that they have put some very capable minds in fee of the aspect. Former Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram has been named as the director with Australian Dean Jones as the head instruct. Shoaib Akhtar is the bowling train for Islamabad United.
The team is superbly balanced on paper and they can move in with an expansion of combinations. additionally, with the type of coaches they have got, it will be very disappointing in the event that they do now not cross very some distance in the event. Islamabad United PSL group gamers list is located below.
Islamabad United 2018 Squad
Pakistani Players List
- Misbah ul Haq (Captain)
- Sharjeel Khan
- Asif Ali
- Saeed Ajmal
- Mohammad Irfan
- Rumman Raees
- Imran Khalid
- Mohammad Sami
- Khalid Latif
- Hussain Talat
- Amad Butt
- Syed Muzammil Shah
Foreign Players List
- Shane Watson
- Andre Russell
- Samuel Badree
- Brad Haddin
- Sam Billings
Supplementary Players List
- Dwayne Smith
- Ben Duckkett
- Shadab Khan
- Zohaib Khan
PSL 2018 Islamabad United Schedule
IU team schedule is placed below;
|Date||Islamabad United Fixtures||Venue|
|February 9, 2018||Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United||Dubai|
|February 11, 2018||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||Dubai|
|February 15, 2018||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||Sharjah|
|February 17, 2018||Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United||Sharjah|
|February 18, 2018||Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi||Sharjah|
|February 20, 2018||Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United||Sharjah|
|February 24, 2018||Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United||Dubai|
|February 26, 2018||Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United||Dubai|