Islamabad United is one of the rising team taking part in PLS owned by Leonine Global Sports. Misbah-ul-Haq is the captain of the team who is the best testing matches captain. Dean Jones is the coach of the team. First PSL was won by Islamabad United, and that was an epic teamwork. The team is nominally based in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. The team director is former Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram.
Well, last year the poor start of Islamabad United to the PSL 2016 finished third in group stages qualifies for the knockout stage of the tournament but at the end, they won the PSL trophy. They retained seventeen players from their previous squad. But this year they took a great comeback and won the first match by seven wickets against Zalmi. But later on to the second match, they lost to Lahore Qalandars.
The logo and the name were revealed on 22nd of December 2015 at the Polo Club in Islamabad. The logo features lion and contains Red, orange and light shades of Brown. The theme song is presented by Ali Zafar “Chakka Chakka.” Fawad Khan our biggest star is the brand ambassador of the team, and now Momina Mustehsan joined as the team’s empowerment champion.
The performance of Islamabad United is pretty Okay till now. They need to improve their performance and set their mind focused on meeting the heights and winning this 2017 PSL once again.
Coaching and management staff
-Wasim Akram (Director)
– Dean Jones (Head coach)
-Tauseef Ahmed (Assistant coach)
-Johan Botha (fielding coach)
– Rehan-ul-Haq (Co-Manager)
-Hassan Cheema (Co-Manager)