Here is the confirmed Peshawar Zalmi squad for HBL PSL 8 2023. We have provided all details about the team including retained and released players, new picks from PSL draft, captain, coach, management staff, ambassador, kit and more.
Peshawar Zalmi represents the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The owner of the team is Javed Afridi better known as Haier Pakistan.
The franchise was established at the time of PSL inaugural ceremony back in 2015. Among the all PSL 8 squads, Zalmis are the ones with biggest fan following across the country.
Here is 20-member confirmed PZ squad for PSL 8.
|1||Babar Azam (C)||Platinum||Batter|
|6||Mujeeb Ur Rehman||Bowler|
Peshawar Zalmi retained following 6 players in the draft for PSL 8. Details follow:
Following are the new players picked by Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 2023. Babar Azam is the biggest name added in the squad. Here are further details.
Following is the list of players released by Peshawar Zalmi in the PSL 8 (2023).
Like every year, Zalmis onboarded some talented foreign players for PSL 2023 which are as follows:
Here is the match schedule of Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 2023.
|1||Tuesday||14-Feb||Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|2||Friday||17-Feb||Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi||Multan||6:00 PM|
|3||Monday||20-Feb||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|4||Thursday||23-Feb||Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United||Karachi||7:00 PM|
|5||Sunday||26-Feb||Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi||Lahore||7:00 PM|
|6||Wednesday||1-Mar||Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|
|7||Tuesday||7-Mar||Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars||Rawalpindi||2:00 PM|
|8||Wednesday||8-Mar||Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|
|9||Friday||10-Mar||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||Rawalpindi||7:00 PM|
|10||Sunday||12-Mar||Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi||Rawalpindi||2:00 PM|
View complete schedule of Pakistan Super League 2023.
Daren Sammy from Saint Lucia is the coach of Multan Sultans for PSL 8, 2023.
Babar Azam, the star opening batsman of Pakistan international cricket team is the captain for Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 2023. Wahab is the vice captain.
The team name and logo was launched on December 13, 2015 by the owner Javed Afridi in Army Public School Peshawar. The term ‘Zalmi‘ is taken from Pashto language which means ‘youth‘ meaning ‘Peshawar Youth‘. The kit initially comprised of two colors that are blue and yellow. However in PSL 4, kit colors were changed to black and yellow. According to Nielsen, Peshawar Zalmi is the biggest sports league of Pakistan holding a worth of USD 40.5 Millions.
Nickname: Khpal Team (lit. Our Team), Yellow Storm
City: Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Home ground: Arbab Niaz Stadium
PSL wins: 1 (2017)
Official website: peshawarzalmi.com
Here is the dress kit of Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 2023. Following picture displays Babar Azam featuring the jersey of Peshawar Squad. On the left side of the shirt, there is logo of the team whereas on the right side, it contains Huawei logo. At the middle of the jersey, there is a big text featuring HAIER, one of the Zalmi’s main sponsors.
The logo of Peshawar Zalmi symbolizes the traditional Pashtun headdress with three stumps. Logo contains three color shades that are yellow, blue and white. Yellow color reflects the pride of the Peshawar (KPK) region, blue reflect the heights of the skies and white color shows the energy of the youth.
Title: Zalmi Raalal
Singers: Bilal Avaz, Altamash Server Butt, Zahoor
Producer: Peshawar Zalmi
Zalmis nominated Mahira Khan and Ali Rehman Khan as their brand ambassadors for HBL PSL 8 2023.
For the first and second seasons of PSL in 2016 and 2017, famous Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi and actress Humaima Malick were nominated as the team ambassadors. In the third season in 2018, actress Mahira Khan replaced Humaima Malick and enlisted as ambassador of Peshawar Zalmi along Hamza Abbasi. For the fourth season in 2019, actress Sana Javed was announced as the team’s goodwill ambassador. Since PSL 4 to date, Gul Panra is the regional brand ambassador of the team. Now as we learned recently, Dananeer Mobeen is the new brand ambassador of Peshawar Zalmi team for 2021.
Haier is always the main sponsor of Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 2023. TCL is the TV partner, GTR Tyres, the tyre partners, whereas Hush Puppies are the footwear partner of the team.
Peeping ahead, we found Audionic as the sound partner, McDonalds as food partner, Turkish Airlines is air partner, FM 91 is radio partner, OPPO Mobiles is smartphone partner, Dawn Media Group and Independent Urdu are media partners, as well as AVT Khyber is the regional media partner.
Here is the performance history and overall results for PZ squad in HBL Pakistan Super League. Peshawar Zalmi has been the champions of the league in 2017.
The highest total by Peshawar Zalmi in PSL so far is 232/6 against Islamabad United in 2021.
PZ stands for Peshawar Zalmi, a Twenty20 PSL team representing Peshawar city of Pakistan. Babar Azam is the captain of Peshawar Zalmi whereas Darren Sammy is the coach of the team.
Islamabad United is the most successful PSL team as they won two PSL trophies, one in 2016 and second in 2018.