As likely of all teams of Pakistan Super League have just announced their team squads ahead of PSL 5 season. Islamabad United Squad 2021 – to be led by young all-rounder Shadab Khan. The has finalized its players from the PSL 2021 Draft from Platinium, Diamond, Gold and Silver category of the draft. The franchise has retained seven players from the previous squad.
Islamabad United Squad for Pakistan Super League 2021 season – The team has included only four foreign players. Colin Munro and his counterpart Luke Ronchi to play for Islamabad United in the upcoming cricket season. Rassie van der Dussen and Phil Salt from South Africa to play this cricket season for Islamabad United.
Islamabad United PSL 2021 Squad
From the inaugural edition of Pakistan Super League 2016 until the 3rd edition Misbah Ul Haq captained the side and won the title twice for his team. Furthermore, the most active site of the tournament since the first edition and proved challenging to the opponents and never lost as a single-sided contest.
Islamabad United coached by former Australian cricketer Dean Jones, Waqar Younis, and Saeed Anwar. The team has dominated by prominent international figures like Luke Ronchi, Sharjeel Khan, Andre Russell, Dwayne Smith, and Rumman Raees.
For PSL Team Squads, Islamabad United has picked up the Twenty20 specialist cricket stars like Luke Ronchi, Alex Hales, Asif Ali, and Thisara Perera. The franchise is all set to bounce back this year and hoping the 3rd title of Pakistan Super League.
|Category||Islamabad United 2021 Squad|
|Batsman||Colin Munro, Rassie van der Dussen, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Ahmed Butt, Rizwan Hussain|
|All-rounders||Shadab Khan, Fahim Ashraf, Roman Raees, Saif Badar, Zafar Gohar|
|Wicket-Keepers||Luke Ronchi, Phil Salt|
|Bowlers||Mohammed Musa, Ahmad Safi Abdullah, Akif Javed|
Islamabad United PSL 6
Islamabad United is a professional T20 franchise cricket team representing the capital city of Pakistan. The team plays in Pakistan Super League and has dominated by winning two titles with maiden titles in the PSL 1st edition. Islamabad United is nominally based in Islamabad with Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium as the home ground to the franchise.
The franchise formed in 2015 with the formation of Pakistan’s first-ever professional Twenty20 cricket league. Islamabad United is widely known as United, IU, ISLU, and as Sherus. Syed Ali Naqvi and Amna Naqvi predominantly own the franchise and sponsored by the global sports entity. Leonine Global Investments own United as the parent business of Leonine Global Sports owned by Naqvi Family.
The franchise won the first title of PSL 2016 after defeating Quetta Gladiators in the final with a nail-biting contest. United again won the title in PSL 2018, the third edition of Pakistan Super League, by defeating the defending champion Peshawar Zalmi.
Islamabad United captained by the former skipper and current head of Pakistan National Cricket Team Mr. Misbah Ul Haq for the first three seasons. After the retirement of Misbah Ul Haq, team management decided to declare Mohammad Sami as captain and Shadab Khan as vice-captain of the Team.
Islamabad United PSL Results
Islamabad United is the most successful team of the tournament with the most number of titles. IU has won Pakistan Super League title twice and played playoffs in all seasons of PSL tournament. PSL has won 25 games out of 44.
Islamabad United won seven games out of 11 with the strike rate of almost 64 and ranked at number 1 position of the PSL points table. United were the champions in the first edition of Pakistan Super League 2016.
Islamabad United didn’t perform well during the PSL 2017 or 2nd edition as the team made its spot at number 4 position at PSL Standings. The team managed four wins over nine matches reached in the playoffs and knocked out in the next game.
United bounced back during the PSL 2018 or PSL 3 as it became champion for the second time. IU won 8 games out of 12 with one tied game. Islamabad United won the title against Peshawar Zalmi as Zalmi were the defending the PSL 2017 title.
Islamabad United charged back in PSL 2019 and qualified for the playoffs with 50 strike rates and ranked at position three at the PSL ladder. The overall stats about United had been favorable since the first edition.
Islamabad United Brand Identity
Islamabad United logo revealed on December 22, 2015. During the inaugural edition ceremony of United for the first edition of Pakistan Super League. The emblem featured a lion with a red, orange, and light shade of brown colors.
ISLU kit for Pakistan Super League 2021 will remain the same with the little changes on the front, sleeves, chest, and back branding logos. Cricket fans can Buy Islamabad United jersey for just Rs. 549/- from the official Store of ISLU.
Ahead of PSL 2021, the franchise has made little changes in the original design of United Kit for PSL 6 with red and gold shades. The new kit for PSL 2021 featured with prominent dark color combinations.
Islamabad United had sponsors like Dostea, Cinepax, WWF Pakistan, Mocca, Dunya News, FM 101 and JS Bank, etc. For PSL 2021 edition, Islamabad United has to sponsor partner Bisconni for front branding. Ufone, Fast Cables, Samaa TV, Tetra Pak, and Sprite, will take on for the promotion of the ISLU brand.
Brand Ambassadors of IU
Showbiz star and handsome man on earth award holder Fawad Khan jointed Islamabad United as a brand ambassador. Though his contract with IU retained for the next two seasons as well. Fawad Khan represented Islamabad United for PSL 1, PSL 2, and Pakistan Super League 2018.
From the most recent PSL 2019 edition, Islamabad United contracted Ali Zafar and Momina Mustehsan as brand ambassadors. Both professional singers represented IU during the PSL 2019 and have retained for PSL 2021 Islamabad brand ambassador.
Head to Head Match Results
Pakistan Super League has been super fantastic for ISLU as the team has dominated all sides. Gladiators have more wins over Islamabad United the only team which dominated the United. The unit has the following records stated below.
- Karachi Kings – 12 Total, 8 Won, 4 Lost
- Lahore Qalandars – 8 Total, 5 Won, 2 Lost and 1 Tied
- Multan Sultans – 4 Total, 2 Won, 2 Lost
- Peshawar Zalmi – 11 Total, 6 Won, 5 Lost
- Quetta Gladiators – 9 Total, 4 Won, 5 Lost
Islamabad United Anthem
Islamabad United released PSL 2021 anthem with the title “Kitna Rola Daalega.” United are loved by entire Pakistan for the best bowling and batting combination and title song as well.
Google “ Islamabad United PSL 2021 Song” and click the first links. You can watch videos over YouTube and can download for any video formats like MP3 or MP4.