Peshawar Zalmi has announced its squad for the 6th edition of the Pakistan Super League. As per Peshawar Zalmi Squad 2021- Darren Sammy will lead the side for PSL 6. Sammy became skipper for Peshawar Zalmi during the 2nd season of PSL. He retained by franchise throughout the short history of the tournament.
The team is coming up with the most reliable batting, bowling, and all-rounders with the most robust squad. As likely, Zalmi has dominated the Pakistan Super League Tournament throughout all seasons of the tournament. Zamli has won the singles title and became runner up twice and gave a tough time to all teams.
Peshawar Zalmi squad for the upcoming cricket season – Zalmi made a significant change in their batting line with the inclusion of Tom Banton in their group. Multan Sultans skipper – Shoaib Malik joined the Yellow Storm for the first time and became part of the team.
Zalmi has strong batting line up – such as Hassan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Kieron Pollard, Liam Dawson, and Imam-ul Haq. Yellow Storm is charged up with many talented bowlers such as Hasan Ali, Aamir Ali, Dwaine Pretorious, and Rahit Ali.
Peshawar Zalmi Squad 2021
Peshawar Zalmi Squad for PSL 2021 or the 6th edition – Zalmi is about to retain most of their squad from the PSL 2019 Peshawar Zalmi squad. The franchise will keep Darren Sammy as skipper for the PSL 2021 as he was named captain in PSL 2. All doubts cleared after the PSL 2021 Draft – Many new players have joined the Zalmi squad for the first time.
Shoaib Malik, the prominent figure for Pakistan in T20I cricket and leading run-scorer for Multan Sultans in PSL 4, joined Zalmi Squad. Peshawar Zalmi has opted to play with max number of an all-rounder in their squad. The team is coming up with six all-rounders and a regular squad member for Zalmi. Such as Kieron Pollard, Dwaine Pretorius, Liam Dawson, Darren Sammy, and Wahab Riaz.
|Category||Peshawar Zalmi 2021 Squad|
|Batsman||Imam-ul-Haq, Tom Banton, Shoaib Malik, Umar Amin, M.Mohsin, Umar Amin|
|All-rounders||Darren Sammy, Wahab Riaz, Kieron Pollard, Dwaine Pretorius, Liam Dawson|
|Bowlers||Hasan Ali, Amir Khan, Rahat Ali, Aamir Ali, Adil Amin|
Peshawar Zalmi PSL 6
Peshawar Zalmi a professional T20 cricket franchise and widely known as Zalmi. The franchise plays for Pakistan Super League and represents Peshawar with Arbaz Niaz Cricket Stadium as the home ground to Zalmi’s.
Currently, the team is lead by West Indian star all-rounder – Darren Sammy and coached by former legendary Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Akram. Former skipper and widely known Boom Boom Afridi captained the franchise in maiden PSL 2016 edition.
Wahab Riaz and Kamran Akmal are the prominent performers or leading figures from Peshawar Zalmi as leading wicket-taker and run-scorer. Zalmi was the titleholder of the Pakistan Super League when they defeated Quetta Gladiators in a nail-biting contest during PSL 2017.
Peshawar Zalmi is known with different names like Zalmi, Khpal Team, or Yellow Storm and gained popularity with these nominees. The team has been contracted to the owner of Zalmi, Mr. Javaid Afridi, for ten years with $16 Million by PCB.
Peshawar Zalmi PSL Results
Pakistan Super League, the most significant source of entertainment – Zalmi has been the most robust side of the tournament for the opponents. The team has almost 60% success ratio or strike rate, and except for the first edition of PSL 2016, Zalmi qualified either became champion or runner up.
Zalmi won 6 games out of 10 during the inaugural edition of PSL 1 and qualified for the playoffs but couldn’t manage to play PSL semi-final and knocked out. Zalmi ranked at number 3rd position on PSL Points table for overall view.
Peshawar Zalmi maintained the same 60% strike rates – during the PSL 2017 or PSL 2 and became champions for the first time. Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators and save the title from a narrow line when Anwar Ali hit three sixes in a row but lost the game on final delivery, and Zalmi won the title.
During PSL 2018 – PSL 3 Zalmi won 7 games out of 13 games of the tournament. Zamli was the runner up against Islamabad United when United won the PSL title for the 2nd time. Peshawar Zalmi was the defending title team, whereas Islamabad United won the title.
PSL 2019 – PSL 4 Peshawar Zalmi was also runner up against Quetta Gladiators. The team, however, gave a tough time to the opponents and maintained an almost 60% strike rate. Gladiators won the title for the first time after nearly striking in every PSL edition for the title.
Peshawar Zalmi Brand Identity
Peshawar Zalmi logo is the fusion of the traditional Peshawari turban with cricket stumps. Zalmi logo has three different shades with yellow, white, and blue, with significantly promoting regional pride and energy of the people.
Peshawar Zalmi kit for PSL 2021 has mainly yellow, black, and blue shades, which changed from the first jersey of Zalmi. Haier sponsors mostly the team and has various branding options like the front, back, chest, or sleeve branding.
Peshawar Zalmi has sponsored by several national or international brands like Khaleej Times, McDonald’s, Zamoong, and several other brands. For front branding Bahria Town, General Petroleum, and Haier.
Head to Head Results
Peshawar Zalmi have the descent records so far in the entire PSL journey. The team has almost 60% winning streak while dominating opponents in all fields like batting, bowling or fielding too.
Only Quetta Gladiators have dominated Peshawar Zalmi in the entire tournament in different seasons. Zalmi has only a 38% winning strike rate against Quetta Gladiators while lost a title game in PSL 2019. The winning results of Peshawar Zalmi given below;
- Islamabad United – 11 Total, 5 Won, 6 Lost
- Karachi Kings – 10 Total, 8 Won, 2 Lost
- Lahore Qalandars – 8 Total, 7 Won, 1 Lost
- Multan Sultans – 4 Total, 2 Won, 2 Lost
- Quetta Gladiators – 14 Total, 5 Won, 8 Lost
Peshawar Zalmi Anthem
Over the launching ceremony of Peshawar Zalmi, the team released the anthem. During the PSL 2019, official Pashto Anthem sung by Zeek Afridi and Gul Panra. Zalmi anthem got viral within a few days, and everyone sing like “ Khumariyaan” The hymn got an appreciation from the local fans as it pleased the local audience being in regional language.
Lots of Peshawar Zalmi anthems presented to the management like Ivon Shafiq, Layaq Zada, released the song title “ Zalmi Da Pekhawar.” The anthem got some memorable moments and highlights but didn’t select as Zalmi anthem.
Peshawar Zalmi song for PSL 5 has released; you can Google it, listen and download in any format of your choice. The anthem is available on the official website of the Zalmi, SoundCloud, and YouTube.
Veteran actors like Hamza Ali Abbasi, Humaima Mallick, Mahira Khan, Sana Javed, and Gul Panra have been the ambassadors for Zalmi. Peshawar Zalmi contracted Hamza Ali Abbasi and Humaima Mallick for the brand promotion in PSL 2016 and retained for the next season too.
Zalmi contracted Sana Javed, Gul Panra, and Mahira Khan for Zalmi brand promotion for the PSL 2018. The team retained all these stars from the entertainment industry for the PSL 2021 too.