[CONFIRMED] Islamabad United Team Squad PSL 2023 | PSL 8 IU Players List

Islamabad United Team List for PSL 8, Squad, Players List, Retentions, Captain, Coach, Owner of Islamabad United. Management has announced the 20 Players list for Pakistan Super League 8th Edition.

Shadab Khan is announced as a Captain of the Islamabad United Team for PSL 8. According to PSL 2023 Fixtures, Islamabad United will be playing 10 Matches in PSL 2023.

UPDATE: PCB had allowed franchises to choose 2 more players in the Supplementary category. PSL 2023 Draft was commenced on 25 January 2023 and IU has picked Tom Curran and Zafar Gohar.

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Islamabad’s Next Matches:

Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi
Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans
Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings
Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators

Captain: Shadab Khan
Vice Captain: Hassan Ali
Wicket-Keepers: Azam Khan
Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Owners: Ali Naqvi and Amna Naqvi
Brand Ambassador: Momina Mustehsan
Fawad Khan

Five franchises were sold by the Pakistan Cricket Board on 3 December 2015. All the franchises were sold for ten seasons. Ali and Amna Naqvi, the owners of Leonine Global Sports acquired the Islamabad franchise for $15 million USD.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Johan Botha
Assistant Coach: Saeed Ajmal
Bowling Coach: Corey Rutgers
Fielding Coach: Rumman Raees
Manager: Rehan-ul-Haq

Sponsors & Partners

Title Sponsors: Sabroso
Q-commerce Partner: Food Panda
Media Partners: Hum TV
Power Partner: Fast Cables
Smart Phone Partner: Premier Code
HealthTech Partner: Ailaaj
CSR Partner: The Citizens Foundation
Sustainability Partner: Sapphire
Nutrition Partner: Tetra Pak Pakistan
Strategic Partner: JOMO
Urdu Radio Partner: FM 101
Digital Media Partner: Pro Pakistani

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Retained Players

PSL Draft happened on 15th December and the names of 8 Retained Players of the Islamabad United team of PSL 8 are announced, their names are given below:

  • Shadab Khan (Platinum)
  • Asif Ali (Diamond)
  • M Wasim Jr (Diamond)
  • Hasan Ali (Gold)
  • Faheem Ashraf (Gold)
  • Azam Khan (Gold)
  • Colin Munro (Silver)
  • Paul Stirling (Silver)

Draft Picks

6 new players have been acquired by Islamabad United Management in PSL 8. According to some fans, the team is very well good with a lot of Firepower like Colin Munro, Azam Khan, and Asif Ali.
Here is the list of new players who will be representing the Islamabad United Team this year:

Players Name


Fazal Haq Farooqi Diamond
Sohaib Maqsood Silver
Rumman Raees Silver
Abrar Ahmed Silver
Hassan Nawaz Emerging
Moeen Ali Supplementary

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Released Players

  • Marchant de Lange
  • Muhammad Akhlaq
  • Danish Aziz
  • Athar Mahmood
  • Mohammad Huraira
  • Muhammad Musa
  • Zahir Khan
  • Waqas Maqsood
  • Liam Dawson
  • Will Jacks
  • Zahid Mahmood
  • Nasir Nawaz

Islamabad United Team Full Squad PSL 8

IU Squad: Shadab Khan (C), Alex Hales, Asif Ali, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Wasim Jr, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Abrar Ahmed, Rumman Raees, Sohaib Maqsood, Colin Munro, Paul Stirling, Zeeshan Zameer, Moeen Ali, Hassan Nawaz, Mubasir Khan, Zafar Gohar, and Tom Curran.

Replacements: Gus Atkinson (in place of Fazal Haq Farooqi) and Tymal Mills (in place of Alex Hales).

PSL 8 Islamabad United Team Squad, Players List 2023

Players Name



Shadab Khan Platinum All-Rounder
Alex Hales Platinum Batsman
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Platinum Batsman
Mohammad Wasim Jr. Diamond All-Rounder
Asif Ali Diamond Batsman
Fazal Haq Farooqi Diamond Bowler
Hasan Ali Gold Bowler
Azam Khan Gold Batsman
Faheem Ashraf Gold All-Rounder
Paul Stirling Silver All-Rounder
Colin Munro Silver Batsman
Sohaib Maqsood Silver Batsman
Rumman Raees Silver Bowler
Abrar Ahmed Silver Bowler
Hassan Nawaz Emerging Batsman
Zeeshan Zameer Emerging All-Rounder
Mubasir Khan Supplementary All-Rounder
Moeen Ali Supplementary All-Rounder
Tom Curran Supplementary All-Rounder
Zafar Gohar Supplementary Bowler

Official Kit/Jersey/Shirt

The primary colors of the Islamabad United kit 2023 are red, orange, and blue paint-like art. The shirt of Islamabad United includes a lion in the top right corner that defines the spiwrit of cricket. The new addition to IU’s shirt is paint graphics which they called Cricket x Art collaboration. This new idea is presented by Imran Qureshi, here is a glimpse of Islamabad United New Jersey for PSL 8:
PSL 7 Islamabad United Kit, Jersey, Shirt

IU Official Anthem/Song 2023

Name: Trophy Idhar Rakh
Singer: Talha Anjum

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