Peshawar Zalmi Team Squad 2023 [CONFIRMED] PSL 8 PZ Players List

Peshawar Zalmi Team Squad for PSL 8, Retained Players, Released Players, Players List, Coach, Captain, Owner of Team.

Management has announced the 22 Players list for Pakistan Super League 8th Edition. Wahab Riaz will be leading Peshawar Zalmi as their Captain in PSL 8. According to Pakistan Super League 2023 Schedule Peshawar Zalmi will be playing 10 Matches in PSL 2023.

UPDATE: PCB has allowed franchises to choose 2 more players in the Supplementary category. PSL 2023 Mini Draft was commenced on 8 January 2023 and IU has picked Mohammad Umar in the Emerging category.

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Peshawar’s Next Matches:

Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators
Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United
Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars

Captain:Wahab Riaz
Vice-Captain:Shoaib Malik
Wicket-Keepers:Kamran Akmal
Tom Kohler Cadmore
Owner:Javed Afridi
Brand Ambassador:Mahira Khan
Ali Rehman Khan

Peshawar Zalmi is one of the first five franchises sold before the first edition of the Pakistan Super League. Peshawar franchise was sold to Javed Afridi for 10 years for $16 million USD.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach:Darren Sammy
Batting Coach:Inzamam Ul Haq
Bowling Coach:Muhammad Akram
Manager:Arshad Khan

Sponsors & Partners

Title Sponsors:Haier
TV Partner:TCL
Footwear Partner:Hush Puppies
Sound Partners:Audionic
Food Partner:McDonalds
Airline Partner:Turkish Airlines
Radio Partner:FM 91
Smartphone & IOT Partner:OPPO
Smart Device Partner:Air Link
Media Partner:Dawn Media Group
Regional Media Partner:AVT Khyber
Digital Media Partner:Independent Urdu
Website Partner:Website Partner

Also Check: Peshawar Zalmi Most Expensive Player in PSL 2023

Peshawar Zalmi Retained Players

Pakistan Super League 2023 1st Draft is just completed and Peshawar Zalmi has announced their 8 retained players list for PSL 8, their detail is given below:

  • Wahab Riaz (Platinum)
  • Liam Livingstone (Platinum)
  • Shoaib Malik (Diamond)
  • Sherfane Rutherford (Diamond)
  • Haider Ali (Diamond)
  • Saqib Mehmood (Gold)
  • Hussain Talat (Gold)
  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Silver)

Related: PSL 2023 Live Streaming

Read Also: PSL 2023 All Teams Squads

Peshawar Zalmi Team 2023 – Draft Picks

14 new players have been acquired by Peshawar Zalmi Management in PSL 8. According to some fans, the team is not competitive enough to give tough time to opponent teams due to less spinner support.
Here is the list of new players who will be representing the Peshawar Zalmi Team this year:

Players Name


Hazratullah ZazaiPlatinum
Usman QadirGold
Salman IrshadSilver
Arshad IqbalSilver
Sameen GulSilver
Kamran AkmalSilver
Arish Ali KhanEmerging
Ben CuttingSupplementary
Mohammad HarisSupplementary
Sohail KhanSupplementary
Mohammad UmarSupplementary (Emerging)
Pat BrownReplacement
Matt ParkinsonReplacement

Peshawar Zalimi Released Players

  • David Miller
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  • Amad Butt
  • Umaid Asif
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Mohammad Imran
  • Mohammad Irfan
  • Abrar Ahmed
  • Ravi Bopara

Peshawar Zalmi Full Squad PSL 8

Players Name



Hazratullah ZazaiPlatinumBatsman
Wahab RiazPlatinumBowler
Liam LivingstonePlatinumAll-Rounder
Shoaib MalikDiamondAll-Rounder
Sherfane RutherfordDiamondBatsman
Haider AliDiamondBatsman
Saqib MehmoodGoldBowler
Hussain TalatGoldAll-Rounder
Usman QadirGoldBowler
Tom Kohler-CadmoreSilverBatsman
Salman IrshadSilverBowler
Arshad IqbalSilverBowler
Sameen GulSilverBowler
Kamran AkmalSilverBatsman
Arish Ali KhanEmergingBowler
Ben CuttingSupplementaryAll-Rounder
Mohammad HarisSupplementaryBatsman
Sohail KhanSupplementaryBowler
Mohammad UmarSupplementary (Emerging)Bowler
Pat BrownReplacementBowler
Matt ParkinsonReplacementBowler

Official Kit/Jersey/Shirt

Yellow and blue were the original colors of the Peshawar Zalmi Kit, but after PSL 4 their kit color changed to yellow and black. A traditional Peshawari turban is merged with a cricket stump to create the team’s logo. It is composed of three colors, blue, yellow, and white, which represent the region’s pride, the sky, and the intensity of its people.

PSL 2023 Peshawar Zalmi Jersey is disclosed and it looks stunning. New Kit displays a unique design that represents Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mountain Range, National Flower Jasmines, and two Markhors – National Animal of Pakistan.

PSL 7 Peshawar Zalmi Kit, Jersey, Shirt
PSL 8 Peshawar Zalmi Kit, Jersey, Shirt
PSL 7 Peshawar Zalmi Training Jersey, Shirt
PSL 8 Peshawar Zalmi Training Jersey, Shirt

PZ Official Anthem/Song 2023

Peshawar Zalmi’s new anthem for PSL 2023 is announced on 28 January.

Song Name: AayaZALMI
Singers: Zarsanga, Sunny Khan Durrani, Zara Madani, Tayyab Rehman, and Zoha Zuberi
Featuring: Mahira Khan & Ali Rehman

What does Zalmi mean?

Zalmi is a Pashto word that means youth. As 70% percent of the population is young. Therefore, Peshawar Zalmi represents youth in their name.

What does Khpal mean?

Khpal is the nickname of the Peshawar Zalmi team. The word Khpal is a Pashto word that means “Our Team” or “My Team”.

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