Pakistan Super League-5
Peshawar Zalmi | Khapal Team
Peshawar Zalmi not only aims to promote Peshawar as a region in Pakistan but it also plays an important role in the revival of cricket in Pakistan. This year the yellow storm has brewed in itself a perfect blend of fast baller and hard hitter from around the world.
Moreover, the team will be lead by the renowned skipper, Darren Sammy. For the Pakistan Super League (PSL-5) edition, a total of 18 players are selected including Tom Banton, Shoaib Malik, Kieren Pollard, Wahab Riaz, Liam Dawson and many more. A few young guns are also selected to represent the yellow team as an emerging talent.
Haier made it to the official title sponsor of Peshawar Zalmi for 3rd time in a row. Other main and official sponsors include Sprite, Mc Donalds, Airlink, TCL, and Daraz, etc. Javaid Afridi, the owner of the franchise, says “The aim and the idea of Peshawar Zalmi came into being on the basis of the rebranding of KPK.
The way we were going through the accusations of terrorism made me think that Peshawar needed rebranding”. He also added “It is not just a team, it is my passion. It is my passion for my people, my home and my soil”.
Therefore, the first match for Peshawar Zalmi will be played on 21st Feb 2020. And the first match will be against Karachi Kings at the National Stadium Karachi. The team will further go on to play more matches in Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi.
Peshwar Zalmi with their tag #YellowStormsReturns