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Peshawar Zalmi: The team that made Pakistan Sammy’s second home

Peshawar Zalmi: The team that made Pakistan Sammy’s second home

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Peshawar Zalmi is one of the most loved teams by PSL fans, having a variety in their squad’s make-up; but most of all, the centre of attention for the fans is the Zalmi’s captain Daren Sammy. Sammy has had a vital spot in not just the Peshawar Zalmi team, but also in every Pakistani’s heart, since the initial season. The Zalmis won the PSL 2017 under Sammy’s leadership, who easily agreed to come to Pakistan for the final. He has the credit of promoting a positive image of Pakistan and sending a message of peace in the world. Sammy has won hearts of millions of Pakistanis because of his humble and welcoming personality. He now calls Pakistan as his “Second Home” due to the amount of hospitality and love he has always received from the Pakistani people.

Peshawar is known for its culture and preservation of history. The Peshawar Zalmis are no different in the PSL.

They play the game with a passion like no one else. They play for the city, for their hard work and dedication to the sport.

The Zalmi’s have been hot favorites for every PSL season so far. Many celebrities have supported the Zalmis in their strive to glory. Shahid Afridi former Zalmi and Ambassador has also played a huge role in Zalmi’s popularity. Other famous actors like Hamza Ali Abbasi, Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan and Ukhano have all made the Zalmis the most famous team of the league.

The Peshawar Zalmi have 367k followers on instagram. Their average post engagement is in thousands.

But what about the game? Are they any good?

Yes. The Zalmi’s are on record the toughest team to go up against this season. They have finished in the top four in all four seasons. And were the winners of PSL 2017. And are ready to rip everyone apart this season aswell.

Their team is outrageously dangerous with the likes of Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz and Kieron Pollard.

The Zalmis are one team you’d wish to not go up against this season for sure.

But those players aren’t all, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Tom Banton, Daren Sammy and Imam-ul-huq are all also fired up for this season’s clash.

Emerging talents like Amir Khan and Amir Ali will also be trying their luck with Zalmis to win the Pakistan Super League.

Here’s the complete Peshawar Zalmi squad for this season

Peshawar Zalmi 2020

  • Hasan Ali
  • Carlos Brathwaite (replacement pick for Kieron Pollard)
  • Wahab Riaz
  • Kamran Akmal
  • Darren Sammy
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Umar Amin
  • Tom Banton
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Liam Dawson
  • Amir Khan
  • Adil Amin
  • Lewis Gregory (replacement pick for Dwaine Pretorius)
  • Rahat Ali
  • M.Mohsin
  • Aamir Ali

The squad is exciting to say the least. The team has almost no weak spot in it and it seems as though the stakes of the game are much higher than we can predict.

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