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Peshawar Zalmi is a Pakistani professional Twenty20 franchise cricket team that competes in Pakistan Super League.The team is based in Peshawar the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.The team was established in 2015 following the announcement of Pakistan Super League by PCB.Shahid Afridi is the captain, Mohammad Akram is the head coach and Andy Flower is the batting consultant of the team. The team is owned by Javed Afridi, CEO of Haier Pakistan.
In 2015, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that first inaugural season of Pakistan Super League will happen in February 2016. On 3 December 2015, the PCB unveiled the owners of five city-based franchises. The Peshawar franchise was sold to the Haier for US$16 Million for ten years periodOn 13 December 2015 Javed Afridi owner of the team revealed the team name and the official logo of team in Army Public School Peshawar.Zalmi is a Pashto language word meaning Youth.
The logo of the team is a fusion of traditional Peshawari Pagri with cricket stumps.The Logo has three shades blue, yellow and white, signifying pride of the region, the skies and the energy of the people.Theme Song o Da Pekhawar Zalmi is the official anthem in first PSL for Peshawar Zalmi.Pakistani Kurta company “”J.”” became the team’s first shirt sponsor after they signed a deal in 2016.They acquired branding rights on the players uniform including shirts and hats during PSL