Shadab Khan to lead Islamabad United in PSL 5


Lahore: Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan has been announced as the captain of Islamabad United for Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 5.

The young leg-spinner is also the youngest captain in the history of the PSL to captain any franchise since the start of the league in 2016.

The 21-year-old shared his joy and said,” It is an honor for me to lead a side which has won two PSL Trophies and I would like to thank Ali Naqvi for this opportunity.”

Shadab in the last season served as vice-captain and also captained Islamabad in three matches where he won two and lost one.

It must be noted that PSL fifth edition will completely be held in Pakistan and the matches will be played in the stadiums of Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Multan.