Web Analytics

Martin Guptill replaces Muhammad Waseem in Islamabad United squad for PSL 9

More articles

Veteran New Zealand batter Martin Guptill on Wednesday, joined the Islamabad United squad for the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) 9.

According to the details, Guptill came in as a replacement for UAE’s Muhammad Waseem.

The in-form UAE opener, originally slated to represent Islamabad, withdrew from the tournament due to national commitments.

Waseem will represent UAE in Cricket World Cup League 2 campaign in Dubai, beginning next week.

Follow us on our Official WhatsApp channel

Meanwhile, Martin Guptill’s inclusion is poised to add a valuable experience to the United, who had a mixed start to their PSL 9 campaign, managing to win one out of their first two fixtures.

For the unversed, Guptill represented Quetta Gladiators in the previous edition of the PSL and finished as the ninth-highest run-scorer, amassing 310 runs at a brilliant average of 38.75 and a strike rate of over 150.

The right-handed batter also registered a century when he smashed 117 off 67 deliveries with the help of 12 boundaries and five sixes, powering his then side to a much-needed victory.

Islamabad United’s PSL 9 squad

Shadab Khan (c), Naseem Shah (both Platinum), Imad Wasim, Azam Khan (both Diamond), Faheem Ashraf (Brand Ambassador), Alex Hales, Colin Munro (all Gold), Rumman Raees (Silver), Tymal Mills, Matthew Forde, Salman Agha, Qasim Akram, Shahab Khan, Hunain Shah, Ubaid Shah, Shamyl Hussain, Jordan Cox, Haider Ali, Obed McCoy, Martin Guptill.

READ: David, Marsh propel Australia to thrilling T20 win over New Zealand

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest Stories