Kamran Akmal has been released by Peshawar Zalmi!
The 40-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman won’t be part of the franchise for the upcoming PSL season.
Peshawar Zalmi has decided to not retain him for the next season.
- The right-handed batsman is the second-highest run-scorer in the history of the PSL,
- He has scored 1,972 runs in 75 matches at an average of 27.38 and a strike rate of 136.94.
- Kamran Akmal also has three centuries to his credit in PSL, which is the most by any player in the tournament.
- He also did a good job behind the stumps, with the most number, 62, of dismissals in PSL history.
Kamran Akmal bid adieu to Peshawar Zalmi in a tweet on Tuesday.
“Goodbyes are always hard..it has been a wonderful 7 years journey with @PeshawarZalmi,” Akmal tweeted and thanked the franchise for always supporting him during his times of highs and lows.
Goodbyes are always hard..it has been a wonderful 7 years journey with @PeshawarZalmi Thanks for always supporting me in my hard times in my highs and lows.i am and i always will be grateful to u all for believing in me.Special thanks @JAfridi10 M.Akram @darensammy88 @WahabViki— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) November 1, 2022
Furthermore, in his YouTube video, Kamran Akmal has revealed that the team’s newly-appointed head coach Darren Sammy informed him about the decision.
“I am not part of Peshawar Zalmi anymore. Head Coach Darren Sammy informed me that Peshawar Zalmi will not retain me for PSL 8. I will be available for selection in the draft of PSL 8 now, though. Let’s see which franchise picks me,” Kamran Akmal said.