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Kamran Akmal has been released by Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi decided to not retain him for the next season.

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 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.

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.



Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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