Islamabad United is a Pakistani professional T20 franchise cricket team that takes part in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). United are the current champions of the first PSL season which was organised in February 2016. The team is situated in Islamabad, the capital city of the country and was established in 2015 to participate in the first edition of the PSL. The franchise is in possession of Leonine Global Investments via its sports body Leonine Global Sports. They bought the franchise for US$15 Million.
The most successful test captain of Pakistan Cricket Team, Misbah-ul-Haq is the skipper of Islamabad United and ex-Australia player Dean Jones is the coach of the team. Former Pakistani fast bowler and king of reverse swing Wasim Akram is the director of the team.