Islamabad united has retained 9 players which have played in the second edition of PSL with the inclusion of Andre Russel who has missed PSL2 as he was accused of doping charges.
Retained players are: Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali
Players picked in the draft: JP Duminy, Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat
Supplementary players: Alex Hales, David Willey, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Hasnain
Emerging category players: Rohail Nazir
Note: Islamabad United were the champions of PSL1 and were knocked out in the qualifiers of PSL2.