The former batsman was the captain of United over the first 3 seasons.
In a press release on Thursday 5 Dec 2019, announced the selection of the national team head coach-cum-chief selector Misbahul Haq as the new Head Coach for the franchise psl5.
The franchise also declared the selection of New Zealand cricketer Luke Ronchi as the assistant coach of the team.
Before this Misbah was the captain of United over the 1st 3 seasons. By leading the team to 2 Pakistan Super League PSL championships as that period.
Misbah selected as Islamabad head coach PSL5
He is also the most successful Test captain in history of Pakistan. By winning more Tests than anyone in the history of country. Ultimate with leading the team to NO.1 in the Cricket Rankings.
Luke Ronchi described both Australia & New Zealand in the cricket & has been part of the Islamabad United crew since HBL PSL 3.
He was the Assistant Coach with the New Zealand ODI side which reached the final of the Cricket World Cup 2019. He will also deliver as part of the coaching staff with the Central Stags team.
At Islamabad United, we have some of the most brilliant & appealing cricketers around & I hope to help them play brilliantly & courageously. I am aware of the dressing room culture of the franchise & I think we can continue to improve it.