The young Islamabad skipper will have to play a leading role if his side is to make it to the final stages of the tournament.
A strong looking Multan side will look to Mohammad Rizwan to lead from the front and continue his great form at the PSL.
The Gladiators squad may have a lot of experience along with some exciting youngsters and consistent performers, but they will need to be brave if they are to challenge the top teams this time around.
They may have capability to deliver some good performances with the ball, but the season will be defined by how Zalmi's batting fares in PSL 6.
Can the Champions of the 2021 edition of the tournament retain their title or was PSL 5 merely an aberration?