Wasim Akram.

Director of Pakistan Super League’s team, Islamabad United, Wasim Akram has left the franchise to join a new team, spokesman of Wasim Akram confirmed on Tuesday.

“We have left Islamabad United and somewhere in this week, we will be signing up with a new franchise,” said business manager of Akram, Arsalan Shah.

Islamabad United also tweeted statement confirming Wasim Akram’s departure.

“We bid farewell to Wasim, thank him for the first 2 seasons and wish him best for Multan,” said Islamabad United’s official account.

For the replacement of Wasim Akram, Islamabad United is reportedly considering the names of Australia’s Ricky Ponting, Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and West Indian Brian Lara, but nothing has been finalized.