The game seventeenth of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) is ready to tie the knots between the runner-ups of last season, Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi tonight. As the entire season of PSL is due to take place in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium will rock twice on 10th June seeking the first doubleheader of the resumption.
Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi Match details, Preview, Prediction
Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi, match 17
Match day: Thursday
Match Time: 11:00 PM PST, 10:00 PM GMT
Venue: Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
Pitch & Weather report:
- 34 degrees celsius when the game begins and eventually will get colder than the temperature of the first encounter
- Wind will be blowing around 22 km/h
- Pitches in Abu Dhabi usually work in favor of both; batsmen and bowlers
- The stadium is known for big scores and the chasing teams have a bright triumphant history
- Teams normally fancy to chase just as in National Stadium, Karachi
Both Zalmi and Qalandars did well in the Karachi leg of the tournament. The Yellow Storm has won three out of five matches, whereas, Qalandars had victories in four out of five games played. As the Sohail Akhtar-led men began their PSL 6 journey again in Abu Dhabi yesterday, they made sure to contemplate the winning momentum giving an edge to Islamabad United. Consequently, the team is placed at the top of the points table.
On the other hand, Zalmi will be looking to contest and capture to stabilize their position on the points table for PSL 2021. It does not look so easy facing the consistent Qalandars who have improved their departs under Sohail since last year. They are now determinant to turn the tables. However, having the likes of some crucial batters and bowlers, anything is possible for the Zalmi men.
Lahore Qalandars: Callum Ferguson, Fakhar Zaman, Tim David, Sohail Akhtar, Mohammad Faizan, Ben Dunk, James Faulkner, Agha Salman, Ahmed Daniyal, Zeeshan Ashraf, Dilbar Hussain, Haris Rauf, Maaz Khan, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sultan Ahmed, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Zaid, Seekkugee Prasanna
Peshawar Zalmi: Hazratullah Zazai, Haider Ali, David Miller, Rovman Powell, Imam ul Haq, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Imran, Fidel Edwards, Mohammad Amir Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Waqar Salamkheil, Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik, Bismillah Khan, Umaid Asif, Abrar Ahmed, Kamran Akmal
Predicted playing XI:
LQ: Fakhar Zaman, Zeeshan Ashraf, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohail Akhtar, Ben Dunk, Tim David, Rashid Khan, James Faulkner, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ahmed Daniyal, Haris Rauf
PZ: Kamran Akmal, Imam ul Haq, Shoaib Malik, Ravi Bopara, Sherfane Rutherford, David Miller, Wahab Riaz, Saqib Mehmood, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Mohammad Imran