Islamabad United Vs Peshawar Zalmi is the 24th match in the ongoing Pakistan Super League. Both teams are on eight points and are fighting in the middle of the table. Peshawar come into this game after a strong win against Quetta in their previous game.
United on the other hand will come in after a close and nail-biting finish in their previous game. They won, but the game was too close for their liking. Both sides were a part of high-scoring games as the league has started seeing some good scores in the tournament.
Match: Islamabad United Vs Peshawar Zalmi
Date: 17th February 2022
Time: 8:00 PM IST
The skies are clear for the Islamabad United Vs Peshawar Zalmi game, and there is no rain in the radar.
The surface has had good pace and bounce, and the ball is coming onto the bat nicely. Runs are coming well, and dew has played a role making it good for teams batting second.
Alex Hales, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Muhammad Akhlaq, Shadab Khan (c), Asif Ali, Azam Khan (wk), Liam Dawson, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Hasan Ali, Zeeshan Zameer
Kamran Akmal(wk), Haider Ali, Liam Livingstone, Shoaib Malik, Sherfane Rutherford, Hussain Talat, Wahab Riaz (c), Ben Cutting, Usman Qadir, Saqib Mahmood, Salman Irshad
Both sides will come into this game unchanged, and fired up after riveting encounters in their previous games.
Alex Hales is a star in the Pakistan Super League, and comes in with some good form behind him. As an opener and on flat conditions, he can set the game up nicely, and a good start from him will help his side run away quickly.
Liam Livingstone is a player who adds value with both bat and ball. He is a consistent and aggressive with the bat, and bowls part time spin with strong variations. He can spin the ball both ways, and will be an interesting player to watch.
With good form and a strong game the other night, Peshawar come into this game with an edge, and are likely to win. They have strong individual talent as well, and a good performance from anyone of them will define the game.
Match Prediction: Peshawar Zalmi will win the match.