Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi, Match 30 Match Prediction

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Modified Feb 21, 2022 4:20 PM IST

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The league stage of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) edition will end on February 21 with a Lahore Qalandars Vs Peshawar Zalmi fixture.

Lahore Qalandars are seated in second place in the points table with six victories from nine matches. They come into this match with a sensational 66-run triumph on Islamabad United and will be scrutinizing into Qualifier 1 high on confidence.

On the Other side of the bench, Peshawar Zalmi is on a three-match winsome streak that has enabled them almost to lock third spot in the table. They have been upholding sums well of late but have a job on their hands to get beyond the in-form Qalandars in this meeting. Moreover, Peshawar had also suffered to the Qalandars before by 29 runs.

Match Details

Match: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi, Match 30

Date: February 21, 2022;

Time: 8 PM IST

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Gaddafi Stadium has been balanced apart from a tandem of games. Squads batting first are achieving more than 200 runs in their 20 overs with ease, and undoubtedly, the chase has gotten more challenging as the tournament has progressed. The last four PSL 2022 have been succeeded by teams batting first.

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Weather Report

There is no possibility of precipitation during the previous league match of the PSL 2022. Things will get more relaxed as the match advances, and the heat will drift around the 17-20 Degrees Celsius mark. One can enjoy a complete Lahore Qalandars Vs Peshawar Zalmi game under the sun.

Peshawar Zalmi Playing XI

Hazratullah Zazai, Ben Cutting, Muhammad Haris (wk), Yasir Khan, Liam Livingstone, Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz (c), Salman Irshad, Usman Qadir

Lahore Qalandars Playing XI

Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Hafeez, Phil Salt (wk), Harry Brook, Rashid Khan, David Wiese, Shaheen Shah Afridi (wk), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan

Key Players

Shoaib Malik 

Forth of the playoffs, Peshawar Zalmi hopes that their geriatric all-rounder Shoaib Malik resumes his excellent record as he is the spine of Zalmi middle-order. The batter lately scored 38 runs off just 23 balls cracking two boundaries and equal most against Islamabad United, which assisted his franchise to succeed the game by 10 runs.

Shaheen Afridi

Ranking on the fourth spot for the most reaped wickets index of the contest, Skipper Shaheen Shah Afridi will be accountable for delivering an early breakthrough for his flank in the game. In nine games, the left-arm fast bowler has reaped 14 wickets in 36 overs he has bowled so far in the competation.

Team News

On Saturday, starter Abdullah Shafique was dumped out of starting playing XI for the success over Islamabad United with keeper-batter Phil Salt pushing up to extend and Sohail Akhtar arriving into the squad. The difference reaped quick bounties, and we predict seeing the starting pair of Fakhar Zaman and Salt again in this match. 

Mohammad Umar skipped out in Zalmi’s ten-run triumph over Islamabad United, with 19-year old Yasir Khan arriving in for his initial impression of the month. Khan smashed 35 runs from 24 balls and, with the remainder of the squad bearing no damages, we do not anticipate seeing any shifts in the team.

Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi Prediction

We hope to witness a great game between Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars, who beat Islamabad United in their previous meeting. Peshawar Zalmi is on a good winning target and is batting nicely but may discover that Lahore Qalandars’ bowling aggression is too powerful. We are expecting success for Lahore Qalandars to complete the group stage.