PSL 5: 18th Match: Kamran Akmal scored a whirlwind 101 contrary to Quetta from the previous experience.

Match Details:

The 18th game of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 will likely be played Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators in the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium at Rawalpindi. The game begins at 7:00 PM local time (2:00 PM GMT) (7:30 PM IST). This game will be live on DSport in India.

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The caravan of this fifth edition of this Pakistan Super League rolls and the 18th match will see 2017 winners Peshawar Zalmi lock horns with the defending winners Quetta Gladiators on Thursday. Peshawar Zalmi was hogging headlines for all the wrong reasons after they’rested’ routine skipper Darren Sammy in their final fixture from Karachi Kings. The choice to break’ Sammy did not pay any dividend, although since the former winners went to the Kings once they neglected to shield their total of eight-151.
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Gladiators, on the other hand, were blown off in their final fixture courtesy whirlwind yells from Ben Dunk (93 off forty-three balls) and Samit Patel- seventy-one off 40 balls. The Gladiators could not get moving in their pursuit of 210, and even though Ben Cutting’s 27-ball 53, dropped 37-run short of this goal.

Weather Condition and Report:

Rain is defined to be the order of the day in Rawalpindi on Thursday in case the weather reports must be considered. According to the report, the temperature is determined to vary between 13-19 degrees Celsius, while the humidity is put to float about 80%. Odds of rain- 80℅

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch from Rawalpindi has provided a fantastic balance between the bat and the ball. While teams have discovered a way to score more than 180, the bowlers also have chipped-in, as Lewis Gregory failed for Peshawar at a rain-curtailed fixture against Lahore Qalandars. Thursday is expected for a rainy afternoon, and the quick bowlers may get involved.

Probable Playing XIs

Peshawar Zalmi:

Rahat Ali, Kamran Akmal, Hasan Ali, Shoaib Malik, Tom Banton (WK), Wahab Riaz (C), Haider Ali, Carlos Brathwaite. Mohammad Mohsin, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Bench – Adil Amin, Darren Sammy, Liam Dawson, Umar Amin, Imam-ul-Haq,  Aamir Ali,

Quetta Gladiators:

Naseem Shah, Shane Watson, Fawad Ahmed, Jason Roy, Ahsan Ali,  Sarfaraz   Ben Cutting, Mohammad Hasnain, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahmed (C & WK), Azam Khan, Bench –Sohail Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Tymal Mills, Zahid Mehmood, Abdul Nasir, Khurram Manzoor, Keemo Paul,  Aatish Ali

Top Choices:

Peshawar Zalmi- Shoaib Malik (68), Lewis Gregory (25) and Liam Livingstone (25) were the spearheads of This Zalmi batting unit Contrary to Karachi; Following the likes of Kamran Akmal, Tom Banton failed to Develop Together with All the goods; something they Will Expect is Not the case on Thursday. Akmal scored a whirlwind 101, the last time both of these sides played at the PSL. Together with Yasir Shah (2-28) and to an extent Carlos Brathwaite (1-13 in two overs. None of those bowlers at Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, can make any effect against Karachi. Lewis Gregory has chipped-in with performances with both bat and ball in different phases of the championship, and he can prove to be the X-factor. Quetta Gladiators: With scores of 73 and 50 from Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United. Jason Roy has shown what he’s capable of, at the continuing PSL. At the same time, Shane Watson also has chipped in with a whirlwind 80 against Multan Sultans. However, Quetta will expect that both passion in unison from Zalmi. Ben Cutting is in whirlwind type, with racked up 129 runs in a strike-rate of 189.70, and will once more prove to be critical from the death overs. Cutting has additionally taken seven wickets so much, and he could well prove to be Quetta’s X-factor. So far as bowling is concerned, Mohammad Hasnain (10 wickets in 17.8) will direct the pack together with Naseem Shah. Captain and Vice-Captain Choice: Vice-Captain — Shane Watson, Tom Banton, Lewis Gregory, Shoaib Malik, Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket: Keeper — Kamran Akmal (VC) Batsmen — Jason Roy, Shane Watson, All-Rounders- Shoaib Malik, Lewis Gregory, Ben Cutting (C), Mohammad Nawaz Bowlers- Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Yasir Shah Follow us  Facebook

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