The PSL 5 1st Semi-final of This Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 Involving Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi in the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
The game begins at 2:00 PM Local time (09:00 AM GMT) (2:30 PM IST). This game will be live on DSport in India.
Preview for Dream11 Fantasy
On account of the outbreak of this Coronavirus COVID-19, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been pressured to eliminate the playoffs notion and lessen the playing times. And, so on Tuesday, we’ll see either the semi-finals occur; the very first of which is performed between table-toppers Multan Sultans and former winners Peshawar Zalmi.
Multan Sultans are fairly brilliant through the championship and will be seeking to carry their kind to the knockout phase of the contest. They, nevertheless, come into this match on the rear of a nine-wicket defeat in the hands of Lahore Qalandars once they neglected to shield their total of 187 thanks to some whirlwind hundred from Chris Lynn- 113 off 55 balls.
Peshawar Zalmi, on the other hand, will probably be appearing off the shrug the ignominy of anguish back-to-back defeats in the hands of Multan Sultans from the group-stage. However, it would not be a simple job. Considering they are among those worst-hit teams on account of the departure of international players, and the onus of leading the bunch is going to be on the likes of Shoaib Malik, Imam Ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal and Haider Ali.
Weather Condition & Report
Bright spells of sunshine accompanied by overcast states are defined to be the order of the day in Lahore on Tuesday. According to the report, the temperature is defined to vary between 13-26 degrees Celsius while the humidity is put to float about 40%. Odds of rain- 10℅
Pitch Condition & Report:
Another placid track is likely in the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for its semi-finals. The previous 3 games have noticed a similar script being performed: groups overhauling whatever goal that’s decided by the competition. The goals of near 190 happen to be chased down to three successive occasions with complete disdain and return into the semi-finals, either side will want to put the resistance in and chase afterward.
Probable Playing XIs
Rohail Nazir, Shan Masood (C), Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara, Shahid Afridi. Khushdil Shah, Imran Tahir, Sohail Tanvir, Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan, Zeeshan Ashraf (WK),
Bench – Usman Qadir, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Ilyas, Asad Shafiq
Kamran Akmal (WK), Umar Amin, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Sikandar Raza, Adil Amin, Imam-UI-Haq, Wahab Riaz [c], Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali Mohammad Amir Khan/Yasir Shah.
Bench– Aamir Ali, Yasir Shah/Mohammad Amir Khan, Hammad Azam
Multan Sultans: Zeeshan Ashraf scored a half-century, the last time these sides locked horns while the trio of Shan Masood , Ravi Bopara  and Khushdil Shah [70* off 29 balls] would be the spearheads supporting Multan posting 6-187 against Qalandars. They will once more direct the batting-unit.
Sohail Tanvir [3-26] and Ali Shafiq [2-31] were instrumental in Multan protecting their complete against Peshawar Zalmi within their previous meeting. They will once more be the trick to their bundles. Imran Tahir will direct the spin-bowling section.
Peshawar Zalmi: In the absence of this abroad firepower, the onus of top the batting-unit will be on the likes of Kamran Akmal. Imam-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik and Haider Ali. So far as bowling is concerned, Rahat Ali maintained 3-24 in his final outing against Multan Sultans. He, together with skipper Wahab Riaz is going to be the secret.
Captain and Vice-Captain Choice:
Captain — Khushdil Shah, Haider Ali, Kamran Akmal
Vice-Captain — Zeeshan Ashraf, Shoaib Malik, Imran Tahir
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper — Zeeshan Ashraf (VC), Kamran Akmal (C)
Batsmen- Imam-ul-HaqHaq, Khushdil Shah, Haider Ali, Shan Masood
All-Rounders: Shoaib Malik, Moeen Ali
Bowlers- Ali Shafiq, Imran Tahir, Wahab Riaz
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