PSL 5 Match 18th: Peshawar Zalmi dropped their previous experience against Karachi Kings with a margin of six wickets. They endured defeat in that match because of a sudden collapse in the top-notch top order, which includes Tom Banton, Kamran Akmal, and Haider Ali.
The trio was shipped straight back into the pavilion in 10 runs, which were the most crucial reason behind Zalmi’s defeat. The championship has covered halfway along with the play-offs aren’t very far off. Therefore, Zalmi is forecast to create some brilliant performances from the upcoming match against Quetta Gladiators.
Quetta Gladiators, the defending champions, have endured to backbeats in a row. Nevertheless, they are ranked on the next place in the league table, but they might need to come out on winning manners as other teams have begun taking a jump in the championship. They have some huge names in their positions, which will have a tremendous responsibility in safeguarding their winner title by providing their best chance in each respective department of the match.
Peshawar Zalmi is forecast to go with Kamran Akmal and Tom Banton because of their favorite openers. The former is in great shape with the bat when we maintain his preceding few excursions apart. Akmal has thus far scored 177 runs in five matches with a fantastic ton.
Meanwhile, Tom Banton remains because of click a great knock together with the bat. He’s demonstrated some glimpses of the great shape. And, it is going to be significantly favorable for Zalmi when he was able to pull off a fantastic knock.
Shoaib Malik has arrived in his prime as he played with a mesmerizing knock of 68 runs in the prior experience. He’ll look to continue at the match against Gladiators. Liam Livingstone and Lewis Gregory are going to have a function to smoke some decent runs from lower-middle purchase. And there’s not anything much to tinker at precisely the same.
Playing XI: Yasir Shah, Kamran Akmal, Tom Banton (WK), Shoaib Malik, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Wahab Riaz (C), Rahat Ali, Hasan Ali, Carlos Braithwaite, Haider Ali,
Shane Watson and Jason Roy will probably be going to start the innings to get Gladiators followed by Ahsan Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed from the middle sequence. However, their middle arrangement isn’t in the best of the kind that’s become the biggest headache for the group administration.
From the reduced sequence, Ben Cutting appears robust using the bat, who muscled his first fifty in PSL 2020 from the previous game. Azam Khan can also be expected to come out all firearms that might turn the tables to get his group in the ensuing battle.
At the bowling lineup, Naseem Shah and Mohammad Hasnain are fast and causing problems for the batsmen. However, they lack inconsistency because of that they’re giving away runs onto a high attack rate. When they obtained control over the same, then the competitions will undoubtedly make an error in search of several fields.
On the flip side, Mohammad Nawaz and Fawad Ahmed will direct the spin bowling department, which will play an essential role within the spin-friendly wicket of the ensuing battle.
Playing XI: Dilbar Hussain, Fakhar Zaman, Salman Irshad, Chris Lynn, Sohail Akhtar, Mohammad Hafeez, Faizan Khan, Samit Patel, Ben Dunk, Seekkuge Prasanna, Shaheen Afridi.
The focus will be on
Kamran Akmal (Peshawar Zalmi)
Kamran Akmal, the right-hander, is presently the major run-scorer because of his team. It’s understood that his past few games haven’t gone well. However, on his good days, he could single-handedly win the matches on the rear of his superb batting. He’s thus far scored 177 runs in five-game in a hit rate of 165.42. His performance will undoubtedly play an essential part in the upcoming battle of Peshawar Zalmi.
Jason Roy (Quetta Gladiators)
Jason Roy, the England international is in good form, who’s playing very well as an opener at the fifth version of PSL. He’s thus far muscled 182 runs in six matches with the assistance of 2 half-centuries. He’s earned an overview of top-rated batsmen throughout the world from the briefer format.
Matches played 15 | Quetta Gladiators won– 8 | Peshawar Zalmi won — 6 | NR — 1 )
182 — Jason Roy is your Major run-scorer for Quetta Gladiators at PSL 2020
10 — Muhammad Hasnain is your Major wicket-taker at Pakistan Super League 5
TV — DSport
Match Timings — 7:30 PM IST and 3:00 PM GMT
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