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IU vs LQ Head to Head Records in PSL | Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Stats | PSL 2021 Match 15

Dixit Bhargav

IU vs LQ Head to Head Records in PSL | Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Stats | PSL 2021 Match 15

IU vs LQ Head to Head Records: The SportsRush presents for you the Head to Head statistics for the 15th match of PSL 2021.

The 15th match of the imminent second phase of the sixth season of the Pakistan Super League will be played between Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars in Abu Dhabi today.

The match will kick-start the resumption of PSL 2021 after multiple delays due to logistical challenges. While the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) has managed to get things together to resume the tournament, they will now be working sincerely towards completing the tournament without any COVID-19 case emerging like what had happened earlier this year.

As far as the points table is concerned, Islamabad are at the third position on the back of three victories in four matches. Lahore, on the other hand, are a position lower at fourth due to a slight different in the net run rate. Otherwise, Qalandars have also won three and lost just one out of their four PSL 2021 matches.

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United, who have had a straightforward lead over Qalandars over the years, have been undefeated against them in their last five matches in the PSL.

IU vs LQ Head to Head Records in PSL

Total number of matches played: 10

Matches won by IU: 8

Matches won by LQ: 2

Matched played in Pakistan: 3 (IU 3, LQ 0)

Matches played in UAE: 7 (IU 5, LQ 2)

IU average score against LQ: 170

LQ average score against IU: 158

Most runs for IU: 138 (Shadab Khan)

Most runs for LQ: 181 (Fakhar Zaman)

Most wickets for IU: 14 (Faheem Ashraf)

Most wickets for LQ: 5 (Shaheen Shah Afridi)

Most catches for IU: 6 (Asif Ali)

Most catches for LQ: 3 (Fakhar Zaman)

The last time that Islamabad and Lahore had faced each other in the PSL was during a league match of the last season. After Lahore captain Sohail Akhtar won the toss and invited the visitors in to bat, Islamabad had posted a formidable 198/3 in 20 overs primarily because of a brisk 103-run opening partnership between Luke Ronchi (48) and Colin Munro (87*).

A lacklustre batting performance from the hosts had seen them getting bundled out for 127 in 18.5 overs. For United, Rumman Raees and Zafat Gohar were the pick of the bowlers with three wickets each to their name.

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav


Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who works as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. Having written more than 10,000 articles across more than five years at TSR, his first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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