Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Head to Head Record | PZ vs IU PSL stats | PSL 2022 Match 5

Dixit Bhargav
|Published January 30, 2022

Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Head to Head: The SportsRush presents for you the Head to Head statistics for the fifth match of PSL 2022.

The fifth match of the ongoing seventh season of the Pakistan Super League will be played between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United in Karachi as part of the second double-header of this season today.

Having sealed a tough chase against Quetta Gladiators the other day, Zalmi have commenced their PSL 2022 journey on a winning note. In the head-to-head record against Islamabad United, PZ have emerged as the better team although by a slight margin but would want to increase the same at the National Stadium on a Sunday afternoon.

Islamabad United, on the other hand, will be playing their season opener against Peshawar. Readers must note that United had been knocked out of PSL 2021 Eliminator 2 by Zalmi.

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Chasing a 175-run target at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi seven months ago, Peshawar had sealed the chase in just the 17th over. A match-winning 126-run partnership for the second wicket between Hazratullah Zazai (66) and James Vince (55*) was followed by veteran batter Shoaib Malik scoring 32* (10) with the help of five fours and a six.

Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Head to Head

Total number of matches played: 16

Matches won by PZ: 8

Matches won by IU: 7

Matches played in Pakistan: 5 (PZ 3, IU 1)

Matches played at the National Stadium: 3 (PZ 2, IU 1)

PZ average score against IU: 159

IU average score against PZ: 165

Most runs for PZ: 447 (Kamran Akmal)

Most runs for IU: 187 (Asif Ali)

Most wickets for PZ: 23 (Wahab Riaz)

Most wickets for IU: 10 (Shadab Khan)

Most catches for PZ: 11 (Kamran Akmal)

Most catches for IU: 6 (Faheem Ashraf)

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. 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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