KAR vs LAH Fantasy Prediction: Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars – 28 February 2021 (Karachi). Mohammad Hafeez and Babar Azam are the best fantasy picks of this game.
Karachi Kings will take on Lahore Qalandars in the League Match of PSL 2021, aka Pakistan Super League which, will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi. The premier T20 competition of Pakistan is finally here.
The Kings are the defending champions, and they have won two of their three games this season. Babar Azam is in brilliant form, whereas Sharjeel & Clarke have also played well. Mohammad Nabi & Daniel Christian are their ace all-rounders, whereas Arshad Iqbal has been bowling well. Karachi Kings have a fairly decent squad in their ranks.
Lahore Qalandars have also won two of their three games in the competition. Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf have been brilliant in bowling, whereas Rashid has left for International duties. Mohammad Hafeez is the most stable batsman of this side, whereas Zaman is also batting well.
Pitch Report – The average 1st inning score at this ground in this PSL season is 167 runs.
Total Games: 10; Bat 1st Won: 0; Bat 2nd Won: 10.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Karachi Kings – Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Colin Ingram, Joe Clarke, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Aamer Yamin, Waqas Maqsood, Arshad Iqbal.
Lahore Qalandars – Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Joe Denly, Mohammad Hafeez, Ben Dunk, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Ahmed Daniyal, Salman Mirza.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Joe Clarke, and Arshad Iqbal.
KAR vs LAH Team Wicket-Keeper
Joe Clarke (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Clarke has scored 100 runs in a couple of innings at an average of 50.00, whereas his strike-rate has been 204.08.
KAR vs LAH Team Batsmen
Babar Azam (Price 10.5) and Sharjeel Khan (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Karachi Kings. Azam has scored 176 runs in the tournament at an average of 88.00, whereas Sharjeel has scored 136 with the help of a century. Both of them are top-order players.
Fakhar Zaman (Price 9.5) and Joe Denly (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Lahore Qalandars. Zaman scored 325 runs last season at an average of 27.08, whereas he has scored 106 runs at an average of 53.00 in PSL 2021. Denly scored 223 runs in the recent BBL, whereas he can bowl a few overs as well.
KAR vs LAH Team All-Rounders
Mohammad Nabi (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Karachi Kings. Nabi is a veteran of over 4000 T20 runs, whereas he has scalped 272 wickets too. He is a game-changer.
Mohammad Hafeez (Price 10) will be our all-rounder from the Lahore Qalandars. Hafeez is a world-class batsman, and he scored 312 runs at an average of 39.00 last season, whereas he scalped three wickets in bowling. He has scored 166 runs in the PSL 2021 so far.
KAR vs LAH Team Bowlers
Mohammad Amir (Price 9) and Arshad Iqbal (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Karachi Kings. Amir scalped ten wickets last season, whereas Iqbal scalped nine. Iqbal has scalped six wickets in PSL 2021, whereas Amir has scalped three.
Shaheen Afridi (Price 9.5) and Haris Rauf (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lahore Qalandars. Afridi scalped 17 wickets last season at an economy of 7.11, whereas Rauf scalped ten. Haris has scalped three wickets in a couple of games, whereas Afridi has scalped six in three matches.
Match Prediction: Karachi Kings will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Mohammad Hafeez and Babar Azam
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Joe Clarke and Fakhar Zaman
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.