KAR vs LAH Final Fantasy Prediction: Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars – 17 November 2020 (Karachi). The winner of this game will decide the champions of the Pakistan Super League 2020.
Karachi Kings will take on Lahore Qalandars in the Final match of PSL 2020 aka Pakistan Super League which will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi. The PSL is finally back to complete its playoffs stages after the Covid-19 pandemic break.
Karachi Kings won the qualifier game in the super over and, they may find it difficult in this game against the high-flying Qalandars. The batting of this side is really weak and, they rely too much on Babar Azam. This team needs to fire in both departments in order to be the champions of PSL 2020.
Lahore Qalandars, on the other hand, have been flying high in the Playoff stages. They have been dominant in every aspect of their game and, this crucial game cannot come at the right time than this. The pace bowlers of this team are on fire whereas, the likes of David Wiese and Mohammad Hafeez are in brilliant form as well.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent enough for the batting in Karachi. The average 1st innings batting score is 170.
Total PSL Games Played: 19; Batting 1st Won: 8; Batting 2nd Won: 11
Match Details :
Time:- 8:30 PM, Live on Eurosport
Probable XI for both sides:-
Karachi Kings – Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Alex Hales, Chadwick Walton, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Sherfane Rutherford, Wayne Parnell, Mohammad Amir, Arshad Iqbal, Waqas Maqsood.
Lahore Qalandars – Tamim Iqbal, Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Ben Dunk, Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Faizan, Dilbar Hussain.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
David Wiese, Babar Azam, Alex Hales, Haris Rauf, and Mohammad Hafeez.
KAR vs LAH Team Wicket-Keeper
Ben Dunk (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Dunk has been really poor in the playoffs but, he is just picked because he will bat above Walton in the batting-order.
KAR vs LAH Team Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Lahore Qalandars. Zaman was the leading run-scorer of the recent National T20 Cup and, he scored 292 runs in PSL 2020 as well. He played a really good knock of 46 runs in the last game and is almost an un-droppable option.
Babar Azam (Price 11) and Alex Hales (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Karachi Kings. There is no doubt over the quality of Babar and, he is currently the highest run-scorer of the tournament. He has scored 410 runs at an average of 51.25 whereas, Hales has scored 261 runs in just 6 innings at an average of 52.20. Both of them are T20 superstars and just cannot be dropped.
KAR vs LAH Team All-Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez (Price 10) and David Wiese (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Lahore Qalandars. Hafeez has been the 2nd highest run-scorer of the PSL 2020. He has scored 310 runs at an average of 44.29 whereas, Wiese has been brilliant in the playoffs of the tournament. He has scored 64 runs and has picked 5 wickets in the last couple of games. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders of T20 cricket.
Imad Wasim (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Karachi Kings. Wasim has picked six wickets in the tournament whereas, he bats in the middle-order of this batting line-up. He is a decent enough T20 player.
KAR vs LAH Team Bowlers
Dilbar Hussain (Price 8.5) and Haris Rauf (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lahore Qalandars. Both of them are bowling really well and have picked 5 wickets each in the last couple of games. Hussain has picked 12 wickets overall in the tournament as well.
Waqas Maqsood (Price 8.5) and Arshad Iqbal (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Karachi Kings. Both of them really good in the PSL 2020, Iqbal has picked 7 wickets in the last 5 games whereas, Maqsood has picked 4 wickets in 3 games. They are talented bowlers who are going to be the best in these credits.
Match Prediction: Lahore Qalandars will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Babar Azam and David Wiese
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Mohammad Hafeez and Alex Hales
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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.