KAR vs PES Fantasy Prediction: Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi – 3 March 2021 (Karachi). Haider Ali and Babar Azam are the best fantasy picks of this game.
Karachi Kings will take on Peshawar Zalmi 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 four games this season. Babar Azam is in brilliant form, whereas Sharjeel & Clarke have also batted well. Arshad Iqbal has been their leading wicket-taker, whereas the form of Daniel Christian is a bit of concern.
Peshawar Zalmi started the tournament with a defeat, and they are now on a streak of three successive victories. Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, and Tom Kohler-Cadmore are batting well, whereas Akmal has been a flop. The bowling looks strong with the likes of Wahab Riaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, and Saqib Mahmood.
Pitch Report – The average 1st inning score at this ground in this PSL season is 169 runs.
Total Games: 11; Bat 1st Won: 0; Bat 2nd Won: 11.
Match Details :
Time:- 2.30 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.
Peshawar Zalmi – Kamran Akmal, Imam-ul-Haq, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Saqib Mahmood, Umaid Asif, Mohammad Imran.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Haider Ali, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, and Saqib Mahmood.
KAR vs PES Team Wicket-Keeper
Joe Clarke (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Clarke has scored 104 runs in three innings at an average of 34.66, whereas his strike-rate has been 189.09.
KAR vs PES Team Batsmen
Babar Azam (Price 10.5) and Sharjeel Khan (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Karachi Kings. Azam has scored 181 runs in the tournament at an average of 60.33, whereas Sharjeel has scored 200 at an average of 50.00. Both of them are top-order players.
Haider Ali (Price 9) and Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Peshawar Zalmi. Haider has scored 110 runs in PSL 2021 at a strike-rate of 196.42, whereas Cadmore has scored 103 at an average of 34.33. Both of them are batting well in the tournament.
KAR vs PES Team All-Rounders
Mohammad Nabi (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Karachi Kings. Nabi has scored 107 runs in the tournament at an average of 53.50, whereas he has scalped a wicket in bowling. He is a veteran T20 player.
Shoaib Malik (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Peshawar Zalmi. Malik is a veteran of over 10,000 T20 runs, and he has scored 100 runs in the tournament at a strike-rate of 126.58.
KAR vs PES 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 four.
Wahab Riaz (Price 9) and Saqib Mahmood (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Peshawar Zalmi. Mahmood has scalped ten wickets in the tournament, whereas Wahab has scalped eight. Both of them are on fire in the tournament.
Match Prediction: Peshawar Zalmi will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Babar Azam and Tom Kohler-Cadmore
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Sharjeel Khan and Saqib Mahmood
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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.