LAH vs PES Fantasy Prediction: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi – 21 February 2021 (Karachi). Rashid Khan and Mujeeb ur Rahman will make their PSL debut in this game.
Lahore Qalandars 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.
Lahore Qalandars lost in the finals last year, and they have a brilliant squad this season as well. Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Hafeez are the lead batsmen of the side, whereas Samit Patel & David Wiese are their all-rounders. Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf will take care of the pace attack, whereas Rashid Khan is their lone spinner. They have some world-class players in their ranks.
Peshawar Zalmi played well last season, and this time they will aim for the title. Haider Ali and Kamran Akmal are their backbones of batting, whereas Tom Kohler-Cadmore is another aggressive option. Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz are the experienced campaigners of this side.
Pitch Report – The average 1st inning score at this ground in the Last 4 PSL games has been 157.
Bat 1st Won: 1; Bat 2nd Won: 2; Tie: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 2.30 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Lahore Qalandars – Fakhar Zaman, Zeeshan Ashraf, Sohail Akhtar, Mohammad Hafeez, Ben Dunk, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Maaz Khan.
Peshawar Zalmi – Kamran Akmal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Sherfane Rutherford, Ravi Bopara, Amad Butt, Wahab Riaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Mohammad Irfan, Abrar Ahmed.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, and Mujeeb ur Rahman.
LAH vs PES Team Wicket-Keeper
Kamran Akmal (Price 9) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Akmal scored 251 runs at an average of 27.88 last season, whereas his strike-rate was 161.93. He has been the most consistent batsman on the side.
LAH vs PES Team Batsmen
Sohail Akhtar (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Lahore Qalandars. Akhtar scored 262 runs at an average of 29.11 last season, whereas he batted brilliantly in the recent Abu Dhabi T10 league. He is the captain of Lahore Qalandars.
Haider Ali (Price 9) and Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Peshawar Zalmi. Ali scored 239 runs at an average of 26.55 last season, whereas his strike-rate was 157.23. Cadmore has scored over 2000 T20 runs at a strike-rate of 141.19, whereas he batted well in the recent T10 league in Abu Dhabi. Both of them are top-order players.
LAH vs PES Team All-Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez (Price 10), David Wiese (Price 9), and Samit Patel (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders 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. Wiese scored 131 runs last year at a strike-rate of 170.12 with 12 wickets in bowling, whereas Patel scored 188 at a strike-rate of 145.73 with 10 wickets in bowling. All three of them are brilliant all-rounders.
LAH vs PES Team Bowlers
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5) and Shaheen Afridi (Price 9.5) will be our bowlers from the Lahore Qalandars. Afridi scalped 17 wickets last season at an economy of 7.11, whereas Rashid is a world-class bowler, and he scalped 16 wickets in the recent BBL at an economy of 6.85. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Wahab Riaz (Price 9) and Mujeeb ur Rahman (Price 9) will be our bowlers from Peshawar Zalmi. Riaz scalped 11 wickets last season, whereas Mujeeb scalped 14 wickets in the recent BBL at an economy of 6.26. Both of them are wicket-takers.
[Alternate Changes: Shaheen Afridi and Sohail Akhtar Our; Haris Rauf and Fakhar Zaman In]
Match Prediction: Lahore Qalandars will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Mohammad Hafeez and David Wiese
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kamran Akmal and Rashid Khan
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