LAH vs QUE Fantasy Prediction: Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators – 22 February 2021 (Karachi). All the eyes will be on Chris Gayle, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, and Rashid Khan in this game.
Lahore Qalandars will take on Quetta Gladiators 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 started the tournament with a win, and they would want to continue their momentum. Shaheen Afridi proved his class with the bowl in the last game, whereas Rashid was brilliant with both bat and ball. Mohammad Hafeez is the most stable batsman of this side.
Quetta Gladiators lost their opening game, and they would want to avoid consecutive defeats. Chris Gayle was on song for the Gladiators, whereas Tom Banton needs to step up for the side. Mohammad Hasnain and Usman Khan Shinwari will lead the bowling attack of the side.
Pitch Report – The average 1st inning score at this ground in the PSL 2020 playoffs was 157 runs.
Bat 1st Won: 1; Bat 2nd Won: 2; Tie: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Lahore Qalandars – Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Agha Salman, Mohammad Hafeez, Ben Dunk, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Salman Mirza, Ahmed Daniyal.
Quetta Gladiators – Chris Gayle, Tom Banton, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saim Ayub, Azam Khan, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Qais Ahmad, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Usman Shinwari.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Shaheen Afridi, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Gayle, and Mohammad Hasnain.
LAH vs QUE Team Wicket-Keeper
Ben Dunk (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Dunk scored 300 runs at an average of 37.50 last season, whereas he had a strike-rate of 167.59. He loves batting in Pakistan.
LAH vs QUE Team Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman (Price 9.5) and Sohail Akhtar (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Lahore Qalandars. Akhtar scored 262 runs at an average of 29.11 last season, whereas Zaman scored 325 at an average of 27.08. Both of them will open together in this game.
Chris Gayle (Price 10) and Tom Banton (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Quetta Gladiators. Banton has scored over 1100 T20 runs at a strike-rate of 152.45, whereas Gayle does not need any stats to prove his class. Both of them are top-order players, and Gayle was on song in the last game.
LAH vs QUE Team All-Rounders
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 played a match-winning knock of 33 runs in the game against Zalmi.
LAH vs QUE Team Bowlers
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5), Shaheen Afridi (Price 9.5), and Salman Mirza (Price 8) 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. Afridi scalped three wickets in the last game, whereas Rashid was good as an all-rounder. Mirza made his PSL debut in the last game and scalped a couple of wickets.
Mohammad Hasnain (Price 9) and Usman Khan Shinwari (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Quetta Gladiators. Hasnain scalped 15 wickets last season, whereas Shinwari is a veteran of over 100 T20 wickets. Both of them bowled well against the Karachi Kings.
Match Prediction: Lahore Qalandars will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Mohammad Hafeez and Rashid Khan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Chris Gayle and Shaheen Afridi
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