PES vs QUE Fantasy Prediction: Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators – 26 February 2021 (Karachi). Faf du Plessis and Dale Steyn will play for the Gladiators in this game.
Peshawar Zalmi 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.
Peshawar Zalmi started the tournament with a defeat, and they won their second game convincingly. Tom Kohler-Cadmore proved his class in the last game, whereas Malik, Akmal, Ali, and Imam are also looking in fine tone. The bowling looks strong with the likes of Wahab Riaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, and Saqib Mahmood.
Quetta Gladiators have lost their opening two games, and they would want to avoid a hat-trick of defeats. Chris Gayle was on song for the Gladiators, but he has gone home for the national duties. The arrival of Faf du Plessis is a brilliant thing, whereas the rest of the batsmen need to fire.
Pitch Report – The average 1st inning score at this ground in this PSL season is 163 runs.
Total Games: 6; Bat 1st Won: 0; Bat 2nd Won: 6.
Match Details :
Time:- 8.30 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Peshawar Zalmi – Kamran Akmal, Imam-ul-Haq, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Imran.
Quetta Gladiators – Saim Ayub, Tom Banton, Faf du Plessis, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Azam Khan, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Dale Steyn, Mohammad Hasnain, Zahid Mahmood, Usman Shinwari.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Faf du Plessis, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Kamran Akmal, Wahab Riaz, and Dale Steyn.
PES vs QUE 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 is one of the most consistent players of the Peshawar Zalmi.
PES vs QUE Team Batsmen
Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Peshawar Zalmi. Cadmore has scored over 2200 T20 runs at a strike-rate of 141.68, whereas he scored a brilliant half-century in the previous game. He is a game-changer.
Faf du Plessis (Price 9) 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 151.35, whereas Faf scored 449 runs in IPL 2020 at an average of 40.81. Both of them are top-order players, and Banton will want to improve his form.
PES vs QUE Team All-Rounders
Ben Cutting (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Quetta Gladiators. Cutting scalped eight wickets last season with the ball, whereas he scored 146 runs at a strike-rate of 189.61. He is not at his best, but Cutting is a game-changer.
Shoaib Malik (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Peshawar Zalmi. Malik scored 278 runs at an average of 34.75 last season, whereas he has scored over 10000 runs in his T20 career.
PES vs QUE Team Bowlers
Wahab Riaz (Price 9), Mujeeb ur Rahman (Price 9), and Saqib Mahmood (Price 8.5) 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. Mahmood has scalped four wickets in PSL 2021. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Mohammad Hasnain (Price 9) and Dale Steyn (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Quetta Gladiators. Hasnain scalped 15 wickets last season, whereas Steyn is a veteran of 259 T20 wickets. Both of them are the main pacers of the side.
Match Prediction: Peshawar Zalmi will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Faf du Plessis and Tom Kohler-Cadmore
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kamran Akmal and Tom Banton
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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.