Series: Pakistan Super League, 2022
Match: 28th match, QTG VS KRK
Team: Quetta Gladiators VS Karachi Kings
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Time: February 20, 2022, 3:00 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
QUETTA GLADIATORS TO WIN THE MATCH
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Today match PSL Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore Cricket Ground, We’ve seen many successful chases in the last five matches. In the second half, the batters got better and better.
Pitch & Condition
It is easy for batters on this ground to score runs, and there has been a lot of high-scoring cricket recently. Bowling first will give the team the best shot at winning, and that is what any team would like to do after winning the toss.
The average score for this match is expected to be 155-165.
Sunny throughout, with the temperature peaking at 23 degrees in Lahore during this match.
Both teams felt that chase was the most advantageous option during the previous editions of this tournament at Lahore. More than 75 per cent of matches were won by the team that bowled first, and it may be decided to field first by the team predicted to win the toss.
According to toss prediction, Quetta Gladiators will win the toss and ball first.
Point Table Analysis
It has been a not good season for Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League season. They have won three of their nine matches in this tournament, and they hold the fifth position in the points table after losing six games.
In their previous match, Karachi Kings won after losing eight in a row. This win came very late as they were eliminated from the playoff race, and this match will also be their last during the league stage. Nine games had been played, and only one win. Eight of the nine games had been lost, and they are at the bottom of the points table.
Recent Form (L to R)
Quetta Gladiators – L L L W W
Karachi Kings – W L L L L
Head to Head (Last 5 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 5
Quetta Gladiators won- 3
Karachi Kings won- 2
Last night, the Quetta Gladiators suffered a humiliating 117-run defeat at the hands of the Delhi Capitals. 8 wickets fell in the 246-run chase as Jason Roy (38 runs) and Umar Akmal (50 runs) went all guns blazing, but wickets kept falling at the other end. Moreover, they were bowled out for just 128 runs on the board.
In the previous match, their bowlers tallied 245 runs for the opposition. There were two beamers in the final over of Mohammed Irfan’s spell, which ended the bowler’s innings prematurely. Naseem Shah and Ghulam Mudassar each took a wicket, but they were unable to stop the other team from scoring.
Top players to bet on- Mohammed Irfan, Umar Akmal, Jason Roy.
After scoring 149 runs, the Karachi Kings were bowled out in the last game. The middle overs of the innings were moved along by Babar Azam’s 38 runs, Qasim Akram’s 26 runs, and Lewis Gregory’s 28 runs. Seven of their players were dismissed for single-digit scores at the other end of the batters’ innings.
In a match against a below-par total, the bowlers of the Karachi Kings brilliantly defended the game to win it by 22 runs. Mir Hamza showed excellent ball-handling skills during the match, recording 4-0-27-4. Shinwari, Jordan, and Wasim claimed three wickets between them and contained the opposition to 127/9 in the game despite giving up fewer runs than 6 RPO.
Top players to bet on – Imad Wasim, Mir Hamza, Babar Azam.
Probable Playing 11
Noor Ahmad, Naseem Shah, Ghulam Mudassar, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Jason Roy, Ahsan Ali, Will Smeed, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, Umar Akmal.
Lewis Gregory, Mohammad Nabi, Rohail Nazir, Qasim Akram, Imad Wasim, Chris Jordan, Usman Shinwari, Mir Hamza, Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Joe Clarke.
Dream 11 Prediction
Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings Prediction
The Kings, who are almost out of the race, will be desperate to win just for pride. The Gladiators have lost their previous three games and will be looking to end their losing streak in this matchup. There is a good chance that Quetta Gladiators will beat Karachi Kings.