Series: Pakistan Super League, 2022
Match: 30th match, LHQ vs PSZ
Team: Lahore Qalandars VS Peshawar Zalmi
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Time: February 20, 2022, 8:00 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
The Lahore wicket has seen many high-scoring thrillers in the tournament’s second leg, and the batters have made the most of the surface.
Pitch & Condition
There is little bounce or velocity on this pitch. It is ideal for batting. The outfield on this site is quite fast, and the ball will travel quickly to the boundary. It also provides a lot of assistance to spin bowlers, but as almost all of the teams in this competition have a good batting order, this isn’t an issue.
The average score for this match is expected to be 170-180.
During the PSL 2022’s final league game, there is no chance of rain. The temperature will drop between 17 and 20 degrees Celsius as the game progresses.
Toss Prediction –
Both teams will hope to win the toss, bat first, and score more than 200 runs. The previous four matches in Lahore were all won by batting first.
According to toss prediction, Lahore Qalandars will win the toss and bat first.
Point Table Analysis
With this encounter, the league stage of the PSL season seven will be completed, and four teams are on the verge of qualifying for the playoffs. Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi had both qualified for the playoffs. The Lahore Qalandars are the league’s second-best performing team, and they were victorious in six of the nine games they played; they’d lost three games and are currently in second place on the table.
Peshawar Zalmi’s performance in this tournament has been outstanding. They had played nine games and had won five of them. They’d lost four games and are currently in third place on the table. They need to win this game to complete the league stage in second place and have two chances to go to the final.
Recent Form (L to R)
Lahore Qalandars – W L W W L
Peshawar Zalmi – W W W L L
Head to Head (Last 5 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 5
Lahore Qalandars won- 5
Peshawar Zalmi won- 0
In their previous match, Lahore Qalandars defeated Islamabad United by 66 runs. They won the coin toss and chose to bat first. Their batting order delivered an outstanding performance, and they scored 197 runs in their 20-over inning. Harry Brook was their most successful and highest run-scorer, scoring his first PSL century. He scored 102 runs off 49 deliveries, hitting ten boundaries and five huge sixes. Fakhar Zaman also performed admirably, scoring his seventh fifty in this season’s PSL.
The bowling unit of the Lahore Qalandars performed admirably in the previous match. They defended the target of 198 runs while allowing 131 runs in their 20-over inning. Almost all of their bowlers performed admirably. Rashid Khan was their most successful bowler, taking two wickets in four overs bowled out for 19 runs. Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, and the skipper, Shaheen Afridi, took two wickets, while David Wiese only took one.
Top players to bet on- Fakhar Zaman, Rashid Khan, Zaman Khan.
Peshawar Zalmi defeated Islamabad United in their most recent match by ten runs. In their previous game, they defeated Karachi Kings by a massive margin of 55 runs. After losing the toss, they were asked to bat first. The way their batting order performed in that game was simply outstanding. In their 20-over inning, they scored a total of 193 runs. Hazratullah Zazai was their most successful and highest run-scorer, scoring 52 runs on 42 deliveries with six boundaries and one huge six. Mohammad Haris scored 49 runs, while Shoaib Malik scored 31.
Peshawar Zalmi won the previous match thanks to their outstanding performance. They defended the target of 194 runs while allowing 138 runs in their 20-over inning. Salman Irshad was the most successful bowler from their side, who picked two wickets in his four overs bowled out against just 24 runs. Wahab Riaz, the skipper, also took two wickets and was charged with 26 runs in four overs bowled out. Mohammad Umar and Liam Livingstone took one wicket, while Shoaib Malik and Amad Butt failed to take one.
Top players to bet on – Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Umar, Liam Livingstone.
Philip Salt, Mohammad Hafeez, Harry Brook, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Akif Javed, Zaman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Kamran Ghulam.
Hussain Talat, Sherfane Rutherford, Ben Cutting, Wahab Riaz, Usman Qadir, Salman Irshad, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Haris, Yasir Khan, Liam Livingstone, Shoaib Malik.
Dream 11 Prediction
While we looked at the squad closely, we believe that Lahore Qalandars will do well in this PSL T20 season 6 encounter since they have a couple of players who can affect the game. In this match, the Peshawar Zalmi’s batting department is stronger than the Lahore Qalandars’. We also have news on the Sultans’ victory from several sources.