PSL 2022 – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Dream11 Predictions, Lineups and more
The league stage of the Pakistan Super League is nearing its end and the teams are now trying their best to get wins and get closer to a spot in the play-offs. The Islamabad United had a bit of a scare against the bottom of the table Karachi Kings, but fortunately, they were able to scrape a win. They are currently in third place and they will be looking to win this game and take another step towards the play-offs.
The Peshawar Zalmi had a great result in their last game against the Quetta Gladiators, where the Zalmi walked away with a 24-run victory. They are currently in fourth place on the table and they need this win, not only to climb the table but also to improve their net run rate, which could be a deciding factor at the end of the league stage.
The match is scheduled to take place on the 17th of February, 2022 at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
PSL 2022 – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi – Pitch Report
The Lahore wicket has seen many high-scoring thrillers in the second leg of the tournament and the batters have made the most of the surface. The fast bowlers have also made their presence felt but, the same cannot be said for the spinners who have found it very difficult to leave the batters bamboozled. The toss-winning captain must have no second thoughts about bowling first and chase the target with the dew coming into play later in the game.
PSL 2022 – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi – Probable XI
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Colin Munro, Muhammad Akhlaq, Shadab Khan (c), Asif Ali, Azam Khan, Hasan Ali, Liam Dawson, Faheem Ashraf, Waqas Maqsood, Zeeshan Zameer.
Hazratullah Zazai, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Haris (wk), Liam Livingstone, Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz (c), Usman Qadir, Muhammad Umar, Salman Irshad.
PSL 2022 – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi – Players to Watch
He is a player who has brought a certain stability to the middle order of the Islamabad United squad. He has not had a lot to do so far, but with 73 runs and 2 wickets to his name, he has shown the team that if there is ever a situation where the top order collapses, he can step in and put up a few runs on the board.
A bowler with a sting, Waqas has been one of the key players for Islamabad United and with each passing game, he has only gotten better. With 9 wickets from 4 games, Maqsood is in terrific form and is sure to scalp a few more against the Zalmi.
The veteran has been in fine touch for the Peshawar Zalmi this season and is currently their top run-scorer with 276 runs from 8 games. He is also a capable leader and has the ability to marshall the team and get them across the line.
With 9 wickets this season, Salman Irshad has been the best bowler for the Peshawar Zalmi this season and the team will be depending on him to get early wickets against the Islamabad United side.
PSL 2022 – Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi – Fantasy Lineup No.1
Wicket Keeper – Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batters – Shoaib Malik (vc), Asif Ali, Hazratullah Zazai
All-Rounders – Shadab Khan (c), Ben Cutting, Liam Dawson