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Pakistan T20 League 2023, Match 18: LAH vs QUE Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Pakistan T20 League 2023

Match 18: LAH vs QUE

 

Preview

The 18th match of the Pakistan T20 League will be played between LAH and QUE on the 2nd date of March at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. 

Lahore are at the top of the points table with 4 wins in 5 matches and has a net run rate of +1.470. On the other side, Quetta is in the contrary position in the league. They have managed just 1 win in 5 matches and are placed in the bottom half of the points table with their NRR of -1.977. 

LAH and QUE crossed swords in the 10th match of this league in which the results were for the Lahore side. LAH while batting first posted 198 runs at a loss of 6 wickets. Their top six batters contributed at a greater pace. Keeper Shai Hope scored 47 runs which is the highest among the team. Odean Smith and Qais Ahmad took two wickets each from the other end. 

In the second innings of the game, Quetta managed to reach only 135 run mark losing 8 wickets, and failing to win the match by 63 runs. Jason Roy was the highest scorer from the side. He smashed 48 runs off 30 balls, hitting 1 four and 5 sixes in the process. Lahore skipper Shaheen Afridi and David Wiese picked up three wickets apiece to restrict the run chase.

 

Match Details

Match: LAH vs QUE, 18th Match, Pakistan T20 League, 2023

Date: Thursday, March 02, 2023

Time: 07:30 PM

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

 

Pitch and Weather Report

The Gaddafi stadium in Lahore will host the match on Thursday, March 02, 2023. The same stadium will also be the venue for all the playoff matches including the final. The average first innings score is 175 runs and the par score is 190 runs. 

The stadium provides almost no help for the bowlers as this is a batting-friendly venue. The pacers will have a hard time finding a good pace and a perfect length. The powerplays will be tough for the bowlers on both sides. The weather is expected to be sunny with some hints of clouds. The temperature will be mostly 20 degrees celsius. 

 

LAH vs QUE Squads

LAH: Liam Dawson, Abdullah Shafique, Harry Brook, Jordan Cox, Dilbar Hussain, Ahmed Daniyal, Jalat Khan, Shawaiz Irfan, Fakhar Zaman, Mirza Tahir Baig, Shai Hope (wk), Kamran Ghulam, Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan.

QUE: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Odean Smith, Abdul Bangalzai, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Qais Ahmad, Umaid Asif, Umar Akmal, Saud Shakeel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Naveen-ul-Haq, Omair Yousuf, Will Smeed, Nuwan Thushara, Mohammad Zahid, Aimal Khan

 

LAH vs QUE Probable Playing XIs

LAH: Fakhar Zaman, Mirza Baig, Abdullah Shafique, Sam Billings (wk), Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Hussain Talat, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, and Zaman Khan.

QUE: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Odean Smith, Abdul Bangalzai, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Qais Ahmad

 

Match Prediction

Lahore have consistency among their batting lineup and can take consistent wickets. Quetta have a similar side but they lack consistency in their batting. This is where Lahore gets ahead and have more chances of winning this match. 

 

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