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Pakistan T20 League 2024, Match 26: KAR vs LAH Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Pakistan T20 League 2024

Match 26: KAR vs LAH

 

Preview

Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars will square off for the 26th match of the Pakistan T20 League 2024. The game is scheduled to be played at the National Stadium in Karachi on Saturday, March 9.

After beating Quetta by 7 wickets with 27 balls to spare in their last fixture, the Kings lost their previous match against Islamabad by 5 wickets, hence getting defeated in four out of the last five games.

Keiron Pollard scored the most runs for KAR in the last match and the side will be looking forward to more fierce strokes from the Caribbean power hitter in future matches. Mir Hamza starred with the ball in hand picking up three scalps for 41 runs in his previous outing.  

Lahore Qalandars fetched their first win in this league in their recent encounter and they will probably keep faith in the same Playing XI with whom they got their first victory of the tournament against Islamabad United on Wednesday.

Rassie van der Dussen will lead the batting side as he has done across the competition. The Proteas batter is just 30 runs behind Babar Azam in the list of top run scorers in the Pakistan T20 League. Pakistan’s prime pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi will be the leader of the pack as he comes into this game picking 2 wickets in the last game.

 

Match Details

Match: KAR vs LAH, 26th Match, Pakistan T20 League 2024

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024

Time: 07:30 PM

Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

 

Pitch and Weather Report

The pitch at National Stadium, Karachi usually delivers a good surface for the batters. The average run of the first innings is 175 runs. Hence it is quite expected that the team winning the toss will choose to bat first as this pitch is known as a batting paradise.

The highest and lowest temperatures on the matchday at Karachi are 29 and 20 degrees Celsius. The humidity on the day is 26% and the wind rate is 16kmph with chances of a downpour. 

 

KAR vs LAH Squads

KAR: Saad Baig, Mohammad Aamir Khan, Mir Hamza, Hasan Ali, Arafat Minhas, Anwar Ali, Shoaib Malik, Daniel Sams, Kieron Pollard, Jamie Overton, Mohammad Nawaz, Shan Masood, Tim Seifert, Muhammad Akhlaq, Irfan Khan Niazi, Sirajuddin, Leus du Plooy, Zahid Mahmood, James Vince, Tabraiz Shamsi

LAH: Zaman Khan, Syed Faridoun, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Imran, Haris Rauf, David Wiese, Sikandar Raza, Kamran Ghulam, Sahibzada Farhan, Mirza Tahir Baig, Daniel Lawrence, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Jahandad Khan, Ahsan Bhatti, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tayyab Abbas, Jahandad Khan, Salman Fayyaz, Rassie van der Dussen, Lorcan Tucker

 

KAR vs LAH Probable Playing XIs

KAR: Shan Masood (c), Tim Seifert (wk), James Vince, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Nawaz, Kieron Pollard, Irfan Khan, Hasan Ali, Mir Hamza, Zahid Mahmood, Blessing Muzarabani

LAH: Sahibzada Farhan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Rassie van der Dussen, Shai Hope, Shaheen Shah Afridi (c), Sikandar Raza, Ahsan Hafeez, David Wiese, Jahandad Khan, Tayyab Abbas, Zaman Khan

 

Match Prediction

Lahore got their first win of the tournament rides on the backs of their bowlers, but they still now need to score big in order to put the opposition in trouble. Karachi will be playing at their home ground and based on that we expect them to win this fixture. 

 

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