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Pakistan T20 League 2024, Match 6: KAR vs PES Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Pakistan T20 League 2024

Match 6: KAR vs PES

 

Preview

Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi will square off for the 6th match of the ongoing Pakistan T20 League. The game will be hosted at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, February 21. 

Karachi lost their inaugural match against Multan Sultans by 55 runs. KAR bowled first in the match and conceded a target of 185 runs. Their bowlers only managed to take two wickets and this is a point they will look forward to improving in this match.

Also, their batters didn’t show up well while chasing down the total. Veteran player Shoaib Malik was the highest scorer with 53 runs under his belt. He received almost no help from the other end which resulted in their quick collapse. They need to bounce back in this match before things get messier in the later part of the tournament.

On the other side, Peshawar lost their first match of this league season by a margin of 16 runs against Quetta Gladiators. While bowling first, PES conceded 206 runs in the first innings of the game. Salman Irshad was the star of the bowling side with three wickets to his name out of a total of five collected by the team as a whole. 

The Zalmi batters refused to give up on the match. Skipper Babar Azam led from the front smashing 68 runs during the runchase. Saim Ayub also scored 42 runs off 26 deliveries but failed to chase down the mammoth total. Peshawar will look forward to improving their performance in their next fixture.

 

Match Details

Match: KAR vs PES, 6th Match, Pakistan T20 League 2024

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Time: 02:30 PM

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

 

Pitch and Weather Report

The Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore will host the match on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. The stadium has a batting-friendly surface and provides almost no help to the bowlers. 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 average first innings score is 175 runs and the par score is 190 runs. 

Rain is expected to interrupt during the game time. The temperature will be mostly 22 degrees Celsius. 

 

KAR vs PES 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

PES: Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Haseebullah Khan, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Mohammad Haris, Rovman Powell, Saim Ayub, Aamer Jamal, Dan Mousley, Khurram Shahzad, Mehran Mumtaz, Naveen-ul-Haq, Salman Irshad, Mohammad Zeeshan, Umair Afridi, Arif Yaqoob, Shamar Joseph, Arshad Iqbal, Luke Wood, Aimal Khan, Paul Walter

 

KAR vs PES Probable Playing XIs

KAR: James Vince, Shan Masood (c), Saad Baig (wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Hasan Ali, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Aamir Khan

PES: Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Haris (wk), Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Rovman Powell, Asif Ali, Dan Mousley, Aamer Jamal, Luke Wood, Mohammad Zeeshan, Salman Irshad

 

Match Prediction

Both sides faced a defeat in their first match. They will look to overturn their fate in the upcoming fixture. Based on the player performances and strengths we fancy Peshawar Zalmi to win this match.

 

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