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Match Details

Date: February 29, 2024

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

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Match Preview:

The Karachi Kings will host Quetta Gladiators at the National Stadium in their second consecutive PSL 2024 fixture. So far in the season, both teams have been in great form and hence will look to close in on the playoff spots by winning this game. Ahead of this game, the Kings defeated Lahore Qalandars before playing Islamabad United while Gladiators suffered a 13-run loss against the Multan Sultans.

Pitch Report:

The National Stadium in Karachi has been a paradise for batters in the 2024 season with an average of 174 runs in T20s. The batters have scored runs at an incredible clip thanks to the short boundaries and the flat pitches. Bowlers are at a slight disadvantage at this venue, but as the wicket gets old, spinners can avail some turns towards the later half of the match. Similarly, the pacers can avail swing with the new ball in the initial stages of the game.

Team Analysis:

Karachi Kings

The Karachi Kings have hit top form after losing their opening game by managing to register two consecutive victories. Their veteran stars Shoaib Malik and Kieron Pollard have performed the best with the bat. In contrast, the bowling department saw Mir Hamza and Hasan Ali step up to pick five and six wickets, respectively in the 2024 season.

SportsTiger Playing XI of Karachi Kings

Shan Masood (c), Muhammad Akhlaq (wk), James Vince, Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Nawaz, Irfan Khan, Daniel Sams, Hasan Ali, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mir Hamza

Quetta Gladiators

In contrast, Quetta Gladiators saw a minor hiccup after a three-game winning streak. The Gladiators’ middle-order hasn’t fired consistently with Jason Roy and Saud Shakeel scoring most of the runs so far in the season. Whereas with the ball, Abrar Ahmed, Akeal Hosein and Mohammad Wasim have emerged as the top performers for Quetta.

SportsTiger Playing XI of Quetta Gladiators

Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel, Khawaja Nafay, Rilee Rossouw (c), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Akeal Hosein, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Usman Tariq, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

Match Prediction:

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Conclusion:

Quetta Gladiators has a better chance to win this fixture and defeat Quetta Gladiators to register their fourth win of the 2024 edition of the Pakistan Super League.

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