peshawar zalmi vs islamabad united who will win

Match Details

Date: February 26, 2024

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

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Match Preview:

The Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United will lock horns at the Gaddafi Stadium in another thrilling PSL 2024 contest. Both teams haven’t had a great season so far and would hope to surge towards the top of the table. Ahead of this game, Zalmi registered their first win of the season after defeating the Multan Sultans by five runs. In comparison, Islamabad suffered a three-wicket loss against the Quetta Gladiators.

Pitch Report:

Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium has produced great batting wickets in the 2024 season, averaging 177 runs. The batters have scored big runs by trusting the surface and capitalising on the short boundaries. Bowlers will be under the pump in this venue, but as the wicket gets old, spinners can find help towards the later half of the match, while pacers with the new ball can generate some swing in the initial stages of the game.

Team Analysis:

Peshawar Zalmi 

The Babar Azam-led Peshawar Zalmi will want to build on their winning momentum after two straight losses. The Zalmi, despite having some top players, haven’t clicked as a unit but in the third game, Peshawar stitched up a clinical performance to get their first points on the board. Their batting has a lot of firepower while their bowling possesses international experience which could help them get another win.

SportsTiger Playing XI of Peshawar Zalmi 

Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Haris (wk), Haseebullah Khan, Rovman Powell, Asif Ali, Paul Walter, Luke Wood, Arif Yaqoob, Naveen-ul-Haq, Salman Irshad

Islamabad United

On the other hand, Islamabad United haven’t managed to replicate great performances since stunningly winning the opening game. Islamabad’s batting has been a massive issue with the likes of Colin Munro, Alex Hales and Azam Khan struggling to score runs. These issues have trickled over the bowling attack as they haven’t had big totals to defend, leading to back-to-back losses in the tournament so far.

SportsTiger Playing XI of Islamabad United

Colin Munro, Alex Hales, Agha Salman, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Jordan Cox, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Naseem Shah, Hunain Shah, Rumman Raees

Match Prediction:

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Conclusion:

Peshawar Zalmi has a better chance to win this fixture and defeat Islamabad United to register their second consecutive in the 2024 edition of the Pakistan Super League.

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