PSL 2021 Eliminator 2: Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Preview – Probable XI, Team News and More

Islamabad United despite of their win against Multan Sultans in the league stage succumbed to Mohammad Rizwan’s men in the qualifiers but thanks to their dominance in the league, United have got another crack to making into the final.

Chetan Luthra Author

Updated - 22 June 2021 7:14 pm

Match Details

Date: 22 June, 2021

Time: 9:30 PM IST

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Live Ball-by-Ball commentary: SportsTiger App

Preview: Peshawar Zalmi are all set to lock horns against table toppers Islamabad United in the second eliminator of Pakistan Super League. Islamabad United despite of their win against Multan Sultans in the league stage succumbed to Mohammad Rizwan’s men in the Qualifier. But thanks to their dominance in the league, United have got another crack to making into the final. While Sohail Tanvir's 3/17 helped Multan Sultans outplay Islamabad, Hazratullah Zazai helped Peshawar Zalmi chase down the target of 176 set by Karachi Kings in the first eliminator.

Team News:

Peshawar Zalmi: There are no injury news or updates at the present moment. Shoaib Malik and Hazaratullah Zazai are the men to watch out for.

Islamabad United: There are no injury news or updates at the present moment. Southpaw Usman Khawaja has played a stupendous knock in the last match and he can stich a partnership with Colin Munro to made the opponent bowlers look ordinary.

Head-to-Head (last 5 matches):

Peshawar Zalmi   -3

Islamabad United -1

No result -1

Key Players:

Shoaib Malik- Shoaib is one the most important players for Peshawar Zalmi. The highest run-scorer for Zalmi, he surely has the capability to trouble the opponent bowlers with his hitting ability all around the park. Additionally, he can contribute with the ball if needed.

Shadab Khan- The skipper would like to lead from the front after taking two crucial wickets in the last game. He will be crucial for his side in the batting department as well.

Wahab Riaz- Peshawar’s skipper with his in-swing yorkers can be troublesome for the United batters. His four overs will be crucial for Peshawar Zalmi.

Probable Playing XI

Islamabad United - Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan, Rohail Nazir, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Hussain Talat, Hasan Ali, Akif Javed, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr

Peshawar Zalmi- Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Hazaratullah Zazai, Sherfane Rutherford, Imam ul-Haq, Rovman Powell, Khalid Usman, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Irfan, Umaid Asif, Muhammad Imran

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