PSL 2021: Karachi Kings Vs Peshawar Zalmi In Eliminator 1

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21st Jun, 2021. 06:19 pm
PSL 2021: Karachi Kings Vs Peshawar Zalmi In Eliminator 1

Karachi King will face Peshawar Zalmi today at night in the eliminator one of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) sixth edition.

The winner of this match will play the loser of the Qualifier.

Despite some hiccups on the way, Peshawar has produced some thrilling cricket to ensure a playoff berth.

Shoaib Malik has been their top scorer to date with 244 runs in 10 games at an average of 30.50 and a strike rate of 140.22, he made two fighting half-centuries against Lahore and Islamabad to ensure his team fought all the way, in pursuit of steep targets while minimizing the damage to their net run rate.

 

 

Wahab has led the bowling charts for Peshawar with his spirited efforts with the new and the old ball, so far taking 14 wickets from nine league matches at an average of 21.85.

Karachi had to fight hard to resurrect their campaign after losing the first three matches of the second leg, which left them on the verge of elimination.

Karachi won a last-over thriller against Lahore, before defeating Quetta to clinch the fourth spot in the playoffs, ahead of their arch-rivals Lahore.

Babar Azam leads the PSL 2021 batting charts with 501 runs in 10 matches at an average of 71.57, Babar has scored six half-centuries in the tournament so far.

Sharjeel Khan, contributed 312 runs in the 10-league stage matches at an average of 31.

Emerging category pacer Arshad Iqbal is the leading wicket-taker for Karachi, so far taking eight scalps in as many matches at 29.

Peshawar has won nine matches while Karachi has won five matches.

 

Squad for today’s match:

Peshawar Zalmi: Wahab Riaz (c), Abrar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Bismillah Khan, David Miller (partially available), Fabian Allen (partially available), Fidel Edwards (partially available), Haider Ali, Hazratullah Zazai, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Amir Khan, Mohammad Irfan Snr, Mohammad Imran Jnr, Mohammad Imran Randhawa, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford, Shoaib Malik, Umaid Asif and Waqar Salamkheil

Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim, Martin Guptil, Babar Azam, Mohammad Aamir, Thisara Perera, Amir Yamin, Chadwick Walton, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Muhammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Danish Aziz, Najeebullah Zadran, Arshad Iqbal, Qasim Akram, Abbas Afridi, Noor Ahmed, and Mohammad Haris.

 

Squad and Players:

Islamabad United: Shadab Khan (c), Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Ali Khan, Akif Javed, Asif Ali, Brandon King, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Akhlaq, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Umar Amin, Usman Khawaja, Zafar Gohar and Zeeshan Zameer

Lahore Qalandars: Sohail Akhtar (c), Ahmed Danyal, Ben Dunk, Callum Ferguson, Dilbar Hussain, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, James Faulkner, Maaz Khan, Mohammad Faizan, Mohammad Hafeez, Rashid Khan, Salman Ali Agha, Seekuge Prasana, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sultan Ahmed, Tim David, Zaid Alam and Zeeshan Ashraf

Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Abdul Nasir, Andre Russell (partially available), Arish Ali Khan, Azam Khan, Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis, Hassan Khan, Jack Wildermuth, Jake Weatherald, Khurram Shehzad, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Usman Khan, Usman Shinwari, Zahid Mahmood and Zahir Khan

Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw, Shimron Hetmyer, Sohail Tanveer, Imran Tahir, Khushdil Shah, Shahn Masood, Johnson Charles, Usman Qadir, Sohail Khan, Suhaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shahnawaz Dahani, Muhammad Umar, Imran Khan Snr. Blessing Muzarabani, Asif Afridi, Waseem Mohammad, and Hammad Azam.

 

 

Full Schedule:

June 21, Monday

Qualifier (1 vs 2) at 6:30 PM

Eliminator 1 (3 vs 4) at 11:30 PM

June 22, Tuesday

Eliminator 2 (loser of Qualifier vs winner of Eliminator 1) at 9:30 PM

June 24, Thursday

Final (winner of Qualifier vs winner of Eliminator 2) at 9:30 PM

 

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