This is the 12th match of the on going Pakistan Super League and in this 12th match Lahore Qalanders will face Islamabad United at Sharjah. Once again Sharjah Cricket Stadium will host this match.As Lahore lost hat trick matches pressure is on them only. But they have good record over Islamabad United and they won their last two matches against Islamabad United.
Lahore Qalanders played three matches and they lost all their matches.With 3 loses in 3 matches they have played, currently they are standing at last position. Their last match was against Karachi Kings.
Islamabad United also played three matches won 1 and lost 2. With 1 win and 2 losses from three matches, currently they are placed at 5th in table.
Sharjah cricket stadium – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Usually Sharjah wicket will assist bowlers. Spinners will get good assistance from this surface. Anything around 150+ should be hard to chase.
Lahore Qalanders Probable XI
Delport / Devcich
Umar Akmal (wk)
Salman / Yamin
Shaheen Afridi / Imran Khan Jr
Islamabad United Probable XI
Walton / Russell
Asif / Iftikhar Ahmed
Zafar Gohar / Amad Butt
Important News :
- Dinesh Ramdin may not play after poor performance in last match. Delport can play otherwise Devcich.
- Umar Akmal is expected to play this match.
- Yamin can play this match. If he plays then Salman will sit out.
- Shaheen Afridi’s place is doubtful. Imran Khan or Mudassir can replace him.
- Mustafizur will fly to Bangladesh after this match.
- Russell can play and in that case Walton can be given rest.
- Raees injured and he doesn’t play this match.
- In wicket keeper section Ronchi should be mandatory choice. No clarity between Ramdin and Akmal.
- In batting from Lahore McCullum, Zaman are safe and good selection. From Islamabad United Duminy, Talat and Misbah are safe.
- In all rounder section from Lahore Narine is safe and best choice. From Islamabad Shadab is only safe but he is not looking in good form.
- In bowling from Lahore Yasir Shah and Mustafizur are safe. From Islamabad Ashraf, Sami, Finn are safe.
Prediction : This is also a 50/ 50 game because both teams are having bad tournament.