QUE vs PES: Quetta Gladiators will lock horns with the Peshawar Zalmi in the second match of the Pakistan Super League 2022. Both teams will look to win this match and start their campaign with a win.
Quetta Gladiators were at the bottom of the points table in the last match. They won only two matches out of 10 played. They’ll want to forget that and start their tournament on a positive note with a win in this match. Many of their big players are busy in national duty but they still have players like Mohammad Hasnain, Luke Wood, Nasim Shah, Shahid Afridi, James Faulkner, etc alongside many promising young players.
Probable Playing XI: Umar Akmal, Will Smeed, Ben Duckett, Sarfaraz Ahmed ( c & wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Nawaz, James Faulkner, Sohail Tanvir, Luke Wood, Mohammad Hasnain
Peshawar Zalmi were knocked out in the Eliminator match of the play-offs last season. They have a very balanced squad this time as well and have a quality of overseas players like Hazratullah Zazai, Sherfane Rutherford, Liam Livingstone, Ben Cutting, etc. Some of them will be unavailable due to national duty but overall their team looks strong and they too will look to start the tournament with a win.
Probable Playing XI: Kamran Akmal (wk), Hazratullah Zazi, Haider Ali, Tom Kohler Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, Ben Cutting, Wahab Riaz (c), Usman Qadir, Sameen Gul, Pat Brown/Matt Parkinson
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Match: Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi
Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
Date and Time: 28th January 2022, 7:30 PM IST
Telecast: Sony Sports Network
Live Streaming: Sony Liv
The pitch at the National Stadium is an excellent one for batting. The flat pitch allows the batters to play their shots and the dew also settles in making batting, even more, easier in the second innings. Teams will look to chase on the ground.
No injury updates from any of the sides.
QUE vs PES Dream11 Key Players
Ben Duckett: Ben Duckett was in excellent form in the Big Bash League and he’ll look to continue his good performance here in the PSL as well. The English keeper batter is an aggressive batter and the onus will be on his shoulders to score the majority of the runs for Quetta.
Mohammad Nawaz: Nawaz is a pretty good all-rounder. He is a genuine wicket-taker with his left-arm orthodox bowling and can tonk the ball down the order as well. He will play a key role for Quetta.
Shahid Afridi: Veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi will play for Quetta as well. We all know what he is capable of and it will be interesting to see what he can do in this match. He bowled well in the last season.
Hazratullah Zazai: Hazratullah Zazai is a very aggressive opening batter with brute force and he can destroy any bowling attack on his day. Zazai will attack from ball one and will exploit the power play to the fullest.
Haider Ali: Haider Ali is one of the most talented young batters from Pakistan. His form has been up and down in recent times but he is a very promising batter and will be very crucial for Peshawar.
Wahab Riaz: Wahab Riaz is one of the best pacers from Pakistan at the moment. He bowls quick and bowls with the new ball and gets the ball to reverse in the death overs as well. He has been in great form recently.
QUE vs PES Dream11 Small League Captain and Vice-Captain
- Hazratullah Zazai
- Wahab Riaz
- Tom Cohler Cadmore
QUE vs PES Dream11 Grand League Captain and Vice-Captain
- Will Smeed
- James Faulkner
- Shahid Afridi
QUE vs PES Dream11 Match Prediction
Peshawar Zalmi are the clear favorites for this game, They have a more balanced squad when compared to Quetta and thier overseas players are better as well. They are expected to win this match.
QUE vs PES Dream11 Grand League Tips
Pick spinners and death bowlers of the team bowling first. The likes of James Faulkner, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, etc will be the best choices alongside Usman Qadir, Mohammad Nawaz, etc.
Dew will play a key role in the second innings so pick top-order players of the team bowling first. Hazratullah Zazai, Tom Cadmore, Kamran Akmal, etc will good choices of captain while chasing.
Create more teams in favor of Peshawar Zalmi and rotate their bowlers as captain.
QUE vs PES Dream11 Team
Wicket-Keeper: Kamran Akmal, Ben Duckett
Batter: Tom Kohler Cadmore, Hazratullah Zazai, Will Smeed
All-Rounder: James Faulkner, Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar-Ahmed
Bowlers: Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Usman Qadir
Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.
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