PSL9 Match 17 – Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars (Preview)

Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars (Preview)

Date: [2 feb] | Time: [2pm] | Venue: Rawalpindi Stadium

The stage is set for a high-octane clash as Peshawar Zalmi lock horns with Lahore Qalandars in the PSL9 Match 17. Both teams come into this encounter with contrasting fortunes. Here’s a look at what to expect from this exciting battle:

Peshawar Zalmi:

  • Current Form: Struggling at the bottom of the points table, Zalmi has only managed one win from their six matches.
  • Batting: The batting has been inconsistent, with Babar Azam and Haider Ali yet to find their peak form. Shoaib Malik’s experience remains crucial.
  • Bowling: Wahab Riaz and Hasan Ali have been their pace spearheads, but they need more support from the rest of the attack.

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Lahore Qalandars:

  • Current Form: Sitting last of the table with six loses.
  • Batting: Fakhar Zaman and Abdullah Shafique have been in sublime touch, providing a solid foundation at the top. The middle order boasts dangerous hitters like Jahandad khan and Sam Billings.
  • Bowling: Shaheen Afridi’s express pace has been a nightmare for batsmen, while zaman khan and Skinder raza provide excellent support.

Head-to-Head:

  • The Qalandars have a slight edge in the head-to-head record, winning 10 out of the 18 encounters between the two teams.

Key Players:

  • Peshawar Zalmi: Babar Azam, Saim Ayyub, Nveen ul haq
  • Lahore Qalandars: Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Afridi, Skinder Raza

Prediction:

While PSL9 Match 17 Zalmi are a team with immense potential, their inconsistent form makes them slight underdogs. The Qalandars, on the other hand, are playing with confidence and look poised to continue their winning streak.

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