The 13th match of the Pakistan Super League 2021 will be played between Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi on 3rd March at National Stadium in Karachi.
Both teams are one of the strongest in the competition and will be looking to put A Level gameplay in this match.
Karachi Kings Team Updates:
Karachi Kings are have had mixed results so far in this competition, having lost 2 and won 2 matches.
Despite having control over the match, the win slipped away from the hands of Karachi Kings in their previous match against Lahore Qalandars in the final over of the match.
Currently, they are at the 3rd spot in the standings with 4 points in their bank.
Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam will probably open the inning for the Karachi Kings team.
Joe Clarke (wk), Colin Ingram, Mohammad Nabi will form the middle order.
Imad Wasim will lead the Karachi Kings team as a Captain. He is also good Alrounder.
Joe Clarke will do the wicket keeping for Karachi Kings team.
Imad Wasim and Mohammad Nabi will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Mohammad Ilyas and Waqas Maqsood will lead the pace attack of the team.
Peshawar Zalmi Team Updates:
Peshawar Zalmi never looked back and won 3 consecutive matches on the row after losing 1st game.
This helped them move to the top of the table.
In their previous match, they won quite easily against Islamabad United by 7 wickets with 17 balls to spare.
Imam-ul Haq and Kamran Akmal will probably open the inning for the Peshawar Zalmi team. Both are well known inning openers.
Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik will form the middle order.
Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz (c) will be handy in death overs.
Wahab Riaz will lead the Peshawar Zalmi team as a Captain. He is also a good Bowler.
Kamran Akmal will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Peshawar Zalmi team.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman will lead the spin attack.
Mohammad Imran and Wahab Riaz will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Karachi Kings: 3 Won Peshawar Zalmi: 2 Won
Babar Azam has scored 181 runs in 4 matches at an average of 60.33, with the highest score of 90*.
Sharjeel Khan is second in the list of leading run-scorers in this competition, with 200 runs in 4 matches at an average of 50 and a strike rate of 172.41.
Mohammad Nabi played a brilliant knock in the last game against Lahore Qalandars, scoring 57 runs from 35 deliveries. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 107 runs in 4 matches at a strike rate of 172.58.
Haider Ali has scored the most runs for Peshawar Zalmi so far in this competition. He has scored 110 runs in 4 matches at an average of 36.66 and a strike rate of 196.42
Speedster Saqib Mahmood has taken 10 wickets which is the most by any bowler in this competition. He has an economy of 7.34 runs per over, with the best bowling figures of 3/12.
In wicket keeping, Kamran Akmal will be best choice.
Batsman may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Nabi
Vice-Captain Options – Haider Ali, Imam-ul-Haq
Karachi Kings Squad :
Imad Wasim(C), Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Joe Clarke(WK), Colin Ingram, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Mohammad Ilyas, Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Arshad-Iqbal, Waqas Maqsood, Danish Aziz, Qasim Akram, Chadwick Walton(WK), Zeeshan Malik, Noor Ahmad, Aamer Yamin
Peshawar Zalmi Squad :
Kamran Akmal(WK), Tom Kohler Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Ravi Bopara, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad-Butt, Umaid Asif, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Imran, Wahab Riaz(C), Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, David Miller, Imam-ul Haq, Abrar Ahmed, Muhammad Amir Khan, Mohammad Imran Randhawa, Waqar Salamkhel