PSL 2019

PSL 2019 Match 25: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi (Pre-Match)

PSL 2019: Match 25 Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi Pre Match


Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi will be the first match of the Pakistan Super League and this will be a crucial match for the Qalandars as it is a do or die situation for them. If they do not win this match then their chances of entering into the qualifiers will be further decreased. They have faced off each other once before in the tournament so far and Peshawar won the last match by 7 wickets.

Team News

It is expected to be a tough match for Lahore Qalandars as there will be lots of pressure on the team, a slight slip could cost them a lot. In absence of specialist player AB di Villiers, Qalandars might have to struggle more. Qalandars have so far just won three matches and lost four from seven matches whereas Peshawar Zalmi has shown considerably better performance by winning 5 matches.

Although the Zalmis did suffer a loss yesterday, it is expected that they will bounce back stronger. Pollard and Kamran Akmal are in good shape, therefore, one can expect fireworks from them. Irrespective of the outcome, Peshawar Zalmi is already in a safe position whereas Lahore has everything at stake.

Playing XI

Let’s have a look at the possible playing XI of both the teams for Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi clash:

Lahore Qalandars

  1. Fakhar Zaman
  2. Sohail Akhtar
  3. Umair Masood
  4. Harris Sohail
  5. Ryan ten Doeschate
  6. AP Devcich
  7. David Wiese
  8. Haris Rauf
  9. Shaheen Afridi
  10. Rahat Ali
  11. S. Lamichhane.


Peshawar Zalmi

  1. Kamran Akmal
  2. Imam Ul Haq
  3. Umar Amin
  4. Misbah-ul-Haq
  5. Keiron Pollard
  6. Liam Dawson
  7. Darren Sammy
  8. Wahab Riaz
  9. Hasan Ali
  10. Tymal Mills
  11. Sameen Gul

Match Time, Venue and Weather Conditions

Match Time: The match will be started at 4:30 PM (Pakistan), 3:30 PM (Dubai) and 5:00 PM (India).

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Abu Dhabi.

Weather Conditions: The weather is expected to be hot and clear.

Toss: Peshawar opted to bowl

What’s on Twitter

It’ll be a big clash today

Peshawar is also heavily relying on ace opener, Kamran Akmal

In Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars clash, which team are you supporting? We would like to hear it from you.

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