PSL 2019

PSL 2019 Match 31: Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators (Pre-Match)

PSL 2019 Qualifier : Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators Pre Match


It’s a big night as two top teams of HBLPSL 4 will face each other. Mach 31 and 1st qualifier of PSL 2019 is going to be Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators. The winner will directly enter into the finale of the tournament whereas the loser will get another chance to save it’s position in the tournament. Peshawar and Quetta are two of the strongest teams while Peshawar has already won the championship before, Quetta has been rather unlucky as they tend to lose in make or break games.

Team News

The pressure is going to be double on Quetta Gladiators as they are desperate to win this season of PSL and cannot afford any mistakes now. Every time they have just been an inch away from winning the tournament yet could not make use of the opportunity. This time their team is very powerful as foreign players Watson and Rossouw have joined the team as well. Watson’s performance is essential for Quetta because he is their ace player. Even Ahmed Shehzad is in great form and one can expect fireworks from him too just like his previous few matches.

Peshawar Zalmi will approach the match with the same calm and confident attitude like they always do. Under the captaincy of Darren Sammy, the team is well-gelled as a unit and their energy is quite impressive. Peshawar has got some of the most explosive batsmen like Pollard, Fletcher, and Akmal, together they can put up a competitive total which can secure Zalmi’s position in the final. Anything above 200 will be very difficult to chase.

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

Quetta Gladiators

  1. Shane Watson
  2. Azam Khan
  3. Ahsan Ali
  4. Rilee Rossouw
  5. Umar Akmal
  6. Dwayne Bravo
  7. Sarfraz Ahmed (c) (wk)
  8. Mohammad Nawaz
  9. Sohail Tanvir
  10. Fawad Ahmed
  11. Mohammad Hasnain


Peshawar Zalmi

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

Match Time, Venue, Weather Conditions and Toss

Match Time: The match will be started at 7:00 PM (Pakistan), 6:00 PM (Dubai) and 7:30 PM (India).

Venue: National Stadium Karachi.

Weather Conditions: The weather is expected to be clear.

Toss: Peshawar opted to bowl

What’s on Twitter?

Before the big match, Peshawar Zalmi had some fun time as they enjoyed a scrumptious dinner at the Mohatta Palace.

International players received gifts from CM.

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

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