PSL 2019

PSL 2019 Eliminator 2: Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United (Pre-Match)

PSL 2019 Eliminator 2: Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Pre-Match


Who will play Quetta Gladiators in the final of PSL 2019? The question will be finally answered tonight as Peshawar Zalmi will face Islamabad United in the second eliminator, the winner will then move into the finale of the tournament. The stakes are high for both the United and Zalmis as these two teams are considered to be the most successful teams of the tournament. The strengths for both the teams are their bowling departments, whether it’s Sami and Shadab in the United squad or Hasan and Wahab in Zalmi squad, the attack is quite lethal.

Team News

Peshawar Zalmi are also heavily depending on their veteran players Misbah, Sammy and Pollard for this crucial match. In the first qualifier against Quetta Gladiators, it was Sammy and Pollard who provided some great resistance towards the end helping the team inch closer to victory, however, later played some callous shots resulting in wickets, leading to Zalmi’s defeat. This time they will be extra careful because they cannot afford to falter now.

Islamabad United are pretty confident because they had a sensational victory in the first eliminator against Karachi Kings. Middle order saved United and considering their current batting form, it seems they are eyeing to put a big total on board for the second eliminator. Asif Ali, Cameron Delport and Luke Ronchi can provide the initial breakthrough to the team.

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

Islamabad United

  1. Luke Ronchi (wk)
  2. Alex Hales
  3. Cameron Delport
  4. Chadwick Walton
  5. Asif Ali
  6. Hussain Talat
  7. Shadab Khan
  8. Faheem Ashraf
  9. Rumman Raees
  10. Muhammad Sami (c)
  11. Muhammad Musa


Peshawar Zalmi

  1. Kamran Akmal (wk)
  2. Imam Ul Haq
  3. Sohaib Maqsood
  4. Umer Amin
  5. Keiron Pollard
  6. Nabi Gul
  7. Darren Sammy (c)
  8. Wahab Riaz
  9. Hasan Ali
  10. Tymal Mills
  11. Chris Jordan

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: Islamabad United won the toss and elected to bowl first.

What’s on Twitter

Islamabad United is set to face Peshawar in the fierce battle and is ready to roar.

After the win in the last match, Shikari Ronchi is also pumped up and looks forward to destroying the Zalmis.

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

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