Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi 2nd Eliminator March Prediction

Islamabad United Cricket Logo
Islamabad United
166/9 in 20.0
8.30
Peshawar Zalmi Cricket Logo
Peshawar Zalmi
214/5 in 20.0
10.70
Mar 15, 201914:00
National Stadium - Karachi, Pakistan
Finished
Peshawar Zalmi won by 48 runs

Our Match Prediction

Islamabad United To Win the Match, 2.03
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  • Both teams have very strong batting lineups
  • Hasan Ali is one of the leading bowlers of the PSL and leads an excellent attack for Peshawar Zalmi
  • Experience of some very talented Pakistani players and a world-class talent like Alex Hales gives Islamabad United a slight advanatge in this match
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IU
0.0%
PZ
100.0%
  • Tournament: Pakistan Super League 2019
  • Date: Mar 15, 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Time: 14:00
  • Weather: Partly cloudy, 31% Humidity, 27.7℃

IU vs PZ Live Score

  • Toss: Islamabad United (Fielding)

Islamabad United

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Alex Hales 1 5 0 0 20.00
Asif Ali 0 2 0 0 0.00
Rumman Raees 2 6 0 0 33.33
Cameron Delport 28 25 3 0 112.00
Faheem Ashraf 31 14 1 3 221.43
Chadwick Walton 48 29 3 3 165.52
Shadab Khan 0 9 0 0 0.00
Hussain Talat 19 15 1 0 126.67
Muhammad Musa 8 5 1 0 160.00
Luke Ronchi 17 9 2 1 188.89
Mohammad Sami 2 3 0 0 66.67
BowlerOMRWECO
TS Mills 4.0 0 31 1 7.75
Wahab Riaz 4.0 0 25 1 6.25
Kieron Pollard 4.0 0 53 1 13.25
Hasan Ali 4.0 0 29 3 7.25
Chris Jordan 4.0 0 26 3 6.50

Peshawar Zalmi

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Imam-ul-Haq 58 33 7 2 175.76
Wahab Riaz 1 2 0 0 50.00
Kieron Pollard 37 21 1 4 176.19
DJG Sammy 30 15 2 2 200.00
Kamran Akmal 74 43 10 3 172.09
Sohaib Maqsood 4 6 1 0 66.67
BowlerOMRWECO
Rumman Raees 4.0 0 48 0 12.00
Cameron Delport 3.0 0 24 2 8.00
Faheem Ashraf 4.0 0 38 0 9.50
Shadab Khan 4.0 0 46 1 11.50
Muhammad Musa 2.0 0 28 0 14.00
Mohammad Sami 3.0 0 25 0 8.33

About the Match

Islamabad United held its nerve to put in an exceptional performance just when it mattered and got home with three balls to spare against the Karachi Kings. This means that the defending Champions have another chance of making the PSL 2019 Final if they win Qualifier 2 PSL 2019 against Peshawar Zalmi.

It is not going to be an easy task against Peshawar Zalmi, though. The side put in an excellent performance against the Quetta Gladiators but fell ten runs short of the total. The boys from Peshawar will be looking for another shot at getting past the Quetta Gladiators for sure.

Qualifier 2 of the Pakistan Super League 2019 promises to be an exciting one against two teams that are used to performing at their best in the business end of the PSL.

Match Preview

Islamabad United

A top-order collapse was the chief reason why Peshawar Zalmi ended up being short of their target in Qualifier 1 PSL 2019 and they would want to hope that it does not happen again. Finishing in the top-2 gave them this opportunity of a second chance at qualifying for the PSL 2019 Final and it is up to the players to make the most out of them.

We also think that Peshawar Zalmi fell into some traps that they would want to avoid for this match.

They dropped Kieron Pollard down the order when he has been their best batsman in the middle overs in PSL 2019. He and Darren Sammy put in an exception rearguard performance to almost pull off something special for Peshawar but the task that they left the pair was too much.

Now, against an experienced Islamabad side, Peshawar Zalmi will hope to puts is best batsmen up the order. Kamran Akmal is a big threat in Pakistan and he is going to be the batsman to watch out for.

If he and Imam-il-Haq are able to give the Peshawar side a good start then we think they should be able to reach a good total thanks to the hitting power available in the middle.

The bowling attack for Peshawar Zalmi is very good. Hasan Ali, Tymal Mills, Wahab Riaz, and Liam Dawson had a poor match in Qualifier one but we expect to see them come back much stronger in this match.

Islamabad United Starting Lineup

Luke Ronchi, C Delport, AD Hales, CAK Walton, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Sami, Muhammad Musa, Rumman Raees.


Peshawar Zalmi

Counting out Islamabad United is a dangerous thing to do at any time but certainly in the dying stages of the Pakistan Super League. The addition of Alex Hales has made a strong batting side even stronger.

Luke Ronchi, Alex Hales, Cameron Delport and the young aggressive Pakistani batsmen in the middle makes Islamabad United an excellent batting team. The manner in which Hussain Talat, Faheem Ashraf, and Asif Ali held their nerve at the end of the inning in the Eliminator should serve as a warning to their opponents in the upcoming two matches.

We expect to see a big performance from Ronchi and Hales in this last match as well. Ronchi is due for a big score and he has a good track record of performing well in PSL during the previous editions while Alex Hales is one of the best batting talents in T20 cricket anywhere in the world right now.

The strong batting order comprising of a number of Pakistani all-rounders is also going to be more effective than it was in Dubai. These are home conditions which these players know and performing in front of a sell-out Pakistani crowd is a huge incentive for them as well.

The bowling attack for Islamabad United is also very strong. Faheem Ashraf is the player that we are keeping a close eye on for this match but Shadab Khan, Mohammad Sami, Muhammad Musa, and Rumman Raees are all very skillful bowlers as well. Mohammad Sami has a wealth of experience at his side that no other bowler in Pakistan cricket can boast of right now.

Islamabad United started the tournament slow and is picking up steam at just the right time. They have an excellent chance of repeating history and bulldozing past everyone else in the knockout stages of the PSL.

Peshawar Zalmi Starting Lineup

Kamran Akmal, Imam-ul-Haq, Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Amin, Chris Jordan, Kieron Pollard, DJG Sammy, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, TS Mills, Nabi Gul.

Toss Prediction

The side winning the toss is likely to want to bat first

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

Qualifier 2 PSL 2019 is going to be played between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United at the National Stadium, Karachi. The two sides are going to be playing in conditions that are excellent for cricket weather wise.

The pitch at the National Stadium has been excellent for T20 cricket so far. Batting sides have been able to play exciting cricket but the bowlers have not been completely out of it either. The same sort of playing conditions are expected in this match.

Match Prediction

We think that Islamabad United is going to be very hard to stop and they should be able to get past Peshawar Zalmi in a tightly fought encounter. We recommend hedging the bets with some in-play betting as this an encounter between two evenly matched sides that could go down to the wire.

Back Islamabad United to win.

Betting Tips

Islamabad United To Win the Match, 2.03

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Islamabad United 59.1% (304)
Peshawar Zalmi 40.9% (210)
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Comments

Anonymous
Write your commenti hope islamabad win this match
2019-03-15 05:06:46
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Najmul
Islamabad jitega inshallah
2019-03-15 08:49:29
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Ok
Ok
2019-03-15 17:15:50
Najmul
Islamabad jitega
2019-03-15 08:50:04
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Are you sure...?
islamabad
2019-03-15 09:45:49
danieal
Islamabad win the match.
2019-03-15 11:14:14
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Atta ullah
Inshallah zalmi win this match
2019-03-15 11:53:26
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Sajal mazumder
Islamabad
2019-03-15 13:55:34
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Thanks
2019-03-15 16:12:42
Anonymous
Write your comment shohag islamabad
2019-03-15 14:45:32
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Riyaz
Inshallah Peshawar win
2019-03-15 15:36:26
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kironmymkiron@gmail.
Peshswsr Zalmi Win match
2019-03-15 16:58:10
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Peshswsr Zalmi win M
kiron
2019-03-17 14:41:57

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