KAR vs LAH Dream11 Match Preview: Karachi Kings will be taking on the Lahore Qalandars in match number 26 in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). It's been a mix of emotions for the Kings in the campaign so far as they've won three, lost three, while one match ended as ‘no result' which makes them have seven points on board. As for Lahore Qalandars, four defeats and four wins gets them eight points. However, they do look like the side more in form as a result of the momentum gained through three consecutive wins lately.
The last time the two sides faced one another, it was the Qalandars who registered a win thanks to half-centuries scored by Sohail Akhtar and Ben Dunk. Karachi Kings will now be looking to redeem themselves and in the process climb higher up the league.
Date- Thursday, March 13
Time- 7:30 PM (IST)
Venue- National Stadium, Karachi
Sharjeel Khan could be given a break in place of Awai Zia who has done well in the domestic season. Babar Azam should continue batting up top with Alex Hales coming in next. Chadwick Walton, Cameron Delport and Iftikhar Ahmed could be used in the middle order. The bowling department is what looks much cohesive for the Kings. Chris Jordan, Mohammad Amir, Amer Yamin and Umer Khan should be the frontline wicket-taking options.
Chris Jordan, Alex Hales, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohammad Amir, Chadwick Walton, Imad Wasim (C), Aamer Yamin, Iftikhar Ahmed, Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Umer Khan, Awais Zia, Cameron Delport, Usama Mir, Ali Khan, Umaid Asif, Mohammad Rizwan, and Arshad Iqbal.
Sohail Akhtar and Fakhar Zaman will be in contention to open the innings with the bat. The likes of Mohammad Hafeez, Ben Dunk, Dane Vilas and Samit Patel is what adds further solidity to the batting lineup. Meanwhile, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Shenwari, Salman Irshad and Samit Patel with his leg-spin have impressed with the ball in hand.
Sohail Akhtar (C), Seekkuge Prasanna, Dane Vilas, Ben Dunk, Chris Lynn, Muhammad Faizan, David Wiese, Usman Shinwari, Salman Irshad, Samit Patel, Shaheen Afridi, Dilbar Hussain, Raja Farzan, Jaahid Ali, Salman Butt, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, and Maaz Khan.
KAR (Expected Playing 11)- Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Alex Hales, Cameron Delport, Iftikhar Ahmed, Chadwick Walton (wk), Imad Wasim (c), Chris Jordan, Aamer Yamin, Mohammad Amir, Umer Khan
LAH (Expected Playing 11)- Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar (c), Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi, Dilbar Hussain, Haris Rauf, Maaz Khan
Alex Hales has been one of the standouts for the Karachi Kings. The England international has scored 239 runs from the last six matches with an average of 59.75 and a strike rate of 156.20. Having Hales in the Dream11 Mach Prediction can earn the user a decent amount of points.
Ben Dunk has been explosive with the bat for Lahore Qalandars. The wicket-keeper batsman has scored 257 runs from the last six games with an average of 64.25 and a strike rate of 199.22. Dunk's inclusion in today match prediction team could earn maximum points for the user.
Mohammad Amir has impressed with his left-arm pace for Karachi Kings. From his last nine games, Amir has bagged 14 wickets from the last nine games with an economy of 7.66
Samit Patel has done through his all-round contributions for Lahore Qalandars. The wrist-spinner has scalped nine wickets from the last seven games with an economy of 7.65
The Lahore Qalandars will be expected to continue their positive run.
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