Pakistan Super League 2018

Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings

The Background:

After pulling off a nail-biting heist against the Quetta Gladiators in Eliminator-1, the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi will take on Karachi Kings in  Eliminator-2, in a bid to ascertain as to who faces Islamabad United in the summit clash on March 24th in Karachi.

Date: 21st March 2018

When: 9:30 PM IST

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Recent Form;

Peshawar Zalmi: WWWLL (recent first)

Karachi Kings:  LWLLW (recent first)

Odds in favor of key players from both teams

Peshawar Zalmi: The defending champions pulled off a sensational heist in Eliminator-1 as they edged out Quetta Gladiators by one run. While Kamran Akmal has been in sensational form throughout the season, he suffered a rare failure against Quetta and would be looking to make amends in this all-important clash. Liam Dawson was Zalmi’s hero though with the bat as his power-packed 62 off 35 balls laid the cornerstone for his team’s resurgence. While on the bowling front, Wahab Riyaz and Hasan Ali, who continued their rich vein of form against Quetta will be at the fore again come March 21st. Tami Iqbal has been ruled out due to injury and hence the team will have to look out for an ideal replacement.

Top Batsman:

Kamran Akmal (PZ): The odds in favor for the Peshawar Zalmi batsman is 7/2 i.e 0.222.

Mohammad Hafiz (PZ): The odds in favor stacked for Mohammed Hafeez is 4/1 i.e 0.20.

Khurram Manzoor (KK): The odds in favor for the Karachi Kings batsman succeeding in today’s match is 4/1 i.e 0.20.

Joe Denly (KK): The odds for succeeding in today’s match is 10/3 i.e 0.23.

Babar Azam (KK):  The odds in favor are 10/3 i.e 0.23.

Top Bowlers:

Hasan Ali (PZ): The fast bowler has been in outstanding form and his odds of succeeding today stands at 3/1 i.e 0.25.

Wahab Riaz (PZ): Hasan’s partner Riaz will be looking to extend his good form and the odds in favor of him doing that is 3/1 i.e 0.25.

Tymal Mills (KK): One of the standouts in this PSL, Tymal Mills probability of succeeding in the Eliminator at 4/1 i.e 0.20.

Mohammed Amir (KK): The odds of performing in favor of Amir is 3/1 i.e 0.25

Who will win the match?

So, who will clinch the Eliminator-2 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore?

As per Bet365, The odds in favor of Karachi Kings winning the game is 4/5 while that of Peshawar Zalmi stands at 1/1 i.e 50%.

OUR PREDICTION: As per the odds and their temperament to win big matches, we tip Karachi Kings to win today’s encounter.