Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – PSL Betting Tips
Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United will be looking to fight out for a place in the finals in the Eliminator 2 game of the 2022 Pakistan Super League at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on Friday.
In the Qualifier 1 game, Lahore Qalandars suffered defeat at the hands of Multan Sultans. Captain Shaheen Shah Afridi will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table in this must-win game.
On the other hand, Islamabad United managed to overcome Peshawar Zalmi in the Eliminator game played at Lahore. Captain Shadab Khan will be hoping that the side can maintain their standards with bat and ball in this fixture.
Lahore Qalandars managed to win both their round-robin matches against Islamabad United this season.
Lahore Qalandars Form and Team News
The home side will be looking to retain their same XI for this knockout game. In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of in-form opener Fakhar Zaman, Kamran Ghulam, Harry Brook, rookie Abdullah Shafique, veteran all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and David Wiese to deliver the bulk of the runs.
In the previous match, Fakhar Zaman was the lone warrior with the bat against Multan Sultans. Besides Fakhar, the likes of Kamran Ghulam, Samit Patel and Harry Brook failed to capitalize on their decent starts.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the pace trio of Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf and Zaman Khan to provide crucial breakthroughs.
Mohammad Hafeez, David Wiese and Samit Patel will be other bowling options for Qalandars for this all-important tie.
Islamabad United Form and Team News
The franchise will be looking to go in with same combination for this all-important clash. In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Alex Hales, Will Jacks, captain Shadab Khan, wicket-keeper Azam Khan, all-rounder trio of Faheem Ashraf, Liam Dawson and Hasan Ali to do the bulk of the scoring.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Faheem Ashraf, Waqas Maqsood, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan, Liam Dawson and Zahid Mahmood to deliver timely breakthroughs.
Odds by Casumo
According to the Casumo sportsbook, Lahore Qalandars will be clear favorites to win the Eliminator 2 game of the 2022 Pakistan Super League to be played at Lahore. For the 2nd Eliminator game, Islamabad United is placed at 1.91 odds, while Lahore Qalandars at 1.79 odds.
Our Tipster’s Angle
Despite their defeat in Qualifier game, Lahore Qalandars look better placed to win this knockout game against Islamabad United. On the other hand, Islamabad United will need to deliver a disciplined performance to overcome Lahore Qalandars in this all-important clash.
Expect Lahore Qalandars to go through to the finals of 2022 Pakistan Super League.
Tip 1: Shaheen Afridi to lead the bowling charge for Qalandars
Left-arm pacer has been standout performer for Qalandars so far this season. Captain will be looking to lead from the front and deliver a splendid performance in this must-win game. In 11 matches played, Afridi has claimed 15 wickets at an economy rate of 7.54. Given his splendid performances with the new-ball, we can expect left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi to take on one wicket or more against Islamabad [email protected]
Tip 2: Alex Hales to continue his excellent form for United
Swashbuckling opener produced an outstanding batting performance against Peshawar Zalmi. With 317 runs in eight innings at a strike rate of 149.52, Alex Hales will be looking to get the side off to a great start. Given his outstanding batting performance, we can expect opener Alex Hales to score 20 runs or more against Lahore [email protected].
Expect Lahore Qalandars to beat Islamabad United and seal their place in the finals of PSL.
- Left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi to take on one wicket or more against Islamabad United- Lahore [email protected]
- Opener Alex Hales to score 20 runs or more against Lahore Qalandars- Islamabad [email protected].