ISL vs QUE Dream11 Prediction & Top picks: 18th Match, PSL 2021

ISL vs QUE Dream11 Team Prediction: 18th Match, PSL 2021

Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators will play in the 18th match of the Pakistan Super League 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. We will cover ISL vs QUE Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

Islamabad United:

Islamabad United has performed well as they have won three out of the five matches and are currently at the 4th position on the points table with 6 points. However, they performed poorly in the last game and lost by five wickets.

The new opening pair Khawaja and Munro gave a decent start but couldn’t continue the momentum and got out early. Rohail Nazir, who is used to play aggressively, also went quite early. Shadab Khan is struggling to score the runs.

Iftikhar Ahmed and Talat tried to stabilize the inning in the middle-order, but they were scoring very slow. Asif Ali went early, but Faheem Ashraf batted well and scored some crucial runs. In the end, Hasan Ali and Wasim Jr scored some quick runs and helped the team to reach a decent total.

In the bowling department, Hasan Ali continues to be the critical wicket-taker of the team, and Faheem Ashraf has also picked up wickets at crucial times. In addition, Shadab Khan and Fawad Ahmed managed to pick up a wicket each in the last match.

They would want to win the next match against Quetta Gladiators and climb up few spots in the points table.

Quetta Gladiators:

Gladiators wouldn’t be happy with how they have performed so far in this season as they have won only one out of the five matches and are currently at the bottom of the points table. They had their first win in the last game by 22 runs.

They have tried various opening pairs, but none seemed to work unless in the last match where Usman Khan batted brilliantly in his first match of the season along with Saim Ayyub, who batted decently and gave a terrific start to the team. At No.3, du Plessis has been batting decently, but he is yet to play a big inning.

Skipper Sarfaraz has batted well so far in this season and scored runs consistently. Azam Khan has performed decently, but Mohammad Nawaz has been doing the finisher’s job perfectly by scoring quick runs. With Andre Russell, Jake Weatherald, Jack Wildermuth, and Zahir Khan, the team look stronger.

The bowlers had struggled to lot to pick up wickets in the initial games but have appeared to be improving in the last few games. Zahid Mahmood and Mohammad Hasnain have been the consistent wicket-takers of the team. Nawaz managed to pick up a wicket in the previous match.

Quetta Gladiators need to win most of their remaining matches to stay in the race for the playoffs.

Match Details

Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators, 18th Match, Pakistan Super League 2021.

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Date: 11th June 2021

Time: 09:30 PM IST

ISL vs QUE Head-to-Head Records

Matches Played: 12

ISL Won: 5

QUE Won: 7

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Conditions

Average 1st innings score: 160

Average 2nd innings score: 144

(The average score is based on 2 match played so far at this venue in this season)

Here 2 matches are played so far in PSL 2021, The first match was low scoring while 2nd match was high scoring. We can expect 160 runs from batting first team.

(The chasing team has won one out of the 2 game played at this venue so far in this season.)

Weather Forecast

The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.

ISL vs QUE Dream11 Team News

ISL:

  • Faheem Ashraf is injured and likely to miss at least the next three matches.

QUE:

  • Tom Banton, Dale Steyn, and Ben Cutting will not be available for the rest of the season.
  • Andre Russell, Jake Weatherald, Jack Wildermuth, and Zahir Khan are the new players in the team.

Probable Playing XI

Islamabad United:

Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Rohail Nazir (WK), Shadab Khan (C), Iftikhar Ahmed, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Akif Javed/Umar Amin, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Fawad Ahmed.

Quetta Gladiators:

Usman Khan, C Delport/Jake Weatherald, Faf du Plessis, Azam Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C & WK), Andre Russell, Mohammad Nawaz, Jack Wildermuth/Zahir Khan, Mohammad Hasnain, Zahid Mahmood/Usman Shinwari.

Top picks for ISL vs QUE Dream11 Team:

Islamabad United:

Colin Munro: 

(1 M, 11 R, 11 A)

Munro opens the innings along with Khawaja and scored 11 runs in his first match of this season.

Shadab Khan: 

(5 M, 39 R, 7.80 A + 16 O, 3 W)

Skipper Shadab is an all-rounder but has been struggling very much in this season to score runs. He scored only seven runs but managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.

Usman Khawaja:

(1 M, 18 R, 18 A)

He opens the innings for the team. Usman scored 18 runs in his first match of the season.

Hasan Ali:

(5 M, 20 O, 8 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and is the leading wicket-taker of his team. Ali bowled well, picking up two wickets in the last match.

Rohail Nazir:

(2 M, 42 R, 21 A)

He is a young player and wicket-keeper batsman of the team. Nazir scored only eight runs in the last match.

Hussain Talat: 

(5 M, 89 R, 22.25 A + 3 O, 1 W)

He is a left-handed batsman and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace if required. However, Talat scored only 14 runs and was also very expensive with the ball.

Asif Ali: 

(5 M, 72 R, 24 A)

He is a right-handed middle-order batsman and scored only seven runs in the last match.

Fawad Ahmed:

(1 M, 4 R, 1 A)

Fawad is a right-arm leg-break bowler and bowled well in the last match, picking up a wicket.

Quetta Gladiators:

Andre Russell:

(Yet to Play)

T20I stats (49 M, 540 R, 20 A, 26 W)

Russell is an all-rounder, but he is well known for his destructive batting all over the world. If he plays, then he is a must in your Dream11 team and is also an excellent choice for C and VC for ISL vs QUE Dream11 Prediction.

C Delport:

(2 M, 3 R, 3 A)

He is a batting all-rounder. C Delport played 2 matches so far this season and scored only 3 runs.

Jake Weatherald:

(Yet to play)

T20 Stats: (63 M, 1668 R, 28.27 A)

He is a left-hand top order batsman.

Usman Khan:

(1 M, 81 R, 81 A)

Usman is a right-handed batsman and opened the innings for the team in the last match and scored 81 runs from 50 balls.

Faf du Plessis:

(3 M, 71 R, 23.66 A)

He is an experienced player and has played several T20 leagues, and tends to play aggressively. Du Plessis scored 17 runs in the last match.

Sarfaraz Ahmed:

(5 M, 185 R, 37 A)

Skipper Sarfaraz is a wicket-keeper batsman of the team and has been batting well this season but scored only three runs in the last match.

Mohammad Nawaz:

(5 M, 89 R, 29.66 A + 13 O, 1 W)

He is a bowling all-rounder but has performed mainly with the bat this season. Nevertheless, Nawaz scored 20 runs and managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.

Mohammad Hasnain:

(5 M, 18.5 O, 6 W)

He is a young right-arm fast bowler. Hasnain managed to pick up two wickets in the last match.

Jack Wildermuth:

(Yet to play)

T20 Stats: (51 M, 40 W)

He is Right arm medium fast bowler. J Wildermuth bowled very good in BBL 2020.

Zahid Mahmood:

(4 M, 15 O, 6 W)

He is a right-arm leg-break bowler and has bowled well so far in this season. Zahid managed to pick up two wickets in the last match.

ISL vs QUE Dream11 Prediction

Final Team:

Wicket-Keepers:
S Ahmed

Batsmen:
U Khawaja, C Munro, F du Plessis, J Weatherald

All-Rounders:
A Russell (C), J Wildermuth, Shadab Khan (Vc)

Bowlers:
Hasan Ali, M Hasnain, Z Mahmood

Captain and Vice-Captain:

  • Andre Russell
  • Shadab Khan
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Colin Munro
  • Hasan Ali

We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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