LAH vs KAR Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 2nd Semi-Final, PSL 2020
Lahore Qalandars will take on Karachi Kings in the 2nd Semi-Final match of Pakistan Super League 2020 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. We will provide LAH vs KAR Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
Lahore Qalandars have played decently so far as they finished at the 3rd position on the points table with 5 wins and 5 losses and a total of 10 points.
In the last match, bowling fist Lahore Qalandars started off really well as they picked up 2 wickets in the power play and gave away only 36 runs. They bowled well even after the power play and did not allow the opposition to score easily and kept picking up wickets at regular intervals. The opposition were 91 runs for 5 wickets after 13 overs. But in the death overs, Qalandars bowled really bad and gave away 96 runs in the last 7 overs and picked up only 1 wicket. The opposition managed to post a total of 187 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Shaheen Afridi bowled really well by picking up 2 wickets for just 23 runs in his 4 overs. David Wiese picked up 2 and Mohammed Hafeez managed to pick up 1 wicket.
With 188 runs to chase, Qalandars started off really well as the 72 runs in the power play without losing any wicket. Fakhar Zaman after scoring 57 runs from 35 balls got out in 9th over. But the star of the match was Chris Lynn who scored 113* runs from 55 balls along with Sohail Akthar who scored 19 runs from 23 balls and helped the team to a comfortable victory by 9 wickets in 18.5 overs.
Karachi Kings have played decently so far as they finished at the 2nd position on the points table with 5 wins and 4 losses and a total of 11 points including a no-result point.
In the last match, batting first Kings had a bad start as they lost the wicket of Sharjeel Khan for a duck in the 1st over and lost the wicket of Iftikhar Ahmed in the 5th overs for 21 runs and scored only 36 runs in the power play. Babar Azam 32 runs from 34 balls and Cameron Delport 62 runs from 44 balls played well in the middle overs. In the end, Chadwick Walton 26 runs from 20 balls helped the team post a total of 150 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 5 wickets.
With 150 runs to defend, Karachi Kings started off well by picking up a wicket in the very 1st over but after that, they gave away 59 runs in the power play and were not able to pick up any wickets. They managed to pick up the 2nd wicket in the 12th over and managed to pick up 3 more wickets in quick session but it was of no use and the opposition chased down the target quite comfortably in 16.2 overs with 5 wickets remaining. Waqas Maqsood bowled really well by picking up 2 wickets for just 19 runs in his 4 overs. Arshad Iqbal picked up 2 wickets and Ali Khan managed to pick up 1 wicket.
LAH vs KAR, 2nd Semi-Final, Pakistan Super League 2020.
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
07:30 PM, 17th March 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 187 (From the last 3 matches that have been completely played at this venue so far in this season)
Average 2nd innings score: 190 (From the last 3 matches that have been completely played at this venue so far in this season)
Chasing team’s record (last 3 matches completely played): Won -3, Lost- 0.
The pitch here is generally considered to be good for batting. Fast bowlers tend to have help in the early part of the match but later the pitch tends to favor the batting and runs can be easily scored.
Karachi Kings has lost the only game they have played at this venue so far in this season.
Lahore Qalandars has won 5 out of the 8 matches they have played at this venue so far in this season.
There is no forecast of rain on the match day.
Sohail Akhtar (c), Shaheen Afridi, Jaahid Ali, Salman Butt, Ben Dunk (wk), Mohammad Faizan, Mohammad Hafeez, Dilbar Hussain,
Chris Lynn, Samit Patel, Seekkuge Prasanna, Farzan Raja, Haris Rauf, Usman Shinwari, Dane Vilas (wk), David Wiese, Fakhar Zaman.
Imad Wasim (c), Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Amir, Umaid Asif, Babar Azam, Cameron Delport, Arshad Iqbal, Chris Jordan, Sharjeel Khan, Ali Khan, Umer Khan, Usama Mir, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Chadwick Walton, Aamir Yamin, Awais Zia.
LAH vs KAR Dream11 Team News
- Chris Lynn and David Wiese left the squad ahead of Semi-Final due to Coronavirus.
- Abid Ali and Agha Salman have been included in the squad.
- Imad Wasim, Chris Jordan, and Mohammad Amir will return in the playing XI.
Probable Playing XI
Fakhar Zaman, Salman Butt/Abid Ali/Dane Vilas, Sohail Akhtar (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, Agha Salman, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Farzan Raja/Usman Shinwari, Dilbar Hussain.
Bench: Jaahid Ali, Mohammad Faizan, Farzan Raja/Usman Shinwari, Dane Vilas/Abid Ali/Salman Butt.
Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Cameron Delport, Chadwick Walton (wk), Mohammed Rizwan, Imad Wasim(c), Chris Jordan, Umaid Asif, Usama Mir/Umer Khan, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Amir.
Bench: Aamir Yamin, Umer Khan/Usama Mir, Waqas Maqsood, Ali Khan, Awais Zia.
Top picks for KAR vs LAH Dream11 Prediction
He is the opening batsman for Qalandars and can play big innings. Fakhar scored 57 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 246 runs so far in this season.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for the Qalandars. Dunk didn’t get a chance to play in the last match and has scored a total of 266 runs so far in this season.
He is one of the experienced players in the side and plays according to the situation of the match. Hafeez didn’t get a chance to play in the last game and has scored a total of 217 runs so far in this season.
Skipper Akthar is a batting all-rounder and capable of hitting big shots. He scored 19 runs in the last match.
He is an experienced all-rounder and is equally good with both bat and ball. Samit didn’t pick up any wicket in the last match and has scored a total of 137 runs and picked up 9 wickets in the 9 games that he played so far in this season.
He is a left-arm fast bowler and bowls at a very good pace. Shaheen picked up 2 wickets in the last match and has picked up a total of 13 wickets so far in the tournament.
He is a right-arm fast bowler. Haris Rauf played 34 T20s and took 44 wickets. Recently in the Big Bash League, he performed brilliantly but this season in PSL his performance was below average.
He is a batting all-rounder but he is well known for his bowling capabilities. Dilbar didn’t pick up any wicket in the last match and has picked up a total of 7 wickets in the last match.
He is the No.1 batsman in the world currently in the T20 format and is also having a pretty good record in PSL. Babar scored 32 runs from 34 balls in the last match and has scored a total of 326 runs so far in this season.
He is a left-handed batsman. In the last 3 innings, Sharjeel Khan scored 111 runs (0,37,74).
He is a batting allrounder. In the previous match, he scored 62 runs from 44 balls.
Skipper Wasim is an all-rounder who is equally good with bat and ball. He did not play in the last match and has scored a total of 95 runs and picked up 2 wickets.
He is a left-arm fast bowler and bowls at a perfect pace and can also swing the ball early in the innings. Amir didn’t play in the last match and has picked up a total of 10 wickets so far in this season.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and can also hit some big shots down the order. Jordan picked up 1 wicket in the last match and has picked up a total of 8 wickets so far in this season.
He is a batting Allrounder. In the previous match, Asif picked up 2 wickets and has picked up a total of 5 wickets so far in this season.
He is a batting-allrounder. Iftikhar Ahmed played 99 T20s and score 1907 runs with an average of 26.85 runs. In the last match, he scored 21 runs.
He is a right-handed wicket-keeper batsman and generally bats in the middle order and is known for hitting big shots. In the last match, Walton scored 26 runs from 20 balls and has scored a total of 163 runs so far in this season.
LAH vs KAR Dream11 Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick Iftikhar Ahmed to Sohail Akhtar.
- In the wicket-keeper, Both Ben Dunk and Chadwick Walton are good.
- In batsmen, Sharjeel Khan and Sohail Akhtar are also good options.
- M Amir, Dilbar Hussain, and Haris Rauf are also good bowlers.
- M Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, and Samit Patel are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Babar Azam, Ben Dunk, Cameron Delport, Samit Patel, Mohammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Chris Jordan, Fakhar Zaman.
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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.