PSL 2017

Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United – Match Preview

The 12th match of HBL PSL 2 will take place between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United. It will be showed at 20:00 Local time (21:00 PKT). It will be huge contest between the two powerful sides.

Peshawar’s play this season has been quite appreciable. They recovered from their first loss against the same team Islamabad United. Afterward, they won back to back matches against Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars and their latest match was abandoned due to heavy rain in Sharjah.

On the other Islamabad United are decent throughout with their handy bowling attack and all batting unit full of Foreigners. They won first match against Peshawar Zalmi which was a nail biting contest and then were defeated by Qalandars. They then regained their form by Defeating Quetta and Last night they fall against the Kings.

Both teams have equal percentage of winning against each other. Islamabad has won 2 out of the 4 meetings and vice versa. Both the teams will be looking for some extra effort to get pass their previous records against other team. While looking at the points table Peshawar Zalmi are favourites.

Both the teams batting order is their best aspect of the game. With players like Tamim, Hafeez and Kamran in Peshawar and power hitting by the likes of Sammy and Afridi they looks a tremendous batting unit. However, Islamabad’s batting order is full of foreigners including Haddin, Smith , Billings and Watson. Their bowling is also fine looking at their bowlers stats.

Both the teams have equal opportunity to improve their performance against each other and this match will be a thriller. Who do you think will win? Will Islamabad Continue their winning streak against Peshawar or Peshawar will continue to top the table?

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