PSL 2021: 5 Fantasy Picks for Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United Clash

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PSL 2021: 5 Fantasy Picks for Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United Clash: The second round of PSL 2021 is set to begin on June 09, Wednesday with Lahore Qalandars taking on Islamabad United in Abu Dhabi. Both teams were sitting in the middle of the points table when the tournament was called off for an indefinite period and will be now looking to cruise up to the top spot. The clash will begin at 09:30 PM IST.

Shadab Khan-led Islamabad United is sitting third in the league standings with three wins in four games while Sohail Akhtar-led Lahore Qalandars is sitting fourth with the same number of points due to a lower net run-rate.

Here, we will look for 5 fantasy picks who can be the game-changer for their respective sides in Wednesday’s much-awaited clash-

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PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – Mohammad Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez has scored 181 runs in 4 innings for the Lahore Qalandars in the first phase of PSL 2021 at an average of 90.50 and a strike rate of 175.73 in the tournament so far. He has impeccable international experience amassing 2388 runs in 99 T20I innings. Hafeez averages 27.13 in his T20I career and strikes at a rate of 120.72

PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – Fakhar Zaman

The top-order batter averages 22.04 in his T20I career. In 44 innings, Zaman has amassed 948 runs at a strike rate of 135.04, including five fifties. He will be responsible for giving a solid start to Qalandars against the United. Zaman is currently the fourth top run-scorers in the PSL 2021, scoring 189 runs in 4 innings at an impressive average of 63.00.

PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – Hasan Ali

Hasan Ali is Pakistan’s one of the premium pacers and has been in the international circuit for a while. The right arm pacer has picked up 48 wickets in 36 T20I appearances. Hasan advanced six places up to 14th position in Test rankings after picking up 5 for 27 in the first innings of the second Test against Zimbabwe and will be hoping to carry his form in the shortest format too. He has picked up 6 wickets so far in four appearances and also scored 119 runs for Islamabad United in PSL 2021.

PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – Shadab Khan

The Islamabad United skipper, Shadab Khan is a top all-rounder for his side. Shadab has picked 53 scalps in 44 T20I innings and has also scored 183 runs in 19 T20I innings.

PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – Rashid Khan

Afghanistan’s star spinner Rashid Khan will feature for Lahore Qalandars in the remainder of PSL 2021. Khan is certainly one of the best spinners in the T20 format and had a good instinct with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first phase of IPL 2021.

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Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United – Head To Head

Islamabad United has an edge over Lahore Qalandars in the PSL. In the last five face-to-face encounters, Islamabad United has emerged victorious on all five occasions. 

Islamabad United – 8

Lahore Qalandars – 2

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PSL 2021 Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United: Where to watch the LIVE stream of Pakistan Super League

D Sports will live stream the remainder of Pakistan Super League 2021 in India. Fans can catch live scores, ball by ball commentary, and full scorecard on InsideSport.