Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction PSL 2020 13th match - Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi
The 13th match of the Pakistan Super League 2020 will be played between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.
Islamabad United are placed at the third spot in the Pakistan Super League 2020 points table with two wins and two losses from 4 games. The team has four points and a net run rate of + 0.145.
They will take on Peshawar Zalmi who are placed just below them with one win and two losses from 3 games. Zalmi have two points but a slightly better net run rate of - 0.643.
With a century, Kamran Akmal has reached the top of the batting charts with 159 runs at an average of 53. Haider Ali and Liam Livingstone follow with 76 and 62 runs respectively.
Among the bowlers, Wahab Riaz has been good with the best of 2/21 while conceding runs at 7.77. Returning from injury, Hasan Ali has also picked up 3 wickets but has been a bit expensive.
As expected, Dawid Malan is the top run-scorer for Islamabad United with 131 runs from four matches at an average of close to 45 and a strike rate of 140 +. He has been assisted by wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi who has scored 100 from three matches, with the best of 74.
Among the bowlers, Faheem Ashraf has picked up 7 wickets from 4 matches. Muhammad Musa also has five from four matches. Both have been a tad expensive.
Let's have a look at the playing XI of both teams:
Peshawar Zalmi - Tom Banton, Liam Livingstone, Kamran Akmal (wk), Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Daren Sammy (c), Liam Dawson, Mohammad Mohsin, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali
Islamabad United - Luke Ronchi (wk), Dawid Malan, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Shadab Khan (c), Faheem Ashraf, Muhammad Musa, Akif Javed
Who will win the toss? - Islamabad United
Who will win? – Islamabad United
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Kamran Akmal (Peshawar Zalmi), Dawid Malan (Islamabad United)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Wahab Riaz (Peshawar Zalmi), Muhammad Musa (Islamabad United)
Most Sixes – Liam Livingstone (Peshawar Zalmi), Luke Ronchi (Islamabad United)
Player of the Match – Dawid Malan
Team Scores Batting first – Peshawar Zalmi 160+, Islamabad United 170+
Match Handicap Islamabad United
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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