Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction PSL 2020 9th match - Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators
The 9th match of the Pakistan Super League 2020 will be played between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.
Islamabad United are placed at the top of the Pakistan Super League 2020 points table with two wins and one loss from 3 games. The team has four points and a net run rate of + 0.295.
They will be up against Quetta Gladiators who are placed just below them with similar figures of two wins and one loss from 3 matches and four points. The team has been edged by the United on net run rate.
As expected, Dawid Malan is the top run-scorer for Islamabad United with 121 runs from three matches at an average of over 60 and a strike rate of 145 +. He has been assisted by wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi who has struck 98 from three matches with the best of 74 and a strike rate of close to 160.
Among the bowlers, Muhammad Musa has picked up five wickets from three matches including his returns of 3/30 in United's first match. Faheem Ashraf and Amad Butt have bagged five wickets each as well.
Azam Khan is the top run-scorer for Quetta Gladiators with 110 runs from 3 games at an average of 35 and strike rate of 150 +. Sarfaraz Ahmed and Jason Roy have also contributed with 90-odd each.
Mohammad Hasnain is leading the bowling charts with 7 wickets from three matches and the best of 4/25.
Let's have a look at the playing XI of both teams:
Quetta Gladiators - Shane Watson, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Sohail Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Jason Roy, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Fawad Ahmed, Mohammad Hasnain, Azam Khan, Abdul Nasir
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) – Jason Roy (Quetta Gladiators), Dawid Malan (Islamabad United)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mohammad Hasnain (Quetta Gladiators), Muhammad Musa (Islamabad United)
Most Sixes – Jason Roy (Quetta Gladiators), Luke Ronchi (Islamabad United)
Player of the Match – Dawid Malan
Team Scores Batting first – Quetta Gladiators 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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