March 1: PSL – Islamabad United v Karachi Kings, Rawalpindi
Our XI: Babar Azam, Alex Hales, Cameron Delport, Imad Wasim, Luke Ronchi, Dawid Malan, Colin Ingram, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Musa, Chris Jordan
Captain: Babar Azam
Babar hasn’t quite bought heading in the past couple of games but the batting strip in Rawalpindi might be particularly what he demands to get some operates. He has scored 319 operates in nine T20 innings at the venue at an normal of 45.fifty seven and a strike fee of 113.fifty two.
Vice-captain: Dawid Malan
Malan has been a trusted batsman for Islamabad this season. He has scored 131 operates at an normal of forty three.sixty six and a strike fee of 142.39 in the event so much. In all PSL games, Malan strikes at 110.fourteen against tempo and one hundred thirty.27 against spin.
Alex Hales: Hales has again-to-again scores of 29 in the competition so much, but experienced four fifties in six NNL innings just in advance of the PSL. Considering that 2019, his strike fee in the powerplay in all T20s has been 146.70.
Luke Ronchi: Ronchi experienced a terrific begin to the event but his scores have been on the lower side over the past couple of games. But it will be a superior move to have him in your group for the reason that of his numbers against Karachi. He has scored 263 operates against them at a strike fee of 186.fifty two and he averages 87.sixty six against them.
Shadab Khan: Shadab has been batting in the higher center-get of late and scoring pretty well. That self-confidence looks to be rubbing off on his bowling as well. He has picked up a few wickets and scored 91 operates in the past two games.
Faheem Ashraf: Ashraf has picked up wickets in all the four games so much. He has seven in the bag at a strike fee of 12.85. However his financial system is on the greater side (nine.33), he is a legitimate wicket-taker for Islamabad.
Cameron Delport: Delport bats in the top four and can also bowl a number of overs if desired. He hasn’t scored big operates yet but has built some respectable contributions of twenty and 22 in his first couple of games. In all T20s, Delport strikes at one hundred forty five.03 in the center overs and at 183.33 in the demise, suggesting he could be the great finisher for Karachi.
Point to take note
However the sample measurement is modest, Islamabad’s normal first-innings rating this PSL is 178 whilst Karachi’s is 179. So at a high-scoring venue, with two high-scoring sides, assume a high-scoring recreation.