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Quetta look to finish league phase in style

  • Karachi Kings are currently placed fourth in the latest points table with four victories and four defeats from their eight matches played so far.
  • Quetta Gladiators are currently on top of the points table with seven victories and two defeats from their nine matches played so far.
  • Quetta Gladiators are having a superior net run-rate of 0.423 while Karachi Kings are having a net run- rate of -0.459.
  • Karachi Kings had the satisfaction of overcoming Quetta Gladiators by six wickets when the two teams met in a first-round fixture on February 24 at Sharjah.
  • Quetta Gladiators defeated Islamabad United by 43 runs in their previous match of the tournament on March 5 at Abu Dhabi.
  • Karachi Kings defeated Multan Sultans by five wickets in their previous match of the tournament on March 4 at Abu Dhabi.

Quetta Gladiators will defeat Karachi Kings as the table leaders and the favorites will look to conclude their preliminary-round stage on a winning note.

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The 28th match of the Pakistan Super League 2019, season-4 will take place at the Karachi National Stadium in Pakistan on 10th March 2019. It is great to see that the ICC has given the go-ahead to play matches again in Pakistan. Karachi Kings will take on Quetta Gladiators in this Twenty20 match. The Pakistan Super League 2019, season-4 has now reached the final stages with three teams battling for the last two playoff positions of the tournament.

The PSL Betting Tips provided by Premium Cricket’s PSL cricket match prediction will analyze what the two teams have done so far in the tournament and the possible outcome of this vital match. We would analyze whether Quetta Gladiators could maintain their impressive record and pull off another victory or whether Karachi Kings will be able to triumph in a desperate attempt to qualify for the playoffs.

 

Karachi Kings – key players

The availability of all overseas players including the Head Coach Mickey Arthur and the team management for the important Pakistan-leg of the tournament will be a huge boost for Karachi Kings. The most popular franchise of the PSL is still in with a real chance of making it to the playoffs as they look to get the home advantage during their last two games of the tournament. Karachi Kings desperately need a win here to bolster their chances and they will also try to better their net run-rate which does not look all that impressive at the moment.

Karachi Kings’ batting has revolved around the trio of Liam Livingstone, Colin Ingram and Babar Azam who have all scored over 200 runs in the tournament. In fact, Livingstone, the 25-year-old right-hander has a tally of 280 runs from eight matches at a splendid average of 40.00 and a strike-rate of 134.61. He has three half-centuries to his credit and is currently in tremendous form with his last three innings reading: 56, 38 and 53 not out. Meanwhile, Colin Ingram has also been among the runs with a tally of 226 runs from eight matches including a top score of 127 n.o, against Quetta Gladiators on February 24 at Sharjah. The other top run-getter in the side is Babar Azam who has a tally of 224 runs from eight matches which includes two half-centuries against Multan Sultans (77) and Islamabad United (68).

Karachi Kings’ most successful bowler this season has been the uncapped 19-year-old left-arm paceman Umer Khan who has 10 wickets to his name at an economy rate of 6.73. In addition, the more experienced left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir has captured nine wickets while the 25-year-old Usman Shinwari has claimed eight wickets.

 

Quetta Gladiators – key players

After becoming the first team to secure a place in the playoffs, Quetta Gladiators would certainly look to complete their league phase of the tournament on a winning note. The table leaders are brimming with confidence and will be hoping to register their eighth victory in an attempt to gain a psychological advantage ahead of the important playoff matches. It has been a wonderful PSL season for Quetta Gladiators so far where everything seems to have gone in their favor and they are now just a few steps away from winning the coveted title.

Quetta Gladiators would certainly welcome the availability of former Australian opener Shane Watson who has decided to travel to Pakistan for the business end of the tournament. The 37-year-old dashing right-hander is the leading run-scorer in the tournament while aggregating 332 runs from nine matches at an average of 47.42 with the help of three half-centuries.
However, West Indies spinner Sunil Narine remains out due to an injury and the other confirmed overseas players are Rilee Rossouw, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Fawad Ahmed, Harry Gurney and
Max Waller.

In fact, Australian leg-spinner Ahmed has been an important link in their bowling department and has provided the back-up support to the main strike bowlers Sohal Tanvir and Mohammad Nawaz. The two left-arm pacemen have spearheaded their attack quite successfully having shared a total of 24 wickets between them.

 

The PSL Betting PSL cricket match prediction

The cricket match Prediction on the possible outcome of the PSL match is as follows.

Quetta Gladiators will start the match as the clear favorites considering their current form where they are searching for their fourth successive victory in the tournament. Karachi Kings, of course, will have the home advantage and they will also look to produce a repeat performance having defeated the same opponents by six wickets earlier in a first-round fixture.

Match Info

Tournament:

Pakistan Super League 2019

Format:

t20

Home Team:

Lahore Qalandars

Away Team:

Multan Sultans

Date:

Mar 11, 2019

Time:

09:00 GMT

Venue:

National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan

Weather:

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