In-form Peshawar and Quetta eye final spot

  • Peshawar Zalmi finished on top of the points table after the completion of the league phase with seven victories and three defeats from their maximum of 10 matches.
  • Quetta Gladiators were placed second in the points table after the completion of the league stage with seven victories and three defeats from their maximum of 10 games.
  • However, Peshawar Zalmi ended with a superior net run-rate of 0.828 while Quetta Gladiators finished with a net run-rate of 0.376.
  • Quetta Gladiators defeated Peshawar Zalmi by six wickets in the first-round match played on February 15 at Dubai and also won the second-round fixture between the two teams by eight wickets played on March 4 at Abu Dhabi.
  • Peshawar Zalmi trounced Karachi Kings by 61 runs in their final league stage match of the tournament played on Monday (11) at Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Quetta Gladiators were beaten by just one run in their final league phase match of the tournament played on Sunday (10) at Karachi, Pakistan.

Peshawar Zalmi will defeat Quetta Gladiators as the team in-form look to continue with their good work and seal their place in the final encounter.


The Qualifier Match of the Pakistan Super League 2019, season-4 will take place at the Karachi National Stadium in Pakistan on 13th March 2019. Quetta Gladiators will take on Peshawar Zalmi in this Twenty20 match. The Pakistan Super League 2019, season-4 has now reached the business end of the tournament with the two best teams vying for a place in the grand finale. Today Cricket Match Prediction Tips for PSL provided by Premium Cricket’s Cricket Betting Tips look how well the two teams have progressed towards the playoffs and the possible outcome of this encounter. We would analyze whether Peshawar Zalmi could keep the momentum and cruise into the final or whether Quetta Gladiators could maintain their dominance with the third win over their rivals during the current season.


Peshawar Zalmi – key players

The last two games of the league phase have really turned in favor of the Peshawar Zalmi side who are brimming with a great amount of confidence ahead of this vital encounter. The manner in which they have completed their task is quite remarkable and on Monday (11) they had the satisfaction of running down their highest total in the tournament at this same venue. Peshawar Zalmi powered their way to pile up a massive 203 for seven from their 20 overs in the match against Karachi Kings. They will look for a similar performance from their formidable batting line-up which is spearheaded by Kamran Akmal, Imam-ul-Haq, Liam Dawson and Darren Sammy.

Wicket-keeper batsman Akmal and Imam are currently in tremendous form following their heroics in the previous match where they figured in a spectacular century opening stand. Left-hander Imam is also their highest run-getter this season with an aggregate of 257 runs from nine matches at an average of 28.55 and a strike-rate of 124.15. In addition, right-hander Kamran has a tally of 240 runs from 10 matches at an average of 24.00 and a strike-rate of 137.14.

Meanwhile, right-arm fast bowler Hasan Ali has also hit a purple patch this season where he has emerged as the highest wicket-taker in the tournament so far. He is currently on top of the list with a tally of 21 wickets from 10 matches at an average of 38.2 and an economy rate of 6.36.


Quetta Gladiators – key players

They were the first team to qualify for the playoffs but yet they had to settle for the second place in the points table following a narrow one-run defeat at the hands of Karachi Kings in their final league match of the tournament. Now they have a real game in their hands and they need a quick turnaround to change their fortunes and to secure a place in this year’s final encounter. Quetta Gladiators, of course, will have the psychological advantage going into this important fixture as they
had the satisfaction of overcoming the same opponents twice, in the first round as well as in the second-round.

Even then, this will be a completely new game and Quetta Gladiators will bank heavily on their overseas players to deliver the results at this vital stage. They will be hoping that the former Australian opener Shane Watson would fire all cylinders having already taken the top spot in the batting rankings. The 37-year-old dashing right-hander has an aggregate of 352 runs from 10 games at an excellent average of 44.0 and a solid strike-rate of 140.80. The others who could provide the runs for Quetta Gladiators are Ahmed Shehzad (252), Umar Akmal (255) and South African left-hander Rilee Rossouw (245).

Meanwhile, left-arm paceman Sohail Tanvir and Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed are the two main strike bowlers for Quetta Gladiators. Tanvir has a total of 15 wickets to his credit from 10 matches at an average of 17.66 while Ahmed has picked-up 10 scalps from 10 games at an average of 26.80.


The PSL Betting Prediction

The today cricket match prediction tips provides the PSL Betting Prediction on the possible outcome of the qualifier match and it is as follows.

This clash between the two heavyweights of this year’s PSL should certainly go into the wire if the players of both teams perform to their true potential. Quetta Gladiators will have the edge after having defeated the same opponents twice earlier in the tournament.

Match Info


Pakistan Super League 2019



Home Team:

Peshawar Zalmi

Away Team:

Quetta Gladiators


Mar 13, 2019


14:00 GMT


National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan


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