KARACHI: Islamabad United have received the toss and determined to bowl first in opposition to Quetta Gladiators in match 12 at Karachi’s Nationwide Stadium on Tuesday.
Yesterday, the match between them was postponed after a participant from the United’s squad examined optimistic for coronavirus. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), confirming to Geo Information, mentioned that the match will can be performed on the similar time, 7pm tomorrow.
Within the assertion, the PCB mentioned that the coronavirus check outcomes of gamers from each squads have come again adverse. “This is being done to ensure players from both sides get time to prepare for the game,” it mentioned.
Quetta haven’t had the beginning they wished within the event, shedding all three video games initially. They have been first outplayed by the Karachi Kings earlier than being knocked down by Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi.
That is the worst ever begin for Quetta within the event however the workforce has nonetheless not misplaced hopes of bouncing again. Sarfaraz Ahmed is again in kind, scoring 81 in opposition to Zalmi within the shedding trigger.
Ahmed’s facet might not be too nervous concerning the batting sans opening the place Saim Ayub has been struggling. They’ll be pinning their hopes on Ahmed, Faf du Plessis, Azam Khan and Cameron Delport to attain huge runs.
Bowling stays their main concern as they did not defend 198 in opposition to Peshawar Zalmi and 178 in opposition to Lahore Qalandars, making Sarfaraz Ahmed lose his cool.
The Shadab-led Islamabad United, alternatively, is positioned in the midst of the desk with two wins from three video games. They’re additionally eyeing a comeback after the defeat to Peshawar Zalmi.
They most likely reconsidered their high order after the captain Shadab Khan publicly critcised his high order batsmen.
Of the 11 PSL video games to this point, Quetta has an edge over Islamabad because it has received se and shedding solely 4 video games.
Islamabad United: Alex Hales, Asif Ali, Fawad Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Musa Khan, Shadab Khan, Zafar Gohar, Hassan Ali, Paul Stirling, Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Ali Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Zeeshan Zameer
Quetta Gladiators: Anwar Ali, Azam Khan, Ben Slicing, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Zahid Mahmood, Dale Steyn, Tom Banton, Usman Khan Shinwari, Cameron Delport, Qais Ahmad, Abdul Nasir, Saim Ayub, Arish Ali Khan, Usman Khan, Faf du Plessis, Dale Steyn.