Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Match 1 | PSL V Match Prediction
HBL PSL, also known as Pakistan Super League will be the fifth official season of this league. This is the T20 franchise league which is officially held by PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board). The first season of the Pak Super League was held in 2015. In all previous seasons, mostly matches were held outside Pakistan. This will be this first time when all matches of PSL will be played within Pakistan.
There are six teams that will be in action throughout the PSL 5. A total of 34 matches will be played in different cities of Pakistan. The opening ceremony of PSL 2020 will be held on 20th February. According to a report, more than 350 artists will perform in the opening ceremony. The first match of the 5th PSL edition will be played between Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators on February 20, 2020.
This match is scheduled to be the first and opening match of PSL V. Track records of both of the playing teams are good in the previous season of PSL. Both teams have the best players from around the globe. Shadab Khan is the captain of Islamabad United while Sarfraz Ahmad will be leading the Quetta Gladiators. As it is the opening match of PSL V, both teams will try their best to make an exceptional start of their journey by winning this match. Both teams have quality players. According to TrendeeTalk, Islamabad United will win this match. They are in great rhythm as a team. Quetta Gladiators are considered as underdogs as compared to Islamabad United. This series will be beneficial for Pakistan for the upcoming ICC Cricket T20 World Cup which will be played in Australia.
Quetta Gladiators should play confidently this time and they shouldn’t shatter this time as they did in previous seasons of PSL. As a whole, this contest will be worth watching. Key players for Quetta Gladiators are Shane Watson, Sarfraz Ahmad (c), Ahmad Shahzad and Umar Akmal. These players can help Quetta to set new records.
On the other hand, Islamabad United is considered as the favorite team for today’s clash. Some key and game-changer players for Islamabad United are Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Colin Munro, and Luke Ronchi. These will be the match-winning players for Islamabad United.
Conditions are great for cricket in Karachi. The team Who Will Win the Toss is supposed to choose bat first because conditions are in favor of batting. Bowlers can also disturb the batsmen due to extra pace and swing due to current conditions. So toss will play a vital role in this condition.
There will be a little amount of Haze during the match time in Karachi. These days the weather is great for cricket in Karachi. While the temperature will be between 17 and 30-degree celsius. So the weather will not interfere in the normal routine and doesn’t affect the gameplay.
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Who Will Win Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiatorss TOSS : Quetta Gladiators
Who Will Win Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United Match : Islamabad United
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Complete Match Details
Date: Thursday – February 20, 2020
Time: 04:00 PM GMT / 09:00 PM Local
Stadium: National Stadium
Hosts to: Pakistan, Karachi
Ends: Pavilion End, University End
Avg 1st inn score: 191
Avg 2nd inn score: 109
|Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiator|
|Shadab Khan (c)||Sarfaraz Ahmed (c)|
|Ahmed Safi Abdullah||Shane Watson|
|Akif Javed||Abdul Nasir|
|Amad Butt||Ahmed Shehzad|
|Asif Ali||Ahsan Ali|
|Faheem Ashraf||Arish Ali Khan|
|Hussain Talat||Azam Khan|
|Colin Ingram||Fawad Ahmed|
|Dawid Malan||Ben Cutting|
|Muhammad Musa||Khurram Manzoor|
|Colin Munro||Mohammad Hasnain|
|Rizwan Hussain||Mohammad Nawaz|
|Luke Ronchi||Sohail Khan|
|Rumman Raees||Umar Akmal|
|Saif Badar||Keemo Paul|
|Phil Salt||Sohail Khan|