IU vs QG Match 9 | PSL T20 2020 | Today 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. This will be the 9th match of Pakistan Super League 5 2020 which will be played between Islamabad United and Gladiators on Thursday, February 27, 2020 – 07:00 PM Local in Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi.
Today Match Prediction
Quetta Gladiators Preview:
Quetta is at the second number if we look at the points table of PSL V so far. They played three matches till now and they won that two with ease.
Gladiators are a good side and they also performed well in earlier seasons of Pak Super League. Quetta Gladiators should play confidently this time and they shouldn’t shatter this time as they did in previous seasons of PSL.
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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.
PSL Performance 2020
Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 4th T20 was won by Peshawar. Kamran Akmal was player of the match for his 101.
Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators 6th T20 was won by Quetta. Kings made 155. Hales was the top scorer with 29. Hasnain took 3/33. Gladiators chased the target with Azam Khan’s 46 and Sarfaraz’s 37*. Azam Khan was player of the match.
Islamabad United Preview:
The first match of Islamabad wasn’t good as they faced defeat. Their position to date is at the top of the points table. The performance of United was satisfactory throughout the PSL seasons. They performed well in all seasons of the Pakistan Super League. But they lost their opening match in the current season. 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. But their start of the PSL 2020 is not good as they lost the opening match despite getting control of the match in both innings.
PSL Performance 2020
Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans 5th T20 was won by Islamabad. Luke Ronchi was player of the match.
Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United 7th T20 was won by United. Qalandars made 182 with Hafeez’s brilliant 98*. Shadab bowled well for his 2/14. United chased the target with Shadab’s 52 and Musa’s 17* in the end. Shaheed took 4/18. Shadab Khan was player of the match.
Previous Encounter Details
Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators 1st T20 wan won by Quetta. United made 168 in 19.1 Overs. Malan was the top scorer with 64. Mohammad Hasnain took 4/25. Gladiators won by 3 wickets, Despite losing 3 wickets in the powerplay. Azam Khan played well for his 59 while Cutting ended the match with his 22 off 12 balls. Muhammad Musa took 3 wickets. Mohammad Hasnain was player of the match.
Who Will Win Today’s Match:
According to our prediction, IU will beat QG in this round because Islamabad seems to be a more balanced side due to the presence of Colin Munro and Luke Ronchi. Colin Munro is in great form these days. Both are known as excellent openers of the T20 innings. Both of them have the ability to create a huge total.
Shadab Khan is a world-class spin bowler. The IU bowlers have the ability to defend the totals. So IU will win this match from Quetta with a negotiable margin. Almost all of the athletes from Islamabad United are performing consistently and giving their best for their team. We can easily expect their victory in this match.
Today Match & Toss Predictions
Toss will play a vital role in today’s contest. According to trendeetalk.com, the team who will win the toss today will choose to bowl first because it’s not a batting-first condition in Rawalpindi. So batting first will increase the winning chances for the bowling team. Toss winning team should opt to bowl first.
There will be a number of clouds during the match time in Rawalpindi. These days the weather isn’t great for cricket in Pindi. While the temperature will be between 13 and 26-degree celsius. So the weather will interfere with the gameplay a little bit. There will be humidity in the air as well.
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Who Will Win Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators TOSS : Quetta Gladiators
Who Will Win Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Match : Islamabad United
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Complete Match Details
Date: Thursday – February 27, 2020
Time: 02:00 PM GMT / 07:00 PM Local
Stadium: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
Hosts to: Rawalpindi
Ends: Pavilion End, Shell End
Avg 1st inn score: 146
Avg 2nd inn score: 160
|Islamabad United Squad||Quetta Gladiators Squad|
|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|
|Saif Badar||Umar Akmal|
|Rumman Raees||Keemo Paul|
|Phil Salt||Sohail Khan|