Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings 2nd Semi-Final: Preview, Head to Head, Squads, Possible XI’s
Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings will compete in the 2nd semi-final game of the Pakistan Super League 2020 (PSL) at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Both captains will enter the stadium at 01:30 PM GMT for the toss, and the match will start at 02:00 PM GM followed by the national anthem. The forecast is expected to remain clear on Tuesday (March 17). Karachi Kings finished on top two of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) table will now take on third-placed Lahore Qalandars in the second semi-final. Lahore and Karachi will battle for a spot in the final, ahore will have the home advantage.
Karachi Kings won five games in the group stage, one match ends without result out of 10 and secured the second spot in the points table, while Lahore Qalandars finishes third with five wins. Defending Champions Quetta Gladiators finished their HBL PSL 2020 campaign on a winning note as they beat Karachi Kings by five wickets but fails to qualify for the semi-finals.
Lahore Qalandars secured their spot in the semi-finals heroic knock from Chris Lynn but they will have to make it to the final without him in this contest with Karachi Kings. Neither of these teams has ever made the final of the Pakistan Super League before, so plenty of pressure on both sides to secure a spot into the final.
Lahore Qalandars’ victory against Multan Sultans secured the Qalandars’ place in the semi-finals of the Pakistan Super League with Chris Lynn played heroic knock with the bat. Lahore Qalandars’ team management has drafted Salman Ali Agha and Abid Ali in their line-up as replacements for David Wiese and Chris Lynn.
Lahore Qalandars (Possible XI)
Abid Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, Salman Irshad, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Raja Farzan, Dilbar Hussain
Karachi Kings (Possible XI)
- Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Cameron Delport, Chadwick Walton (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim (c), Chris Jordan, Mohammad Amir, Waqas Maqsood, Umaid Asif, Usama Mir
Karachi Kings Squad: Imad Wasim, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Amir, Aamer Yamin, Usama Mir, Umer Khan, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Sharjeel Khan, Cameron Delport, Ali Khan, Zahid Mahmood, Chadwick Walton, Umaid Asif, Mithcell McClenaghan, Awais Zia, Arshad Iqbal
Lahore Qalandars Squad: Sohail Akhtar, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Ben Dunk, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Salman Butt, Usman Shinwari, Fakhar Zaman, Chris Lynn, Samit Patel, Jaahid Ali, Seekkuge Prasanna, Raja Farhan, Faizan Khan, Dane Vilas, Dilbar Hussain
|When||March 17, 2020|
||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars, 2nd Semi-Final|
||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
||02:00 PM GMT, 07:00 PM Local, 07:30 PM IST|
||Yayvo Tickets (No tickets for this due to Coronavirus outbreak)|
|Prediction||Karachi Kings to win|
Where to Watch Live on TV
|Pakistan||Geo Super (Geo TV), PTV Sports|
|UK||Hum TV (Hum Masala) – Sky, Virgin TV|
||SKY Sport NZ|
||Hum TV (Hum Europe)|
||beIN Sports Australia|
||SKY Sport NZ|
|Malaysia||Astro Cricket HD|
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