We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Islamabad: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, Mubasir Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Rumman Raees, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Shaheen Afridi promoted himself to No.6 and smashed 52 off 36 in the last game. However, Lahore are likely to shuffle batting orders according to the match situations.
Lahore: Shawaiz Irfan, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Sam Billings (wk), Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
Venue: Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 217
2nd innings average score: 216
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Alex Hales has scored 140 runs at an average of 47 and a strike rate of 156 against Lahore. Meanwhile, Colin Munro has hit 197 runs at 33, including the top score of 87.
The opposition and ground stats are in Shadab Khan’s favour. He has scored 539 runs at an average of 34 and picked 21 wickets at the venue. Against Lahore, he has amassed 220 runs at a strike rate of 147 and scalped 20 wickets.
Faheem Ashraf has picked up 19 wickets against Lahore, including a six-wicket haul, at a stunning strike rate of 9.6.
Against Islamabad, Abdullah Shafique turns into a different player altogether. He has scored more than 40 in all three games.
Zaman Khan has picked up at least a wicket in all four matches against Islamabad, overall scalping six wickets.
The conditions in Rawalpindi bring the best out of Hussain Talat. He has scored 749 runs at an average of 40 and a superb strike rate of 140.
David Wiese (12 runs and three wickets) was the captain of the Best11 when the sides last clashed in February.
Though Fakhar Zaman has aggregated 360 runs at 28 against Islamabad, his recent numbers are ordinary: 15 runs in three matches.
In the last three matches at the venue, openers have scored two centuries and four fifties.