We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Islamabad: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mubasir Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Hasan Ali, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Peshawar: Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Haris, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Rovman Powell, Haseebullah Khan (wk), Azmatullah Omarzai, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Arshad Iqbal
Venue: Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 243
2nd innings average score: 205
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
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Numbers hint at another Babar Azam special on the cards. He is the highest run-getter against Islamabad (578 runs at 44), as well as at the venue (1,321 runs at 63). His recent numbers are exemplary too: 73, 115, and 50.
Faheem Ashraf has scored at least 30 runs in three of the last four matches at the venue, while also scalping four wickets.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (135 runs in three innings) and Alex Hales (235 runs in five matches) have a combined average of 61 against Peshawar.
Saim Ayub has registered fifties in the last three matches. All of them have come at the venue.
Tom Kohler-Cadmore has scored two thirties and two fifties in the last five matches.
Hasan Ali has scalped 13 wickets at a stunning strike rate of 11.9 against Peshawar. He has gone wicketless in only one of the last nine matches and was the vice-captain of the Best11 when the sides clashed last time.
Fazalhaq Farooqi has generated bonus points for a three-wicket haul in three of the last four matches.
Azmatullah Omarzai has featured in the Best11 in three of the last four matches.
Though Wahab Riaz is the highest wicket-taker against Islamabad (25 wickets), he has gone wicketless in four of the last six matches against them.
Three centuries and six half-centuries have been scored in the last three matches at the venue.