We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Lahore: Fakhar Zaman, Mirza Tahir Baig, Abdullah Shafique, Sam Billings (wk), Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
Multan: Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Khushdil Shah, Carlos Brathwaite/Kieron Pollard, Anwar Ali, Usama Mir, Akeal Hosein, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 177
2nd innings average score: 141
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 100%
Batting 2nd: —
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Shaheen Afridi has enjoyed bowling at Gaddafi Stadium. He has picked 36 wickets including the best figures of five for 40 – of which 23 have come while defending.
Meanwhile, Haris Rauf has bagged 24 wickets in Lahore. His best figures at the venue for the season read 3 for 22.
Rashid Khan hasn’t gone wicketless in the format for five consecutive games. In his only outing versus Multan in Lahore, he took two for 33.
Shan Masood has contrasting fortunes against Lahore. While he averages only 15 batting first, the number shoots up to 37 during chasing.
Before being dismissed for seven in his previous outing, Rilee Rossouw had featured in the Best11 for four games in a row.
Ihsanullah continues to top the wicket-taking chart (14), including two for 19 in the match against Islamabad. His best effort for the season read five for 12.
When these teams met earlier in the competition, Mohammad Rizwan (75 off 50) and Fakhar Zaman (66 off 42) were the captain and vice-captain of the Best11 respectively. These two have collectively accumulated 597 runs and are the top two run-getters for the tournament.
While 63% of the wickets have been hunted down by seamers in the last three games at Gaddafi Stadium, 23% have belonged to spinners.