Time: Feb 11, 8 PM IST
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
We saw an equal battle between the bat and ball in the first game of the season at the Gaddafi Stadium. Runs came thick and fast in the first innings, and then the bowlers smothered the batters in the second innings. Balance your fantasy team with as many all-rounders as you can.
Probable XI for Lahore: Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Hafeez, Philip Salt (wk), Harry Brook, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
Probable XI for Multan: Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Sohaib Maqsood, Rilee Rossouw, Tim David, Khushdil Shah, Abbas Afridi, Anwar Ali, Imran Tahir, Blessing Muzarabani, Shahnawaz Dahani
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
With 343 runs at 57, Shan Masood is the highest run-scorer for Multan. In the previous match between these teams, he top-scored with 83 off 50 including 14 fours and a six. In the same game, Fakhar Zaman had set the foundation with a blistering innings of 75 off 35. He has scored 356 runs in 5 games, comprising a hundred and 3 fifties.
Khushdil Shah has taken the bulk of the wickets for Multan. His 12 wickets have come at an outstanding strike rate of 8.7.
In his last 10 competitive innings, Mohammad Rizwan has scored 6 fifties, failing to get a start only twice.
Shaheen Afridi has been the wrecker-in-chief for Lahore. He took 3 for 40 against Multan, including the prized wicket of Mohammad Rizwan.
Imran Tahir has taken a three-wicket haul in every alternate match. He finished with 1 for 25 in the last game.
Rashid Khan has taken a wicket in 4 of 5 matches, maintaining an economy of just over 7 RPO. With the bat, he has scores of 17*, 22*, and 15*.
Tim David’s last 4 scores read 28*, 71, 51*, and 34 – all this at a spectacular strike rate of 207.
Multan beat Lahore by 5 wickets the last time these teams locked horns. They are also superior in the points table, winning all six games. Meanwhile, Lahore are at the third spot with 3 wins in 5 games.
Fantasy Tip of the Day:
Check the weather forecast and pitch reports before you choose your eleven players. Every cricket player responds differently on the basis of pitch – do your research properly before you sign up for that fantasy cricket match/tournament on Fantasy Cricket App.