We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Lahore rotated their squad in the last league game, but the regulars will likely return. However, Rashid Khan retired hurt in the previous game and his participation is in doubt.
Lahore: Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Kamran Ghulam, Sam Billings (wk), Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Rashid Khan/Liam Dawson, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
Multan: Usman Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Rilee Rossouw, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Khushdil Shah, Anwar Ali, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Izharulhaq Naveed, Ihsanullah
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 175
2nd innings average score: 133
Wickets per innings: 8
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Kieron Pollard has had a good time against Lahore, scoring 129 runs at 22 and scalping five wickets at a strike rate of eight. In the ongoing edition, he has pouched the most catches (11).
Tim David has been in splendid form since 2022, hammering 1,864 runs at a strike rate of 171.
Mohammad Rizwan tops the run chart in the ongoing edition: 483 runs at an average of 60 and a strike rate of 145. He also fancies batting at the venue, where he has 788 runs at 49, including a century.
Fakhar Zaman is a superb fantasy prospect against Multan: he has generated 50-run and strike rate bonuses in four of the last six matches.
Since 2022, only Rashid Khan (110) has taken more wickets than Haris Rauf (83) in T20s. Rauf also loves bowling at the venue: he has gone wicketless in only one of the last 10 matches (27 wickets).
Abbas Afridi and Ihsanullah are the top two wicket-takers in the tournament. Between them, they have scalped 42 wickets at a strike rate of 10.
Kamran Ghulam has scored 439 runs at an average of 40 at the venue, including the top score of 110*.