We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Multan: Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Usman Khan, Rilee Rossouw, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Khushdil Shah, Anwar Ali, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Sheldon Cottrell, Ihsanullah
Lahore: Mirza Tahir Baig, Fakhar Zaman, Ahsan Bhatti, Abdullah Shafique, Sam Billings (wk), Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi (c), Rashid Khan, Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 171
2nd innings average score: 145
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Fantasy Tips
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Tim David has smashed 425 runs across T20 leagues this year at an average of 43 and a strike rate of 171.
Mohammad Rizwan tops the run chart in the ongoing edition: 516 runs at an average of 57 and a strike rate of 143. He also fancies batting at the venue, where he has 821 runs at 48, including a century.
Abbas Afridi has been sensational in the tournament. He has scalped 23 wickets at a meagre strike rate of 9, going wicketless just once.
David Wiese smashed 28 off 8, including three sixes, and picked up a wicket against the same opposition in last year’s final. He also enjoys facing Multan bowlers: he averages 37 against them and has generated the boundary bonus 30 times.
Fakhar Zaman is the top run-getter against Multan, collecting 599 runs at 37.
Shaheen Afridi has the best numbers against Multan: scalping 26 wickets at 14.
Thanks to his all-round performances (172 runs and three wickets), Kieron Pollard has featured in the Best11 in four of the last five matches.
Rashid Khan has picked 18 wickets in the last 10 matches, picking wickets in all but one match.
In the last three games at the venue, top-order batters scored five of six fifties, while pacers scalped 70% of the wickets.
Keep an eye on the keepers, who had a role in 25% of the dismissals during this period.