We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Quetta: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Odean Smith, Abdul Bangalzai, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Qais Ahmad
Islamabad: Colin Munro, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rassie van der Dussen, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Asif Ali, Mubasir Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Tom Curran, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees
Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 184
2nd innings average score: 182
Wickets per innings: 5
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Mohammad Nawaz has a special liking for Islamabad, who have failed to get him out in six of 11 innings. Overall, he has scored 214 runs at 42.8, picked 12 wickets, and pouched seven catches.
Sarfaraz Ahmed has been an effective fantasy pick versus Islamabad. He has scored 306 runs at 30.6, to go with six catches and two stumpings against Islamabad.
Playing for Islamabad, Colin Munro has scored two fifties and a thirty in four matches to collect 193 runs at 96.5 against Quetta.
Faheem Ashraf has 13 wickets at a strike rate of 13.8 against Quetta. He has also earned points with the bat: 103 runs in six innings at a strike rate of 166.
Iftikhar Ahmed’s recent numbers are staggering. He has smashed a century and four fifties in 15 T20s in 2023 to aggregate 439 runs at 49.
In his last six T20s, Rassie van der Dussen has added 236 runs at 39.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (182 runs at 30 in 2023) and Hasan Ali (eight wickets in last four T20s) featured in the Best11 in four of the last five appearances.
Both openers Jason Roy and Martin Guptill have been blowing hot and cold of late. While Roy has collected a 30-run bonus only once in four games, Guptill’s 117 of 151 runs came from one innings.
The openers have scored four fifties and a century in the last three matches at the venue.