PSL 2023: Eliminator 1, ISL vs PES Match Prediction – Who will win today’s PSL match between ISL vs PES?

Peshawar Zalmi were victorious against Islamabad United the last time both teams took each other on

By CricTracker Staff

Updated - Mar 15, 2023, 14:04 IST

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As the eighth season of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 rapidly approaches its final stages, Islamabad United (ISL) will take on Peshawar Zalmi (PES) in the first eliminator of the tournament on Thursday, March 16 at the Gaddafi Stadium.

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The end of the group stages of the tournament saw Islamabad United finish in third place in the standings with 12 points in 10 games, whereas Peshawar Zalmi finished in fourth place with 10 points in 12 games. Both teams will now take each other on for a place in Eliminator 2 of the competition and look to eventually make it to the summit clash.

In their previous games, both teams faced each other as Peshawar Zalmi emerged victorious against Islamabad, thanks to a fabulous display by their bowling attack. Zalmi notched up 179 runs on the board, thanks to a sensational knock by Mohammad Haris.

As Islamabad came in to bat, Khurram Shahzad, Sufiyan Muqeem, and James Neesham’s relentless attack with the ball hindered the run chase as Zalmi won the game by 13 runs. They will be looking to put up similar performance as both teams will have their sights set on the penultimate contest of the tournament, the Eliminator 2.

ISL vs PES Match Details:

Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi, Eliminator 1, Pakistan Super League 2023

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Date & Time: March 16, 07:30 PM IST

Telecast & Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network & SonyLiv

ISL vs PES Pitch Report:

Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium has offered a batter-friendly pitch so far and a total above 160 should be decent enough to defend for the sides. Getting to bat first could be integral in deciding the momentum of the game, and the team batting first will look to notch up a big total on the scoreboard.

ISL vs PES Probable Playing XIs

Islamabad United (ISL):

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mubasir Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Hasan Ali, Fazalhaq Farooqi

Peshawar Zalmi (PES):

Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (c), Dasun Shanaka, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Mohammad Haris, Haseebullah Khan (wk), Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Arshad Iqbal

ISL vs PES Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter

Babar Azam

Zalmi’s skipper Babar Azam has been in sensational form throughout the tournament. His previous game was against Multan Sultans, where he scored a fabulous knock of 73 runs to propel his side to a massive score of 242. Unfortunately, Zalmi lost that game, but Babar could continue to perform and come through for his side against Islamabad United. 

Probable Best Bowler

Fazalhaq Farooqi

In the five matches that Farooqi has played this season, he has been sensational for Islamabad United. The 22-year-old has 10 wickets to his name and will be looking to impress as Islamabad take on Peshawar Zalmi in the crucial eliminator match.

Today's Match Prediction: Peshawar Zalmi to win the match

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.

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