Malik-led Vancouver Knights have already made it to the final.
Yuvraj Singh complained of back pain in the last match.
The Royals are out of contention and are currently at the bottom of the table.
It is a must-win game for the Hawks to stand a chance for the final four spots.
Yuvraj Singh scored a quickfire fifty in the previous match.
Winnipeg Hawks have a better all-round batting compared to Edmonton Royals and are expected to win.
Chris Gayle smashed a brutal 94 in just 44 balls with 6 fours and 9 sixes in the innings.
Zahoor Khan and Rohan Mustafa are part of the T20I series versus the Netherlands.
Chris Gayle had a conversation in length with both the umpires after their howler.
Jason Mohammad has been called up as his replacement.