The 7th match of Pakistan Super League is set to be played between Lahore Qalandars taking on Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday. First team is Lahore Qalandars who finished bottom of the table in the last season with just three wins from ten matches and this season they started their campaign with a loss too. Even after posting 171 runs on board Lahore could not defend their total against Islamabad. Fakhar Zaman was the highest score who scored 65 runs and in bowling department Rahat Ali picked four wicket-haul in his four over, rest of the bowlers bowled expensive spells.
Coming to Peshawar Zalmi, they were the previous year runners up but this season they started their campaign with a loss to Quetta. In batting department, Kamran Akmal and Misbah-ul-Haq batted excellently well but other batsmen could not do well with bat. In bowling department except Wahab Riaz, all other bowled expensive spells which was the main reason for their loss against Quetta.
Wicket-keeper: Kamran Akmal (9.5 credits)
Akmal is an well-established attacking wicket-keeper batsman and he showed the glimpse of it in his first match this season against Quetta were he scored 49 runs at an strike-rate of 136.11. Last year against Lahore Qalandars, Akmal scored 57 and 107 runs so, we can expect same high performance from the wicket-keeper.
Batsman: Fakhar Zaman (9.5 credits)
Opener and aggressive left-handed batsman and he is one of the top batsman of the limited overs format. He kick-started the tournament by