PSL T20 – Lahore Qalandars will face off Islamabad United while Karachi Kings will challenge Peshawar Zalmi in the two PSL games to be played today (Wednesday) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi have qualified for qualifiers round while Islamabad is the third possible qualifier.
Anyone of Lahore and Karachi, who will win their today’s match, will become the fourth team to qualify for next round.
However if the both teams win their matches, only two teams out of Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi; will qualify for second round on the basis of their run rates.
Islamabad United Squad:
Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq (c), Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Umar Amin, Sam Billings, Rumman Raees, Amad Butt, Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Siddiq
Lahore Qalanadars Squad:
Chris Gayle, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Muhammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood, Mustafizur Rehman, Kevon Cooper, Cameron Delport, Zafar Gohar, Hammad Azam, Zia ul Haq, Zohaib Khan, Azhar Ali (c), Abdur Razzaq, Mukhtar Ahmad, Ehsan Adil, Imran butt, Navid Yasin, Adnan Rasool
The first round will be followed by three quarter finals which will decide the top two teams that will fight in the final T20 game on February 23 at Dubai cricket stadium to win the event.