In Match 28 of the 2024 Pakistan Premier League, Lahore Qalandars will clash with Quetta Gladiators at the National Stadium, Karachi, on March 10th at 19:00 local time. Currently positioned fourth with two games left, the Gladiators have a favorable record at this venue, having won their sole match here earlier this season. Conversely, Lahore Qalandars faced defeat in a tense game against Karachi, losing on the final ball of the innings.

QG vs LQ Prediction

The Lahore Qalandars, with just one win and seven losses in nine games, have been a disappointment in the tournament, except for one match abandoned and a narrow 17-run victory over Islamabad United. Their struggles suggest another tough outing ahead.

Meanwhile, the Quetta Gladiators, currently in fourth place, have faced a downturn in form in the latter half of the group stage. Despite this, they managed to defeat the Qalandars in their previous encounter and are expected to secure another win, relying on their quality players to deliver once more.

Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars Betting Tips – Our Analysis

Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars – Coin Toss

In Karachi, opting to field after winning the toss has been advantageous. Out of the four matches played, three have been won by teams chasing, indicating a preference for bowling first among the toss winners.

Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars – Who Will Win?

Expect Quetta Gladiators to continue their dominant streak over Lahore Qalandars, inching closer to a finals berth. With superior performance this season, the Gladiators are favored to win, showcasing their strength across all aspects of the game.

Our prediction leans towards Quetta Gladiators emerging victorious in this crucial contest.

Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars – Top Batters

For Lahore Qalandars, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, and Shai Hope stand out as top batting choices. Hope, set to mark his 100th T20 appearance, boasts a record with a high score of 106 and numerous half-centuries. Shafique’s impressive performance in the PSL Final and against Karachi Kings adds depth to the lineup.

Quetta Gladiators’ batting lineup is strengthened by Jason Roy, Rilee Rossouw, and Saud Shakeel. Despite Rossouw’s recent struggles, his extensive T20 experience is noteworthy. Roy’s consistent performance and explosive capabilities, along with Shakeel’s potential, enhance Gladiators’ batting lineup.

LQ vs QG – Top Bowler

In the bowling department, Lahore Qalandars rely on Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sikandar Raza, and Zaman Khan. Khan has been a standout performer, claiming 11 wickets at an impressive strike rate of 16.36. Despite the team’s challenges, skipper Afridi has maintained consistency with the ball, rarely going wicketless.

Mohammad Hasnain, Abrar Ahmed, and Akeal Hosein lead Quetta Gladiators’ bowling attack. Hasnain, despite being costly in the previous game, remains a potent strike-bowler, evident from his dismissal of Tom Kohler-Cadmore. Hosein enters the match as one of the tournament’s top wicket-takers.

QG vs LQ – Batting First Team Scores

We expect a projected score of 180 by the team batting first to put the opponent under some pressure.

QG vs LQ – Playing XI

Quetta Gladiators

  1. Jason Roy
  2. Saud Shakeel
  3. Rilee Rossouw (c)
  4. Khawaja Nafay
  5. Omair Yousuf
  6. Laurie Evans (wk)
  7. Akeal Hosein
  8. Sohail Khan
  9. Mohammad Amir
  10. Mohammad Hasnain
  11. Abrar Ahmed

Lahore Qalandars

  1. Mirza Baig
  2. Fakhar Zaman
  3. Abdullah Shafique
  4. Shai Hope (wk)
  5. Shaheen Shah Afridi (c)
  6. Sikandar Raza
  7. David Wiese
  8. Ahsan Hafeez
  9. Jahandad Khan
  10. Tayyab Abbas
  11. Zaman Khan

LQ vs QG – Head to Head

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LQ vs QG Betting Tips

  • Consider Fakhar Zaman as Lahore Qalandars’ highest run-scorer against Quetta Gladiators, following his impressive 54-run knock against Karachi Kings.
  • Back Shaheen Shah Afridi as Lahore Qalandars’ top wicket-taker, given his outstanding tally of 12 wickets in the tournament.
  • Look to Saud Shakeel to excel as Quetta Gladiators’ highest run-scorer against Lahore Qalandars, after his impactful performance against Peshawar Zalmi.
  • Choose Akeal Hosein as Quetta Gladiators’ top wicket-taker in this match, with his remarkable 13 wickets in the competition.
  • Bet on Akeal Hosein to take over 1.5 wickets in this fixture, considering his consistent performance, having taken 2+ wickets in four matches in the PSL.

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Last Updated on March 10, 2024