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ISL vs PES PSL 8 Eminator 1 Dream11 Team: Shadab Khan vs Babar Azam; Check Fantasy Team, C-VC Options Here

Islamabad United will take on Peshawar Zalmi in the Eliminator 1 match of Pakistan Super League 2023. 

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam March 16, 2023 • 13:48 PM

Islamabad United will take on Peshawar Zalmi in the Eliminator 1 match of Pakistan Super League 2023. 

ISL vs PES: Match Preview:


Islamabad United qualified for Eliminator 1 as the 3rd placed team with 6 wins in 10 matches with an NRR of -0.708. Colin Munro remained the top scorer for the team with 294 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 176. Explosive batter Azam Khan scored 172 runs at a strike rate of 163 while Faheem Ashraf scored 10 runs in 9 innings. 

In the bowling department, Hasan Ali was the top wicket-taker with 12 wickets to his name, followed by Fazalhaq Farooqi and captain Shadab Khan with 10 wickets each to their name. Fazalhaq however played just 5 matches for his 10 wickets in comparison to Shadab's 10 matches. Tom Curran and Mohammad Wasim managed 8 and 7 wickets respectively in 5 matches each.

Peshawar Zalmi registered 5 wins in 10 matches in the league stage of PSL 8 and qualified as the 4th team with an NRR of -0.452. Captain Babar Azam remained the top scorer with 416 runs in 9 matches while averaging 52 with a ton and 4 fifties to his name. Tom Kohler-Cadmore and youngster Saim Ayub have registered 309 runs each in 10 matches, while Mohammad Haris has scored 231 runs. 

Pacer Wahab Riaz has been the leading wicket-taker for Peshawar with 9 scalps to his name in 9 matches, followed by Azmatullah Omarzai, who has picked up 7 wickets in 4 matches. Aamer Jamal has managed 6 wickets in 4 matches and James Neesham has also picked up 6 wickets but in 6 matches.

ISL vs PES: Match Details

  • Date – Thursday, March 16th, 2023
  • Time – 07:30 PM IST
  • Venue – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

ISL vs PES Head-to-Head:

  • Total – 20
  • Islamabad United – 10
  • Peshawar Zalmi –  10

Today's Match Prediction: Who will win today's cricket match? ISL vs PES    

Peshawar Zalmi recently defeated Islamabad United in a league stage match and hence would start as slight favourites to win this match.

ISL vs PES: Where to Watch?

The Sony Sports Network in India will stream all matches of the Pakistan Super League 2023

ISL vs PES Probable Playing 11:

  • Islamabad United – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Hassan Nawaz, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan (c), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Hasan Ali, Fazalhaq Farooqi
  • Peshawar Zalmi – Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (c), Rovman Powell, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Mohammad Haris, Haseebullah Khan (wk), Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Arshad Iqbal

ISL vs PES Fantasy 11:

  • Wicket-keepers – Azam Khan, Mohammad Haris
  • Batters – Colin Munro, Babar Azam, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Saim Ayub
  • All-rounders – Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf
  • Bowlers – Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr.

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C/VC Picks – Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Colin Munro, Tom Kohler-Cadmore