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PSL 2020: ‘Pointless’ Lahore look to launch comeback against Quetta

PSL 2020: ‘Pointless’ Lahore look to launch comeback against Quetta
March 3, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) – Lahore Qalandars, the only side without a ‘point’ in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020, will look to make the most of home advantage to register their first victory this season when they take on Quetta Gladiators in the 17th match at Gaddafi Stadium today. The 16th match of the PSL 2020 will be played between Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators toady at 7pm. Lahore Qalandars are placed at the bottom of the Pakistan Super League 2020 points table with losses in each of their three games. The team has a net run rate of – 1.136. They will be up against Quetta Gladiators who are placed at the 2nd spot with three wins and two losses from 5 matches and 6 points. Qalandars’ captain Sohail Akhtar, in the post-match presser, said the team would come into the ground with a reignited passion for victory. Jason Roy is the top run-scorer for Quetta Gladiators with 170 runs from 5 games at an average of 42.50 and a strike rate of close to 120. Shane Watson and Sarfaraz Ahmed have also contributed with 139 and 135 runs respectively. Mohammad Hasnain is leading the bowling charts with 9 wickets from 5 games and the best of 4/25. Mohammad Hafeez is the top-scorer for Lahore Qalandars with 113 runs and a strike rate of close to 140. He has the best of 98*. Chris Lynn has also scored 80, with the best of 39. Shaheen Shah Afridi has picked up 6 wickets from 3 innings for the Qalandars, including the best of 4/18. Let's have a look at the playing XI of both teams: Quetta Gladiators: Shane Watson, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Sohail Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Jason Roy, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Fawad Ahmed, Mohammad Hasnain, Azam Khan, Abdul Nasir Lahore Qalandars: Chris Lynn, Fakhar Zaman, Ben Dunk, Mohammad Hafeez, Dane Vilas (wk), Sohail Akhtar (c), David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Shinwari, Dilbar Hussain, Haris Rauf