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ISL vs LAH Dream11 Team, PSL Match Preview, Team News & Playing 11

By Akshay Singh

ISL vs LAH Dream11 Prediction

Pakistan Super League, 2019 | Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars, 1st Match | ISL vs LAH Who Will Win

The epitome of franchise cricket in Pakistan, the Pakistan Super League or PSL is back with its fourth edition with the kick-off game to be played between the two-time and reigning champions Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. Just like the last year, the tournament will be contested in a double round-robin format where each team will collide with the other twice in the league stage.

Islamabad United

The two-time and reigning champions will put their title on the line this year under a new leader in the form of veteran Pakistan pacer Mohammad Sami.

The team has some quality players in their ranks with the likes of Luke Ronchi, Samit Patel, Cameron Delport along with some regular national names like Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf etc.

The team is a good amalgamation of both youths and experienced which can eventually work in their favour for the title defence.

Lahore Qalandars

After a dismal show last year where they finished on the bottom-most position, Lahore need to go through some transitions. They started off with naming Mohammad Hafeez as their skipper and then got probably the biggest fish in the auction in the form of Proteas great Ab de Villiers.

Apart from these two big names, the likes of Carlos Brathwaite, Sandeep Lamichhane, Corey Anderson, David Weise, Agha Salman and Fakhar Zaman are in their setup which certainly makes them a team to watch out.

Read on for LAH vs ISL Team News & LAH vs ISL Playing 11

Match Details

Venue:- Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Match Timing:- Thursday, February 14, 2019, 11:15 PM IST

ISL vs LAH Team News

  • Ab de Villiers is all set to make his PSL debut in this game.
  • There are no injury clouds over Rumman Raees and is all set to feature for Islamabad United.
  • Sandeep Lamichhane is unavailable for this contest as he is currently a part of the Melbourne Stars set-up in the BBL.
  • Lahore’s Corey Anderson is unavailable for selection in this game.

ISL vs LAH Squad

Islamabad United

  • Mohammad Sami (c)
  • Hussain Talat
  • Amad Butt
  • Shadab Khan
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Nasir Nawaz
  • Ian Bell
  • Luke Ronchi
  • Muhammad Musa
  • Philip Salt
  • Zahir Khan
  • Rumman Raees
  • Sahibzada Farhan
  • Rizwan Hussain
  • Samit Patel
  • Wayne Parnell
  • Zafar Gohar
  • Waqas Maqsood
  • Asif Ali
  • Cameron Delport

Lahore Qalandars

  • Mohammad Hafeez (c)
  • Brendan Taylor
  • AB de Villiers
  • Yasir Shah
  • Aizaz Cheema
  • Carlos Brathwaite
  • Haris Sohail
  • Rahat Ali
  • Saad Ali
  • David Wiese
  • Corey Anderson
  • Anton Devcich
  • Sohail Akhtar
  • Mohammad Imran
  • Gauhar Ali
  • Haris Rauf
  • Hardus Viljoen
  • Agha Salman
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Hassan Khan
  • Umair Masood
  • Shaheen Afridi

ISL vs LAH Playing 11 (Probable)

Here’s how both teams’ might line-up:-

Lahore Qalandars

Ab de Villiers, Fakhar Zaman, Corey Anderson, Anton Devcich, Mohammad Hafeez, Carlos Brathwaite, Brendon Taylor, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Yasir Shah, Rahat Ali, H Khan (Doubt: M Imran, G Ali, D Wiese)

Islamabad United

Luke Ronchi, Sahibzada Farhan, Cameron Delport, Asif Ali, Samit Patel, Hussain Talat, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees, Amad Butt/Zahir Khan/Z Gohar.

ISL vs LAH Dream11 Team

Safest Bets:

With this being the first game of the fourth season of Pakistan Super League, it is hard to predict the team’s composition here.  For Lahore, Ab de Villiers is a sure starter in this game with Fakhar Zaman at the top order to get them off to a brisk start. Skipper Mohammad Hafeez is a definitive choice as well.

In the bowling unit, Yasir Shah and Shaheen Afridi are the sure shot selections who will be in command of Lahore’s bowling line-up.

The defending champions Islamabad United will rely upon the likes of Luke Ronchi who was the leading run-getter last season, players like Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf will be the dependable picks as well.

In the bowling unit, skipper Mohammad Sami will be the leader while the likes of Z Gohar, Amad Butt and Rumman Raees will be the other safe bets.

Risky Picks:

  • Hardus Viljoen
  • Philip Salt
  • Haris Sohail
  • David Wiese
  • Samit Patel
  • Hasan Khan

Disclaimer- This ISL vs LAH Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis ISL vs LAH Team News.

Akshay Singh

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings

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