ISL vs KAR Match Preview & Dream11 Prediction: Islamabad United square off against Karachi Kings in match 19 of Pakistan Super League 2023 at Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi.
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Islamabad United are coming off a 110 run huge loss against Lahore Qalandars in their last match. Shadab Khan led team has struggled to hit their straps in the tournament. They managed to sneak out three wins in out of the five games they played. In the batting department the responsibility lies on the vastly experienced international players Colin Munro & Rassie Van der Dussen.
Shadab Khan and co will have to step up their game and gain momentum heading to towards the end of the tournament. A win against Karachi Kings will them climb up to 2nd place in the points table.
Colin Munro is the teams leading run scorer scoring 154 runs in 5 matches at an average of 30.80. Rest of the batsman struggled to score in the tournament so far. Shadab Khan has picked up 6 wickets in 5 matches.
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Karachi Kings are coming of 24 run loss against Peshawar Zalmi. Karachi Kings were on top early in the game picking up 3 wickets but were pegged by Rovman Powell and Tom Kohler Cadmore. Powell scored 64 runs in 34 balls & Codmore scored 56 runs in 45 balls.
Mohammad Amir picked up 4 wickets in the Karachi’s last match. Karachi’s captain Imad Wasim scored valiant 57 runs but couldn’t take his team over the line. Karachi Kings won 2 matches out of the 7 matches they played. They are at 5th position with 4 points. Karachi need to win all their three matches to stay alive in the tournament.
Match: Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings, Match 19
Venue: Pindi Ground, Rawalpindi
Date & Time: March 3rd, 2023 @ 7:30 PM IST
The pitch at Pindi Ground in Rawalpindi is known to provide a good balance between bat and ball, with a fair amount of assistance for both pace and spin bowlers. The pitch tends to be on the slower side, and the spinners can often find some turn and bounce.
Average 1st innings score at Rawalpindi: 140 Runs
ISL vs KAR Probable Playing XI
Islamabad United: Colin Munro, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rassie van der Dussen, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Tom Curran, Hasan Ali, Zeeshan Zameer, Abrar Ahmed
Karachi Kings: Matthew Wade, Adam Rossington (wk), Tayyab Tahir, Shoaib Malik, Irfan Khan, Imad Wasim (c), Ben Cutting, Aamer Yamin, Mohammad Amir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Akif Javed
ISL vs KAR Match Prediction
Karachi Kings are the favorites to win the match against Islamabad United. Karachi’s every match is do or die. We back the team from Karachi to win against Islamabad on March 2nd at Rawalpindi.
The odds favoring Islamabad United to win the match are 1.62, while in favour of Karachi Kings are 2.25.