KAR vs PES Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, head-to-head records in Pakistan Super League, 2023
KAR vs PES Pakistan Super League, 2023 Match Review
The 2nd match of the Pakistan Super League 2023 edition will be between KAR and PES at the National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan. This is the 1st match of both teams in this edition.KAR had a poor performance in the previous edition, winning only 1 out of 10 matches, but has made adjustments to their squad this year with the additions of Shoaib Malik and Haider Ali.
PES, led by Babar Azam, had an up-and-down performance in the previous edition and lost in the Eliminator match to Islamabad United. PES has been a finalist 4 times in the past and won the tournament in 2017.Both teams will be looking to start their campaign with a win in this match.
KAR Team Review
The KAR team has a good balance of young and talented players, with the inclusion of experienced cricketer Shoaib Malik further strengthening the team. Shoaib Malik was impressive last season, scoring 401 runs and picking up 3 wickets.
Imad Wasim has been appointed as the captain of the KAR team. Imad Wasim scored 141 runs and picked up 6 wickets last season.
The bowling unit features Mir Hamza, who took 8 wickets in 4 matches last season. The KAR team is well-rounded this year, and the management is expecting improved performances from all players.
KAR Probable playing 11
- James Vince
- Sharjeel Khan
- Shoaib Malik
- Haider Ali
- Qasim Akram
- Matthew Wade (wk)
- Imad Wasim (c)
- James Fuller
- Mohammad Amir
- Mir Hamza
- Tabraiz Shamsi.
PES Team Review
Babar Azam has been appointed as the captain of the PES team this season. Last season, Babar Azam performed well, scoring 343 runs.
The PES team has a strong batting lineup, featuring batsman like Rovman Powell, who has a strong T20 record with 2668 runs and 23 wickets.
The PES team’s bowling unit includes Usman Qadir, who took 8 wickets in 7 matches last season, and Wahab Riaz, who performed well in the BPL 2023. Overall, the PES team is balanced but relies heavily on their batting unit.
PES Probable playing 11
- Babar Azam (c)
- Mohammad Haris (wk)
- Haseebullah Khan
- Tom Kohler-Cadmore
- Bhanuka Rajapaksa
- Rovman Powell
- Wahab Riaz
- Usman Qadir
- Salman Irshad
- Arshad Iqbal
- Mujeeb ur Rahman/Richard Gleeson.
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Pitch Report for Today Match
The KAR vs PES match is set to take place at National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan. This Ground is known for providing assistance to both batsmen and bowlers, and it appears that fast bowlers particularly benefit from the conditions early on in the match.
It’s also interesting to note that, in the 11 T20 matches that have been played at this ground, 7 of them have been won by the team that bat first. This suggests that it can be beneficial to ball first at this ground. The average score at this ground is around 148-189 runs, which is a good target to aim for if you are batting first.
KAR vs PES Head-to-Head Stats
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KAR vs PES Fantasy Team Predictions
Captain: B Azam, I Wasim, J Neesham
Vice-Captain: R Powell, S Malik
Wicket-keeper: M Haris
Batsmen: S Malik, B Azam, S Khan, R Powell
All-Rounders: J Neesham, I Wasim
Bowlers; M Amir, I Tahir, M Hamza, U Qadir
KAR vs PES Expert Advice
J Neesham & R Powell is also good option for Captain in Grand League.