KAR vs PES Today Match Prediction - Who Will Win Today PSL Match? Match 6, PSL 2024

Updated - 21 Feb 2024, 12:59 PM

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Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi are set to battle against each other in their next match of PSL 2024. The Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi encounter will take place on Wednesday, February 21 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Shan Masood is the captain of Karachi Kings in PSL 2024. Babar Azam is the skipper of Peshawar Zalmi in the tournament. Both teams have played only 1 match in PSL 2024. Karachi Kings lost their opening match against Multan Sultans. Peshawar Zalmi lost their opening match against Quetta Gladiators.

Team Analysis

Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings need to pull up their socks in batting and bowling in the next match. In their opening PSL 2024 game against Multan Sultans, they failed to chase down 186 runs. Notably, other teams chased even massive targets. Moreover, only two Karachi Kings bowlers managed to pick 1 wicket in the match.

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Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi showcased a stunning batting form in their previous match while chasing a gigantic 207 against Quetta Gladiators. However, they remained short of 16 runs in the end. Their bowlers managed to get 5 wickets in the match but leaked a lot of runs. Hence, Zalmi needs to tighten their bowling show in the next game.

Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

Since the match takes place at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, it is expected to be a high-scoring one. Gaddafi Stadium is known for big totals. Due to the flat and bouncy wicket, it offers a lot of support to batters. In the previous three games of PSL 2024 at Gadaafi Stadium, teams posted 200-plus totals twice and 180-plus totals once.

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Form and fitness

There are no injury concerns in both teams so far. No players have sustained injuries after the opening match. For Karachi Kings, Shoaib Malik and Kieron Pollard showed good form in the opening match. No bowlers could impress with his attack. For Peshawar Zalmi, Babar Azam and Saim Ayub showed good batting form in the previous match. Salman Irshad was quite impressive in bowling.

Tactical Acumen

Karachi Kings are short of hard-hitting top-order batters. However, they have powerful middle-order batsmen like Shoaib Malik and Kieron Pollard. Hasan Ali and Tabraiz Shamsi are the only experienced members in the bowling department. Hence, Karachi Kings have a strong batting unit but lack depth in bowling.

Peshawar Zalmi has prominent batters like Babar Azam, Rovman Powell, and Mohammad Haris. There lack of experienced all-rounders in their squad. Naveen Ul Haq is a well-known pacer in their squad. Hence, Peshawar Zalmi needs strength in batting.

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KAR vs PES Today Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today PSL Match? Match 6, PSL 2024

Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
Karachi Kings 200-220 180-200
Peshawar Zalmi 180-200 170-190

Players to perform prediction

Karachi Kings-

Shoaib Malik, Shan Massod, James Vince, and Kieron Pollard can impress with the bat. Mir Hamza, Daniel Sams, and Hasan Ali can come up with a good show in bowling.

Peshawar Zalmi-

Babar Azam, Saim Ayub, Rovman Powell, and Mohammad Haris look strong in the batting department. Salman Irshad, Mohammad Zeeshan, and Luke Wood can impress with the bowl.

Best Batsman

Who will score the most runs for Karachi Kings in the match: Shoaib Malik or Kieron Pollard 

Who will score the most runs for Peshawar Zalmi in the match: Babar Azam or Rovman Powell 

Best Bowler

Who will pick the most wickets for Karachi Kings in the match: Hasan Ali or Mir Hamza

Who will pick the most wickets for Peshawar Zalmi in the match: Luke Wood or Salman Irshad

Who will win the Match?

Karachi Kings failed with both bat and ball in the last match. On the other hand, Peshawar Zalmi showcased a marvelous batting effort but could not impress with bowling. Peshawar Zalmi might outplay Karachi Kings as they have a better bowling unit. The team will a better batting show will win the match.


The Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi encounter of PSL 2024 will observe both teams struggling for their first victory in the tournament. Both teams lost their last match and will be desperate to win the next game. However, one of them will taste defeat once again. The losing team will also drop to the bottom of the PSL 2024 points table.


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