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Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi, 17th Match PSL 2024

As the Qalandars are all set to face off against the Zalmi at Rawalpindi Stadium in the 17th Match of PSL 2024, cricket enthusiasts are waiting for an exciting clash. Pitch conditions will heavily influence the outcome, which boosts the anticipation for a thrilling contest between these two teams of Pakistan Super League. With a focus on head-to-head encounters, pitch analysis, and match predictions, fans can expect an intense spectacle, sure to captivate audiences throughout.


LAH vs PES PSL 2024 Preview

In the 14th match of PSL 2024, despite playing at the home ground, Lahore Qalandars lost again by 60 runs against Multan Sultans. The team doesn’t feel very confident, so it’s hard to say if they can beat Peshawar Zalmi in their next game. On the other hand, Peshawar Zalmi started slowly in the 2024 PSL season but is now doing better and moving up the rankings. However, their recent wins against tough teams like Multan Sultans, Lahore Qalandars, and Islamabad United were all really close matches

PSZ vs LHQ 17th Match PSL 2024 Pitch Conditions and Weather Report

The Rawalpindi Stadium has a fair pitch where both batsmen and bowlers have good chances. Normally, teams score about 160 runs in their first innings, which is considered a decent score here. Fast bowlers can make the ball swing and move off the pitch, especially when it’s new, so batsmen need to watch out. Also, expect some rain and cloudy weather in Rawalpindi, which might cause delays during the match.


LAH vs PES Possible Playing XI:

Lahore Qalandars (LAH): Led by Shaheen Shah Afridi, the franchise is expected to play this match with following players:

  1. Shaheen Shah Afridi (c)
  2. Fakhar Zaman
  3. Rassie van der Dussen
  4. Shai Hope
  5. Kamran Ghulam
  6. Sahibzada Farhan (wk)
  7. Sikandar Raza
  8. George Linde
  9. Jahandad Khan
  10. Salman Fayyaz
  11. Zaman Khan


  1. Peshawar Zalmi (PES): Captained by Babar Azam, the team is expected to play with following players:
  2. Babar Azam (c)
  3. Saim Ayub
  4. Haseebullah Khan
  5. Mohammad Haris (wk)
  6. Paul Walter
  7. Rovman Powell
  8. Asif Ali
  9. Luke Wood
  10. Naveen-ul-Haq
  11. Arif Yaqoob
  12. Salman Irshad


LQ vs PZ Head-To-Head Stats:

Out of the 19 matches played, Lahore has won 8 while Peshawar Zalmi has claimed victory in 11. In their recent five encounters, the results have been quite competitive. Zalmi won by 8 runs on February 25, 2024, while Qalandars emerged victorious by 4 wickets with 7 balls remaining on March 17, 2023. Prior to that, Zalmi won by 35 runs on March 7, 2023, and Qalandars secured a win by 40 runs on February 26, 2023. Notably, one match ended in a tie, but Zalmi won that match in the one-over eliminator on February 21, 2022.


Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi Recent Performance

In the last five matches, Lahore Qalandars have faced some tough losses. They lost to Multan Sultans by 60 runs on February 27, 2024, and earlier to Peshawar Zalmi by 8 runs on February 25. Before that, they were defeated by Karachi Kings with 2 wickets remaining and by Multan Sultans with 5 wickets remaining on February 24 and February 21, respectively.


On the other hand, Peshawar Zalmi has shown a better performance lately. They won against Islamabad United by 8 runs on February 26 and earlier against Lahore Qalandars by the same margin on February 25. Additionally, they defeated Multan Sultans by 5 runs on February 23 and won against Quetta Gladiators on February 18. However, they faced a loss against Karachi Kings on February 21 and Quetta Gladiators on February 18.


Expected Top Performers

In recent matches, here are the standout batters. These players are expected to perform well in this upcoming match between the Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi on 2nd March 2024:


  1. HE van der Dussen from Lahore Qalandars has played 6 matches, scoring 300 runs with an average of 75 and a strike rate of 157.06.
  2. Sahibzada Farhan, also from Lahore Qalandars, has played 6 matches, accumulating 239 runs with an average of 47.8 and a strike rate of 144.84.
  3. Babar Azam of Peshawar Zalmi has participated in 9 matches, amassing 624 runs with an impressive average of 78 and a strike rate of 157.17.
  4. Saim Ayub, also from Peshawar Zalmi, has featured in 10 matches, scoring 339 runs with an average of 33.9 and a strike rate of 165.36.


And here are the notable bowlers:


  1. Shaheen Shah Afridi of Lahore Qalandars has played 9 matches, taking 14 wickets with an economy rate of 9.42 and a strike rate of 15.42.
  2. Zaman Khan, also from Lahore Qalandars, has appeared in 10 matches, claiming 11 wickets with an economy rate of 9.58 and a strike rate of 20.27.
  3. Salman Irshad of Peshawar Zalmi has played 8 matches, securing 10 wickets with an economy rate of 9.34 and a strike rate of 18.5.
  4. Arif Yaqoob, also from Peshawar Zalmi, has featured in 3 matches, taking 8 wickets with an impressive economy rate of 8.27 and a remarkable strike rate of 8.25.


PSL 2024 – LQ VS PZ 17th Match Prediction

Fans are excited for the upcoming match between the Qalandars and the Zalmi, expecting an exciting game. Over the last week, Peshawar Zalmi has played really well in this league. They have a good mix of players who play together nicely. On the other hand, Lahore has struggled this season and might find it hard to bounce back. Peshawar Zalmi has a good chance of winning because of their recent strong play and good teamwork.

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