PSL 2021: Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators fantasy 11 predictions: Top Dream11 picks for KK vs QG

KK vs QG 2021: Here are our top Dream11 picks for the game between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators.

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KK vs QG Dream11
KK vs QG Dream11

The inaugural match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021 will take place between Karachi Kings (KK) and Quetta Gladiators (QG). Both sides will lock horns for this clash on February 20, 2021, at the National Stadium in Karachi. The game will kickstart from 7:00 PM local time – 7:30 PM (IST) onwards and will be streamed live on Sony Sports Network and Sony Liv.

Defending champions Karachi Kings are coming to this match after lifting the trophy last season. They registered an easy victory over Lahore Qalandars in the final to clinch their maiden title of the tournament. They will take the field under the captaincy of Imad Wasim this season. Their squad consists of several proven match-winners including the likes of Daniel Christian, Mohammad Nabi and Colin Ingram. In terms of local talent, they have Babar Azam and Mohammed Amir in their lineup. 

On the other hand, Quetta Gladiators is one of the most successful franchises in the history of the tournament. After finishing as the runner-ups in the first two seasons, the Quetta-based franchise moved a step further to clinch the title in 2019. Former Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is their current skipper while they have several young local talented players as well. Coming to their international firepower, Quetta comes with heavyweight cricketers like Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Dale Steyn and Tom Banton. 

Let’s look at our fantasy 11 predictions for this clash and here are the top picks for KK vs QG.

Match Details

  • Date: February 20, 2021
  • Time: 7:30 PM (IST) onwards 
  • Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

Squads

Karachi Kings

Amir Yamin, Arshad Iqbal, Babar Azam, Colin Ingram, Imad Wasim (Captain), Mohammad Amir, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Chadwick Walton, Joe Clarke, Noor Ahmad, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Qasim Akram

Quetta Gladiators

Anwar Ali, Azam Khan, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed (Captain), Zahid Mahmood, Chris Gayle, Dale Steyn, Tom Banton, Usman Khan Shinwari, Cameron Delport, Qais Ahmad, Abdul Nasir, Saim Ayub, Arish Ali Khan, Usman Khan, Faf du Plessis (partial replacement for Chris Gayle), Hassan Khan (partial replacement for Dale Steyn)

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Head-to-Head

  • Total matches played: 10
  • KK won: 3
  • QG won: 7
  • No Result: 0
  • Tie: 0

Probable Playing XIs

Karachi Kings Playing XI

  • Sharjeel Khan
  • Chadwick Walton (WK)
  • Babar Azam
  • Colin Ingram
  • Zeeshan Malik
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Imad Wasim (C)
  • Daniel Christian
  • Mohammad Amir
  • Aamer Yamin
  • Waqas Maqsood

Quetta Gladiators Playing XI

  • Chris Gayle
  • Tom Banton
  • Cameron Delport/Saim Ayub
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed (WK&C)
  • Azam Khan
  • Ben Cutting
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Mohammad Hasnain
  • Naseem Shah
  • Usman Shinwari
  • Anwar Ali

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy captain for KK vs QG:

  • Babar Azam
  • Daniel Christian
  • Imad Wasim

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Vice-Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy vice-captain for KK vs QG:

  • Chris Gayle
  • Tom Banton
  • Colin Ingram

Dream11 Fantasy Team 1

KK vs QG Dream11

Wicket-keeper:

  • Chadwick Walton

Batsmen:

  • Babar Azam (C)
  • Chris Gayle (VC)
  • Cameron Delport
  • Colin Ingram
  • Tom Banton

All-rounders:

  • Daniel Christian
  • Imad Wasim

Bowlers:

  • Mohammed Amir
  • Mohammad Hasnain
  • Anwar Ali

Dream11 Fantasy Team 2

KK vs QG Dream11

Wicket-keeper:

  • Chadwick Walton
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed

Batsmen:

  • Babar Azam
  • Chris Gayle
  • Colin Ingram
  • Tom Banton (VC)

All-rounders:

  • Daniel Christian (C)
  • Ben Cutting

Bowlers:

  • Mohammed Amir
  • Anwar Ali
  • Waqas Maqsood

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