Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars head-to-head
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Updated: 18 January 2024

Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars: The schedule for the 2024 Pakistan Super League has been announced recently. The ninth season of the tournament will commence with the match between Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United on 17th February, 2024 and the final will be played on 18th March, 2024 in Karachi. Thus, the tournament will go on for about a month. 

There are a total of 6 teams in the tournament and 30 group-stage matches will be played between them this season before the Qualifier, Eliminator 1, Eliminator 2, and Final. In this article, we shall be talking about the first match of the tournament, i.e., Islamabad United vs. Lahore Qalandars. 

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PSL 2024: Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Head-To-Head Records, Stats  

Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars have played a total of 17 matches against each other. Islamabad has a slight edge over Lahore in the head-to-head records, as they have won nine matches while Lahore has won 7. However, it must also be noted that Lahore Qalandars emerged victorious in all of their last six matches.

Thus, Islamabad’s recent record against them has not been that great, and the story might continue in the first match of the 2024 Pakistan Super League as well. Moreover, Lahore Qalandars has been able to retain most of their core team that won the 2023 PSL.

Talking about head-to-head statistics in Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars matches, Islamabad has scored 156.2 average runs while Lahore has scored 165.2 average runs. The highest number of runs Islamabad has scored against Lahore in a match is 238, while the lowest they have scored is 90 runs.

On the other hand, the highest number of runs Lahore has scored against Islamabad in a match is 226 and the lowest they have scored is 121. Fakhar Zaman has scored the highest total runs in the Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars matches, while the highest individual score in a match between the two teams was scored by Cameron Delport for Islamabad.

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The two teams faced off against each other for the first time on February 10, 2016. Islamabad United won that match by 8 wickets. They played their latest match in March 9, 2023. Lahore Qalandars won the match by a massive margin of 119 runs.

Shaheen Afridi
Lahore Qalandars Captain Shaheen Afridi (Source: Lahore Qalandars X page)

Islamabad United & Lahore Qalandars Squads For PSL 2024

Islamabad United: Shadab Khan, Matthew Forde, Salman Ali Agha, Qasim Akram, Shahab Khan, Hunain Shah, Ubaid Shah, Shamyl Hussain, Tom Curran, Jordan Cox, Naseem Shah (both Platinum), Imad Wasim, Azam Khan (both Diamond), Faheem Ashraf (Brand Ambassador), Alex Hales, Colin Munro (all Gold), Rumman Raees (Silver), Tymal Mills.

Lahore Qalandars: Shaheen Shah Afridi (Platinum), Sahibzada Farhan, Mohammad Imran Jnr, Ahsan Bhatti, Dan Lawrence, Jahandad Khan, Syed Faridoun Mahmood, Shai Hope, Kamran Ghulam, Mirza Tahir Baig, Rashid Khan (both Silver), Fakhar Zaman, Rassie van der Dussen, Haris Rauf (Brand Ambassador), David Wiese (both Diamond), Sikandar Raza, Abdullah Shafique, Zaman Khan (all Gold).