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Babar, Shaheen hold pre-match media conferences in Lahore

  • Match photographs will be available here
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Lahore, 25 February 2023: The picturesque city of Lahore will host its first HBL Pakistan Super League 8 match tomorrow when the home side, Lahore Qalandars, take on Peshawar Zalmi at the iconic Gaddafi Stadium at 1900.

The two captains address the media in pre-match press conferences, which are available here for downloading.

This will be the first faceoff between the two sides this edition and both are only separated by net run rate. Lahore Qalandars, the title defenders, are third on the points table with -0.050 and Peshawar Zalmi are fourth with -1.137. Both teams have won two matches each and have four points.

Overall, Peshawar Zalmi have an upper hand over Lahore Qalandars as they have come out victorious in nine of the 15 matches (winning one of them on Super Over) between the two since the inception of the HBL PSL in 2016. Lahore Qalandars have won six.

Before Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings will take on Multan Sultans in Karachi at 1400.