Pakistan Super League (PSL) is showing its beauty as fans need to wait till the last day of group match for the name of Playoff teams. 17 February is a huge day for inaugural HBLPSL. Karachi Kings will face Peshawar Zalmi & Islamabad United will take on Lahore Qalandars. One team will be eliminated from the tournament by these matches. Both will be played in Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Quetta Gladiators & Peshawar Zalmi have only sealed the play off spot as leader of point table. The other two will be confirmed from Islamabad, Karachi & Lahore. All of them have opportunity to get 6 points each. The united have 6 points right now while other two have 4. 17 February can be considered as bottom two decider for PSL who will also play against each other in play-off.
Islamabad United: Any loss of them & win of others can’t resist their chance for Playoff. as The worst scenario for them is to level the points with other two. But United have better wiinning rerecord over Lahore & Karachi. They won three games against them so far. It means Islamabad are actually into the playoff!
Karachi Kings: They won’t think any equation if they win against Zalmi. They can afford any loss in case of Lahore’s defeat to Islamabad.
Lahore Qalandars: Lahore has to win & wish for the failure of Karachi. If Karachi & Lahore win their respective maych, their point will be 6. But Karachi is ahead as they won the both against Lahore.