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Zalmi to field against Islamabad United

Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to field against Islamabad United in today’s second clash at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium tonight.
Skipper Darren Sammy is playing tonight after recovering from an injury in the place of Riki Wessels. Zalmi has made two more changes in their final playing-11 as Khushdil Shah and Ibtisam Sheikh are in for tonight’s encounter while Amad and Sameen Gul are rested.
For Islamabad United, opener Sahibzada Farhan is benched, legspinner Zafar Gohar will play.
Peshawar, currently languishing at fifth position on the points table, need to win to boost their rankings. Out of their six matches so far, they have won three and lost three.
Islamabad sit at third spot, with four wins and two losses to their name.
With uncertainty surrounding Darren Sammy’s injury, Peshawar have looked wobbly under Mohammad Hafeez’s captaincy. However, they may enjoy a psychological edge over Islamabad: the title defenders beat Islamabad by 34 runs during their clash earlier this season.