Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi: PSL 2021, Match 5, Preview

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  • Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi might be searching for a win to open their account on the factors desk.
  • Both groups misplaced their opening video games.
  • Multan misplaced first recreation in opposition to Islamabad, whereas Peshawar misplaced to Lahore

 KARACHI: Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi might be hoping to safe their first win within the Pakistan Super League (PSL) after going through defeats of their respective opening video games.

Wahab Riaz-led Zalmi had misplaced their opening recreation to Lahore Qalandars by 4 wickets. They didn’t make an impression with the bat as three of their prime 4 have been out with single-figure scores. Although Ravi Bopara scored 50 off 44 balls the remainder of Zalmi’s batting line up was not in a position to put up a very good rating.

Their bowlers tried properly, specifically Saqib Mehmood and Mujib ur Rehman, however they didn’t have sufficient runs on the scoreboard to defeat Lahore.

Riaz will certainly need some runs from his batsman within the upcoming match in opposition to Multan Sultan and get first factors on the PSL 6 desk.

The Sultans, however, misplaced to the Islamabad United by three wickets on Sunday evening. 

Even although, Mohammad Rizwan continued his good run however his runs weren’t sufficient to make sure that his aspect will get a defendable complete attributable to late blitz by Lewis Gregory who took Islamabad United home. It was the Sultans’ fourth loss in a row within the PSL.

Sultans will, it appears, proceed to pin their hopes on Rizwan’s kind. He was the main run-scorer throughout the latest collection in opposition to South Africa and opened his PSL 6 account with 71 in opposition to Islamabad.

It stays to be seen whether or not Multan Sultans will present confidence in expertise of Usman Qadir or not. The spinner was ignored for the primary match in opposition to Islamabad and Sultans needed to pay the value for that.

Head to Head

Of 6 matches performed between the 2 sides up to now, Zalmi has gained solely 2 whereas Sultans have been on victorious aspect on 4 events.

Pitch situation

The wicket of National Stadium in Karachi has been supportive to each batsmen and bowlers and group successful the toss is prone to go for the sphere as chasing has confirmed to be the best way to victories in PSL.

SQUADS:

Peshawar Zalmi: Haider Ali, Kamran Akmal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, David Miller, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ravi Bopara, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Umaid Asif, Saqib Mahmood, Imam-ul-Haq, Muhammad Imran, Mohammad Irfan, Ibrar Ahmed, Mohammad Amir Khan

Multan Sultans: Shahid Afridi, Imran Tahir, James Vince, Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Shan Masood, Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir, Chris Lynn, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Carlos Brathwaite, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaib Ullah, Adam Lyth, Shahnawaz Dhani, Muhammad Umar, Imran Khan Sr

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