PSL 2021: Islamabad United make comeback with 3-wicket victory in opposition to Multan Sultans

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Islamabad United’s Faheem Ashraf (L) celebrates with teammate the wicket of Multan Sultans’ Chris Lynn (not pictured) throughout the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 cricket match between Islamabad United and Multan Sultans on the National Stadium in Karachi on February 21, 2021. — AFP/Asif Hassan

KARACHI: Multan Sultans, regardless of their greatest efforts, misplaced to Islamabad United on Sunday, in an thrilling third match of the Pakistan Super League 2021, held on the National Stadium in Karachi.

United’s Lewis Gregory’s knock of 49 (not out) cemented victory for the aspect, that gained by Three wickets and 6 balls to spare. Alex Hales offering good help with 29 off 20 balls.

The aspect, after successful the toss, had determined to bowl first, leaving Multan Sultans to place up the match whole, who managed to scrape collectively a decent 151.

Sultans’ Mohammad Rizwan stole the present within the first innings along with his 71 off 53, however their bowling assault comprising Shahid Afridi and Carlos Brathwaite who took two deliveries every, and Mohammad Umar and Khushdil Shah, who took one every, remained unsuccessful in stopping United in chasing down the overall.

Two time winners Islamabad United gained the 2016 and 2018 PSL editions however completed on the backside within the earlier version of PSL. They have introduced Johan Botha on board as the pinnacle coach, who has changed Misbah ul Haq and have additionally shuffled their roster hoping for a change of fortune.

Islamabad United full squad, fixtures and match outcomes


Islamabad United: Alex Hales, Phil Salt (wk), Shadab Khan (capt), Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Lewis Gregory, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Waseem Jnr

Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan (capt&wk), Chris Lynn, James Vince, Rilee Rossouw, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Shahid Afridi, Carlos Brathwaite, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Umar, Sohaibullah