Series: Pakistan Super League, 2022
Match: 29th match, MS VS ISU
Team: Multan Sultans VS Islamabad United
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Time: February 20, 2022, 8:00 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
MULTAN SULTAN TO WIN THE MATCH
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
PSL Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore Cricket Ground, has seen many successful chases in the last five matches. The match improved for the bowlers in the second half.
Pitch & Condition
The pitch in Lahore has been excellent for batting, and a high-scoring game appears to be in the offing. To taste success, the bowlers will have to put in a lot of effort. Winning the toss and fielding first should be the strategy for teams from now on.
The average score for this match is expected to be 155-165.
The temperature will be around 15 degrees Celsius, with a humidity level in the 40s.
Toss Prediction –
According to previous editions of this tournament, chasing is the best option for both teams at the Lahore venue. Bowling first had won nearly 65 per cent of the matches.
Multan Sultans will win the toss and ball first, according to toss prediction.
Point Table Analysis
Multan Sultans’ performance in this edition of the PSL T20 has been outstanding. They are currently the table leaders. They had played nine matches and had won eight of them. They had only lost one game and had 16 points and an impressive run rate compared to the other teams.
Islamabad United had a mediocre performance in the Pakistan Super League this season. They had played eight matches, four of which they had won and four of which they had lost. When we’re writing this, they’re in the four corners of the table.
Recent Form (L to R)
Multan Sultans – W W W W L
Islamabad United – W W L L L
Head to Head (Last 5 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 5
Multan Sultans won- 4
Islamabad United won- 1
Multan Sultans are coming into this match on the heels of a 117-run victory over Quetta Gladiators in their previous game. They won the coin toss and chose to bat first. The way their batting order performed in the last game was simply outstanding. They scored 245 runs in their 20 overs, the second-highest total in PSL history. Mohammad Rizwan, the skipper, was the highest run-scorer for their team, scoring 83 runs on 54 deliveries with seven boundaries and three huge sixes.
Shan Masood smashed 57 runs on 38 balls, while Rossouw scored 71 runs. Multan Sultans’ bowling unit also performed admirably, defending a target of 246 runs. They scored 128 runs in 15.5 overs and sent a whole team of Quetta Gladiators back to the pavilion. Khushdil Shah was their most successful bowler, taking two wickets in 2.5 overs bowled out for 17 runs. Asif Afridi, David Willey, and Shahnawaz Dhani took two wickets, while Imran Tahir only took one.
Top players to bet on- Mohammed Rizwan, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tim David.
When we write this, Islamabad United is in the midst of their ninth match against Lahore Qalandars. Previously, they were defeated by Peshawar Zalmi by a margin of 10 runs after losing the toss and being asked to field first. Their bowling unit’s performance was abysmal. In their 20-over inning, they gave up 206 runs. Faheem Ashraf was their most successful and highest wicket-taker, with three wickets in four overs bowled out against 33 runs. W Maqsood also bowled well, picking up two wickets in his four overs bowled out while being charged for 34 runs.
Liam Dawson, de Lange, and Zahir Khan each took one wicket. Islamabad United’s batting order performed admirably, but they fell short of the 207-run target, scoring 196 runs in 20 overs. Azam Khan was their most successful and highest run-scorer, scoring 85 runs on 45 deliveries with six boundaries and seven massive sixes. Rahmanullah Gurbaz also had an outstanding batting performance. He hit three boundaries and five huge sixes during his inning and scored 46 runs on 19 balls.
Top players to bet on- Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Faheem Ashraf, Liam Dawson.
Aamer Azmat, Asif Afridi, David Willey, Rumman Raees, Imran Tahir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw, Tim David, Khushdil Shah.
Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Waqas Maqsood, Zahir Khan, Marchant de Lange, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mubasir Khan, Danish Aziz, Liam Dawson, Azam Khan, Asif Ali.
Dream 11 Prediction
While we examined the squad, we believe that Multan Sultans will perform well in this PSL T20 season 6 because they have a couple of players who can change the game. Islamabad United’s batting department is superior to Multan Sultans in this match. We also have reports from various sources confirming the Sultans’ victory.