SHARJAH: After failing to go over the road towards Lahore Qalandars in Friday’s freak encounter – by far the perfect match of this Pakistan Tremendous League season, Multan Sultans will attempt their luck towards Peshawar Zalmi in at the moment’s first fixture in Sharjah.
Multan Sultans have had a disappointing run up to now, with just one win out of 4 matches. That they had their hopes excessive after placing up a mammoth 200-6 towards Qalandars, however they hadn’t anticipated what got here subsequent: a fiery 63 off 35 balls from Fakhar Zaman, adopted by a South African storm. AB de Villiers smashed 52 not out off 29 and David Wiese obliged with 45 not out from 20, together with a six off the final ball, to propel Qalandars to a six-wicket win and provides the followers a match to recollect.
However there have been some positives for Multan, who noticed 53 off 38 by debutant Umar Siddiq and 84 off 41 by James Vince for a superb opening stand of 135. If this partnership continues to be as damaging, the Shoaib Malik-led aspect would have an edge going into the upcoming matches.
Peshawar Zalmi had a disappointing begin to their PSL marketing campaign however got here from behind to win two back-to-back matches, solely to lose their momentum to Islamabad United on Friday with a 12-run defeat.
Hasan Ali has been unstoppable with 11 wickets from 4 matches, incomes him the Fazal Mahmood cap for the main wicket-taker of this season up to now. The batting entrance has not been as intimidating, with Kamran Akmal not his typical damaging self and Imam-ul-Haq alternating between excessive and low scores.
The match between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi will begin at 4:30pm Pakistan Commonplace Time.
Shoaib Malik (c), Andre Russell, Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, James Vince, Shan Masood, Qais Ahmed, Nicolas Pooran, Mohammad Abbas, Irfan Khan, Umar Siddiq, Laurie Evans, Nauman Ali, Mohammad Illyas, M Junaid, Daniel Christian, Tom Moores, Ali Shafiq, Shakil Ansar, Hammad Azam, Chris Inexperienced
Darren Sammy (c), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kieron Pollard, Kamran Akmal, Misbah ul Haq, Liam Dawson, Dawid Malan, Umar Amin, Umaid Asif, Khalid Usman, Wayne Madsen, Sohaib Maqsood, Jamal Anwar, Sameen Gul, Nabi Gul, Andre Fletcher, Chris Jordan, Ibtesam Sheikh, Samiullah