Multan Sultans Seal Their First Ever Finals Berth


Multan Sultans made their first ever PSL remaining after defeating Islamabad United by 31 runs within the qualifier. Multan was the superior workforce in all three departments on the day and stopped the crimson scorching United of their tracks to make it to the ultimate.

Multan bought off to a powerful begin regardless of shedding captain, Mohammad Rizwan, early on within the innings. Sohaib Maqsood and Johnson Charles took the assault to the Islamabad bowling unit and a late flurry from Khushdil Shah took Multan’s complete to a difficult 180/5. Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan bowled brilliantly to limit Multan to underneath 200, however a 29 run nineteenth over from Akif Javed turned the tide in Multan’s favor.

Islamabad’s batting unit suffered a collapse early on, shedding Colin Munro, Mohammad Akhlaq and Shadab Khan in fast succession. Australian batsman, Usman Khawaja put up a battle and scored an impressive half-century however finally it was not sufficient to take the two-time champions over the road. Veteran all-rounder, Sohail Tanvir demolished Islamabad’s batting unit and took three essential wickets as Multan defended their complete comfortably.

Sohail Tanvir was named as participant of the match for his figures of 17/3 in 4 overs.


Islamabad and Multan face off within the Qualifier for the PSL remaining in a extremely anticipated encounter. Each the groups had been the in-form groups of the Abu Dhabi leg and completed within the high two of the PSL factors desk. The winner of the competition will qualify for the ultimate, whereas the loser will get one other likelihood as they’ll face the winner of the primary Eliminator on Tuesday.

Islamabad defeated Multan of their final encounter and will probably be hoping to repeat the results of the final match. Islamabad are on a five-match successful streak and created historical past by changing into the primary workforce to win a minimum of eight matches within the group stage. They’re anticipated to make just a few adjustments to their enjoying eleven and begin with their strongest lineup.

Multan, however, have been the second-best within the event to this point. They staged an impressive comeback as they jumped from fifth within the first part to second on the finish of the second spherical. They’re additionally anticipated to make adjustments and subject their finest eleven.

The match will start at 6 pm Pakistan Normal Time as each the groups tackle one another. The match will probably be live-streamed right here.

Match Particulars

Date Monday, 21 June 2021
Time 6:00 pm PST
Venue Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Reside Stream LINK 1, LINK 2

Head-to-Head

United and Sultans have encountered one another 8 occasions in PSL historical past. Islamabad have received 5 and misplaced 3. Multan will probably be seeking to slender the head-to-head file in tonight’s encounter.

Islamabad United:

Shadab Khan (c), Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Mohammad Akhlaq (wk), Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Waseem Jnr., Hasan Ali, Fawad Ahmed

Multan Sultans:

Mohammad Rizwan (c) (wk), Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, Johnson Charles, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Sohail Tanvir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Imran Khan Snr, Blessing Muzarabani, Imran Tahir

Star Gamers

Islamabad United:

Shadab Khan’s kind with the ball has been one of many weak factors for Islamabad on this event. His management expertise, however, have been a revelation and Islamabad will probably be hoping that Shadab brings his ‘A’ recreation in all three departments within the essential encounter.

Multan Sultans:

Imran Tahir is without doubt one of the main T20 spinners on this planet. He has been on the cash within the Abu Dhabi leg to this point and Multan will probably be hoping that he continues his nice work. Tahir will probably be essential in taking wickets and choking the run charge of Islamabad within the center overs.


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