PSL 5 Match 29th: Multan Sultans have professionally qualified to the semi-final phase of the tournament. They are now leading the points table with 14 evaluations in their games. Sultans handled a total of six wins and just one defeat they endured against Islamabad.
Now they will lock horns with Lahore in their final league match, and Sultans will try and finish their group phase on a high note with a win. Shan Masood and Co. have faced Qalandars and conquered them by five wickets. Furthermore, they are coming with a triumph in their trunk from the previous game. Now, it is going to be interesting to see if they may wind up winning their final league match.
For Lahore Qalandars, it will be a do or die situation, and they’ll need to acquire the upcoming experience. They’re on the fourth place in the league table with eight points. At one stage, Qalandars were on the brink of becoming knocked out in the championship, but today they’re at least at the emptiness.
And, the odds are high that they’ll make into the new stage according to their current performances. Even though they suffered a defeat in their previous outing, they’re among these groups that can’t be dismissed. So, the fans could anticipate a flash of brilliance out of the dugout of Lahore Qalandars on Sunday.
From the absence of James Vince, Rohail Nazir is forecast to start the innings along with Zeeshan Ashraf, has done a fantastic job for his staff as an opener. Moreover, he played with an incredible fifty in the last match against Peshawar Zalmi. Shan Masood, Khushdil Shah, and Moeen Ali might need to play as they’re short of Rilee Rossouw, that has returned to his nation.
Ravi Bopara is going to be a significant player for his staff, that will contribute well with the bat and ball in critical situations. Even Shahid Afridi is there, which can single-handedly flip the tables towards his group to the back of his sublime hitting. Meanwhile, there’s no requirement for any modifications from the bowling unit which comprises of bowlers such as Ali Shafiq, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan, and Sohail Tanvir.
Probable XI: Rohail Nazir, Zeeshan Ashraf (WK), Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara, Shan Masood (C), Khushdil Shah, Imran Tahir, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan
There’s little doubt within the fact that Sohail Akhtar and Fakhar Zaman will start the innings to get Lahore Qalandars from the vital game. The former has up to now scored 217 runs with the support of 2 fifties. Back in middle-order Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk, and Mohammad Hafeez will seem to provide stability to the batting lineup of Qalandars.
Even Samit Patel can bat well and give together with the ball. They seem a reasonably balanced side with an impressive bowling lineup that includes of Shaheen Afridi, Muhammad Faizan, Dilbar Hussain, Haris Rauf. There appears no requirement to gratify anything in their aspect unless any participant sustains any severe harm.
Probable XI: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Lynn, Ben Dunk (wk), Samit Patel, Sohail Akhtar (c), Shaheen Afridi, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Dilbar Hussain, Maaz Khan
The attention will be on
Ben Dunk (Lahore Qalandars)
He seems impressive and has won a bunch of matches. And, his operation will be essential from the view of Qalandars. So far, he’s mustered 266 runs in seven games with the assistance of 2 half-centuries. And, now Qalandars will probably be hopeful their in0form participant should perform a breakthrough knock to them in a must-win game.
Shan Masood (Multan Sultans)
After Rilee Rossouw abandoned, today, all of the responsibility has come back on the shoulders of Shan Masood. That has performed well as a skipper and batsmen because of his staff in PSL 2020. The same will be expected from him at the upcoming match against Qalandars. And, his batting is likely to produce a significant effect on the game for Sultans. So, he’ll be another player to see in Sultans’ last league game.
Matches played 5 |Lahore Qalandars won– two | Multan Sultans won — 3 | NR — 0
Match Timings — 2:30 PM IST and 9:00 AM GMT
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