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Cricket Free Tips | PSL 2021, Match 30: Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United


The match 30 of the PSL 2021 will be held at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, played between Multan Sultans and Islamabad United. The match will be kicked off on 20th June (Sunday) at 00:00 (GMT+6).   

Islamabad United is already in the PSL 2021 playoffs and will aim to keep their momentum going heading into the knockout round. Despite the absence of Faheem Ashraf and Shadab Khan, Islamabad were able to beat Peshawar Zalmi by scoring the highest score in PSL history. Islamabad are the overwhelming favourites heading into this match, with Usman Khawaja in great form at the top of the order. 

At the time of writing, their opponents, the Multan Sultans, have yet to confirm a position in the top four. Multan faced a difficult task in defeating Islamabad in Saturday’s game, despite being unbeaten in the UAE leg thus far. Despite the fact that they will start the match as underdogs, their resourceful bowling attack will be crucial to their chances of finishing in the top four in the PSL 2021 final league game.

Weather

The weather will be a little cooler for the second game of the double header, with temperatures hovering around 33 degrees Celsius. Humidity will be as high as 80%, with a wind speed of 12 km/h.

 

Pitch

Due to the fact that this is the second PSL match of the day, the pitch may be a little slower, with variations being crucial. The batsmen should be able to play their shots freely, despite the fact that both spinners and pacers should get the ball to talk. The presence of dew could be an issue, as both sides are likely to prefer chasing after winning the toss. Despite 170-180 should be a reasonable total at the venue, both sides are capable of easily breaking the par score.

Probable Playing XIs

Multan Sultans:
Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (c&wk), Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Blessing Muzarabani, Shimron Hetmyer, Imran Tahir, Sohail Tanvir, Shahnawaz Dhani, Imran Khan

Islamabad United:
Usman Khawaja (c), Akhlaq Mohd (wk), Colin Munro, Brandon King, Asif Ali, Zafar Gohar, Iftikhar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Fawad Ahmed, Akif Javed

Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United – Match 30, Dream 11:

H Ali, R Rossouw, M Rizwan, S Maqsood, H Talat, C Munro, I Ahmed, J Charles, S Dhani, I Tahir, F Ahmed

Prediction

Match winner

  • Islamabad  United

Winning the toss

  • Islamabad  United

Top Batsman

  • Multan Sultans – Mohammad Rizwan
  • Islamabad  UnitedColin Munro

Top Bowler

  • Multan Sultans – Shahnawaz Dhani
  • Islamabad  UnitedHasan Ali

Most Sixes 

  • Multan Sultans – Mohammad Rizwan
  • Islamabad  UnitedIftikhar Ahmed

Player of the Match

  • Islamabad  UnitedColin Munro

Team Scores Batting First 

  • Multan Sultans – 165+
  • Islamabad  United – 170+

 

Islamabad United would undoubtedly have the upper hand. Multan Sultans, on the other hand, would have got a lift following their win against Quetta Gladiators. 

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