The 8th match of the Pakistan Super League 2020 will be played between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan.
The match starts at 7:00 PM local time (2:00 PM GMT) (7:30 PM IST). This match will be live on DSport in India.
Preview for Dream11 Fantasy:
Multan Sultans got off to a great start to their campaign in PSL 2020 as they registered an emphatic win in their curtain-raiser against Lahore Qalandars. But, in the very next game, they were outclassed by Islamabad United. Now, they are expected to come up with some astonishing performances in the upcoming match to get back on the winning ways.
They have a strong batting line up that comprises Shan Masood, James Vince, Moeen Ali and Rilee Rossouw. Even Zeeshan Ashraf can smack the ball across the park, who has emerged as one of the positives for his side in this season. On the other hand, their bowling unit looks balanced with the likes of Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir and Mohammad Irfan, who has so far done a decent job for their team.
Peshawar Zalmi won their previous game against defending champions Quetta Gladiators. Now, their aim would register their second consecutive win in a row. In the previous game, Kamran Akmal looked in full flow with the bat, who muscled a brilliant ton for his side and emerged as the match-winner.
He is in great form in the tournament and will look to do the same in the upcoming match. They have all their bases covered, who are expected to come out as winners against Multan Sultans in the next clash.
It is going to be a perfect day for a cricket match on Wednesday with no chances of rain. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 4 to11 km/hr whereas the temperature will be quite on a higher side that will hover between 16 and 30 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.
The track at Multan Cricket Stadium has not hosted a single T20I game in the recent past. So, there is no appropriate information available on how the pitch will behave during the game. But, fans can expect a score of 150+ runs from both the teams as far as the batting firepower is concerned in Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans.
Injury and Availability:
(Will update if there is any news)
Probable Playing XIs:
Shan Masood (C), James Vince, Rilee Rossouw, Moeen Ali, Khushdil Shah, Shahid Afridi, Zeeshan Ashraf (WK), Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan/Junaid Khan, Mohammad Ilyas
Bench – Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan/Junaid Khan, Rohail Nazir, Usman Qadir, Bilawal Bhatti, Wayne Madsen
Kamran Akmal (wk), Tom Banton, Liam Livingstone, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Mohammad Amir Khan, Liam Dawson, Darren Sammy (C), Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali, Wahab Riaz
Bench – Mohammad Mohsin, Hyder Ali, Amir Ali, Umar Amin, Adil Amin/Amir Khan, Carlos Brathwaite
Kamran Akmal smacked a brilliant ton in the previous game for his side. He will be a hot favourite pick for any fantasy team. Tom Banton and Liam Livingstone will be other batting options that user can pick in their fantasy team. Sohail Tanvir and Imran Tahir will be the best bowling options in the game between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Moeen Ali, Tom Banton, Kamran Akmal
Vice-Captain – Rilee Rossouw, Imran Tahir, Rilee Rossouw
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kamran Akmal, Tom Banton(C)
Batters – Rilee Rossouw, Liam Livingstone, Shan Masood
All-Rounders – Liam Dawson, Moeen Ali (VC), Shoaib Malik
Bowlers –Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, M Ilyas
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kamran Akmal (C), Zeeshan Ashraf
Batters – Rilee Rossouw (VC), Shan Masood, James Vince, Daren Sammy, Haider Ali
All-Rounders – Shahid Afridi
Bowlers –Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Wahab Riaz
Users should go with a star-studded top order of Peshawar Zalmi, who looks in form except for Tom Banton. But, there are chances that he might click his best PSL knock against Multan Sultans on Wednesday.
User Tips: The user can opt for a team combination of two wicketkeepers, three batsmen, three all-rounders and three bowlers.
Peshawar Zalmi is expected to win the match.