The 5th match of the Pakistan Super League 2021 will be played between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans on 23rd February at National Stadium in Karachi.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM local time (7:30 PM IST) and it will be streamed live on Sony Sports Network.
Match 5 of PSL 2021 season will see Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans locking horns. Both the teams lost their respective opening games and they will be keen on getting off the mark in this encounter. With tournament moving fast, teams can get stuck into a losing rut and Zalmi and Sultans would be wary of the same. Expect this to be a cracking game of cricket.
PZA vs MUS Weather Report for Match 5:
Skies will be clear in the evening with the temperature likely to be around 23 Degrees. There is no chance of rain.
The pitch for this match is good for batting but the matches aren’t turning out to be high-scoring. Anything above 150 will be competitive at this venue.
Average first innings score:
137 (First 3 matches of this tournament played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 3, Lost – 0, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
PZA vs MUS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Kamran Akmal (wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Ravi Bopara, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Wahab Riaz (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Imran
Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Aamir Khan, Umaid Asif, Abrar Ahmed, Waqar Salamkheil, Mohammad Imran
Mohammad Rizwan (c&wk), Chris Lynn, James Vince, Shoaib Maqsood, Rilee Rossouw, Khushdil Shah, Shahid Afridi, Carlos Brathwaite, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Umar, Sohaibullah
Shan Masood, Shahnawaz Dhani, Sohail Khan, Imran Tahir, Imran Khan, Usman Qadir
PZA vs MUS Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Ravi Bopara scored a decent half-century in the previous game while Rizwan continued his great form with the bat scoring 71 runs. James Vince got out early but he is an excellent batsman when it comes to T20 cricket. Shahid Afridi bowled well picking two wickets in his four-over spell. Imam-ul-Haq, despite failing, could be another top pick for this match.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Mohammad Rizwan, James Vince, Imam-ul-Haq
Vice-Captain Options – Shoaib Malik, Shahid Afridi, Rilee Rossouw
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for PZA vs MUS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan (c)
Batters – Imam-ul-Haq, James Vince, Rilee Rossouw
All-Rounders – Shoaib Malik (vc), Ravi Bopara, Shahid Afridi
Bowlers – Saqib Mahmood, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Umar
12th Man – Haider Ali
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for PZA vs MUS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan
Batters – Imam-ul-Haq, Sherfane Rutherford, James Vince (c), Chris Lynn
All-Rounders – Carlos Brathwaite, Shahid Afridi (vc)
Bowlers – Saqib Mahmood, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanvir
12th Man – Haider Ali
Rizwan and Afridi are excellent in their respective roles and can be made C or VC of your Fantasy teams.
Today’s PZA vs MUS Probable Winners:
Multan Sultans are expected to win this match.