Pakistan Super League 2021 Match 16
Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings – June 10th
KINGS TO TOPPLE SULTANS?
Multan Sultans are ranked fifth in the points table with their lone victory coming against the Lahore Qalandars in February. Captain Mohammad Rizwan, who is in good form, will be a vital player for the side. They have strengthened their batting roster with the inclusion of overseas players such as Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Johnson Charles, Shimron Hetmyer and Rilee Rossouw.
The Sultans’ speed division will be guided by Sohail Tanvir, Obed McCoy, and Usman Qadir, while South African icon Imran Tahir will lead the spin responsibilities in the UAE stage.
Possible playing XI: Mohammad Rizwan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rilee Rossouw, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Sohail Tanvir, Shahnawaz Dhani, Johnson Charles, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir, Imran Tahir.
Karachi Kings, on the contrary, are the most effective team in the record of the PSL. They presently find themselves atop the PSL points table with three victories and two defeats from five matches. The Kings are the toughest and most dependable team in the PSL and are the favourites to win the 2021 season of the league.
Martin Guptill, Chadwick Walton, Babar Azam, Najibullah Zadran and Sharjeel Khan will form the team’s batting order. They will have to score runs in majority for their team to guarantee the team gets to an exciting total. The Kings’ pace roster comprises of Aamer Yamin and Mohammad Amir, while Waqas Maqsood, Danish Aziz, and Noor Ahmad will be the spin bowlers in action. The Kings will also depend on the experience of Thisara Perera, who can participate with the bat and the ball.
Possible playing XI: Sharjeel Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Haris, Danish Aziz, Thisara Perera, Daniel Christian, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Martin Guptill, Arshad Iqbal, Waqas Maqsood.
The venue, Pitch Report, and Toss Prediction:
A comparatively high-scoring PSL 2021 game summons at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, with there being some assistance on offer for the speed bowlers as well. Despite early seam and swing expected to trouble the batters, they will preferably target the smaller boundaries. The spin bowlers will come into play as the game proceeds. 165-175 should be a decent total at this ground, with either team probable to prefer batting first in the evening match.
Kings are emaciated on the exchange to get the revitalized campaign off to a winning head start. They are at a wonderful odds of 1.66 with the Sultans trailing at 2.25.
We must be shrewd on this market. Kings are expected to be in difficulty without Babar or Sharjeel shooting. Removing both swiftly and inexpensively will have Multan beat in the game. Karachi Kings is certainly the stronger of the two sides. They will have the faith and the advantage going into Thursday’s battle. Multan Sultans will have to pull off a surprise victory.