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Cricket Free Tips | PSL 2021, Match 25: Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators

Multan Sultans will take on Quetta Gladiator in Match 25 of the Pakistan Super League 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. With two wins in two games, the Multan Sultans are probably one of the teams to beat in the UAE leg. The Sultans are in contention for a top-four finish, thanks to captain Mohammad Rizwan’s heroics. Despite the absence of Chris Lynn and James Vince in the first phase, Multan Sultans have done well with the ball, with Shahnawaz Dhani and Imran Tahir shining.

The Quetta Gladiators are clinging to their slim chances of reaching the knockout stage. To have a chance of securing the final playoff spot, they must win their next two games against the Sultans and the Kings. The Gladiators got off to a horrible start in Abu Dhabi, losing to Islamabad United and the Zalmi. However, after defeating the Lahore Qalandars, they will gain momentum, which is difficult to achieve in such a competitive and unpredictable tournament as the PSL.

 

Weather

The contest might be held at a temperature of roughly 33 degrees Celsius. The humidity level should be between 58~62 %, with a wind speed of 12~13 km/h.

 

Pitch

The pitch is beginning to show its actual colours, with the ball skidding rather good onto the bat, after a few low-scoring PSL 2021 games in the early part of the UAE leg. Although the pacers have some swing, the dew factor is working against them, making it difficult for them to execute their skills. With 170 being par at the location, both teams will try to chase after winning the toss.

 

Playing XIs

Multan Sultans

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

Quetta Gladiators

Sarfaraz Ahmed (c&wk), Usman Khan, Jake Weatherald, Saim Ayub, Cameron Delport, Azam Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Jack Wildermuth, Mohammad Hasnain, Khurram Shahzad, Naseem Shah/Usman Khan Shinwari

 

Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators – Match 25, Dream 11

Sarfaraz Ahmed (c&wk), Azam Khan (wk), Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, Shimron Hetmyer, Jake Weatherald, Mohammad Nawaz, Imran Tahir, Shahnawaz Dhani, Mohammad Hasnain, Khurram Shahzad

 

Prediction

Match winner

  • Quetta Gladiators

Winning the toss

  • Quetta Gladiators

Top Batsman

  • Multan Sultans – Mohammad Rizwan
  • Quetta Gladiators – Azam Khan

Top Bowler

  • Multan Sultans – Shahnawaz Dhani
  • Quetta Gladiators – Mohammad Hasnain

Most Sixes 

  • Multan Sultans – Mohammad Rizwan
  • Quetta Gladiators – Sarfaraz Ahmed

Player of the Match

  • Quetta Gladiators – Mohammad Nawaz

Team Scores Batting First 

  • Multan Sultans – 170+
  • Quetta Gladiators – 175+

 

The Multan Sultans and the Quetta Gladiators are locked in a tight battle. Because the Sultans are undefeated in the PSL 2021 Abu Dhabi leg and the Gladiators are looking to build on their triumph against the Lahore Qalandars, the latter will start the game with the upper hand, having defeated the Sultans by 22 runs the last time these two sides played. 

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