- In 2021, Sultans are aiming to make a recent begin below a brand new captain Mohammad Rizwan
- Together with Rizwan, Sultans have the likes of Rilee Rossouw and James Vince to make their batting look sturdy
- Sultans even have Australian Chris Lynn of their lineup as nicely who went to the brand new aspect after being dropped by Lahore Qalandars within the gamers’ draft
Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) franchise Multan Sultans topped the desk final season on the finish of the league stage and regarded in good kind earlier than the match was suspended as a result of unprecedented coronavirus.
Once they returned to the sphere for the remaining matches in November 2020, they have been defeated by Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars to get knocked out of the match.
In 2021, Sultans are aiming to make a recent begin below new captain Mohammad Rizwan who was named the skipper of the crew, changing Shan Masood, simply 5 days earlier than the league kickstarted.
Rizwan was picked by Multan earlier within the participant’s draft after he was dropped by his former crew Karachi Kings the place his expertise was undermined and he may hardly discover a place within the taking part in XI below the captaincy of Imad Wasim with Karachi Kings.
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Together with Rizwan, Sultans have the likes of Rilee Rossouw and James Vince to make their batting look sturdy.
Vince scored back-to-back nineties earlier this yr for the Sydney Sixers on the Huge Bash League earlier than coming to Pakistan and Multan will likely be hoping for the same present from the English batsman. Rossouw, then again, is understood to be a great hitter of the ball.
Including powerhouse to their batting, the Sultans have Australian Chris Lynn of their lineup as nicely who modified groups after being dropped by the Lahore Qalandars within the gamers’ draft.
The Sultans will likely be hoping for him to fill the void created after dropping Moeen Ali and Zeeshan Ashraf.
Shahid Afridi, the famous person of Pakistan cricket, can also be within the crew together with Khushdil Shah, who gives Multan an choice within the center order to attain some fast runs.
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Afridi additionally boosts the spin bowling space of Multan Sultans together with the younger Usman Qadir who has just lately proved his class with the white-ball within the shortest format and South African skilled cricketer Imran Tahir.
The participant to be careful in Sultan’s dugout will likely be younger quick bowler Shahnawaz Dhani who provides fireplace to the quick bowling division of the crew together with Sohail Tanvir and Sohail Khan.
Right here is the squad and fixtures for the Multan Sultans:
Squad: Mohammad Rizwan (captain), Adam Lyth, Carlos Brathwaite (Supplementary), Chris Lynn, Imran Khan Senior (Supplementary), Imran Tahir, James Vince, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Umar, Rilee Rossouw, Shahid Afridi, Shahnawaz Dhani, Shan Masood, Sohaibullah, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohail Khan, Sohail Tanvir and Usman Qadir
Fixtures: February 21 – Islamabad United, February 23 – Peshawar Zalmi, February 26 – Lahore Qalandars, February 27 – Karachi Kings, March 3 – Quetta Gladiators, March 5 – Karachi Kings, March 7 – Quetta Gladiators, March 12 – Peshawar Zalmi, March 13 – Islamabad United, March 16 – Lahore Qalandars
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