- Islamabad United have introduced Johan Botha on board, who has changed Misbah ul Haq as head coach
- United have additionally shuffled their roster hoping for a change of fortune
- Multan, then again, is boosted by the signing of in-form batsman Mohammad Rizwan who was picked by Sultans on the gamers’ draft
Two-time former champion Islamabad United will tackle the Multan Sultans on Sunday night in one other conflict that’s anticipated to carry thrilling motion to the desk.
The winners of the 2016 and 2018 PSL editions had completed on the backside within the earlier version of PSL however now they’ve introduced Johan Botha on board as the pinnacle coach, who has changed Misbah ul Haq.
They’ve additionally shuffled their roster hoping for a change of fortune.
Though United are with out a few of their high performers from the previous leagues reminiscent of Luke Ronchi, Colin Munro, Colin Ingram, and Dawid Malan, nevertheless, this time across the signings of Alex Hales, Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, and Paul Stirling have given them some hopes of a greater end result.
Alex Hales will certainly be the participant to look at for in United after how he dominated the Large Bash League. Paul Stirling of Eire has additionally been in good kind lately.
United will financial institution on their native expertise as properly which incorporates Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, and Hasan Ali, all of whom who’ve been enjoying numerous home cricket within the current months.
Multan, then again, is boosted by the signing of in-form batsman Mohammad Rizwan who was picked by Sultans on the gamers’ draft.
Learn extra: PSL 2021 workforce profile: Multan Sultans look to make a contemporary begin with Rizwan as captain
The wicket-keeper batsman was earlier dropped by Karachi Kings the place he couldn’t get sufficient alternative to showcase his expertise.
Rizwan’s current kind has additionally motivated the Sultans administration to advertise him as captain rather than Shan Masood, simply 5 days earlier than the beginning of the event.
Chris Lynn, who dominated whereas enjoying for Lahore Qalandars, can be within the Sultans’ dugout this season of the PSL, and the teaching employees of Multan – that completed on high on the finish of the league levels final 12 months – will likely be hoping from him to hold on his final 12 months’s efficiency.
Gamers to be careful for:
Islamabad United: Alex Hales
Multan Sultans: James Vince
Listed below are the squads for each groups
Islamabad United: Alex Hales, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Musa Khan, Shadab Khan, Zafar Gohar, Hassan Ali, Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Paul Stirling, Ali Khan, Fawad Ahmed, Zeeshan Zameer
Multan Sultans: Shahid Afridi, Imran Tahir, James Vince, Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Shan Masood, Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir, Chris Lynn, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Carlos Brathwaite, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaib Ullah, Adam Lyth, Shahnawaz Dhani, Muhammad Umar, Imran Khan Sr