MUL vs PES Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 1st Semi-Final, PSL 2020
Multan Sultans will take on Peshawar Zalmi in the 1st Semi-Final match of Pakistan Super League 2020 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. We will provide MUL vs PES Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
Multan Sultans have played brilliantly so far in this season as they have won 6 matches and 2 losses and finished at the top position on the points table with 14 points including 2 no result points.
In the last match, batting first Sultans had a bad start as they lost the wickets of Moeen Ali for 1 run and Zeeshan Ashraf for 2 runs and managed to score 36 runs in the power play. Captain Shan Masood and Ravi Bopara batted really well and tried to put some runs on the board. Shan Masood got out after scoring 42 runs and Ravi Bopara also got out scoring 33 runs. Khushdil Shah played a wonderful knock scoring 70 runs in just 29 balls and Rohail Nazir also played his part, in the end, scoring 24 in 17 balls which helped the Sultans to post 187 runs on the board.
Defending 187 runs, Sultans failed to put pressure on the opposition from the beginning of the chase as they gave 72 runs in the power play without picking up a wicket. Junaid Khan gave away 36 runs in his 4 overs. Bilawal Bhatti, Ali Shafiq, Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara weren’t able to stop the opposition batsmen from scoring runs. Only Usman Qadir picked up a wicket and was economical as he gave away 24 runs in his 4 overs. With a bad bowling performance, Sultans lost the match.
Multan Sultans would be hoping to win the Semi-Final and confirm their place in the Final.
Peshawar Zalmi has played decently and finished at the 4th position on the points table with 4 wins and 5 losses and a total of 9 points including 1 no result point.
In the last match bowling first, Hasan Ali and Rahat Ali bowled brilliantly as they weren’t giving any easy runs and restricted the opposition to score 39 runs in the power play. Rahat Ali picked up his 1st wicket in 6th over and in 12th over Rahat picked up two wickets. Aamir Khan was expensive with the ball as he conceded 37 runs in his 4 overs and picked a wicket. Captain Wahab Riaz showed his experience as he bowled brilliantly giving away only 20 runs in his 4 overs with a wicket. Rahat Ali picked up 3 wickets and Shoaib Malik went wicketless. With an overall good bowling performance, Zalmi restricted the opposition to 154 runs.
Chasing 154 runs, Zalmi had a bad start as they lost the wickets of in-form batsman Kamran Akmal in the 2nd over and Wahab riaz in the 3rd over and managed to score 32 runs in the powerplay. Imam-ul-Haq batted brilliantly and got out after scoring 56 runs in 41 balls. Umar Amin scored 29 runs and Shoaib Malik scored 30 runs and got out. Zalmi lost 4 quick wickets in the end and the batsmen weren’t able to finish the game and lost the match by 3 runs.
Peshawar Zalmi would want to win the Semi-Final and confirm their place in the Final.
MUL vs PES, 1st Semi-Final, Pakistan Super League 2020.
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
02:30 PM, 17th March 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 187 (From the last 3 matches that have been completely played at this venue so far in this season)
Average 2nd innings score: 190 (From the last 3 matches that have been completely played at this venue so far in this season)
Chasing team’s record (last 3 matches completely played): Won -3, Lost- 0.
The pitch here is generally considered to be good for batting. Fast bowlers tend to have help in the early part of the match but later the pitch tends to favor the batting and runs can be easily scored.
There is no forecast of rain on the match day.
Shan Masood (c), Moeen Ali, Shahid Afridi, Fabian Allen, Zeeshan Ashraf, Bilawal Bhatti, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Wayne Madsen, Rohail Nazir (wk), Usman Qadir, Ali Shafiq, Khushdil Shah, Imran Tahir, Sohail Tanvir.
Kamran Akmal (wk), Aamir Ali, Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali, Haider Ali Khan, Adil Amin, Hammad Azam, Umar Amin, Imam-ul-Haq, Amir Khan, Shoaib Malik, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz (c), Sikandar Raza, Ali Khan, Mohammad Irfan Junior.
MUL vs PES Dream11 Team News
- Shahid Afridi, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan, and Sohail Tanvir are likely to return in the playing XI.
- Sikandar Raza has been added to the squad and He is likely to play this match.
- They also added fast bowler Mohammad Irfan Junior and all-rounder Ali Khan in the squad.
- Yasir Shah might return into the playing XI.
Probable Playing XI
Moeen Ali, Zeeshan Ashraf (wk), Shan Masood (c), Ravi Bopara, Khushdil Shah, Rohail Nazir, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan.
Bench: Bilawal Bhatti, Mohammad Ilyas, Wayne Madsen, Ali Shafiq, Asad Shafiq.
Kamran Akmal (wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Umar Amin, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Sikandar Raza, Hammad Azam/Adil Amin, Wahab Riaz (c), Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah, Rahat Ali.
Bench: Mohammad Irfan Junior, Ali Khan, Aamir Ali, Amir Khan, Hammad Azam/Adil Amin.
Top picks for MUL vs PES Dream11 Prediction
He is a batting all-rounder who is also good at bowling a few overs of spin. Moeen bats at No.3 for Sultans. He scored 1 run and didn’t pick up a wicket in the last match. He has scored a total of 138 runs and picked up 5 wickets so far in this season.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for the Sultans and is a good hitter of the ball. In the last match, Zeeshan scored 2 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 167 runs so far in this season.
Skipper Masood is a left-handed batsman and generally opens the innings for the Multan Sultans but he batted at No.3 and scored 42 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 253 runs so far in this season.
This veteran all-rounder, though, has retired from the international cricket, still can bowl his quota of overs, and also hit some big shots down the order. Afridi picked up 4 wickets so far in this season. He didn’t play in the last match.
He is a left-arm fast bowler who is known for his consistency in picking up wickets. Tanvir didn’t play in the last match and has picked up a total of 10 wickets so far in this season.
He is one of the top leg spinners in the world who is good at picking up wickets and also maintaining the economy rate below 6 runs in most of the matches. In the last game, Tahir didn’t play in the last match and has picked up a total of 10 wickets so far in this season.
He is a batting-allrounder. Ravi Bopara has very good experience in the T20s but He didn’t perform well so far this season PSL 2020. In the previous match, Bopara scored 33 runs and didn’t pick up any wicket.
He is Left-arm fast-medium bowler. Junaid played 146 T20s and took 173 wickets. In the last match, He didn’t take any wickets.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for Zalmi and is one of the batsmen with the highest runs in the PSL and has also scored three hundred. Akmal scored 2 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 251 runs so far in this season.
He is a Left-Handed Batsman. He played 54 T20s and scored 1476 runs with an average of 32.80 runs. In the last match, he scored 56 runs off 41 balls.
He is one of the most experienced all-rounders in the world and has also played several leagues across the globe. Malik scored 30 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 239 runs in this season, but he is yet to pick a wicket.
This young 19-year-old batsman plays at No.3 for Zalmi and is a very talented player. Haider scored 1 run in the last match and has scored a total of 239 runs in the 9 games so far in this season.
He is batting all-rounder.S Raza played 102 T20 matches and scored 1973 runs with an average of 22.42 runs. He is added to the Peshawar Zalmi squad as a replacement and likely to play this match.
He is a left-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. Wahab has picked up the most number of wickets in PSL history. He picked up 1 wicket in the last match and has picked up a total of 11 wickets so far in this season.
He is a right-arm fast bowler who is known for his consistency in picking up wickets. He didn’t pick up any wicket in the last match and has picked up a total of 7 wickets so far in this season.
He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler. Rahat has picked up 3 wickets in the last match and has picked up a total of 8 wickets so far in this season.
MUL vs PES Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, Both Kamran Akmal and Zeeshan Ashraf are good.
- In batsmen, Haider Ali is also a good option.
- Shahid Afridi is also a good all-rounder.
- Imran Tahir, Sohail Tanvir, Rahat Ali and Mohammad Irfan are also good bowlers.
- Shoaib Malik and Imam-ul-Haq are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Moeen Ali, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Imam-ul-Haq, Sikandar Raza, Ravi Bopara, Wahab Riaz.
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