MUL vs PES Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview: 8th Match, PSL 2020
Multan Sultans will take on Peshawar Zalmi in the 8th match of Pakistan Super League 2020 at Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan. We will provide MUL vs PES Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
Multan Sultans have played decently so far in this season as they have 1 match and lost 1 and are currently at the 4th position on the points table with 2 points.
In the last match, batting first Sultans started pretty well but lost their 1st wicket, Shan Masood, in the final over of power play who had scored 21 runs. They managed to score 42 runs in the power play. After that, they lost the two wickets of Moeen Ali 10 runs and Rille Rossouw for a duck in the 10th over. But at the other end, James Vince 42 runs played brilliantly, but he too got out in the 12th over, and Sultans looked in deep trouble. Then Zeeshan Ashraf played brilliant innings of 50 runs from just 29 balls and helped the Sultans post a total of 164 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets.
With 165 runs to defend, Sultans gave away runs right from the start of the innings and weren’t able to pick up wickets either. They gave away 63 runs in the power play and picked up their 1st wicket in the 10th over after 92 runs. Even after the 1st wicket, they couldn’t do anything and somehow managed to pick the 2nd wicket in the 17th overs for 163 runs and the match was over by then and the opposition chased down the target in 16.5 overs, and as a result, Sultans lost the game by 8 wickets. Mohammad Ilyas and Shahid Afridi picked up 1 wicket each.
Multan Sultans would be hoping to win the next match against the Peshawar Zalmi and get back to their winning ways.
Peshawar Zalmi has also played decently as they are currently at the 3rd position on the points table with 1 win and 1 loss and a total of 2 points.
In the last match, bowling first, Zalmi bowled well in the power play and gave away only 36 runs and picked up 1 wicket. They picked up the 2nd wicket in the 8th over and never allowed the opposition to score freely. In the middle overs, they weren’t able to pick up wickets, but they kept the run rate in check and managed to pick up the 3rd wicket in the 15th over and after that picked up wickets at regular intervals. They restricted the opposition to a total of 148 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. Wahab Riaz bowled well and picked up 2 wickets for just 21 runs in his 4 overs. Rahat Ali, Aamir Khan, and Darren Sammy picked up 1 wicket each.
With 149 runs to chase, Zalmi started brilliantly as the scored 69 runs in the power play but lost the wicket of Tom Banton for just 3 runs in the 4th over. But the star of the match Kamran Akmal played brilliantly and scored 101 runs from only 55 balls and along with Haider Ali 25 runs in the middle overs ensured that Zalmi could win the match pretty quickly. In the death overs, Zalmi lost a couple of wickets, but the game was almost done by that moment, and they chased down the target in 18.3 overs and won the match by 6 wickets.
Peshawar Zalmi would want to continue their winning momentum by winning the next match against Multan Sultans.
MUL vs PES, 8th Match, Pakistan Super League 2020.
Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan.
07:30 PM, 26th February 2020.
There is no information available because The pitch at Multan Cricket Stadium has not hosted a single T20I game in the recent past. We can expect an average score near 160 runs.
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), Rilee Rossouw, Usman Qadir, Ali Shafiq, Khushdil Shah, Imran Tahir, Sohail Tanvir, James Vince.
Darren Sammy (c), Kamran Akmal (wk), Aamir Ali, Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali, Haider Ali Khan, Adil Amin, Umar Amin, Tom Banton (wk), Carlos Brathwaite, Liam Dawson, Lewis Gregory, Imam-ul-Haq, Amir Khan, Liam Livingstone, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Mohsin, Kieron Pollard, Wahab Riaz.
MUL vs PES Dream11 Team News
Junaid Khan can replace Mohammed Irfan in the playing XI.
Either Liam Dawson or Carlos Braithwaite might play in the starting XI.
Probable Playing XI
Shan Masood (c), James Vince, Moeen Ali, Rilee Rossouw, Zeeshan Ashraf(wk), Khushdil Shah, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Ilyas, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan/Mohammad Irfan.
Bench: Fabian Allen, Bilawal Bhatti, Mohammad Ilyas, Wayne Madsen, Usman Qadir, Ali Shafiq, Ravi Bopara, Rohail Nazir (wk).
Tom Banton, Kamran Akmal (wk), Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Liam Livingstone, Liam Dawson/Carlos Braithwaite, Darren Sammy (c), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Amir Khan, Rahat Ali.
Bench: Aamir Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Adil Amin, Lewis Gregory, Mohammad Mohsin, Kieron Pollard, Umar Amin, Liam Dawson/Carlos Brathwaite.
Top picks for MUL vs PES Dream11 Prediction
The Right-hand batman has an average of 30.03 in T20s. Vince batted well in the last match and scored 42 runs and has scored a total of 60 runs so far in this season.
Skipper Masood is a left-handed batsman and generally opens the innings for the Multan Sultans. In the last match, he batted decently and scored 21 runs and has scored a total of 59 runs so far in this season.
He is a batting all-rounder who is also good at bowling a few overs of spin. Moeen bats at No.3 for Sultans and scored only 10 runs in the previous match and also went wicketless. He has scored a total of 21 runs and picked up 2 wickets 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 scored 11 runs and picked up 1 wicket in the last match and has scored a total of 32 runs and picked up 1 wicket so far in this season.
The left-handed batsman has excellent experience in the T20s. He played 191 matches and scored 4740 runs. In the last game, Rossouw was out for a duck and has scored a total of 32 runs 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 six runs in most of the matches. In the last game, Tahir went wicketless and has picked up a total of 2 wickets so far in this season.
He is a left-arm fast bowler who is known for his consistency in picking up wickets. Tanvir went wicketless and has picked up 1 wicket so far in this season.
He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and has looked impressive this season. Ilyas picked up a wicket in the last match and has picked up a total of 3 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 a brilliant 50 from just 29 balls and has scored a total of 54 runs so far in this season.
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 batted exceptionally well in the last match scoring 101 runs from 55 balls and has scored a total of 144 runs so far in this season.
He is one of the most experienced all-rounders in the world and has also played several leagues across the globe. Malik scored only 7 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 23 runs in this season, but he is yet to pick a wicket.
This 21-year old right-handed batsman has been in the limelight recently due to his ability to score runs quickly and six-hitting capability. Banton opens the innings for Zalmi and scored only 3 runs in the last match and has scored a total of 16 runs so far in this season.
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 2 wickets in the last match and has picked up a total of 2 wickets so far in this season.
He is a right-arm fast bowler who is known for his consistency in picking up wickets. Hasan has 2nd highest number of wickets in PSL. He went wicketless in the last match and has picked up 2 wickets so far in this season.
He is an outstanding batsman, especially in the T20 format. Liam is a good striker of the ball and is generally known for scoring runs quickly across the world. He scored 8* runs in the last match and has scored a total of 62 runs so far in this season.
Skipper Sammy bats in the lower middle order and can hit the ball over the park. In the last match, he picked up 1 wicket but did not get to bat. He has scored 30 runs and picked up 1 wicket so far in this season.
MUL vs PES Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, Kamran Akmal and Tom Banton are good. Tom Banton’s recent form is not good.
- In batsmen, Liam Livingstone, Darren Sammy, and Imam-ul-Haq (If plays) are also good options.
- Hasan Ali, Imran Tahir, Mohammed Irfan/Junaid Khan, and Rahat Ali are also good bowlers.
- Shoaib Malik and James Vince are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Kamran Akmal, James Vince, Moeen Ali, Tom Banton, Liam Livingstone, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali.
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