Multan Sultan, the current table topper of PSL, 2023, will host Karachi Kings in their first PSL T20 match of the season at Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan, Pakistan. Both teams won their last match and want to continue the form.
Multan won 3 out of 4 matches and Karachi won 1 out of 4 matches. In Multan's last match against Islamabad United, they won the match by 52 runs in which Captain Rizwan and Miller scored a half-century and their emerging player Abbas Afridi took 4 wickets in just 3 overs.
Karachi Kings won their first game of the tournament when they went against Lahore Qalandars in their last match by 67 runs. James Vince scored 46 and Akif Javed took 4 wickets.
Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings played 9 matches till now and in that, Karachi won 5 and Multan won 4 matches in PSL history. The last three matches of PSL were won by Multan Sultans and today also, they will be the favorite to win the game.
Pitch Report and Venue Stats: Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan, Pakistan
Batting 1st Won: 3
Batting 2nd Won: 1
Weather Condition: Clear Sky
Stats From The Last 4 PSL Matches
Average Batting 1st: 171
Pacers: 36 Wickets
Spinner: 11 Wickets
Multan Cricket Stadium pitch is batting friendly pitch as the average score here is 171, which is a high score in T20. The pitches here do not give any turns to the spinner and even pacers get swing in starting over.
Batsmen love this pitch as the movement is almost non and the pitch feels like a road, just flat as a road. Do prefer batsmen's over bowlers and pick bowlers who come in the death overs.
Do not take 5th or 6th down batsmen, as most runs here are scored by openers and 1-2 down batsmen. Pick hard-hitting batsmen and top-order All-Rounders.
Probable Playing XIs:
Multan Sultans Playing 11: Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan(w/c), Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Kieron Pollard, Khushdil Shah, Carlos Brathwaite, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah, Mohammad Ilyas
Karachi Kings Playing 11: James Vince, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Irfan Khan, Matthew Wade(w), Imad Wasim(c), Ben Cutting, Akif Javed, Mohammad Amir, Imran Tahir, Aamer Yamin
MUL vs KAR: Captain and Vice-Captain Picks for Small League
- Mohammad Rizwan: MUL/WK
Rizwan has always been a dependable captaincy choice and in this match also, he is clear captaincy choice for the small league team. He scored 219 runs in just 4 matches. He also gives points with his wicketkeeping.
- Rilee Rossouw: MUL/BAT
Rilee Rossouw is on the song, as he scored 189 runs in just three matches with an average of 63 and a strike rate of around 200 shows you how amazing he is playing and the pitch going to support him in this match too.
- Imad Wasim: KAR/ALL
Imad Wasim is a great safe pick for Vice Captaincy, as he can score some runs and pick wickets. He scored 110 runs and picked 5 wickets in 4 matches.
MUL vs KAR: Top Fantasy Captain and Vice-Captain for Grand League League
- Ihsanullah: MUL/BOWL
He is one of the grand league captaincy choices, picking 12 wickets in just 4 matches. He is bowling tremendously well this season and is one of the reasons why Multan Sultans is top of the table.
- James Vince: KAR/BAT
James Vince is one of the most technically sound batsmen who don’t give his wicket easily and already showed his worth in SAT20 AND ILT20. He scored 72 runs in three matches of PSL, but this is way low. He has a 30-run average and the highest score of 129. He can score centuries on his days, as he already has 4 centuries in T20 matches.
HEAD TO HEAD TEAM for MUL vs KAR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
GRAND LEAGUE TEAM for MUL vs KAR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket: