Multan Sultans will face Quetta Gladiators in the 17th fixture of the on going Pakistan Super League. Match will be played at Dubai and Dubai Cricket Stadium will host this match. Already both teams faced each other once in this tournament and this will be the second time. In that match Multan Sultans handed a heavy nine wicket defeat defeat to Quetta Gladiators.
Multan Sultans played 6 matches won 4, lost 1 and one match was abandoned. With 4 wins and a loss in 6 matches they have played, currently they are leading the points table. Their last match was against Peshawar Zalmi and in that match they won by 19 runs.
Quetta Gladiators played 5 matches won 2 and lost 3. With 2 wins and 3 losses in 5 matches they have played, currently they are holding the 5th position. If they win this match then they can move up in points table. Their last match was against Multan Sultans, same opponents, in that match they lost.
Dubai Cricket Stadium, Dubai – United Arab Emirates
This wicket is good for both batsmen and bowlers. Anything around 150 should be difficult. Pacers took more number of wickets than spinners.
Multan Sultans Probable XI
Shoaib Malik (c)
Quetta Gladiators Probable XI
Shafiq / Umar Amin
Umar Amin / Rameez
Sarfraz (c / wk)
Laughlin / Hastings / Green
Important News :
- After winning last match, Multan Sultans can play with same XI.
- In last match Quetta Gladiators made changes and that cocted them a lot. Shafiq can play this match.
- Umar Amin failed in last match so he can be removed and replaced by Shafiq.
- Mahmadullah left for national duties and he will not play.
- Pietersen can play this match.
- Hastings performance is not at all good and he can be replaced. Laughlin, Green and Mirza anyone can replace him.
- In wicket keeper section Sangakkara is a direct pick. He is in good form and he can play consistently. Usually Sarfraz bats at middle order but in last match he promoted himself to no.4. Try him in grand leagues.
- In batting from Multan Sultans Shahzad, Maqsood are mandatory picks. From Quetta Gladiators don’t know who will play. Rossouw is safe as of now but he can also be replaced.
- In all rounder section from Multan Sultans Shoaib Makil is a must pick. Pollard is another good option and he took 3 wickets in last match. He can be dangerous with bat too. From Quetta Gladiators Watson is straight forward pick. Nawaz is another good option.
- In bowling section from Multan Sultans Tanvir, Tahir, Junaid and Irfan all four are good. Take at least two from them. If you are very confident that Multan Sultans will win then take any three. From Quetta Gladiators Anwar Ali and Rahat Ali are safe. Take any one from them.
Prediction : Multan Sultans are looking very strong in all aspects. Backing Multan Sultans, they will win this match.