Series: Pakistan Super League, 2022
Match: Qualifier match, MS vs LHQ
Team: Multan Sultans VS Lahore Qalandars
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Time: February 23, 2022, 8:00 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
MULTAN SULTANS TO WIN THE MATCH
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Pitch & Condition
The hitters have had a featherbed on the Gaddafi Stadium’s surface. This season, the 200-run mark has been frequently broken. Because this is a playoff game, a new pitch is likely to be used, resulting in the bowlers swinging the new ball.
The average score for this match is expected to be 170-180.
rain is probable in Lahore, with occasional clouds anticipated to pass over the stadium during the play. The temperature is expected to be around 18-19 degrees Celsius, with a humidity of roughly 70%.
Toss Prediction –
The team that wins the toss has chosen to bowl first in the last nine games of the tournament. If both skippers win the toss, we predict them to bowl first in this encounter.
According to toss prediction, Multan Sultans will win the toss and bowl first.
Point Table Analysis
Multan Sultans have put in a record-breaking performance in this season’s PSL. They had won nine of the ten league games they had played. Remember that the Lahore Qalandars were the only team to defeat the Sultans in a single game. In this tournament, no other team could beat the Sultans.
Lahore Qalandars have improved in recent years, and we saw this in this edition of PSL. They had finished the league stage as the runners-up, and they also played a total of ten matches, winning six of them. They lost four games and finished second on the table after the league stage matches were completed.
Recent Form (L to R)
Multan Sultans – W W W L W
Lahore Qalandars – L W L W W
Head to Head (Last 5 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 5
Multan Sultans won- 3
Lahore Qalandars won- 2
In their last league stage encounter, Multan Sultans defeated Islamabad United by six wickets. They had previously defeated Quetta Gladiators by 117 runs in their previous match. After winning the toss, they elected to bat first. The performance of their batting order in the last game was just remarkable. In their 20-over inning, they scored 245 runs, the second-highest total in PSL history. Mohammad Rizwan, the skipper, was the best run-scorer for his team, scoring 83 runs off 54 deliveries with seven boundaries and three big sixes.
Shan Masood hammered the inning for 57 runs on 38 balls, while Rossouw scored 71 runs. Multan Sultans’ bowling unit again performed admirably, defending a 246-run goal. They only gave up 128 runs and bowled out the Quetta Gladiators team in 15.5 overs. Khushdil Shah was the team’s most successful bowler, picking up two wickets in 2.5 overs bowled out for 17 runs. Imran Tahir took one wicket, while Asif Afridi, David Willey, and Shahnawaz Dhani took two wickets.
Top players to bet on- Mohammad Rizwan, Shahnawaz Dahani, Khusdil Shah.
Lahore Qalandars’ most recent encounter versus Peshawar Zalmi was a thriller that ended in a tie and was decided in the super over. This was the only match of the Pakistan Super League’s seventh season to overtime. They had previously defeated Islamabad United in their last game by a comfortable margin of 66 runs. After winning the toss, they elected to bat first. Their batting order put in an excellent effort. In their 20-over inning, they scored 197 runs. Harry Brook, who struck his first century in the PSL, was their most successful and greatest run-scorer. With the bat, he scored 102 runs in 49 deliveries.
The bowling unit of the Lahore Qalandars had an exceptional performance in the previous encounter. In their 20-over inning, they conceded 131 runs while defending a goal of 198 runs. Almost all of their bowlers played admirably. Rashid Khan was the team’s most successful bowler, picking up two wickets in four overs bowled out for 19 runs. Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, and Shaheen Afridi’s captain took two wickets, but David Wiese only took one.
Top players to bet on – Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi.
Aamer Azmat, David Willey, Asif Afridi, Rumman Raees, Imran Tahir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw, Khushdil Shah, Tim David.
Sohail Akhtar, Harry Brook, Fawad Ahmed, David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Philip Salt, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Hafeez.
Dream 11 Prediction
While we looked at the team closely, we believe Multan Sultans will do well in this PSL T20 season 6 encounter since they have a handful of players who can impact the game. In this match, the Lahore Qalandars’ batting department is more vital than the Multan Sultans’. We also have news on the Sultans’ victory from several sources.