Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi 1st Semi-Final: Preview, Head to Head, Squads, Possible XI’s
Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi will compete in the 1st semi-final game of the Pakistan Super League 2020 (PSL) at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Both captains will enter the stadium at 08:30 AM GMT for the toss, and the match will start at 09:00 AM GM followed by the national anthem. The forecast is expected to remain clear on Tuesday (March 17). Multan Sultans finished on top of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) table will now take on fourth placed Peshawar Zalmi in the first semi-final. Peshawar Zalmi was the last to make it to the semi-finals after Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars for the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020.
Multan Sultans won six games in the group stage, two match ends without result out of 10 and tops the points table, while Peshawar Zalmi finishes last with four wins, Quetta Gladiators also earned four points but based upon the Net Run Rate (NRR), Peshawar qualified for the semis. Defending Champions Quetta Gladiators finished their HBL PSL 2020 campaign on a winning note as they beat Karachi Kings by five wickets but fails to qualify for the semi-finals.
Multan have had a fabulous PSL 2020 but they will play without the service of Rilee Rossouw and James Vince, who were two of the top batsmen for the team, have already fly back to home.
Head to Head Stats
Multan Sultans have the better record in terms of winning, Multan Sultans beat the opponent thrice while Peshawar won twice in five played contests of the Pakistan Super League. In the absence overseas players following their exit because of the coronavirus outbreak, Zalmi will have to beat Multan Sultans to qualify for the finals, Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi will face each other for the third time in this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL), lets see tomorrow which team will make it to the final’s of PSL 2020.
- Matches played – 5
- Multan Sultans won – 3
- Peshawar Zalmi won – 2
Multan Sultans (Possible XI)
- Moeen Ali, Zeeshan Ashraf (wk), Shan Masood (captain), Ravi Bopara, Khushdil Shah, Rohail Nazir, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan, Imran Tahir.
Peshawar Zalmi (Possible XI)
- Kamran Akmal (wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Umar Amin, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Sikandar Raza, Darren Sammy, Wahab Riaz (captain), Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali, Mohammad Amir Khan
Peshawar Zalmi Squad: Kamran Akmal (wicket-keeper), Imam-ul-Haq, Umar Amin, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Hammad Azam, Adil Amin, Wahab Riaz (captain), Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir Khan, Rahat Ali, Yasir Shah, Aamir Ali
Multan Sultans Squad: Moeen Ali, Zeeshan Ashraf (wicket-keeper), Shan Masood (captain), Ravi Bopara, Khushdil Shah, Asad Shafiq, Rohail Nazir, Bilawal Bhatti, Ali Shafiq, Junaid Khan, Usman Qadir, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Ilyas
|When||March 17, 2020|
||Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi, 1st Semi-Final|
||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
||09:00 AM GMT, 02:00 PM Local, 02:30 PM IST|
||Yayvo Tickets (No tickets for this due to Coronavirus outbreak)|
|Prediction||Multan Sultans to win|
Where to Watch Live on TV
|Pakistan||Geo Super (Geo TV), PTV Sports|
|UK||Hum TV (Hum Masala) – Sky, Virgin TV|
||SKY Sport NZ|
||Hum TV (Hum Europe)|
||beIN Sports Australia|
||SKY Sport NZ|
|Malaysia||Astro Cricket HD|
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