Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandar The first match of the 2023 Pakistan Super League (PSL) season is upon us, pitting two of the most popular teams in the competition against one another. The Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans have both enjoyed a great deal of success throughout their respective tenures in the tournament, with each team having won multiple playoff appearances.
The first game of the 2023 Pakistan Super League (PSL) is just around the corner and is sure to be a thriller. On Tuesday, March 14th, Multan Sultans will face off against Lahore Qalandars at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. This eagerly anticipated match will mark the start of an exciting tournament that will see some of the most talented cricketers from around the world compete for glory.
The Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars, Match 1 of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 will be played at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Pakistan.
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In the last five matches between the two teams, Multan Sultans have won 3 while Lahore Qalandars have won 2. The last encounter between the two sides saw Multan Sultans lose to Lahore Qalandars by 42 runs.
Mohammad Rizwan is the top run-scorer for Multan Sultans with 425 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 60 and a strike rate of 124.
Shan Masood has also made 369 runs from his last 10 matches.
Shahnawaz Dahani has been the best bowler for Multan Sultans and has picked up 9 wickets from his last 15 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 9.58 and a strike rate of 11.
Khushdil Shah has also picked up 14 wickets from his last 10 matches.
Fakhar Zaman is the top run-scorer for Lahore Qalandars with 340 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 34 and a strike rate of 134.
Harry Brook has also made 264 runs from his last 10 matches.
Shaheen Shah Afridi has been the best bowler for Lahore Qalandars and has picked up 14 wickets from his last 10 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 7.60 and a strike rate of 17.
Zaman Khan has also picked up 14 wickets from his last 10 matches.
Form Guide – At a Glance
Last 5 match results (most recent first)
Multan Sultans – LWWWW
Lahore Qalandars – WWLLW
Head to Head (last 5 matches)
Multan Sultans – 3
Lahore Qalandars – 2
Result of last head to head clash
Multan Sultans lost to Lahore Qalandars by 42 runs
Venue Guide (PSL matches) – Multan Cricket Stadium
Total Matches – 3
Wins for team batting first – 2
Wins for team batting second – 1
Average score batting first – 169
Highest Score – Multan Sultans 199/5
Lowest Score – Peshawar Zalmi 123/10
Lahore Qalandars – Fakhar Zaman, Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Shaheen Shah Afridi (all Platinum), Dawid Wiese (Namibia), Hussain Talat, Haris Rauf (all Diamond), Abdullah Shafique, Liam Dawson (England), Sikander Raza (Zimbabwe) (all Gold), Ahmad Daniyal, Dilbar Hussain, Harry Brook (England), Kamran Ghulam, Mirza Tahir Baig (all Silver), Shawaiz Irfan, Zaman Khan (both Emerging). Jalat Khan and Jordan Cox (England) (both Supplementary)
Multan Sultans – David Miller (South Africa), Josh Little (Ireland), Mohammad Rizwan (all Platinum), Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw (South Africa), Shan Masood (all Diamond), Akeal Hosein (West Indies), Shahnawaz Dahani, Tim David (Australia) (all Gold), Anwar Ali, Sameen Gul, Sarwar Afridi, Usama Mir, Usman Khan (both Silver), Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah (both Emerging). Adil Rashid (England) and Arafat Minhas (Supplementary).
Cricket Match Predictions*
Who will win the toss? – Multan Sultans
Who will win? – Multan Sultans
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shan Masood (Multan Sultans), Fakhar Zaman (Lahore Qalandars)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shahnawaz Dahani (Multan Sultans), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Lahore Qalandars)
Most Sixes – Mohammad Rizwan (Multan Sultans), Fakhar Zaman (Lahore Qalandars)
Player of the Match – Shan Masood
Team Scores Batting first – Multan Sultans 170+, Lahore Qalandars 160+
Match Handicap Multan Sultans
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned