PSL 2021 – MUL vs KAR: Babar Azam’s knock goes in vain as Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings by 12 runs – Karachi Kings premier batsman Babar Azam’s 85 runs knock goes in vain as Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings by 12 runs in match number 16 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Karachi Kings were chasing 177 in the second innings but ended up scoring 164 in 20 overs.
Chasing a competitive total Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam gave Karachi a slow start. Khan was removed by Imran Khan’s brilliant effort in the field while Martin Guptil was sent back by Imran Tahir in the 10th over of the innings when the score was 57 for the loss of two wickets. Tahir in his next over removed Najibullah Zadran on 11.
Azam and Chadwick Walton then build a partnership to help Karachi get close to the target but fell short by 12 runs in the end.
Babar played an outstanding knock of 85 runs in 63 balls with the help of five fours and four sixes. Walton also played an innings of 35 runs from 23 balls before getting run out.
For Multan Imran Khan and Imran Tahir were the pick of the bowlers taking three and two wickets respectively.
MUL vs KAR: First Innings
Multan Sultan’s batsmen Rilee Rossouw, Khushdil Shah helped hosts reach 176/5 in 20 overs in match number 16 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. MUL captain Mohammad Rizwan also played a useful innings at the start to help his side get a smooth opening.
MUL vs KAR: Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim opted to field first after winning the toss. Wasim removed Rahmanullah Gurbaz in the very first over by taking a review for the LBW. Sohaib Maqsood who used powerplay to score 31 runs in just 14 balls was sent back by Waqas Maqsood. After that Rilee Rossouw and Rizwan build a partnership and took the sides’ score past 100. However, in one over of Thisara Perera, the game changed on its head as MUL lost two wickets.
MUL vs KAR: In the end, Khushdil Shah gave hosts much needed finishing touch. For the Karachi Kings, Thisara Perera took two wickets while Waqas Maqsood and Imad Wasim picked one each.
|Sharjeel Khan||runout (Imran Khan)||4||6||0||0||66.67|
|Babar Azam||Not out||85||63||5||4||134.92|
|Martin Guptill||b Imran Tahir||11||16||1||0||68.75|
|Najibullah Zadran||lbw b Imran Tahir||11||6||0||1||183.33|
|Chadwick Walton (WK)||runout (Sohail Khan / Imran Tahir)||35||23||4||1||152.17|
|Thisara Perera||c Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Imran Khan||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Imad Wasim (C)||c Mohammad Rizwan b Imran Khan||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|Qasim Akram||c Sohaib Maqsood b Imran Khan||10||3||1||1||333.33|
|Extra||8 (b 0, w 6, nb 0, lb 2)|
|Yet To Bat||M Amir, Arshad Iqbal, Waqas Maqsood|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz||st CAK Walton b IM Wasim||3||4||0||0||75.00|
|Mohammad Rizwan (WK/C)||runout (CAK Walton / Najibullah Zadran)||29||23||2||1||126.09|
|Sohaib Maqsood||b Waqas Maqsood||31||14||5||1||221.43|
|Rilee Rossouw||c Babar Azam b T Perera||44||24||7||0||183.33|
|Shimron Hetmyer||c Waqas Maqsood b T Perera||7||9||0||0||77.78|
|Khushdil Shah||Not out||44||32||3||2||137.50|
|Sohail Tanvir||Not out||14||14||1||0||100.00|
|Extra||4 (b 0, w 3, nb 0, lb 1)|
|Yet To Bat||Imran Tahir, Shahnawaz Dhani, Sohail Khan, Imran Khan|
Karachi Kings won the toss and opted to field first against Multan Sultans in match number 16 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. It has been phenomena in PSL to win the toss and field first as chasing teams have won most of the matches in the first phase.
Karachi Kings (Playing XI): Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Thisara Perera, Martin Guptill, Chadwick Walton(w), Imad Wasim(c), Qasim Akram, Waqas Maqsood, Mohammad Amir, Arshad Iqbal
Multan Sultans (Playing XI): Mohammad Rizwan(w/c), Sohaib Maqsood, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw, Shimron Hetmyer, Khushdil Shah, Sohail Tanvir, Sohail Khan, Imran Tahir, Shahnawaz Dhani, Imran Khan
After a cracking start to Phase 2 of PSL yesterday, yet another thrilling clash is expected to be on the cards when Multan Sultans will lock horns with Karachi Kings in the match number 16 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in the evening.
Multan Sultans are languishing at the bottom of the points table having lost four out of their five encounters so far and will be looking to resurrect their campaign. However, it won’t be easy against Karachi Kings who are sitting atop the points table with three wins and two defeats in five outings.
Featuring Babar Azam, Martin Guptill, Sharjeel Khan along with the inclusion of Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera, Kings will start as favorites tonight.
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MUL vs KAR Today Match Prediction Details
Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings, Match 16
Pakistan Super League 2021
Date – 10 June 2021
Time: 06:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
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MUL vs KAR Team News and Probable Playing 11
MUL Team News
- Mohammad Rizwan will lead the side and keep the wicket
- Sultans will miss the services of J Vince, Chris Lynn, Shahid Afridi, and C Brathwaite
- Shimron Hetmyer and Rahmanullah Gurbaz will strengthen the batting
- Shahnawaz Dhani will lead the attack along with Sohail Tanvir and Blessing Muzarabani
MUL Playing 11
Sohaib Maqsood, Shahnawaz Dhani, Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, Khushdil Shah, Sohail Tanvir, Blessing Muzarabani, Usman Qadir, Shimron Hetmyer, Imran Tahir
KAR Team News
- Babar Azam will lead the side
- Chadwick Walton will keep the wicket
- Kings will miss the services of Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Colin Ingram, and Joe Clarke
KAR Playing 11
Najibullah-Zadran, Arshad Iqbal, Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Danish Aziz, Thisara Perera, Chadwick Walton, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Martin Guptill, Waqas Maqsood
MUL vs KAR Dream11 Prediction/Fantasy Team
WICKET-KEEPERS: M Rizwan
BATSMEN: M Guptill, S Hetmyer, B Azam, S Khan, S Maqsood
ALL-ROUNDERS: I Wasim
BOWLERS: I Khan, S Dhani, W Maqsood, Arshad Iqbal
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MUL vs KAR live streaming: How to watch MUL vs KAR live scores?
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PSL/Super League T20, MUL vs KAR squads
Shahnawaz Dhani, Mohammad Umar, Rilee Rossouw, Shimron Hetmyer, Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (c), Obed McCoy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sohaibullah, Sohail Khan, Hammad Azam, Imran Tahir, Imran Khan Snr, Johnson Charles, Khushdil Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohail Tanvir, Usman Qadir, Muhammad Waseem
Imad Wasim, Danish Aziz, Martin Guptill, Qasim Akram, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Haris, Thisara Perera, Mohammad Ilyas, Abbas Afridi, Amir Yamin, Chadwick Walton, Najeebullah Zadran, Arshad Iqbal, Babar Azam, Noor Ahmed, Waqas Maqsood, Zeeshan Malik