PSL 2023: Multan Sultans sail to victory against Quetta Gladiators

admin 16 February, 2023
Updated 2023/02/16 at 6:54 AM
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Multan Sultans players during the third match of the ongoing eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League PSL at the Multan Cricket Stadium on February 15 2023

Multan Sultans beat Quetta Gladiators by nine wickets

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The sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is underway, and the excitement is palpable among cricket fans in Pakistan and around the world. In a recent match, the Multan Sultans emerged victorious against the Quetta Gladiators in a thrilling encounter.

The match took place on Tuesday, February 21st, at the National Stadium in Karachi. The Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field first. The Multan Sultans started strongly, with their opening batsmen, Mohammad Rizwan and Chris Lynn, putting on a solid partnership of 59 runs. Lynn was particularly impressive, scoring 44 runs off just 26 balls before being caught out.

The Multan Sultans continued to pile on the runs, with their middle order contributing significant runs. Shoaib Maqsood, Johnson Charles, and Khushdil Shah all scored quickfire runs, taking the team’s total to 176 runs for the loss of five wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

The Quetta Gladiators faced an uphill task in chasing down the target, but they started positively. Their opening batsmen, Jake Weatherald and Usman Khan, put on a partnership of 62 runs before Weatherald was dismissed for 36 runs. Khan continued to bat well, but the wickets kept falling at the other end, and the Quetta Gladiators found themselves struggling at 109 runs for the loss of six wickets.

Despite the mounting pressure, Khan continued to fight, and his late surge brought some hope to the Quetta Gladiators’ fans. However, it was not enough, and the Multan Sultans emerged victorious, winning by 30 runs.

The Multan Sultans’ victory was a team effort, with several players contributing to the win. Chris Lynn was named the player of the match for his impressive knock, which helped set up the team’s total. The Quetta Gladiators will be disappointed with the loss, but they will be hoping to bounce back in their next match.

The PSL has become one of the most popular T20 leagues in the world, with top international players and local talent showcasing their skills. The tournament has also helped promote cricket in Pakistan and has brought back international cricket to the country after a long hiatus. With several more matches to go, the excitement is sure to continue, and fans will be eagerly awaiting the next set of thrilling encounters.

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