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Editor's Pick (PSL T20): Multan Sultans - Lahore Qalandars

Multan Sultans are on a super high. They played their first ever match at the Pakistan Super League and they defeated the defending champions - Peshawar Zalmi. They play their second match today. Back-to-back. They don’t mind. The adrenaline is still pumping high. The opponent should be honestly terrified.



Multan Sultans : Ahmed Shehzad, Shan Masood, Darren Bravo, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Shoaib Malik(c), Thisara Perera, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Nicholas Pooran, Hardus Viljoen, Ross Whiteley, Umar Siddiq, Umar Gul, Mohammad Irfan, Sohaib Maqsood, Saif Badar, Kashif Bhatti, Abdullah Shafique
With coach Wasim Akram to train the team, Multan is looking for a winning start. This team is the latest addition to the PSL. Tom Moody is the head coach. Big names are associated with this team. Shoaib Malik leads the team.

RETAINED PLAYERS:-
1.Shoaib Malik, 2.Kieron Pollard, 3.Kumar Sangakkara, 4.Sohail Tanvir, 5.Mohammad Irfan, 6.Junaid Khan, 7.Sohaib Maqsood, 8.Irfan Khan, 9.Kashif Bhatti
DRAFT PLAYERS:-
1.Imran Tahir, 2.Darren Bravo, 3.Ahmed Shehzad, 4.Mohammad Abbas, 5.Nicholas Pooran, 6.Abdullah Shafique, 7.Saif Badar

In their first match, the bowlers clicked big time. Mohammad Irfan took two wickets. The other bowlers took one each - Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Imran Tahir and Hardus V.
Key Players
Shoaib Malik
Kieron Pollard
Kumar Sangakkara
S Tanvir
Imran Tahir
M Irfan


Lahore Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars : Brendon McCullum(c), Fakhar Zaman, Umar Akmal, Denesh Ramdin(w), Aamer Yamin, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mustafizur Rahman, Sunil Narine, Raza Hasan, Shaheen Afridi, Sohail Khan, Yasir Shah, Anton Devcich, Bilal Asif, Cameron Delport, Ghulam Mudassar, Bilawal Bhatti

RETAINED PLAYERS:-
1.Umar Akmal, 2.Sunil Narine, 3.Brendon McCullum, 4.Aamer Yamin, 5.Bilawal Bhatti, 6.Sohail Khan, 7.Fakhar Zaman, 8.Yasir Shah, 9.Cameron Delport
DRAFT PLAYERS:-
1.Chris Lynn, 2.Mustafizur Rehman, 3.Bilal Asif, 4.Raza Hasan, 5.Sohail Akhtar, 6.Shaheen Shah Afridi, 9.Ghulam Mudassar

Key Players
Brendon McCullum
Fakhar Zaman
Cameron Delport
Umar Akmal

What do you think?
Indu


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