Skip to main content

Editor's Pick (T20): Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans

PSL match one
  
Defending champions meet the new team in the first match of PSL. This gets very exciting because the defending champions have more pressure on them. It is alright for Multan Sultans to lose but not for Peshawar Zalmi. It might be this pressure that could be their weakness. If the Sultans get their break through early in the game, they might even go all the way.

The match is being played in Dubai. This is a day/night match. The dew will play a factor later on. The pitch aids pacers as well as the batsmen. This can mean that the match can go either way. The team that has a better day is going to be the winner.

Multan Sultans (From): 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
Key Players
Shoaib Malik
Thisara Perera
Kieron Pollard
Kumar Sangakkara
S Tanvir
Imran Tahir

Peshawar Zalmi (From): Kamran Akmal(w), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez, Khushdil Shah, Andre Fletcher, Riki Wessels, Darren Sammy(c), Chris Jordan, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Asghar, Dwayne Bravo, Hammad Azam, Haris Sohail, Sameen Gul, Umaid Asif, Saad Nasim, Sabbir Rahman, Liam Dawson

Darren Sammy led his side to triumph in the 2017 edition, overcoming Quetta Gladiators in the final. In 2016, the team finished 3rd. Out of 21 matches, Zalmi has won 12, lost 8 with 1 no result. They are the defending champions of this tournament and have shone since PSL started. Keep an eye on this team.

RETAINED PLAYERS:-
1.Kamran Akmal, 2.Darren Sammy, 3.Hasan Ali, 4.Haris Sohail, 5.Mohammad Hafeez, 5.Wahab Riaz, 6.Shakib al Hasan,  7.Chris Jordan, 8.Mohammad Asghar
DRAFT PLAYERS:-
1.Dwayne Bravo, 2.Tamim Iqbal, 3.Hammad Azam, 4.Saad Nasim, 5.Taimoor Sultan, 6.Sameen Gul, 7.Ibtisam Sheikh
  
Key Players
Darren Sammy
Hasan Ali
Shakib al Hasan
Dwayne Bravo
Tamim Iqbal
M Asghar

New Tournament. New faces. This looks like an exciting tournament ahead. Keep playing at https://goo.gl/JRVFdU and be the champion.

Indu



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Editor’s Pick: India - West Indies

First Match - Abandoned Second Match - India Beat West Indies by 105 runs. Third Match - India Beat West Indies by 93 runs. Fourth Match - Hmm… I don’t really want to talk about it.
Oh well.. Here goes. It was a rather embarrassing defeat. The series looked very much in the kitty when India had to chase 190 runs. The faithful Indian Fans probably even started celebrating. Even though the first three wickets fell rather early, Rahane stuck in there and hit 60 runs to pave what looked like a really short road to victory. And then came Dhoni. No one would have even considered the chance of a defeat. Not even a pessimist.
Time moved slowly after that. Or at least Dhoni did. He batted and batted and batted. Remember that time Sunny Gavaskar scored a 174-ball 36 runs? It was 1975 all over again. Dhoni’s innings were just as excruciatingly painful. It would have been worth it had India won of course. India fell short of the target and West Indies won by 11 runs. They were probably surprised t…

Editor’s Pick ( PKL)

Zone B match - Bengal meets Bengaluru. The Warriors and the Bulls. Wonder what the logic behind the name was. Oh well. These two teams are neck-to-neck with 22 points each. Bengaluru has played nine matches as opposed only 7 of Bengal. Which puts bengal at a better place in comparison. Bengal Warriors - Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas) Defenders –  Young Chang Ko, Ameares Mondal, Sandeep Malik, Surjeet Singh, Virender  Singh, Rahul Kumar, Shashank Wankhede Raiders – Jang Kun Lee, Maninder Singh, Deepak Narwal, Vinod Kumar, Virender Wazir Singh, Kuldeep, Anil Kumar All Rounders –  Bhupender Singh, Shrikant Tewthia, Ran Singh, Ravindra Kumavat, Vikash Bengaluru Bulls - Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas) Defenders –  Ravinder Pahal, Sachin Kumar, Navjot Singh, Pradeep Narwal, Kuldeep Singh, Mahender Singh Raiders – Rohit Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Sumit Singh, Harish Naik, Sinotharan Kanesharajah, Gurvinder Singh, Rohit, Sunil Jaipal All Rounders – Sanjay Shrestha, Ashish Kumar, Ankit…