Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi Match Details
- Multan Sultans are the top team in the Pakistan Super League 2023 at the moment with a win and loss each.
- Peshawar Zalmi are currently third in the points table with a victory to their name.
- Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi have faced each other 11 times in the T20 Championship. Sultans have been the dominating team with eight wins to their name while Zalmi have three wins to their name.
An intense battle of cricket awaits the cricket fans on February 17, Friday as both Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi will be eager to score their second consecutive win in the 2023 edition of the Pakistan Super League. The high-profile game of cricket will be conducted at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan on February 17, Friday.
Multan Sultans entered the tournament in high spirits as they ended up as the runners-up last season. However, the team churned out a poor performance in the curtain-raiser game against Lahore Qalanders. Facing the defending champion, Sultans registered a defeat by one run.
Batting first in the game, Qalanadars scored 175 runs in 20 overs. Chasing the total, Sultans ended up with 174 runs. The top-order batters did well but the middle-order players could not continue the momentum. The runner-up were quick to cause a turnaround as they defeated Quetta Gladiators in their second match.
Sultans bowlers lead from the front as they restricted Gladiators to a score of 110 runs in the first innings. It was an easy score for the Multan Sultans batters and they took the team home in 13.3 overs. Now coming to Peshawar Zalmi, they are continuing their good performance from the last year.
The team ended up as the third runner-up in the last season as they lost to Islamabad United in the first Eliminator match. Zalmi locked horns with Karachi Kings in their opening match of the T20 Championship. It was a spectacular batting performance by the team as they smacked a total of 199 runs on the scoreboard in their first innings.
Batting in the second innings, Karachi Kings gave a tough fight. They reached the score of 197 runs in 20 overs. However, Peshawar Zalmi bowlers kept their calm and took control of the game in the death overs to score a win by just two runs. Playing on Friday, both teams will be buzzing with momentum and confidence and thus a good game of cricket is expected.
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