ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES : The sixth edition of Pakistan Super League (HBL PSL 2021) has been a journey of unexpected twists and turns. Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans will play against each other for the cup and the champion of PSL 2021 will be finalized.
The tournament between the six teams of the most prominent cities of Pakistan has finally come to an end. The point table took unexpected shifts as Karachi Kings defeated Lahore Qalanders – Lahore was leading the table a week ago and Multan Sultans defeated Islamabad United – Another points leader has to leave their place.
This is the first time Multan Sultans reached the final round of PSL. Under the leadership of Muhammad Rizwan, the team has lead to tremendous wins and consistence in the performance that the whole nation is excited to see the team in the finals and curious if the team will bring the cup and make the nation even more proud.
On the other hand, Zalmis have played the finals thrice so they are quite familiar to the exhilaration and enthusiasm associated with the series and since Peshawar bagged the PSL trophy in 2017, Wahab Riaz lead team is all set to win the title again.
Form guide in playoff’s:
Peshawar Zalmi: W W L W L
Multan Sultans: W L W W W
Condition of Pitch and Weather
Probably a wild guess that’s made is the weather will be hot.
Although, Abu Dhabi’s pitches have always been difficult, be it un-predictable, and almost all kinds of expectations and expectations have been met in this very ground during the tournament, the experts are making a guess of 200+ target and difficulty in chasing.
Moreover, new-ball swing, turn reverse and strenuous chase-run is also anticipated.
Peshawar Zalmi: Hazratullah Zazai, Kamran Akmal (wk), Jonathan Wells, Shoaib Malik, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Wahab Riaz (capt), Umaid Asif, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Imran.
Multan Sultans: Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (capt & wk), Sohaib Maqsood, Rilee Roussouw, Johnson Charles, Khushdil Shah, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Blessing Muzarabani, Imran Khan, Shahnawaz Dahani.
Winner – Rs75million
Runner-up – Rs30million
Player of the tournament – Rs3million
Best Batsman – Rs0.8million
Best Bowler – Rs0.8million
Best Fielder – Rs0.8million
Best Wicketkeeper – Rs0.8million
Spirit of Cricket – Rs3.2million