Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi 1st Semi-Final – Today Match Prediction
HBL PSL, also known as Pakistan Super League is the fifth official season of this league. This season seems now heading towards its end as the knockout stage is here.
The big turn around of this season is the threat of coronavirus spread as WHO announced it a worldwide epidemic. As a result of that every event which is taking place in these days, either is called off or occurring in closed doors. PSL Schedule is also affected and changed by it.
This will be the 1st semi-final of Pakistan Super League 2020 which will be between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – 02:00 PM local in Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Today Match Prediction
Multan Sultans Preview:
Multan Sultans is unexpectedly the most well-performing team of the PSL V. The story of Sultans to date is that they are on the top position in the points table of HBL PSL 5. They lost only two matches out of 10.
Multan did their debut in Pakistan Super League in the last season. Their performance was nearly identical to LQ in their first season. But this time they changed their image and made a great start.
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They lost only two matches and won four matches out of six and of course, that’s the exceptional one can assume. They are in great form and especially the skipper Shan Masood is in excellent form, he is performing well continuously.
PSL Performance 2020
Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans 3rd T20 was won by Multan Sultans. Imran Tahir was awarded by the title of Man of the Match.
Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans 5th T20 was won by Islamabad. Luke Ronchi was player of the match.
Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings 10th T20 was won by Multan Sultans. Moeen Ali was player of the match.
Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators 12th Match was won by Multan Sultans by 30 runs. Rilee Rossouw was declared as the man of the match as he scored the fastest century of PSL.
Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans Match 19 – No result due to rain.
Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans Match 22 – Multan Sultans won by 9 wickets (Match reduced to 9 overs a side due to the wet outfield)
Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators Match 25 – Match abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain (no toss).
Peshawar Zalmi Preview:
Peshwar is unable to perform well in this season. They could only be managed to win four matches out of ten matches.
Zalmi is a good team and they won the trophy once back in 2017 and their performances in previous Pak Super League were exceptional as well. They also reached the final round but they couldn’t win the trophy.
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In a recent match, they performed really well against Quetta Gladiators. The match was reduced to 15 overs due to rain. In 15 overs, Zalmi scored 170 runs. Shoaib Malik scored half-century that’s why he was nominated as man of the match.
They really need to find out mistakes in their lineup before its too late. Like other teams, PZ also did some minor changes to their lineup. But Darren Sammy – like the previous season, will lead Zalmi. Key Players for Peshawar are Imam-ul-Haq, Haider Ali, Adil Amin, and Kamran Akmal.
PSL 2020 Performance
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 2nd T20 was won by Karachi. Babar Azam was player of the match.
Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 4th T20 was won by Peshawar. Kamran Akmal was player of the match for his 101.
Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi 13th T20 was abandoned without a ball bowled to poor weather conditions.
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 15th T20 was won by Karachi by 6 wickets. Muhammad Amir was the Player of the match because he took 4 wickets.
Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 18th T20 was won by Peshawar. Shoiab Malik was player of the match for his half-century.
Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Match 20 – Peshawar Zalmi won by 7 runs (DLS method – due to rain).
Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi Match 24 – Lahore Qalandars won by 5 wickets. Fakhar Zaman was the man of the match.
Previous Encounter Details
Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi 8th Match was won by Sultans. Zalmi made 123 in 18.3 Overs with Haider Ali’s 47. Sohail Tanvir took 4/13. Multan chased the target with Rossouw’s 47* and Khushdil’s 42*. Wahab took 2 wickets. Sohail Tanveer was player of the match.
Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi Match 27 was won by Sultans again. Sultans made 154 with Zeeshan’s 52 and Khushdil’s 30*. Rahat took 3 wickets. Zalmi failed to chase as they tinker their batting order which cost them the match. Imam made 56. Tanvir took 3 wickets. Zeeshan Ashraf was player of the match.
Who Will Win Today’s Match:
According to our prediction, MS will beat Peshawar Zalmi in this round because Multan seems to be a more balanced side due to the presence of world-class all-rounders in their squad.
Multan is proved the best performing team of this season. Shan Masood – the Skipper of Multan is in great form these days. He is playing aggressively for the time being. All of the team members of the Multan Sultan are performing well in their recent matches.
The batting and bowling lineup of Multan seems to have a little edge over Peshawar Zalmi Squad. So, Multan will surely win this match from Peshawar Zalmi. Stay tuned for further updates.
Today Match Toss Predictions
Toss will play a vital role in today’s contest. According to trendeetalk.com, the team who will win the toss today will choose to bowl first because, its not a batting-friendly pitch in Lahore. So bowling first will increase the winning chances for the bowling team. Toss will surely decide the winning team.
There will be a little number of clouds during the match time in Lahore. These days the weather is great for cricket in Lahore. While the temperature will be between 14 and 28-degree celsius. So the weather will not interfere in the normal routine and doesn’t affect the gameplay. No interruptions will be seen hopefully.
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Who Will Win Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi TOSS : Multan Sultans
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Complete Match Details
Date: Tuesday – March 17, 2020
Time: 09:00 AM GMT / 02:00 PM Local
Stadium: Ghaddafi Stadium
Hosts to: Lahore
Ends: Pavilion End, College End
Avg 1st inn score: 161
Avg 2nd inn score: 143
|Multan Sultan Squad||Peshawar Zalmi Squad|
|Shan Masood (c)||Darren Sammy (c)|
|Moeen Ali||Aamir Ali|
|Ali Shafiq||Adil Amin|
|Fabian Allen||Tom Banton|
|Bilawal Bhatti||Carlos Brathwaite|
|Ravi Bopara||Liam Dawson|
|Imran Tahir||Lewis Gregory|
|Junaid Khan||Haider Ali|
|Khushdil Shah||Hasan Ali|
|Mohammad Ilyas||Kamran Akmal|
|Mohammad Irfan||Liam Livingstone|
|Rohail Nazir||Mohammad Amir Khan|
|Rilee Rossouw||Mohammad Mohsin|
|Shahid Afridi||Kieron Pollard|
|Sohail Tanvir||Wahab Riaz|
|James Vince||Shoaib Malik|