Multan Sultans thrash Quetta Gladiators by 110 runs

The Nation  |  Jun 17, 2021

Multan Sultans beat Quetta Gladiators by 110 runs in the 25th match of sixth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Quetta Gladiators’ captain Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to field first against Mohammad Rizwan’s Multan Sultans.

Multan Sultans set 184 runs target for Quetta Gladiators. Multan Sultans’ opening batsmen Shan Masood scored an excellent fifty.

Imran Khan Snr gave his team a good start as he took the important wickets of Jake Weatherald (19) and Cameron Delport (0) in the fourth over.

The 73 runs made by Quetta was the second-lowest total in PSL history, after Lahore Qalandar's 59 in 2017 against Peshawar Zalmi.

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The Sultans won the match by 110 runs. 

Quetta Gladiators are placed at the bottom spot in the Pakistan Super League 2021 points table with 2 wins and 6 losses from their 8 matches of the league. The team is with 4 points.

Multan Sultans are placed at the 4th spot in the Pakistan Super League 2021 points table with 3 wins and 4 losses from 7 matches of the league. The team is with 6 points.

Mohammad Rizwan is the top run scorer for Multan Sultans with 408 runs at a strike rate of 140. He has struck 46 fours and 9 sixes. Sohaib Maqsood has also made 227 runs at a strike rate of 159.

Shahnawaz Dhani has been the best bowler for Multan Sultans and has picked up 13 wickets while bowling at an average of 17 and an economy rate of 10.08.

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