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| On Updated : Nov 14, 2020 3:41 AM IST

MUL vs KAR Prediction: Toss, Pitch, Cricket Betting Tips for Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings PSL 2020 Qualifier 1

MUL vs KAR Prediction: After a gap of 7 long months the Pakistan Super League is all set to restart. The prestigious T20 league was forced to stop after its league stages due to the COVID-19. With situations getting under control the PCB has decided to stage the remainder of the tournament from November 14th to 17th. All the remaining games are knockout games, and in the first of its kind, Qualifier 1 will be held between the top two sides Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings. Both sides are evenly balanced and hence a cracking contest is expected.

Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings
Pakistan Super League 2020, Qualifier 1
Date & Time: 14th November 2020 at 3:30 PM IST
National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan

Strength

Multan Sultans:

  • A well-balanced lineup.
  • Proper quality all-rounders.
  • Winning momentum from the league stages and 2 practice matches.

Karachi Kings:

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  • Strong top order with a mix of power and class.
  • Batting line-up that bats deep down the order.

Weakness

Multan Sultans:

  • Lack of firepower in the batting unit.

Karachi Kings:

  • Weak bowling unit.

MUL vs KAR Who will win?

Win Prediction

  • MUL- 45%
  • KAR- 55%

Betting odds

Bet365: MUL- 1.90, KAR- 1.90
Betway: MUL- 1.83, KAR- 1.83

Team batting second to win this match

Both teams look fairly even on paper and both of them had a pretty decent season as well. By looking purely at the league stage statistics, Multan Sultans has an upper hand. But considering the current form of the players Karachi is at a slightly better advantage. So the main deciding factor will be the toss and the team who will be chasing is expected to win this match as per MUL vs KAR today match prediction owing to the nature in which the pitch has played out in Karachi in the last few games here.

So if you are in for online cricket betting for PSL, place your money on the team batting second.

Head to Head (overall)

  • Matches Played- 6
  • MUL – 1
  • KAR- 3
  • NR- 2

Head to Head (In Pakistan)

  • Matches Played- 2
  • MUL – 1
  • KAR- 0
  • NR- 1

MUL VS KAR MATCH PREDICTION

Photo: GeoSuperTV

Since it is the playoffs, and the first golden chance to make the finals, both the teams are expected to field their best eleven. Many of their overseas recruits have made it to Karachi, whereas for others who didn’t arrive suitable replacements have been named. Except for Babar Azam and Shan Masood, both teams are heavily reliant on overseas batsmen to fancy their chances. Whereas the bowling unit is rich in quality domestic talent.

MUL Playing XI: Joe Denly, Shan Masood, Rillie Rossow, Khushdil Shah, Zeeshan Ashraf, Ravi Bopara, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Ilyas, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan

KAR Playing XI: Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Alex Hales, Cameron Delport, Chadwick Walton, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Wayne Parnell, Mohammad Amir, Arshad Iqbal, Umair Asif

MUL vs KAR Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

The pitch in Karachi is expected to suit both batsman and pace bowlers equally. The fact that the wicket is a freshly made one, add to its credentials. With a high scoring encounter expected, it would be better to chase on this pitch. So win the toss and field first.

Predicted Score:

If Karachi Kings bat first: 160-170
If Multan Sultans bat first: 150- 160

MUL vs KAR cricket betting tips

Players who are expected to perform well as per Dream11 Prediction

Top Batsman

KAR- Babar Azam

Photo: PCB

The Pakistan captain is one of the highest-ranked T20 batsmen in the world. Taking into account his current form that he showed in the series against Zimbabwe, it would be wise to invest in him for online PSL betting.

MUL- Shan Masood

The leader of the pack had been in splendid form in the league phase. With his team needing a win to qualify straight into the finals, expect him to play his best game.

Other suitable options: Alex Hales, Rillie Rossow, Sharjeel Khan

Top Bowler

KAR- Mohammad Amir

Amir didn’t have a season to remember in the league stages. But getting a long break is expected to suit him well and he is expected to get back to his absolute best.

MUL- Sohail Tanvir

This experienced T20 freelancer is amongst the leading wicket-takers of the tournament. With 10 wickets to his name, he is 4th on the overall list for this edition. Also, all of his wickets have come at an economy of just above 6. Expect him to add to his tally of wickets.

Other suitable options: Imran Tahir, Mohammad Ilyas, Wayne Parnell, Imad Wasim

Expert free tip for MUL vs KAR Dream11

  1. Babar Azam is the safest captaincy choice. His T20 records are unmatchable.
  2. On their day, Alex Hales and Rillie Rossow can be very dangerous. They are pretty good captaincy options to try out in Mega Contests.
  3. Ravi Bopara is a seasoned T20 campaigner, so is Sohail Tanvir. Both of them are must-haves in your fantasy sides.
  4. Young bowler Mohammad Ilyas impressed in the league stages. He is a great wild card option to gamble within the mega contest.
  5. Multan’s batting relies heavily on the shoulders of Shan Masood. Bet on him to deliver as he did in league stages.

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Midhun M Menon @Mid_On_

An engineer who watches, plays, and writes cricket. Out here to tell you interesting stories from 22 yards from the perspective of a 22-year-old guy.

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