The Pakistan Super League Season 7 is set to kickstart from 27 January, 2022. The Multan Sultans are the defending champions of the tournament and would look to continue the same form in this edition as well.
The Multan Sultans will be led by the top order wicket keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who has been in top form in the T20s for the past 2 years. The likes of Shahid Afridi and James Vince, who played for them in the last edition have been traded to Quetta Gladiators. The retained players apart from Rizwan are Rilee Rossouw, Imran Tahir, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, and Shan Masood.
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The Multan Sultans team have been up against Lahore Qalandars for 9 times in the Pakistan Super League history. The Multan Sultans have won in 5 occasions, while Qalandars have 4 wins. The average score in these encounters have been around 155 runs. The two best batsmen from Multan Sultans have been Shan Masood and Sohaib Maqsood. While Imran Tahir and Junaid Khan have picked up most wickets.
|Matches||Lahore Qalandars ||Multan Sultans |
Match 7 – Multan Sultans won by 7 wickets
Match 28 – Multan Sultans won by 80 runs
The Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings have locked horns each other for total of 7 games. The Karachi Kings hold an edge with 5 wins in these encounters over the years in PSL. The leading run scorers for the Multan Sultans team against Karachi Kings have been Moeen Ali and Shan Masood. While Imran Tahir and Sohail Tanvir have been the highest wicket takers.
|Matches||Multan Sultans ||Karachi Kings|
Match 9- Karachi Kings won by 7 wickets
Match 16 – Multan Sultans won by 12 runs
There have been 9 encounters between Multan Sultans and Islamabd United in Pakistan Super League history. In the last season, they lost 2, but then secured victory in the playoffs against United to reach the finals. The highest run scorers for the team against Islamabad team have been James Vince and and Shan Masood. While Imran Tahir and Shahid Afridi have been the most successful bowlers.
|Matches||Islamabad United||Multan Sultans |
Match 3 – Islamabad United won by 6 wickets.
Match 30 – Islamabad United won by 10 wickets.
Playoffs- Multan Sultans won by 31 runs
The Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi have been against each other in the 9 occasions. The most recent one was the PSL 2021 Final, which was won by the Multan Sultans team. Overall, Multan Sultans have the edge as well with 6 wins. The best batsmen for the team against Zalmi have been Sohaib Maqsood and Shoaib Malik. While Sohail Tanvir and Mohammad Irfan have been the best performers with the ball.
|Matches||Multan Sultans ||Peshawar Zalmi|
Match 5 – Peshwar Zalmi won by 6 wickets
Match 21 – Peshwar Zalmi won by 8 wickets
Final- Multan Sultans won by 47 runs
Multan Sultans have faced Quetta Gladiators 7 times in Pakistan Super League history. In these encounters, Quetta Gladiators hold an edge with 4 wins. The best batsmen for Multan Sultans team in these matches have been Shoaib Malik and Shan Masood, while the Imran Tahir and Sohail Tanvir are the leading wicket takers against Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League history.
|Matches||Quetta Gladitors ||Multan Sultans|
Match 14- Quetta Gladiators won by 22 runs
Match 25 – Multan Sultans won by 110 runs
Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw, Sohaib Maqsood, Imran Tahir, Shan Masood, Khushdil Shah, Shahnawaz Dhani, Tim David, Odean Smith, Rumman Raees, Asif Afridi, Anwar Ali, Rovman Powell, Imran Khan Sr., Abbas Afridi, Amir Azmat, Blessing Muzarabani, Ihsanullah
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