PES vs MUL 1st Match Prediction – Fantasy Team News

Updated on: Feb 22, 2018 4:08 pm IST


Peshawar Zalmi Vs Multan Sultans 1st Match Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

Pakistan Super League, 2018

Pakistan Super League is a men’s professional Twenty20 cricket league which was started in 2016. Pakistan Cricket Board administers this tournament. PSL 2018 will feature 6 teams while the earlier two editions featured 5 teams. Peshawar Zalmi is the defending champion of this year.


Match Details:

Tournament – Pakistan Super League, 2018

Stadium – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Date and Time – February 22; 09:00 PM Local; 10:30 PM IST


Match info:

The third season of Pakistan Super League – PSL 2018 begins tomorrow. A total of 34 matches will be played between the 6 teams taking part in this. And, the season opener will be played between the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and the newly formed Multan Sultans. The match will be played tomorrow night at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. While the current champions will be led by Darren Sammy, Shoaib Malik will take the charge of the new team based in Multan-Multan Sultans. Both the teams are studded with big cricketing stars. With the big names like Kieron Pollard, Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Kumar Sangakkara, Thisara Perera in Multan Sultans and Dwayne Smith, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan and Shakib Al Hasan in Peshawar Zalmi, a power-packed competition is expected to take place in the opening night. Moreover, the PES vs MUL match preview is listed below. We have also provided you with the PES Vs ZUL Dream 11 team predictions at the end of this article to help you out with team formations.


Pitch report:

The Dubai International Stadium has a good batting wicket. The pitch aids batsmen more than bowlers. A high scoring match can be witnessed in the PSL season opener.


Ground Stats:

Avg 1st inn score-141

Avg 2nd inn score-125

Highest Total-211/3 (20 Ov) by SL vs Pak

Lowest Total-71/10 (19 Ov) by Ken vs IRE

Highest Chased-183/5 (19.4 Ov) by Afg vs UAE

Lowest Defended-144/6 (20 Ov) by Pak vs Eng

PES Team News:

  • Shakib Al Hasan will not take part in this season due to a hand injury
  • Liam Dawson and Shabbir Rahman have been roped in to take his place
  • Umaid Asif has been named as replacement for Hasan Ali for initial matches
  • Darren Sammy will lead the team
  • Rikki Wessels replaces Evin Lewis who is on national duty
  • Dwayne Bravo will not play this match. Dwayne Smith will play in place of him


PES Squad:

Kamran Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Andre Fletcher, Hammad Azam, Chris Jordan, Liam Dawson, Haris Sohail, Umaid Asif, Saad Nasim, Sameen Gul, Mohammad Asghar, Khushdil Shah, Taimoor Sultan, Ibtisam Sheikh, Khalid Usman, Rikki Wessels, Muhammad Arif


PES Probable Playing 11:

Kamran Akmal, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Dwayne Smith, Wahab Riaz, Rikki Wessels, Darren Sammy, Chris Jordan/Liam Dawson, Mohammad Arif, Umaid Asif


MUL Team News:

  • Shoaib Malik will lead the team
  • Kieron Pollard is a bit risky


MUL Squad:

Shoaib Malik (c), Kumar Sangakkara, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Thisara Perera, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Ross Whiteley, Nicholas Pooran, Hardus Viljoen, Sohaib Maqsood, Shan Masood, Umar Siddiq, Kashif Bhatti, Saif Badar, Mohammad Abbas, Abdullah Shafique


MUL Probable Playing 11:

Shoaib Malik, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Kumar Sangakkara, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Abbas,


Please note: As this is the first match of the tournament, it is quite risky to predict the playing 11. The PES vs MUL match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. We suggest you to pick your own playing 11 from the squad listed above.


Key Players:


Darren Sammy

Wahab Riaz

Tamim Iqbal

Kamran Akmal


Shoaib Malik

Kumar Sangakkara

Imran Tahir

Mohammad Irfan


India Fantasy Tip: As this is the season opener and both the teams looks equally strong on papers, picking a balanced team comprising of players from both the squad would be a good choice.


PES vs MUL Dream 11 Team Predictions-


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