PSL 7: Multan Sultans beat Islamabad United by 20 runs

PSL 7: Multan Sultans beat Islamabad United by 20 runs


Multan Sultans beat Islamabad United by 20 runs.

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Islamabad United lost the eighth game of Pakistan Super League (PSL) against Multan Sultans by 20 runs after the team failed to chase down the target of 218 runs.

Islamabad United skipper Shadab Khan knocked 5 fours and 9 sixes in his ruthless 91 off 42 balls that too couldn’t help his team pulling off a grand target of 218 which is also the highest of PSL 7.

With the bowl, Khusdhdil Shah stood out sending four Islamabad United’s batters to the pavilion while David Willey clinched three wickets. Both Rumman Raees and Anwar Ali took one wicket each.

Earlier, Multan Sultans set 218 runs target for Islamabad United. The target set by the Multan Sultans is the highest by any team in the PSL 7.

For Multan Sultans, Tim David hammered 6 fours and 6 sixes in his belligerent 71 off 29 balls and Rilee Rossouw was also unbeaten in his 67 off 35 balls while Shan Masood added another 43 runs on the Multan Sultan’s score card.

In the bowling, Hasan Ali, Wasim Jr., and Marchant de Lange took one wicket each.

Earlier today, Islamabad United won the toss and elected to field against Multan Sultans.

This is the fourth consecutive victory for the Multan Sultans in the PSL 7 making their position distinct in the points table.


Multan Sultans: Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (c)(wk), Sohaib Maqsood, Rilee Rossouw, Tim David, Khushdil Shah, David Willey, Rumman Raees, Anwar Ali, Imran Tahir, Abbas Afridi

Islamabad United: Shadab Khan (c), PR Stirling, AD Hales, Mubashir Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azam Khan (wk), Asif Ali, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Hasan Ali, Marchant de Lange