Analysis of Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans.

Author: Swaraj
26 Feb 2021 15:48:31
single

Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans (7th match of PSL 2021)

  1. Current Performance: Lahore Qalandars has a dream start in this season with two back to back wins while chasing the total. Two of their star batters Fakar Zaman & M.Hafeez have looked in good touch. It will be interesting to see how the middle order shapes in when these two falls early. Their pace department looks solid with the likes of Saheen Afridi & Haris Rauf in the mix. Ahmed Daniyal also impressed in his two outings & David Wisse is more than handy with his slower variations. However as Rashid Khan leaves for international duty, their spin department will be shaken. This means that Hafeez & Agha Salman may bowl more & Samit Patel might get some overs too. Mazz Khan is also there as a spin option if the management wishes to utilize him.

Multan Sultans has a bad start to the tournament with back to back loses as they failed to defend their total in both the matches. Mohammad Rizwan & James Vince is in good form with the bat. Chris Lynn is not firing with the bat which is affecting his team much. Rossouw Maqsood & Khusdil Shah have also done not much with the bat. Shahin Afridi & Usman Qadir have the responsibility of the spin department. Sohail Tanvir & Sohaibullah are the left arm pacers & Sahnwaz Dhani, Carlos Brathwaite, Mohammad umar are the right arm pace options for the team. On paper the pace department looks a little thin. So if this team are to do well in this competition, their bowlers need to step up their wicket taking abilities a notch & their batters need to be awesome with the bat in hand.

  1. Venue: Karachi National Stadium

As the last two matches of both these teams are played in this same venue, we will not look into the previous records. Watch out for the series performances section & that will be the current venue records.

Avg 1st innings score in this season- 163/6

Avg 2nd Innings score in this season- 165/ 4.33

Batting 1st won – 0 times

Batting 2nd won- 6 times

 

  1. Head to Head Record: These two teams met 7 times & Lahore Qalandars has a slight-edge with 4 wins to their name as Multan Sultans has managed to win 3 times.

Lahore Qalandars [LAH]                                Multan Sultans [MUL]

Batting 1st Won

LAH- 1 time            MUL- 1 time

Batting 2nd Won

LAH - 3 times          MUL - 2 times

Lahore Qalandars against Multan Sultans

Fakar Zaman has scored 303 runs in 7 innings.

Sohail Akhtar has scored 105 runs in 7 innings.

M.Hafeez has scored 33 runs in 2 innings.

Ben Dunk has scored 6 runs in 2 innings.

Samit Patel has scored 26 runs in 1 inning & was wicketless in that game.

David Wisse has scored 126 runs in 4 innings & taken 7 wickets in 5 innings.

Saheen Afridi has taken 12 wickets in 7 innings.

Haris Rauf has taken 5 wickets in 5 innings.

 

Multan Sultans against Lahore Qalandars

Chris Lynn has scored 152 runs in 2 innings (he played for Lahore till last year.)

James Vince has scored 127 runs in 3 innings.

Riley Rossouw has scored 50 runs in 2 innings.

Sohaib Maqsood has scored 20 runs in 2 innings.

Khusdil Shah has scored 106 runs in 3 innings.

Shahid Afridi has scored 24 runs in 3 innings & 4 wickets in 3 innings.

Sohail Tanvir has taken 6 wickets in 4 innings.

Usman Qadir has taken 1 wicket in 1 inning.

 

  1. Predicted 11 & series Performances:

Lahore Qalandars

Player’s Name

Series Performances

  1. Fakar Zaman (LHB)

15(15), 82(52)

  1. Sohail Akhter (RHB)

14(14), 21(26)

  1. M.Hafeez (RHB + Off-spin)

33(26), 73(33) # 11/0(2)

  1. Agha Slaman (RHB + off-spin)

21(16)

  1. Ben Dunk (LHB)

22(14)

  1. David Wisse (RHB+ RAM)

0(1) # 30/1(4), 22/0(2)

  1. Samit Patel (LHB+ LAO)

8(11)

  1. Mazz Khan (leg spin)

 5wk in 5 innings (this is overall t20 record)

  1. Ahmed Daniyal  (RAM)

41/0(4), 29/1(4)

  1. Haris Rauf (RAM)

38/3(4)

  1. Saheen Afridi (LAM)

14/3(4), 43/1(4)

 

Multan Sultans

Player’s Name

Series Performances

  1. Mohammad Rizwan (RHB)(c & wk)

71(53); 41(28)

  1. Chris Lynn (RHB)

1(5); 1(4)

  1. James Vince (RHB)

16(17); 84(55)

  1. Riley Rossouw(LHB)

25(14); 14(8)

  1. Sohaib Maqsood (RHB)

2(4); 36(21)

  1. Khusdil Shah (LHB + LAO)

7(8) # 4/1(1); 6(5)

  1. Carlos Brathwaite (RHB+RAM)

22(14) # 23/2(4); 41/0(4)

  1. Shahid Afridi(RHB + leg spin)

0(1) # 24/2(4); 38/0(4)

  1. Sohail Tanvir (LHB + LAM)

4(40# 38/0(4); 40/0(3)

  1. Sahnwaz Dhani (RAM)

44/2(4)

  1. Usman Qadir (leg spin)

29/1(4)

  1. Mohammad Umar (RAM)

34/1(3)

 

 

  1. Fantasy Team with Possible C/VC Options:

Wicket-keeper- Mohammad Rizwan

Batsman- Fakar Zaman, James Vince

All-Rounders- M.Hafeez, Carlos Brathwaite, David Wisse

Bowlers- Saheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Sahnawaz Dhani

For the last two spot you can go with Shahid Afridi/ Riley Rossouw/ Samit Patel/ Chris Lynn/ Sohail Akhtar.

 

Small league C/VC Choices: M.Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan & Fakar Zaman

GL C/VC choices: Saheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, James Vince

 

  1. Fantasy Talk:
  • Chris Lyn is the most valuable punt in today’s match. Do try him as captain in some of your Grand league teams. His recent form is worst. He will also be facing a good bowling attack of the LAH team. However as Rashid Khan will not be there, if Lynn survives the first few overs, he can score.
  • Due to Rashid Khan’s unavailability, Hafeez, Agha Salman or Samit Patel may bowl some more overs. This increases their fantasy value.
  • Recent form wise Lahore Qalandars are favourites to win this match. But Rashid’s unavailability might prove fruitful for the opposition team in the middle overs. If the  Multan Sultans team can get their act together, they may win their first match of this tournament. Do make grand leagues team considering this. If Multan Sultans are to win watch out for Lynn/ Vince/Shahid Afridi/ Sahnawaz Dhani/ Roussouw.
  • The chasing team has won all six matches in this venue so far. Remember this.

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:51:14 GMT
The two teams last played a bilateral series in 2012-13, when Pakistan visited India
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:58:29 GMT
Left-arm spinner Radha and allrounder Hemalatha return to the squad, Rodrigues misses out due to back niggle
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:13:19 GMT
These are two very different teams, but they're similar in how innovative they can be in tactical terms
Fri, 12 Apr 2024 10:35:46 GMT
"When you take a break, people gossip about it a lot. But I feel it's important to understand not everything is in players' hands," Kishan says
Tue, 09 Apr 2024 09:47:14 GMT
CSK's new leader reflects in the early stages of this year's IPL and how he does not believe he is batting any differently
Sat, 06 Apr 2024 17:50:12 GMT
RCB batter says it hasn't been a conscious decision to bat at a higher tempo this IPL season
Thu, 04 Apr 2024 06:30:21 GMT
The Australia allrounder reflects on his first-hand experience of facing new pace sensation Mayank Yadav
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 17:00:04 GMT
Cricket Association of Bengal to host Bengal Pro T20 - for men and women - in June this year
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 12:45:19 GMT
"It's just trying to find a window as to when you actually play that," says Cricket Victoria CEO Nick Cummins
Mon, 01 Apr 2024 10:36:19 GMT
Who's in and who's out? A former T20 World Cup winner dons the selector's hat
Thu, 28 Mar 2024 15:12:47 GMT
KKR have brought in 16-year old Afghanistan offspinner Allah Ghazanfar
Thu, 28 Mar 2024 10:53:01 GMT
The Andhra Cricket Association had said earlier in the day that Vihari hadn't responded to the notice
Wed, 27 Mar 2024 10:47:40 GMT
CA would offer Australian venues if the BCCI and PCB show any desire to restart bilateral relations
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 13:40:13 GMT
Australia have not played a women's Test at the MCG since 1949. They will also host T20Is against England at Adelaide Oval and the SCG
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 11:19:44 GMT
Australia will also host Pakistan for white-ball cricket in November while schedule has also been drawn up to boost the BBL
Sun, 24 Mar 2024 04:58:43 GMT
Following this hike, players in the top experience bracket (40-plus first-class caps) stand to earn INR 120,000 per day
Sat, 23 Mar 2024 02:23:49 GMT
Head coach says it was Dhoni's decision to step down from the captaincy after a "lot of consideration"
Thu, 21 Mar 2024 13:55:06 GMT
MS Dhoni had been CSK's captain throughout their time at the IPL, except for a brief period in 2022 when Ravindra Jadeja took over
Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:06:13 GMT
Sri Lanka fast bowler picked up a hamstring injury earlier this month
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 14:06:49 GMT
MI captain says he hasn't met with his predecessor Rohit Sharma yet but foresees no issues
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 12:50:53 GMT
India seamer impressed in short spell in 2023 season and is set to return for final five games
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 07:20:32 GMT
"The feeling hasn't sunk in, maybe it'll take time," says the captain after leading her side to the WPL title
Sat, 16 Mar 2024 12:43:06 GMT
Titans coach also admits he couldn't have done much to convince Hardik against moving to Mumbai
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 15:42:41 GMT
The Mumbai captain credited his coach Omkar Salvi for creating a vision focussed on player fitness and freedom
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 13:54:30 GMT
Kotian and Deshpande broke Vidarbha's resistance on the fifth afternoon
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 05:06:02 GMT
Iyer did not field on Wednesday because of back pain, but it was understood that he would field on Thursday after receiving treatment
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 05:20:42 GMT
The England batter was part of the Delhi Capitals squad, having been bought for INR 4 crore at the auction in December
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 14:13:53 GMT
Although Nair fell for 74 in the last session of the day, Wadkar stayed unbeaten on 56
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 13:51:50 GMT
Josh Hazlewood has risen to No. 2, while Kuldeep Yadav has achieved a career-best 16th place
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:02:29 GMT
A list of injured and unavailable players and their replacements for IPL 2024
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 16:06:41 GMT
Mohammed Shami and Prasidh Krishna have been ruled out of IPL 2024
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 17:44:32 GMT
India allrounder opens up on what happened during those 48 hours when he had to leave the team in the middle of a Test to visit his mother in hospital
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 16:22:00 GMT
England seamer insists landmarks are not the reason he still competes at the age of 41
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 14:54:05 GMT
Mumbai's young batter also credits Ajinkya Rahana and Shreyas Iyer for their roles in putting up big partnerships
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:59:45 GMT
Shah also mentioned that Mohammed Shami is expected back only in September, while KL Rahul is still awaiting clearance to join LSG
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 13:01:44 GMT
Jason Roy opted out of the tournament citing personal reasons
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 07:52:32 GMT
They had slipped to fifth after the defeat in Hyderabad, but are now firmly back on top
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 16:23:10 GMT
"I love to play in tough situations and tough conditions," Thakur says after top-scoring in Mumbai's first innings in the Ranji Trophy final
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 03:19:26 GMT
While the expectations from Mumbai are always big, Vidarbha are primed for their time under the limelight
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 17:57:45 GMT
Move aimed at incentivising players for prioritising Test cricket
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:48:55 GMT
Ashwin explains the "different actions, different speeds, and different releases" he has had to use to stay on top of the batters
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:44:50 GMT
He calls for 'allround' review of domestic cricket involving players and coaches
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:34:10 GMT
England captain seeks positives after 4-1 loss as he backs team to stick to positive style
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:00:03 GMT
Head coach doesn't rule out the possibility of both players returning soon to the national team
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 10:41:57 GMT
England suffered another collapse to crash to a 4-1 series defeat in Dharamsala
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 10:03:42 GMT
India coach praises the selectors' input and their captain was pleased with Kuldeep and Jaiswal's growth
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 07:14:15 GMT
Bumrah took charge of India in his absence
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 14:12:05 GMT
Shoaib Bashir is England's best bowler on the day, which ends with India comfortably ahead by 255 runs with two first-innings wickets in hand
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 13:00:34 GMT
Spin coach praises Bashir for overcoming illness, as he and Hartley keep fighting with the ball
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 14:20:40 GMT
The India left-arm spinner has had a quietly devastating series and proved to be the difference once more in Dharamsala
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 02:10:27 GMT
ESPNcricinfo understands that the India batter will also take a call on his international future soon
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 21:42:43 GMT
As Stokes himself acknowledged, "3-2 sounds better than 3-1 or 4-1", so another high-octane contest ought to be in prospect
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 14:24:01 GMT
India captain also reflected on the unusual paths both his career and R Ashwin's have gone, with the latter set to play his 100th Test
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:40:30 GMT
Cameron Green makes big strides as Jaiswal edges into top ten among batters
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:02:15 GMT
Bashir and Hartley both retained in spite of expectation of seam-friendly conditions in Dharamsala
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 13:35:36 GMT
He picks out the 2012-13 home-series defeat to England as one of the major turning points in his career
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 11:45:32 GMT
The England batter explains why Ashwin is such a challenging bowler to face in Test cricket
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 09:54:30 GMT
England's latest caps centurion looks to finish India series on a high in Dharamsala
Sat, 02 Mar 2024 14:08:24 GMT
ESPNcricinfo understands that Steyn has pulled out of the tournament for personal reasons
Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:18:49 GMT
The inter-zonal tournament of five three-day matches will be played in Pune between March 28 and April 11
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:43:23 GMT
Washington Sundar was released from the squad to play the Ranji Trophy semi-final for Tamil Nadu against Mumbai
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:30:55 GMT
While their abilities were not in question, it is understood that their decision to practically make themselves unavailable for India has not sat well with the selectors
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:51:26 GMT
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja have been retained in the top category
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:46:54 GMT
It is understood that Lucknow Super Giants are aware of his progress and are optimistic about his availability in the IPL
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:52:53 GMT
Hazlewood back into the top ten in T20I rankings while Scholtz, Erasmus of Namibia dazzle too
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:27:39 GMT
India Women head coach particularly wants to create a pool of fast bowlers from the WPL
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:39:35 GMT
Ishan Kishan turned up for the Reserve Bank of India in the DY Patil T20 tournament
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 04:50:38 GMT
He is also unlikely to play the 2024 T20 World Cup in the Caribbean and USA
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 07:41:55 GMT
His comments follow BCCI's warning that players will face "severe implications" if they skip Tests and domestic games to be ready for IPL
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 07:39:18 GMT
Bashir's two-in-two after lunch opened up the game, but in the end, England's second-innings collapse meant that they didn't have enough to play with
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:22:19 GMT
"During the Bengal game, I shouted at 17th player, and he complained to his dad who is a politician"
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:21:24 GMT
Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer are also set to feature in the tournament
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:24:59 GMT
England captain praises young spin attack despite India inflicting first series defeat of his tenure
Sun, 25 Feb 2024 14:52:19 GMT
Ashwin says the lack of bounce on the surface meant he had to adopt a different approach in Ranchi
Sun, 25 Feb 2024 13:26:54 GMT
India's spinners came to the party on day three in Ranchi after their wicketkeeper dug them out of a hole
Sun, 25 Feb 2024 13:06:16 GMT
Offspinner dedicates five-wicket haul to late grandfathers as he braces for fourth-innings challenge
Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:32:37 GMT
Backs England to seize chance to square series, after Bashir's stellar display
Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:09:37 GMT
India trail by 134 runs in the first innings with only three wickets in hand
Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:37:40 GMT
Bhatia and Harmanpreet steered Mumbai's chase after Capsey and Rodrigues helped Delhi set a target of 172
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 16:01:32 GMT
India's debutant fast bowler picked up three wickets with the new ball to put India on top
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:13:56 GMT
India fast bowler has been missing in action since the final of the ODI World Cup in November 2023
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:23:53 GMT
First-day century rescues England after five-wicket morning to post 302 for 7 at the close
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:15:29 GMT
Veteran batter stepped in and took control shepherding his team from 112 for 5 to 302 for 7 by stumps
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 06:43:41 GMT
BCCI released the schedule only for the first 21 matches, till April 7, as the dates for India's general elections aren't out yet
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:38:04 GMT
England haven't lost a Test series since Stokes and McCullum took over but that could change in Ranchi
Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:31:38 GMT
He is believed to have batted without any discomfort but did not keep wickets
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:37:42 GMT
He had opted out of the ongoing Tests against England due to personal reasons
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:33:33 GMT
KL Rahul is set to miss the fourth Test as well, while his participation in the final Test in Dharamsala is subject to fitness
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:56:20 GMT
Iyer has been ruled out due to back spasms, while Dube will miss out because of a side strain
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:25:35 GMT
Former Bengal captain requests BCCI to take steps to increase the significance of the Ranji Trophy
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:58:10 GMT
England coach unconcerned by form of Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root ahead of must-win Ranchi Test
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 12:34:40 GMT
A veteran for Vidarbha, he is the only Indian batter to have scored fifty or more in his lone ODI appearance
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 05:01:34 GMT
Sarfaraz Khan played the perfect supporting act in a stand of 172 off 26.2 overs with Jaiswal to set up India's 2-1 series lead
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:07:11 GMT
Ashwin took the field at the start of the third session of play on the fourth day
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 17:51:43 GMT
England captain questions Zak Crawley's second-innings lbw dismissal
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 16:44:51 GMT
"I know how important every innings is and that's why I work hard in practice and every innings counts for me"
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 16:44:07 GMT
They lead England 2-1 having stayed calm in the face of an early onslaught in Rajkot
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 14:21:08 GMT
England captain ignores criticism of approach, while his return to bowling draws nearer
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 13:33:35 GMT
Despite the absence of Ashwin on the third day in Rajkot, India proceeded to seal their biggest Test win
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 08:07:46 GMT
Non-participation in domestic cricket will lead to "severe implications", secretary Jay Shah has said
Top