MUL vs LAH - Match 28

Author: Shreyas
18 Jun 2021 03:52:17
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Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars -  Match 28 of the Pakistan Super League'2021, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Weather Forecast
Clear - 33°C

Points Table Scenario

MUL - 7-3w/4l (4th)
LAH - 8-5w/3l (3rd)


Series Performers till now 

MUL

Mohammad Rizwan - Highest run scorer (297), Avg (59.40) - 5M/5I
Sohaib Maqsood - 10th highest run scorer (135), Avg (45) - 5M/5I

Shahnawaz Dhani - 2nd highest wicket taker (9), Avg (12.56), SR (10) - 4M/4I

LAH

Fakhar Zaman - 6th highest run scorer (199), Avg (39.80) - 6M/6I
Mohammad Hafeez - 4th highest run scorer (212), Avg (53) - 6M/6I

Shaheen Shah Afridi - 2nd highest wicket taker (12), Avg (16.67), SR (12) - 7M/7I
Haris Rauf - 6th highest wicket taker (9), Avg (22.89), SR (15.56) - 6M/6I
James Faulkner - 7th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (9.25), SR (9) - 3M/3I
Rashid Khan - 8th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (15.57), SR (17.14) - 5M/5I


1. VENUE AND PITCH INFO 

Venue - Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 131

Avg 1st Innings - 160
Avg 2nd Innings - 144

Highest total - 225/7 (Ireland vs Afghanistan - 30th November'2013)


(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground 

MUL - 2-1w/1l (50%)
LAH - 8-6w/2l (75%)

(iii) Top Performers on this venue from the current squads - T20s

MUL

Rahmanullah Gurbaz - 82nd highest run scorer (117), Avg (29.25) - 4M/4I

LAH

Sohail Akhtar - 13th highest run scorer (244), Avg (48.80) - 5M/5I
Mohammad Hafeez - 32nd highest run scorer (192), Avg (24) - 9M/9I

Rashid Khan - Highest wicket taker (21), Avg (12), SR (12) - 11M/11I
Shaheen Afridi - 19th highest wicket taker (10), Avg (16.40), SR (13.20) - 6M/6I

(iv) Recent T20 Matches on this venue 

1) Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi - 15th June'2021 
108/9 vs 109/4 (PES won by 6 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+1w=6w
Spinners - 3w+3w=6w

2) Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars - 15th June'2021 
158/5 vs 140/10 (QUE won by 18 runs)

Tim David - 46(27)
Haris Rauf - 19(7)
Zeeshan Ashraf - 16(18)
Fakhar Zaman - 12(9)
Shaheen Afridi - 12(6)
James Faulkner - 12(12)* & 3w
Rashid Khan - 1w
Mohammad Hafeez - 1w

Pacers - 3w+8w=11w
Spinners - 2w+2w=4w

3) Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United - 14th June'2021 
190/4 vs 191/2 (ISL won by 8 wkts)

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 0w+0w=0w

4) Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans - 13th June'2021 
166/7 vs 167/2 (MUL won by 8 wkts)

Mohammad Rizwan - 82(56)*
Sohaib Maqsood - 61(31)
Shahnawaz Dhani - 4w
Blessing Muzarabani - 1w

Pacers - 5w+2w=7w
Spinners - 0w+0w=0w

5) Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars - 13th June'2021 
152/7 vs 124/10 (ISL won by 28 runs)

Fakhar Zaman - 44(37)
Sohail Akhtar - 34(19)
James Faulkner - 3w
Haris Rauf - 2w
Shaheen Afridi - 2w

Pacers - 7w+4w=11w
Spinners - 0w+4w=4w

6) Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators - 12th June'2021 
197/5 vs 136/9 (PES won by 61 runs)

Pacers - 2w+7w=9w
Spinners - 2w+1w=3w

7) Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United - 11th June'2021 
133/10 vs 137/0 (ISL won by 10 wkts)

Pacers - 7w+0w=7w
Spinners - 1w+0w=1w

8) Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi - 10th June'2021 
170/8 vs 160/8 (LAH won by 10 runs)

Tim David - 64(36)*
Ben Dunk - 48(33)
James Faulkner - 22(7) & 2w
Rashid Khan - 8(7) & 5w
Haris Rauf - 1w

Pacers - 4w+3w=7w
Spinners - 2w+5w=7w

9) Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings - 10th June'2021 
176/5 vs 164/7 (MUL won by 12 runs)

Rilee Roussouw - 44(24)
Khushdil Shah - 44(32)*
Sohaib Maqsood - 31(14)
Mohammad Rizwan - 29(23)
Sohail Tanvir - 14(14)*
Imran Khan - 3w
Imran Tahir - 2w

Pacers - 3w+3w=6w
Spinners - 1w+2w=3w

10) Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars - 9th June'2021 
143/9 vs 144/5 (LAH won by 5 wkts)

Sohail Akhtar - 40(30)
Mohammad Hafeez - 29(25)
Tim David - 23(15)*
Ben Dunk - 17(18)
Rashid Khan - 15(5)* & 1w
James Faulkner - 3w
Ahmed Danyal - 2w
Haris Rauf - 2w
Shaheen Shah Afridi - 1w

Pacers - 8w+3w=11w
Spinners - 1w+2w=3w

11) Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe - 20th March'2021
183/7 vs 136/5 (AFG won by 47 runs)

Pacers - 5w+4w=9w
Spinners - 2w+1w=3w

12) Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe - 19th March'2021 
193/5 vs 148/10 (AFG won by 45 runs)

Pacers - 4w+5w=9w
Spinners - 1w+5w=6w

13) Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe - 17th March'2021 
198/5 vs 150/7 (AFG won by 48 runs)

Pacers - 4w+4w=8w
Spinners - 1w+3w=4w


SUMMARY OF WICKETS 

Pacers
1st Innings - 61w
2nd Innings - 46w

Spinners 
1st Innings - 16w
2nd Innings - 28w

Overall 
107w:44w (Pacers:Spinners)


(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue 

Multan Sultans (MUL)

1. Mohammad Rizwan 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 10(14), 29(23)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 82(56)*

2. Hammad Azam
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 29(30)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Imran Tahir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w

4. Imran Khan Sr
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

5. Johnson Charles
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Khushdil Shah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 44(32)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Mohammad Umar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. George Linde 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

9. Rahmanullah Gurbaz
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3(4)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Rilee Roussouw 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 23(17), 44(24)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Shahnawaz Dhani
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 4w

12. Shan Masood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 14(12)

13. Shimron Hetmeyer 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 42(22)*, 7(9)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 21(12), 10(5)

14. Sohaib Maqsood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 31(14)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 61(31)

15. Sohaibullah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Sohail Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Sohail Tanvir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 14(14)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w

18. Usman Qadir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

19. Muhammad Waseem
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

20. Asif Afridi 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

21. Blessing Muzarabani 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w


Lahore Qalandars (LAH)

1. Sohail Akhtar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 37(43), 56(47), 11(13), 7(7)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 100(56)*, 40(30), 34(19), 0(1)

2. Ahmed Danyal
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 0w, 0w

3. Ben Dunk
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 48(33)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 17(18), 1(3), 6(5)

4. Callum Ferguson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Dilbar Hussain
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Fakhar Zaman
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 14(12), 11(7), 1(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 6(10), 11(10), 9(15), 44(37), 12(9)

7. Haris Rauf
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 2w, 19(7)&0w

8. James Faulkner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 22(7)&2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 3w, 12(12)*&3w

9. Maaz Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Mohammad Faizan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 58(44), 32(35), 8(21)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 6(9), 9(12)

11. Mohammad Hafeez
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 39(30), 45(36)&0w, 2(6)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 25(23)*&2w, 14(19)&0w, 29(25), 8(8), 1(5)&1w

12. Salman Ali Agha
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 37(21), 0(2)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Seekkuge Prasanna
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Shaheen Shah Afridi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 3w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 1w, 2w, 12(6)&0w

15. Sultan Ahmed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Tim David
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 64(36)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 23(15)*, 3(8), 46(27)

17. Zaid Alam
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Zeeshan Ashraf
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1(2), 16(18)

19. Rashid Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 3w, 7(3)&3w, 9(5)*&3w, 0w, 8(7)&5w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 11(7)&1w, 15(5)*&1w, 4(7)&0w, 8(10)&1w

 

2. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
8 - 4w/4l (Tie)

(ii) Last 5 Matches 
5 - 3w/2l (In favour of MUL)

(iii) On this Venue 
Not Played Yet!

(iv) Recent head to head matches 

1) Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans - 26th February'2021
157/6 vs 159/3 (MUL won by 7 wkts)

Mohammad Hafeez - 60(35)
Shaheen Shah Afridi - 2w
Mohammad Rizwan - 76(49)
Sohaib Maqsood - 61(41)*
Shahnawaz Dhani - 2w
Usman Qadir - 1w

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

2) Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans - 16th November'2020
182/6 vs 157/10 (LAH won by 25 runs)

Fakhar Zaman - 46(36)
Mohammad Hafeez - 19(21)
Dilbar Hussain - 3w
Haris Rauf - 2w
Shaheen Shah Afridi - 2w
Khushdil Shah - 30(19)
Shan Masood - 27(22)
Rilee Roussouw - 18(18)
Sohail Tanvir - 1w

Pacers - 3w+10w=13w
Spinners - 3w+0w=3w

3) Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars - 15th March'2020 
186/6 vs 191/1 (LAH won by 9 wkts)

Khushdil Shah - 70(29)*
Shan Masood - 42(29)
Usman Qadir - 1w
Fakhar Zaman - 57(35)
Sohail Akhtar - 19(23)*
Shaheen Shah Afridi - 2w
Mohammad Hafeez - 1w

Pacers - 4w+0w=4w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

4) Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans - 22nd February'2020 
138/8 vs 142/5 (MUL won by 5 wkts)

Sohail Akhtar - 34(30)*
Fakhar Zaman - 19(14)
Mohammad Hafeez - 14(22)
Shaheen Shah Afridi - 1w
Haris Rauf - 1w
Shan Masood - 38(29)
Rilee Roussouw - 32(28)
Imran Tahir - 2w
Sohail Tanvir - 1w

Pacers - 3w+3w=6w
Spinners - 4w+0w=4w

5) Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans - 11th March'2019
140/8 vs 141/3 (MUL won by 7 wkts)

Fakhar Zaman - 53(36)
Shaheen Shah Afridi - 1w
Shan Masood - 48(25)
Johnson Charles - 41(25)*

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 3w+0w=3w


(v) Top Performers when these two sides meet 

MUL

Shan Masood - 2nd highest run scorer (155), Avg (38.75) - 4M/4I
Khushdil Shah - 8th highest run scorer (106), Avg (106) - 3M/3I
Sohaib Maqsood - 10th highest run scorer (81), Avg (40.50) - 3M/3I
Mohammad Rizwan - 11th highest run scorer (79), Avg (79) - 1M/1I

Imran Tahir - 4th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (17.33), SR (15.33) - 4M/4I

LAH

Fakhar Zaman - Highest run scorer (312), Avg (39) - 8M/8I
Sohail Akhtar - 6th highest run scorer (112), Avg (22.40) - 8M/8I
Mohammad Hafeez - 9th highest run scorer (93), Avg (31) - 4M/3I

Shaheen Shah Afridi - Highest wicket taker (14), Avg (14.21), SR (12.29) - 8M/8I
Haris Rauf - 5th highest wicket taker (5), Avg (45), SR (25.60) - 6M/6I

(vi) Toss Based Analysis - Head to Head

Multan Sultans (MUL)

1. Mohammad Rizwan 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 76(49)

2. Hammad Azam
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Imran Tahir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 0w

4. Imran Khan Sr
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Johnson Charles
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 41(25)*

6. Khushdil Shah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 70(29)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 6(4)*, 30(19)

7. Mohammad Umar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. George Linde 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

9. Rahmanullah Gurbaz
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Rilee Roussouw 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 18(18), 1(2)*

11. Shahnawaz Dhani
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

12. Shan Masood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 42(29)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 48(25), 38(29), 27(22)

13. Shimron Hetmeyer 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Sohaib Maqsood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(6), 16(18)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 61(41)*

15. Sohaibullah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Sohail Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w

17. Sohail Tanvir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 1w

18. Usman Qadir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

19. Muhammad Waseem
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

20. Asif Afridi 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

21. Blessing Muzarabani 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 


Lahore Qalandars (LAH)

1. Sohail Akhtar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(8), 34(30)*, 5(4), 7(12)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 21(11), 11(9)*, 10(11), 19(23)*

2. Ahmed Danyal
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Ben Dunk
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3(5), 3(3), 1(2)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Callum Ferguson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Dilbar Hussain
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

6. Fakhar Zaman
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 53(36), 19(14), 46(36), 9(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 49(30), 16(11), 63(35), 57(35)

7. Haris Rauf
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w, 3w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w

8. James Faulkner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Maaz Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Mohammad Faizan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Mohammad Hafeez
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 14(22), 19(21)&0w, 60(35)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

12. Salman Ali Agha
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3(8), 2(6)

13. Seekkuge Prasanna
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Shaheen Shah Afridi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 2w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 5w, 1w, 2w

15. Sultan Ahmed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Tim David
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Zaid Alam
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Zeeshan Ashraf
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

19. Rashid Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 


3. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING 


A) Multan Sultans (MUL): 

Unavailable: Shimron Hetmeyer (On National Duty)

Probable XI

1) Shan Masood - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 14, 1, 141, 125, 91, 66*, 49, 0, 0, 10, 0, 8, 14

2) Mohammad Rizwan (C/Wk) - RHB
Last 10 - 82*, 29, 21, 45, 91*, 13, 82*, 0, 73*, 0, 74*

3) Johnson Charles - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 59, 12, 14, 0, 23, 73*, 26, 76, 8, 17

4) Sohaib Maqsood - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 61, 31, 2, 34*, 61*, 36, 2, 22r 0w, 130, 14

5) Rilee Roussouw - LHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 44, 3, 7, 1*, 14*, 25, 6, 3, 3, 17, 59

6) Khushdil Shah - LHB, LAO 
Last 10 - 44*, 19r 0w, 6r 0w, 6*, 7r 1w, 15, 12, 7r 0w, 5, 71r 1w

7) Imran Khan Sr - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 4w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 0w

8) Blessing Muzarabani - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 3w, 4w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w

9) Shahnawaz Dhani - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 4w, 0w, 3w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 1w

10) Imran Tahir - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 0w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w

11) Sohail Tanvir - LHB, LFM
Last 10 - 0w, 14r 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 3w


BENCH 

12) Shimron Hetmeyer - LHB
Last 10 - 7, 16*, 0*, 53*, 1, 14*, 0*, 12, 0, 20, 113, 67*

13) Mohammad Umar - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 4w, 3w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 2w

14) George Linde - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 3r 0w, 22r 0w, 20r 3w, 6r 0w, 7w, 107r 1w, 22r 0w, 48r 4w, 11r 1w, 37r 2w

15) Usman Qadir - LHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 3w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 1w

16) Sohaibullah - LHB, LM
Last 10 - 8, 10, 0, 3, 0

17) Asif Afridi - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 5w, 14r 2w, 15r 2w, 6r 3w, 8r 1w, 16r 3w, 0w, 13r 1w, 2w, 5r 0w

18) Rahmanullah Gurbaz - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 3, 18, 9, 87, 13, 14, 17, 26, 47, 15, 4

19) Muhammad Waseem - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 27, 5, 10, 56*, 26, 76, 12, 19

20) Hammad Azam - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 94r 1w, 39r 2w, 30r 0w, 70r 1w, 46r 1w, 36r 0w, 22r 2w, 19, 22r 1w, 45r 4w

21) Sohail Khan - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 4w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w


Safe C/VC choices
Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood


B) Lahore Qalandars (LAH): 

Probable XI

1) Fakhar Zaman - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 12, 44, 1, 9, 0, 2, 13, 60, 8*

2) Sohail Akhtar (C) - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 0, 34, 7, 40, 0, 7, 21, 14, 17

3) Mohammad Hafeez - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 1r 1w, 8, 2, 29, 11r 1w, 17r 2w, 6r 1w, 29r 0w, 19r 0w, 17r 3w

4) Tim David - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 46, 3, 64*, 23*, 14, 7, 27, 7*, 31*

5) Zeeshan Ashraf - LHB, WK
Last 10 - 16, 1, 9, 0, 28, 25, 22, 9, 14, 12, 21

6) Ben Dunk (Wk) - LHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 6, 1, 48, 17, 57*, 1, 22, 13, 0

7) James Faulkner - RHB, LFM
Last 10 - 12r 3w, 1r 3w, 22r 2w, 3w, 26r 0w, 1w, 0r 2w, 12r 3w, 6r 2w

8) Ahmed Danyal - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w

9) Haris Rauf - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 19r 0w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 0w

10) Rashid Khan - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 8r 1w, 0w, 8r 5w, 15r 1w, 1w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 0w

11) Shaheen Shah Afridi - LHB, LFM
Last 10 - 12r 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 5w, 4w, 0w, 1w, 1w


BENCH 

12) Muhammad Faizan - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 8, 9, 0, 0*, 0w, 6r 1w, 2w, 0*

13) Zaid Alam - RHB
Last 10 - 13, 9, 0, 11, 0, 0, 6, 31, 0, 19,2 2, 24, 112, 0, 0, 0

14) Salman Ali Agha - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 21, 14, 1w, 1, 106*, 45, 79r 1w, 45r 1w, 6, 50r 0w, 15

15) Dilbar Hussain - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 3w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 2w

16) Seekkuge Prasanna - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 3w, 3w, 3w, 0w, 8r 0e, 6r 1w, 50r 1w, 24r 2w

17) Maaz Khan - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 2w

18) Callum Ferguson - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 19, 26, 14, 27, 25, 46*, 22, 42, 23, 3

19) Sultan Ahmed - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 4w, 0w, 1w


Safe C/VC choices
James Faulkner, Rashid Khan

Differential C/VC choices 

MUL

Shan Masood, Shahnawaz Dhani 
Hit or Miss: Rilee Roussouw, Blessing Muzarabani 

LAH

Mohammad Hafeez, Tim David, Ben Dunk
Hit or Miss: Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Haris Rauf


My Fantasy Team (SL)
(Pre Toss)

Wk - Rizwan
Bat - Masood, Maqsood, Charles, Akhtar, Zaman, David
AR - Faulkner
Bowl - Rashid, Dhani, Tahir

Options to try in different SL and GL teams - S Afridi, H Rauf, M Hafeez, R Roussouw, B Muzarabani, I Khan (trump pick for GL)

Tue, 17 May 2022 08:50:05
Shami's participation will depend on clearance from the BCCI
Sun, 15 May 2022 13:06:28
ESPNcricinfo's experts were divided between Harshal Patel and Arshdeep Singh for the third seamer's spot
Sat, 14 May 2022 13:51:18
Reverses decision after intervention from Chennai Super Kings management
Wed, 11 May 2022 20:39:18
Pakistan wicketkeeper picks up a few batting tips from India batter during pair's stint at Sussex
Wed, 11 May 2022 10:24:27
"Initially when I started the tournament, I wasn't over-thinking, I was just going and batting, like I used to do"
Mon, 09 May 2022 06:07:44
"I was actually trying to get out because I was so tired," batter says after hitting 73 off 50 balls in searing Mumbai heat
Sun, 08 May 2022 11:39:29
Super Kings are mathematically still in the mix to make the top four, but only just
Wed, 04 May 2022 10:52:20
No press accreditation, interviews with registered players or access to cricket facilities owned by BCCI or its member associations
Wed, 04 May 2022 08:06:26
England (88 points) have dropped to their lowest rating in Test cricket since 1995
Sun, 01 May 2022 19:30:52
"I oversaw his work for two games. After that, I insisted that he take his own decisions and bear responsibility for them"
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 18:48:18
Suryakumar steers chase with a fifty after Buttler's 67 had taken Royals to 158
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 04:27:09
Venue could be ready to host men's T20 World Cup matches in 2024
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 12:07:12
The first-class competition will resume after the IPL in a bio-bubble, with the final scheduled for June 20-24
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 11:16:27
ESPNcricinfo experts Vettori and Lynn feel the Sunrisers seamer should be fast-tracked into the squad for the T20 World Cup
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 19:06:16
The batter's 56* off 31 dragged his team from 99 for 5 to 144. Then the bowlers combined to take 7 for 37 to stymie RCB in their small chase
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 06:12:37
Former India coach says Rob Key will have to develop thick skin in his new role as ECB's managing director of cricket
Mon, 25 Apr 2022 10:55:01
The Lucknow Super Giants captain scored his third century against Mumbai, which is an IPL record
Tue, 03 May 2022 12:38:11
Qualifier 1 and Eliminator at Eden Gardens on May 24 and 25; Narendra Modi Stadium to host Qualifier 2 and final on May 27 and 29
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 17:09:36
The series, starting June 9, will be key in a T20 World Cup year
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 06:50:09
Capitals assistant coach Shane Watson, however, says umpires' decision has to be accepted, right or wrong
Wed, 20 Apr 2022 11:25:09
Call yet to be taken on the possibility of Wednesday's fixture against Punjab Kings in Pune
Mon, 18 Apr 2022 08:43:00
The franchise's physio Patrick Farhart had tested positive last week
Sun, 17 Apr 2022 18:49:11
Rashid Khan cameo at the end helps Gujarat Titans seal victory despite their having been 16 for 3 and 87 for 5
Sun, 17 Apr 2022 15:18:02
Thanks to Samson and Buttler, the Royals have been dismantling slow bowlers this season
Fri, 15 Apr 2022 15:24:07
The Chennai Super Kings quick hasn't recovered sufficiently from the back injury he picked up recently
Thu, 14 Apr 2022 14:34:59
"If it starts clicking well, it will definitely add a new dimension to my game"
Wed, 13 Apr 2022 19:37:59
Brevis and Tilak Varma put on a show, but Punjab Kings had enough on the board to weather it
Wed, 13 Apr 2022 19:16:55
Ruling states that they had "in order to help the MCA misused their position and power in the PCA to provide undue favour to MCA"
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 18:21:02
Theekshana leads the bowling effort with four-for after batters turn on the style to put up huge total
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 06:09:34
Pace-bowling allrounder was already recovering from quadricep tear picked against West Indies in February
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 05:15:11
Natarajan leads the way with the ball, as Sunrisers rack up back-to-back victories
Mon, 11 Apr 2022 03:55:33
Given that the ICC events schedule is now fixed for the next cycle, fitting another tournament was a non-starter
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 18:44:59
Uncapped Indian seamer Kuldeep Sen went toe-to-toe with Marcus Stoinis and defended 14 in the final over
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 11:58:17
Reaction follows legspinner's retelling of incident from 2011, when they were Mumbai Indians team-mates
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 03:01:40
It is believed that the ECB, CA, CWI and PCB were in favour; indications are that BCCI is not in direct opposition
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:03:01
Suryakumar's 68 in vain as Mumbai join fellow sufferers Chennai Super Kings at the bottom of the table
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 15:28:04
Super Kings lose their fourth match in a row and already face a monumental task ahead to make the playoffs
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:26:36
Rishabh Pant's men, meanwhile, could use some middle-order batting muscle
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 12:34:38
Both practice matches will be clashing with their rescheduled fifth Test against England from July 1
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 19:09:49
Yuzvendra Chahal opens up, not for the first time, about bullying by colleagues from the time he was a youngster trying to make a mark
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 02:23:32
The game's chief executives will meet on Friday to continue scheduling discussions which will eventually give face to the next FTP
Thu, 07 Apr 2022 05:25:17
A blow-by-blow account of Pat Cummins' record-breaking fifty against Mumbai Indians in the IPL
Tue, 05 Apr 2022 19:24:40
Mumbai are coming off two losses in two games and will be keen to get off the mark against in-form KKR
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 19:06:42
Reduced to 27 for 3 after being sent in, Super Giants recovered to set a target of 170, and Sunrisers stumbled at the end of the chase
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 17:28:09
Home Office backlog caused by displacement of Ukrainian citizens sees Pujara miss Notts fixture
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 19:40:24
Allrounder's 60 lifted Punjab Kings to 180, and Super Kings fell apart in the chase
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 04:40:15
Jonny Bairstow is set to return to Punjab Kings' XI having completed his quarantine upon arrival from the Caribbean
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:12:45
Both top orders misfired in their opening game. Can they bounce back?
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 08:52:55
Jayawardene v Sangakkara and Malinga, Ashwin v Ashwin, Boult v Rohit are few of the subplots
Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:53:17
Franchise's prolific run-scorer set to return following a recovery from a wrist injury
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 19:21:52
Kolkata Knight Riders' bowlers fought really hard to defend 128, but it was not to be
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:23:08
Son of the legendary India allrounder Vinoo Mankad, Rahul played first-class cricket for Mumbai
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 11:56:16
Says India is "such an untapped market" and "they're going to be unbeatable in a 10-year time" with launch of Women's IPL
Tue, 29 Mar 2022 10:12:57
Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana the only Indians in the top ten list of batters
Mon, 28 Mar 2022 20:05:51
Who's this 22-year-old who comes in and slog-sweeps Rashid for a six and hooks Ferguson for another?
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 09:39:23
Half-centuries from Mandhana, Verma and Raj go in vain as South Africa chase down 275 off the last ball
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:18:38
Super Kings coach admits "it is going to be a bit of a transition period"
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 18:41:19
KKR's mystery spinners Narine and Chakravarthy prove unhittable; Rahane shines with the bat
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 15:05:53
Says that Pant's "learning experiences" from the last year and a half will make him a "better leader and person".
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 13:34:16
Agarwal's men boast a lot of power-hitting talent, but will be without Bairstow for their season opener
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 17:44:47
"I have improved but want to keep getting better at it," she says about facing short balls from South Africa's pace attack
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 09:37:31
The board is planning to have five or six teams in the inaugural edition of women's IPL but it will need AGM's approval first
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:25:20
Fast bowler has picked up 40 wickets in 27 IPL matches at an economy rate of 8.46
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 18:38:15
While terming Kohli's giving up of captaincy a 'smart decision', Shastri wished he had held on to the job in Test cricket
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 06:39:09
Former India coach, who joins ESPNcricinfo as an analyst for the IPL, says Hardik will struggle to make the national team as a pure batter
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 08:37:18
"We are trying to get him here as soon as possible once we have the clearance from NCA" - Rohit Sharma
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:02:45
Pooja Vastrakar, too, continues to impress as India record their third win after beating Bangladesh by 110 runs
Mon, 21 Mar 2022 09:01:40
Iyer says he enjoyed playing under Rahul's captaincy in South Africa
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 11:43:10
Javagal Srinath says the surface didn't offer an even contest between bat and ball
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 16:15:38
All five Asian Test teams will feature in the T20I tournament with a sixth team joining them via a qualifier
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 14:26:18
Three-wicket haul from Brown and solid contributions with the bat from Healy, Haynes and Mooney play their part in subduing spirited India
Fri, 18 Mar 2022 19:18:45
Mott wants Australia to be aggressive, but will fall back on "Plan Bs and Cs that we've got" if India get on top
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:07:47
Opener fails to get prescribed minimum score on yo-yo test, PTI reports
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:16:19
She admits not batting 50 overs against England cost the team, but says they are "bound to go through ups and downs" over a long tournament like the World Cup
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:10:33
Jason Holder returns to the top spot for allrounders following the Antigua Test against England
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 07:07:23
They were upbeat yet clinical in the field and with the ball, led by Dean, who got her ODI career-best 4 for 23 in just her second World Cup game
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:23:00
Loss in 2017 final not important, "right now it's all about momentum and that's on our side," she says of taking on England
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 08:32:31
Number of unsuccessful reviews increased from one to two per innings in the upcoming season
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:09:00
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez and Zimbabwe allrounder Sikandar Raza are also in the mix
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 18:26:34
"His keeping was the best I've seen", says India's Test captain
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 03:34:16
R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven between them to wrap up a dominant series sweep
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:50:24
Shahbaz Nadeem scored 177 before also striking with the ball, as Nagaland ended day three 750 runs behind
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 17:06:33
Having set a target of 447, India made an early incision in the last half hour of day two
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 04:19:51
"You can't just play very negatively on that wicket and just keep defending the ball," he says after hitting 92 off 98
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:28
The pitch offered square turn and uncertain bounce from ball one, but it was India's pacers who did all the damage at the top
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 01:53:11
The centurions both lifted the Player-of-the-Match award after they kept each other company in the middle for over two hours
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:12
"I couldn't be happier to pass on the baton to a good friend, someone I've known over the years," says Virat Kohli
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 07:58:10
Atleast 25 players are in Bengaluru to establish their baseline fitness levels before the IPL gets underway
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 12:08:55
West Indies go down after a 100-run stand for the first wicket to lose their first game of the World Cup so far
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 03:29:05
"We are not used to catching the pink ball, bowling with the pink ball, and as batters, playing against the pink ball"
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:09:53
This will be the last Test for Suranga Lakmal. Can Sri Lanka make it a memorable one for him?
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 10:42:05
"It is time as a group to stand up and deliver," India's head coach says
Thu, 10 Mar 2022 16:25:41
ESPNcricinfo understands an increased demand for tickets led to the association seeking government approval to throw open the entire stadium
Thu, 10 Mar 2022 14:34:03
Fourth county stint comes with Pujara looking to force his way back into India's Test side
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 06:04:03
New Zealand rebound from their opening-day loss to notch up two successive wins
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 03:49:26
This announcement brings the curtain down on a career that had just recently restarted
Wed, 09 Mar 2022 10:40:24
Displaces Jason Holder at the top after his Mohali masterclass against Sri Lanka
Mon, 07 Mar 2022 10:04:50
The left-arm spinner, who has recovered from a shin injury and a bout of Covid-19, has replaced Kuldeep Yadav
Mon, 07 Mar 2022 09:54:58
India captain wants to use Jadeja "a lot more with the bat", citing example of his promotion in the T20I series
Tue, 08 Mar 2022 10:47:07
There will be 12 double-headers this season, with the first match starting at 3:30pm IST
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