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, 27 Feb 2024 04:50:38 GMT
He is also unlikely to play the 2024 T20 World Cup in the Caribbean and USA
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 15:15:09 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
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 12:10:04 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 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
Sat, 17 Feb 2024 13:36:11 GMT
Earlier in the day, India's bowling attack roared back to bowl out England for 319 despite Ben Duckett's 153
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:08:03 GMT
R Ashwin was pulled up for running on the protected area of the pitch on the second morning
Sat, 17 Feb 2024 03:56:03 GMT
As things stand, India will have to play with only ten men in the remainder of the Rajkot Test if Ashwin doesn't return
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:25:05 GMT
A sensational century by Ben Duckett, at 88 balls the third fastest against India in India, left the hosts shell-shocked in Rajkot
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:24:30 GMT
At 98 Tests, he also becomes the second-fastest to the landmark in Test cricket
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 07:28:48 GMT
"My body won't allow me to continue bowling fast in red-ball cricket, so I have decided to quit"
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 06:17:14 GMT
Deepak Chahar and Shreyas Iyer also missing in action despite being specifically told to play first-class cricket
Thu, 15 Feb 2024 14:34:41 GMT
Sarfaraz's 66-ball innings lit up the afternoon but ended in heartbreak after he was run-out with Jadeja seeking a 100th run
Thu, 15 Feb 2024 06:03:05 GMT
BCCI secretary Jay Shah confirms as much; also says it's mandatory for centrally contracted players to play domestic cricket when fit
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:40:31 GMT
There are huge milestones to look forward to for Ashwin, Anderson and Stokes as India take on England's Bazball once again
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 09:59:32 GMT
One change to side that lost in Visakhapatnam, with Rehan visa issue resolved
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 12:44:54 GMT
He says England's attacking cricket has made him focus on restricting batters as well as taking wickets
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:37:02 GMT
The former India captain and Baroda legend died of age-related illnesses
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:36:35 GMT
With only one round of league-stage action remaining, the competition hots up with some tantalising results in round six
Mon, 12 Feb 2024 15:29:01 GMT
Rahul's absence further complicates matters for India, who also didn't pick Shreyas Iyer for the remaining three Tests
Mon, 12 Feb 2024 13:49:00 GMT
He has represented Jharkhard for 17 years and has played for four IPL franchises
Sun, 11 Feb 2024 16:26:57 GMT
Harjas' fifty gave Australia a challenging total, before Beardman and MacMillan took six wickets between them to blow India away
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 16:27:05 GMT
Akash Deep recounts the story of his journey from a no-cricket background in Bihar to the highest level
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 16:18:06 GMT
India have won their last six meetings against Australia at the Under-19 World Cup, including twice at the finals
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 11:29:52 GMT
Jadeja, Rahul are part of the roster but subject to fitness clearance; Akash Deep gets maiden Test call-up
Fri, 09 Feb 2024 10:26:31 GMT
The selection panel led by Ajit Agarkar will meet on Friday to pick India's squad for the last three Tests against England
Fri, 09 Feb 2024 06:48:52 GMT
The left-arm bowler wants to bowl the fastest ball in the world
Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:37:22 GMT
The CSK man is making use of his time away from the game to increase his pace and add more shots to his repertoire
Thu, 08 Feb 2024 08:47:00 GMT
However, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, who missed the second Test in Vizag, are both recovering well and expected to be available
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 09:20:12 GMT
The previous best ranking had been held by Kapil Dev, who was No. 2 on the retrospective table in 1979-80
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 04:56:08 GMT
The Delhi Capitals coach, though, is unsure whether Pant will be able to captain the side or keep wickets
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:54:43 GMT
The biggest fifth-wicket stand in men's Under-19 World Cups rescued India from 32 for 4 in pursuit of 245
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:11:19 GMT
He will be back as captain for the sixth-round match against Tamil Nadu later this week
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:10:30 GMT
India's captain said the only thought in his mind when he went in to bat was to stay till the end
Tue, 06 Feb 2024 13:10:27 GMT
"There will not be a whole lot of training," says coach Brendon McCullum as players prepare for family reunions
Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:03:12 GMT
The series starts on July 6, with all matches to be played in Harare
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 13:27:15 GMT
India coach feels they left a "few runs on the board" and that the young batters will get better with experience
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:20:02 GMT
Jasprit Bumrah was the Player of the Match for taking nine wickets in the Visakhapatnam Test against England
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:19:36 GMT
"They need a little more time, little more freedom as well", India captain says the youngsters will learn with time
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 10:30:10 GMT
India's No. 3 ended a run of low scores with a century in the second innings in Visakhapatnam
Sun, 04 Feb 2024 18:05:15 GMT
No team has chased as many as 399 to win a Test in India, but memories of Edgbaston 2022 will fire England's belief
Sun, 04 Feb 2024 15:18:10 GMT
"I'm going to play the way I've played before," Gill on his thinking going into this Test
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 17:56:24 GMT
Which of his six wickets did Bumrah think was the best? It wasn't Ollie Pope, bowled by a devastating yorker
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 15:10:25 GMT
India's first-innings lead of 143 had been stretched to 171 by the close after England were bowled out for 253
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 06:10:05 GMT
Centuries from Saharan and Dhas, meanwhile, ensured that India continued their unbeaten run
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 18:29:25 GMT
The India opener made his career-best score - 179 not out - on the first day of the second Test against England
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 14:42:21 GMT
Also, Prithvi Shaw was dismissed for 35 playing his first competitive match in almost six months
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 12:59:59 GMT
The India opener made his highest Test score - 179 not out - on a day where no other batter got past 40
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 12:04:56 GMT
Spinner says the delay in being granted his visa made his debut "more memorable"
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 05:01:52 GMT
In a chat with Star Sports, Pant talks about the accident, his state of mind, the joy of watching the 2023 Ashes, and whether he will drive a car again
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:58:45 GMT
The two uncapped batters are most likely competing for one spot in India's playing XI for the Visakhapatnam Test against England
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:48:17 GMT
India have been in this kind of position many times before and gotten themselves out of trouble, but England will be no pushovers
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 12:49:12 GMT
"It might play a little bit better initially than it did last week," feels Ben Stokes
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 11:56:52 GMT
Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's son has made a splash in the Ranji Trophy Plate League
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 08:45:32 GMT
He is returning from a knee injury that he picked up during his county stint with Northamptonshire in August
Wed, 31 Jan 2024 03:38:26 GMT
He had complained of stomach pain and burning sensation in his throat and mouth after consuming liquid from a bottle that he believed contained drinking water
Tue, 30 Jan 2024 11:26:40 GMT
Spinner channels white-ball experience after chastening welcome in first innings
Tue, 30 Jan 2024 05:35:08 GMT
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka post wins to put themselves in a comfortable position
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 14:52:40 GMT
Jadeja is sidelined with a hamstring injury while Rahul suffered pain in his right quadriceps
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 13:11:59 GMT
England, however, dropped down a spot to eighth as West Indies overtook them with their win at the Gabba
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 12:41:59 GMT
It was the first offence in last 24 months for the India bowler, and he was handed a demerit point
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 10:16:51 GMT
Fast bowler has no regrets about limited role as India are thwarted in Hyderabad
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 06:19:12 GMT
He missed the South Africa tour and Afghanistan T20Is because his father was unwell
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 16:03:39 GMT
Also calls Pope's 196 "the greatest innings ever in the subcontinent by an English batsman"
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 09:03:18 GMT
Dravid on Ollie Pope: "I haven't seen a better exhibition of sweeping and reverse sweeping in these conditions against that quality of bowling"
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 17:09:26 GMT
Australia also enter Super Six with an all-win record after beating Sri Lanka by six wickets
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 15:30:05 GMT
Pope says he tailored his technique for the Indian conditions after poor returns on his last tour
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 15:11:14 GMT
India fell short by 28 despite having a first-innings lead of 190
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 14:01:07 GMT
"When you are put against a wall, you need to show character and you need to be brave enough, which I thought we weren't"
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 03:16:27 GMT
"I had lost the habit of scoring hundreds. I now know how to [make] hundreds. A big one is around the corner this season."
Sat, 27 Jan 2024 15:17:34 GMT
India's bowling coach Paras Mhambrey credited England for being brave but doesn't believe the hosts have fallen behind
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