Qualifier 1 - PSL'2021

Author: Shreyas
21 Jun 2021 04:42:42
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Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United -  Qualifier 1 of the Pakistan Super League'2021, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Points Table Scenario

MUL - 10-5w/5l (2nd)
ISL - 10-8w/2l (1st)

Series Performers till now

MUL

Mohammad Rizwan - 2nd highest run scorer (470), Avg (52.22) - 10M/10I
Sohaib Maqsood - 5th highest run scorer (304), Avg (38) - 10M/10I

Shahnawaz Dhani - Highest wicket taker (20), Avg (13.65), SR (10) - 9M/9I
Imran Khan Sr - 10th highest wicket taker (9), Avg (12.44), SR (11.33) - 5M/5I
Imran Tahir - 11th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (13.50), SR (12.75) - 5M/5I

ISL

Colin Munro - 10th highest run scorer (241), Avg (80.33) - 5M/5I
Asif Ali - 12th highest run scorer (215), Avg (35.83) - 10M/8I
Iftikhar Ahmed - 13th highest run scorer (195), Avg (48.75) - 10M/7I
Usman Khawaja - 15th highest run scorer (176), Avg (58.67) - 5M/5I

Hasan Ali - 5th highest wicket taker (12), Avg (16.75), SR (16) - 8M/8I
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 7th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (23.64), SR (18) - 9M/9I

1. VENUE AND PITCH INFO

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

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 134

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

Highest total - 247/2 (Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi - 17th June'2021)

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground

MUL - 6-4w/2l (66.67%)
ISL - 7-5w/2l (71.43%)

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

MUL

Mohammad Rizwan - 69th highest run scorer (142), Avg (47.33) - 4M/4I
Rahmanullah Gurbaz - 89th highest run scorer (117), Avg (29.25) - 4M/4I

Blessing Muzarabani - 37th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (21), SR (13.50) - 5M/5I
Imran Tahir - 58th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (14.17), SR (14) - 4M/4I
Imran Khan Sr - 81st highest wicket taker (5), Avg (13.20), SR (12) - 3M/3I
Shahnawaz Dhani - 81st highest wicket taker (5), Avg (18.40), SR (13.40) - 3M/3I

ISL

Colin Munro - 10th highest run scorer (263), Avg (65.75) - 6M/6I

Faheem Ashraf - 17th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (8.73), SR (9.27) - 6M/6I
Hasan Ali - 17th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (17.18), SR (13.91) - 7M/7I
Shadab Khan - 72nd highest wicket taker (5), Avg (25.60), SR (25) - 6M/6I

(iv) Recent T20 Matches on this venue

1) Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United - 19th June'2021
149/10 vs 150/6 (ISL won by 4 wkts)

Shan Masood - 59(37)
Mohammad Rizwan - 26(24)
Johnson Charles - 19(16)
Shahnawaz Dhani - 2w
Usman Qadir - 2w
Mohammad Umar - 1w
Blessing Muzarabani - 1w
Shadab Khan - 35(27)
Hussain Talat - 34(33)
Muhammad Akhlaq - 26(15)
Asif Ali - 25(16)
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 4w
Faheem Ashraf - 2w
Fawad Ahmed - 2w
Shadab Khan - 1w
Iftikhar Ahmed - 1w

Pacers - 6w+4w=10w
Spinners - 4w+2w=6w

2) Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators - 19th June'2021
176/7 vs 162/6 (KAR won by 14 runs)

Pacers - 1w+5w=6w
Spinners - 5w+0w=5w

3) Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars - 18th June'2021
169/8 vs 89/10 (MUL won by 80 runs)

Sohaib Maqsood - 60(40)
Rilee Roussouw - 29(24)
Sohail Tanvir - 26(9)*
Shahnawaz Dhani - 4w
Imran Khan Sr - 3w
Blessing Muzarabani - 2w
Imran Tahir - 1w

Pacers - 7w+9w=16w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

4) Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars - 17th June'2021
176/5 vs 169/7 (KAR won by 7 runs)

Pacers - 2w+3w=5w
Spinners - 3w+3w=6w

5) Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi - 17th June'2021
247/2 vs 232/6 (ISL won by 15 runs)

Usman Khawaja - 105(56)*
Colin Munro - 48(28)
Brandon King - 46(22)*
Asif Ali - 43(14)
Akif Javed - 3w
Hussain Talat - 2w
Hasan Ali - 1w

Pacers - 1w+6w=7w
Spinners - 1w+0w=1w

6) Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators - 16th June'2021
183/5 vs 73/10 (MUL won by 110 runs)

Shan Masood - 73(42)
Johnson Charles - 47(24)
Mohammad Rizwan - 21(23)
Khushdil Shah - 20(18)*
Imran Tahir - 3w
Imran Khan Sr - 2w
Shahnawaz Dhani - 1w
Blessing Muzarabani - 1w
Sohail Tanvir - 1w

Pacers - 3w+5w=8w
Spinners - 2w+3w=5w

7) 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

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

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

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

Colin Munro - 88(56)*
Iftikhar Ahmed - 71(39)*
Akif Javed - 1w
Hasan Ali - 1w
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 1w
Ali Khan - 1w

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

10) 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

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

Asif Ali - 75(43)
Iftikhar Ahmed - 49(37)
Musa Khan - 3w
Fawad Ahmed - 2w
Shadab Khan - 2w
Ali Khan - 1w

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

12) 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

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

Colin Munro - 90(36)*
Usman Khawaja - 41(27)*
Hasan Ali - 2w
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 2w
Musa Khan - 2w
Akif Javed - 1w
Shadab Khan - 1w

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

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

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

15) 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

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

Faheem Ashraf - 27(24) & 1w
Usman Khawaja - 18(17)
Hussain Talat - 14(17)
Hasan Ali - 14(9) & 2w
Iftikhar Ahmed - 12(16)
Colin Munro - 11(7)
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 10(5

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

SUMMARY OF WICKETS

Pacers
1st Innings - 65w
2nd Innings - 56w

Spinners
1st Innings - 24w
2nd Innings - 25w

Overall
121w:49w (Pacers:Spinners)

(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

Multan Sultans (MUL)

1. Mohammad Rizwan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 10(14), 29(23), 21(23), 15(20), 26(24)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 82(56)*

2. Hammad Azam
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 29(30), 9(16)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

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

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

5. Johnson Charles
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(5), 47(24), 10(9), 19(16)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

6. Khushdil Shah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 44(32)*, 20(18)*, 6(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Mohammad Umar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
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), 2(2), 29(24), 2(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

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

12. Shan Masood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 73(42), 0(1), 59(37)
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), 5(8), 60(40), 12(7)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 61(31)

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

16. Sohail Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 8(9)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Sohail Tanvir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 14(14)*&0w, 1w, 26(9)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w

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

Islamabad United (ISL)

1. Shadab Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 7(8)&1w, 5(7)&2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 16(8)*&1w, 8(7)&0w, 1w, 0w, 35(27)&1w

2. Ahmed Saifi Abdullah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Ali Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w

4. Akif Javed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 1w

5. Asif Ali
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 24(21), 7(9), 75(43), 43(14)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(2), 25(16)

6. Colin Munro
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 11(15), 11(7), 4(11), 48(28)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 58(42), 90(36)*, 88(56)*

7. Fawad Ahmed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w, 4(3)*&1w, 2w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w

8. Faheem Ashraf
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 10(8)*&0w, 27(24)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 3w, 4w, 2w

9. Hasan Ali
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 17(8)*&1w, 3w, 0w, 14(9)&2w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 1w

10. Hussain Talat
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 14(17), 8(13), 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 34(33)

11. Iftikhar Ahmed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 12(16), 49(37)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 71(39)*&0w, 6(7)*&1w

12. Mohammad Wasim Jr
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 10(5)*&0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 1w, 4w

13. Mohammad Akhlaq
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1(2), 26(15)

14. Musa Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

15. Rohail Nazir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 8(5), 1(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Usman Khawaja
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 18(17), 0(3), 105(56)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 41(27)*, 12(16)

17. Zafar Gohar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

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

19. Brandon King
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 46(22)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(7)

20. Umar Amin
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 13(15)
 

2. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
8 - 5w/3l (In favour of ISL)

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

(iii) On this Venue
1 - 1w/0l (In favour of ISL)

(iv) Recent head to head matches

1) Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United - 19th June'2021
149/10 vs 150/6 (ISL won by 4 wkts)

Shan Masood - 59(37)
Mohammad Rizwan - 26(24)
Johnson Charles - 19(16)
Shahnawaz Dhani - 2w
Usman Qadir - 2w
Mohammad Umar - 1w
Blessing Muzarabani - 1w
Shadab Khan - 35(27)
Hussain Talat - 34(33)
Muhammad Akhlaq - 26(15)
Asif Ali - 25(16)
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 4w
Faheem Ashraf - 2w
Fawad Ahmed - 2w
Shadab Khan - 1w
Iftikhar Ahmed - 1w

Pacers - 6w+4w=10w
Spinners - 4w+2w=6w

2) Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United - 22nd February'2021
150/8 vs 151/7 (ISL won by 3 wkts)

Mohammad Rizwan - 71(53)
Rilee Roussouw - 25(14)
Khushdil Shah - 7(8) & 1w
Mohammad Umar - 1w
Faheem Ashraf - 22(12) & 1w
Shadab Khan - 5(6) & 1w
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 3w
Hasan Ali - 1w

Pacers - 7w+3w=10w
Spinners - 1w+3w=4w

3) Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans - 8th March'2020
91/7 vs 94/1 (MUL won by 9 wkts)

Colin Munro - 25(12)
Shadab Khan - 14(12) & 1w
Imran Tahir - 2w

Pacers - 2w+0w=2w
Spinners - 3w+1w=4w

4) Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United - 23rd February'2020
164/8 vs 165/2 (ISL won by 8 wkts)

Shan Masood - 21(20)
Colin Munro - 50(32)
Faheem Ashraf - 2w
Akif Javed - 1w
Musa Khan - 1w

Pacers - 8w+1w=9w
Spinners - 0w+1w=1w

5) Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans - 27th February'2019
121/10 vs 122/4 (MUL won by 6 wkts)

Asif Ali - 22(12)
Musa Khan - 1w
Shadab Khan - 1w

Pacers - 8w+2w=10w
Spinners - 2w+2w=4w

ON THIS VENUE (HEAD TO HEAD)

1) Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United - 19th June'2021
149/10 vs 150/6 (ISL won by 4 wkts)

Shan Masood - 59(37)
Mohammad Rizwan - 26(24)
Johnson Charles - 19(16)
Shahnawaz Dhani - 2w
Usman Qadir - 2w
Mohammad Umar - 1w
Blessing Muzarabani - 1w
Shadab Khan - 35(27)
Hussain Talat - 34(33)
Muhammad Akhlaq - 26(15)
Asif Ali - 25(16)
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 4w
Faheem Ashraf - 2w
Fawad Ahmed - 2w
Shadab Khan - 1w
Iftikhar Ahmed - 1w

Pacers - 6w+4w=10w
Spinners - 4w+2w=6w

(v) Top Performers when these two sides meet

MUL

Mohammad Rizwan - 9th highest run scorer (71), Avg (71) - 1M/1I
Shan Masood - 13th highest run scorer (47), Avg (23.50) - 2M/2I

Imran Tahir - 3rd highest wicket taker (6), Avg (17.50), SR (14) - 4M/4I

ISL

Hussain Talat - 3rd highest run scorer (109), Avg (27.25) - 6M/5I
Colin Munro - 7th highest run scorer (75), Avg (37.50) - 2M/2I
Asif Ali - 11th highest run scorer (65), Avg (13) - 7M/6I

Shadab Khan - Highest wicket taker (7), Avg (25.43), SR (19.71) - 7M/7I
Mohammad Wasim Jr - 9th highest wicket taker (3), Avg (9.67), SR (8) - 1M/1I

(vi) Toss Based Analysis - Head to Head

Multan Sultans (MUL)

1. Mohammad Rizwan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 71(53), 26(24)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

2. Hammad Azam
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(16)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 14(18)

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

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

5. Johnson Charles
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 19(16)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(6), 4(3)

6. Khushdil Shah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 7(10), 7(8)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Mohammad Umar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w
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 - 0(1), 25(14), 2(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

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

12. Shan Masood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(20), 59(37)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 26(20)

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

14. Sohaib Maqsood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(4), 2(4), 12(7)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 13(13)

15. Sohaibullah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Sohail Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 8(9)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Sohail Tanvir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(8)&0w, 10(6)&0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 10(5)&0w, 0w

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

Islamabad United (ISL)

1. Shadab Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 15(17)*&2w, 4(5)&1w, 14(12)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w, 5(6)&1w, 35(27)&1w

2. Ahmed Saifi Abdullah
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Ali Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

4. Akif Javed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

5. Asif Ali
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 17(13), 2(5), 22(12), 4(4)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 11(19), 9(9), 25(16)

6. Colin Munro
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 25(12)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 50(32)

7. Fawad Ahmed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

8. Faheem Ashraf
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 13(6)*&2w, 20(14)*&0w, 16(10)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 12(20)*&0w, 2w, 22(12)&1w, 2w

9. Hasan Ali
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

10. Hussain Talat
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 36(21), 7(12), 8(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 48(34)*, 10(16), 34(33)

11. Iftikhar Ahmed
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1(4), 6(7)*&1w

12. Mohammad Wasim Jr
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 4w

13. Mohammad Akhlaq
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 26(15)

14. Musa Khan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

15. Rohail Nazir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Usman Khawaja
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Zafar Gohar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

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

19. Brandon King
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(7)

20. Umar Amin
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 13(15)

3. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING

A) Multan Sultans (MUL):

Unavailable: Shimron Hetmeyer (On National Duty)

Probable XI

1) Shan Masood - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 59, 0, 73, 14, 1, 141, 125, 91, 66*, 49, 0, 0

2) Mohammad Rizwan (C/Wk) - RHB
Last 10 - 26, 15, 21, 82*, 29, 21, 45, 91*, 13, 82*, 0

3) Johnson Charles - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 19, 10, 47, 59, 12, 14, 0, 23, 73*, 26

4) Sohaib Maqsood - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 12, 60, 5, 61, 31, 2, 34*, 61*, 36

5) Rilee Roussouw - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 2, 29, 2, 44, 3, 7, 1*, 14*, 25, 6

6) Khushdil Shah - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 6, 20*, 44*, 19r 0w, 6r 0w, 6*, 7r 1w, 15, 12

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

8) Blessing Muzarabani - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 3w, 4w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 1w

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

10) Imran Tahir - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 1w, 3w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 0w

11) Sohail Tanvir - LHB, LFM
Last 10 - 26r 0w, 1w, 0w, 14r 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w

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, 1w, 2w, 2w, 4w, 3w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 1w

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 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 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 - 9r 0w, 94r 1w, 39r 2w, 30r 0w, 70r 1w, 46r 1w, 36r 0w, 22r 2w, 19, 22r 1w

21) Sohail Khan - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 8r 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 4w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 2w

Safe C/VC choices
Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood

B) Islamabad United (ISL):

Probable XI

1) Usman Khawaja - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 105*, 12, 0, 18, 23, 64, 25, 50, 6, 42

2) Colin Munro - LHB, RM
Last 10 - 48, 88*, 4, 11, 2, 30, 7, 46*, 5, 82, 34, 50

3) Brandon King - RHB
Last 10 - 5, 46*, 58, 10, 7, 4, 19, 97, 2, 20

4) Muhammad Akhlaq - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 26, 1, 1, 14, 10, 0, 1, 55, 117, 4, 48, 0, 38*

5) Iftikhar Ahmed - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 6r 1w, 58r 0w, 49, 16, 0w, 7r 0w, 49r 0w, 1, 20r 0w, 4, 40r 0w

6) Asif Ali - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 25, 43, 75, 7, 1, 5, 19, 2, 16*, 19, 21*

7) Shadab Khan (C) - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 35r 1w, 0w, 5r 2w, 7r 1w, 13r 0w, 33r 0w, 21r 1w, 6r 0w, 0r 0w, 5r 1w

8) Faheem Ashraf - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 27r 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 0w

9) Hussain Talat - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 34, 2w, 8, 14, 1*, 22, 42r 1w, 10, 5, 3, 15

10) Hasan Ali - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 14r 2w, 5w, 0w 30r 4w, 5w, 4w, 3w, 1w, 12r 1w, 9r 2w

11) Akif Javed - RHB, LFM
Last 10 - 3w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 2w

BENCH

12) Mohammad Wasim Jr - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 4w, 1w, 0w, 10r 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 18r 2w, 24r 1w

13) Zeeshan Zameer - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 4r 1w, 2r 0w

14) Musa Khan - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 3w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 1w

15) Fawad Ahmed - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w

16) Ali Khan - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 3w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w

17) Rohail Nazir - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 1, 8, 34, 57, 88, 69*, 18, 45, 68

18) Ahmed Saifi Abdullah - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 10r 0w, 14r 1w, 3r 0w, 0r 1w, 35r 0w, 1w, 4w, 0w, 0w, 13r 0w, 0w, 17r 2w, 4w, 4r 1w, 2w, 1w

19) Zafar Gohar - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 53r 1w, 28r 2w, 24r 3w, 48r 0w, 5r 1w, 7r 3w

20) Umar Amin - LHB, RM
Last 10 - 24, 83, 47, 1, 26, 67, 0, 10, 14, 22

Safe C/VC choices
Colin Munro, Usman Khawaja

Differential C/VC choices

MUL

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

ISL

Hasan Ali, Brandon King, Shadab Khan
Hit or Miss: Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali

My Fantasy Team (SL)
(Pre Toss)

Wk - Rizwan
Bat - Munro, Charles, Masood, Maqsood, King
AR - Talat/Shadab, Ashraf
Bowl - Tahir/Imran Khan, Dhani, Wasim

Options for other SL and GL teams - Hasan Ali, Usman Khawaja, Iftikhar Ahmed, Blessing Muzarabani

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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