Multan Sultans thrash Islamabad United by six wickets

DUBAI: Multan Sultans regained confidence  as they defeated  Islamabad United  by six wickets in 121 run-chase with 11 balls to spare at the Dubai International Stadium.

Opener  Umar Siddiq, 46 off 45 with five boundaries and a six, powered Multan Sultans to chase an easy target of 121 runs, while James Vince smashed 28 off 17 balls with five boundaries.

Shadab Khan, Musa, Samit Patel and Rumman Raees picked one wicket each.

The brilliant bowling display of Sultans helped the team secured much awaited victory. DT Christian took three wickets, Shahid Afridi, Nauman Ali and Muhammad Ilyas took two wickets each while Muhammad Irfan picked one.

For United opener Luke Ronchi scored 32 off 16 while Asif Ali resisted with his innings of 22 runs off 12 balls. 

Multan Sultans: 122/4 in 18.1 overs

After over 18: Multan Sultans 120/4

Rumman Raees to Christian, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Christian, (no ball) 1 run

Rumman Raees to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Christian, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Christian, no run

Rumman Raees to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

After over 17: Multan Sultans 113/4

Muhammad Musa to Christian, 4 runs

Muhammad Musa to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Muhammad Musa to Christian, 1 run

Muhammad Musa to Christian, no run

Muhammad Musa to Christian, 6 runs

Muhammad Musa to Christian, no run

Muhammad Musa to Evans, OUT (b Muhammad Musa 1)

After over 16: Multan Sultans 101/3

Rumman Raees to Evans, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Evans, no run

Rumman Raees to Evans, no run

Rumman Raees to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Umar Siddiq, OUT (c Muhammad Musa b Rumman Raees 46)

Rumman Raees to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

After over 15: Multan Sultans 98/2

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, 2 runs

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

After over 14: Multan Sultans 96/2

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, 4 runs

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

After over 13: Multan Sultans 90/2

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Faheem Ashraf to Shoaib Malik, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Shoaib Malik, 4 runs

Faheem Ashraf to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs

Faheem Ashraf to Shoaib Malik, no run

After over 12: Multan Sultans 83/2

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 6 runs

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 4 runs

Muhammad Musa to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, no run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, no run

After over 11: Multan Sultans 71/2

Patel to Shoaib Malik, no run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, no run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, no run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 4 runs

After over 10: Multan Sultans 65/2

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, no run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, no run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

After over 9: Multan Sultans 64/2

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, no run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, no run

Patel to Shoaib Malik, no run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, no run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 1 wide

After over 8: Multan Sultans 61/2

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

Shadab Khan to Charles, OUT (lbw b Shadab Khan 4)

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

After over 7: Multan Sultans 58/1

Patel to Charles, 4 runs

Patel to Charles, no run

Patel to Vince, OUT (c Parnell b Patel 28)

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, no run

Patel to Vince, 1 run

After over 6: Multan Sultans 52/0

Shadab Khan to Vince, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Vince, no run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, no run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, no run

Shadab Khan to Umar Siddiq, 4 runs

After over 5: Multan Sultans 46/0

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 2 runs

Patel to Vince, 1 run

Patel to Vince, 4 runs

Patel to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Patel to Umar Siddiq, no run

After over 4: Multan Sultans 37/0

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 4 run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 4 runs

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 1 wide

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 1 leg bye

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, no run

Muhammad Musa to Vince, 1 run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

After over 3: Multan Sultans 25/0

Rumman Raees to Vince, no run

Rumman Raees to Vince, 4 runs

Rumman Raees to Vince, no run

Rumman Raees to Vince, no run

Rumman Raees to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Rumman Raees to Umar Siddiq, 4 runs

After over 2: Multan Sultans 16/0

Muhammad Musa to Vince, 4 runs

Muhammad Musa to Vince, 2 runs

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, no run

Muhammad Musa to Umar Siddiq, no run

Muhammad Musa to Vince, 1 run

After over 1: Multan Sultans 8/0

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, 2 runs

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, 4 runs

Faheem Ashraf to Vince, 1 run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, 1 run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Faheem Ashraf to Umar Siddiq, no run

Islamabad United 121 all out in 17.4 overs

After over 17.4: Islamabad United 121/10

Christian to Muhammad Musa, OUT (c Shahid Afridi b Christian 2)

Christian to Faheem Ashraf, 1 runs

Christian to Faheem Ashraf, 4 runs

Christian to Faheem Ashraf, 6 runs

After over 17: Islamabad United 110/9

Junaid Khan to Muhammad Musa, no run

Junaid Khan to Faheem Ashraf, 1 run

Junaid Khan to Faheem Ashraf, no run

Junaid Khan to Faheem Ashraf, no run

Junaid Khan to Muhammad Musa, 1 run

Junaid Khan to Faheem Ashraf, 1 run

Junaid Khan to Faheem Ashraf, 1 wide

After over 16: Islamabad United 106/9

Christian to Faheem Ashraf, 1 run

Christian to Muhammad Musa, 1 run

Christian to Muhammad Musa, no run

Christian to Rumman Raees, OUT (lbw b Christian 0)

Christian to Asif Ali, OUT (c †Umar Siddiq b Christian 22)

Christian to Asif Ali, 6 runs

After over 15: Islamabad United 98/7

Nauman Ali to Faheem Ashraf, no run

Nauman Ali to Faheem Ashraf, 2 runs

Nauman Ali to Shadab Khan, OUT (b Nauman Ali 4)

Nauman Ali to Shadab Khan, no run

Nauman Ali to Asif Ali, 1 leg bye

Nauman Ali to Shadab Khan, 1 run

After over 14: Islamabad United 94/6

Shahid Afridi to Asif Ali, 6 runs

Shahid Afridi to Asif Ali, no run

Shahid Afridi to Shadab Khan, 1 runs

Shahid Afridi to Asif Ali, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Asif Ali, 6 runs

Shahid Afridi to Asif Ali, 2 runs

After over 13: Islamabad United 78/6

Mohammad Irfan to Shadab Khan, 2 runs

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, OUT(c & b Mohammad Irfan 5)

Mohammad Irfan to Asif Ali, 1 run

Mohammad Irfan to Asif Ali, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Asif Ali, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Asif Ali, no run

After over 12: Islamabad United 75/5

Shahid Afridi to Patel, OUT (c Vince b Shahid Afridi 20)

Shahid Afridi to Patel, no run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 4 runs

Shahid Afridi to Parnell, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Parnell, 1 run

After over 11: Islamabad United 68/4

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, no run

Shahid Afridi to Parnell, 1 run

Mohammad Irfan to Parnell, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Parnell, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, 1 run

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, no run

After over 10: Islamabad United 66/4

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Parnell, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, no run

Shahid Afridi to Parnell, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Hussain Talat, OUT ( b Shahid Afridi 8)

After over 9: Islamabad United 62/3

Junaid Khan to Patel, no run

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, 1 run

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, no run

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, 4 runs

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, no run

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, no run

After over 8: Islamabad United 57/3

Shahid Afridi to Hussain Talat, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 1 run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, no run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 4 runs

Shahid Afridi to Patel, no run

Shahid Afridi to Patel, 4 runs

After over 7: Islamabad United 47/3

Junaid Khan to Patel, 1 run

Junaid Khan to Patel, no run

Junaid Khan to Patel, no run

Junaid Khan to Patel, no run

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, 1 run

Junaid Khan to Hussain Talat, no run

After over 6: Islamabad United 45/3

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Patel, 2 runs

Mohammad Irfan to Hussain Talat, 1 run

Mohammad Irfan to Hussain Talat, no run

After over 5: Islamabad United 42/3

Mohammad Ilyas to Patel, no run

Mohammad Ilyas to Patel, no run

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, OUT (c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Ilyas 32)

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, no run

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, 4 runs

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, 4 runs

After over 4: Islamabad United 34/2

Nauman Ali to Patel, no run

Nauman Ali to Sahibzada Farhan, OUT (Sahibzada Farhan st †Umar Siddiq b Nauman Ali 4)

Nauman Ali to Ronchi, 1 run

Nauman Ali to Ronchi, 4 runs

Nauman Ali to Ronchi, 1 wide

Nauman Ali to Ronchi, 4 runs

Nauman Ali to Sahibzada Farhan, 1 run

After over 3: Islamabad United 23/1

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, 6  runs

Mohammad Ilyas to Sahibzada Farhan, 1 run

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, 1 run

Mohammad Ilyas to Sahibzada Farhan, 1 run

Mohammad Ilyas to Sahibzada Farhan, no run

Mohammad Ilyas to Sahibzada Farhan, no run

After over 2: Islamabad United: 14/1

Mohammad Irfan to Ronchi, 4 runs

Mohammad Irfan to Ronchi, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Ronchi, 4 runs

Mohammad Irfan to Ronhi, no run

Mohammad Irfan to Sahibzada Farhan, 1 run

Mohammad Irfan to Sahibzada Farhan, no run

After over 1: Islamabad United: 5/1

Mohammad Ilyas to Delport, OUT(c Vince b Mohammad Ilyas 4)

Mohammad Ilyas to Delport, no run

Mohammad Ilyas to Delport, 4 runs

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, 1 leg bye

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, no run

Mohammad Ilyas to Ronchi, no run

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Multan Sultans captain Shoaib Malik has won the toss and decided to bowl first against Islamabad United in the 16 th T20 match of the Pakistan Super League 2019 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Multan have made two changes in their team as Nauman and Evans have been brought in place of Hammad and Green.

Islamabad, on the other hand, made no changes in their side.

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The Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s fourth edition has reached its half way as all the six participating teams have completed the first phase, playing five matches – one each against all other teams.

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Now the PSL-4 is going back from Sharjah to Dubai where further seven matches will be played from February 26 to March 1 before shifting to another UAE state Abu Dhabi.

The teams will now move to second phase in which another 15 matches will be played. Every team will face each of the other five participants.

The first of these, the 16th match, will be played on Tuesday at 9-00 pm at Dubai Sports Club stadium between Islamabad United and Multan Sultans.

They had earlier clashed on February 16 also at Dubai where Multan Sultans defeated Islamabad United by five wickets. That was the only victory for the Sultans as they never won any other match in the first phase.

Multan have only two points and they are at the bottom on the table while Islamabad are placed third with six points, having won three and lost two matches.

The highest total, Multan Sultans scored in the PSL4, is 200/6 (vs Lahore Qalandars at Sharjah on February 22) while the highest for Islamabad United is so far 177/5 (vs Lahore Qalandars at Dubai on February 14).

The batsman, who made the most runs for Multan is their captain Shoaib Malik (168 in five matches with two fifties) and for Islamabad is Luke Ronchi (166 in five matches with two fifties).

The bowler taking the most wickets for Multan is left-arm fast bowler Junaid Khan with eight wickets and for Islamabad is medium-pacer Faheem Ashraf with seven wickets.

Squads

Islamabad United: Mohammad Sami (captain), Luke Ronchi, Sahibzada Farhan, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Cameron Delport, Ian Bell, Philip Salt, Rizwan Hussain, Shadab Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Samit Patel, Rumman Raees, Muhammad Musa, Wayne Parnell.

Multan Sultans: Shoaib Malik (captain), Shan Masood, Tom Moores, Umar Siddiq, Laurie Evans, Andre Russell, Shahid Afridi, hammad Azam, Chris Green, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Johnson Charles, Ali Shafiq, James Vince, Daniel Christian, Shakeel Ansar, Nauman Ali.

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