This is the first time Multan Sultans will be playing PSL. Previously there were only five teams in PSL. Multan Sultans is owned by Schon Properties. Being the newest entry in tournament a lot is expected from them.
Sultans go in with a really strong squad on paper. It will be exciting to see them battle it out with five teams who have played in previous editions of PSL.
Shoaib Malik has been given the charge to lead the Sultans side. With him are the two change changing players, Kumar Sangakkara and Kieron Pollard. They both are capable enough to lead their team to victory single handedly.
In their draft pick, Sultans brought in Imran Tahir a great leg spinner. Darren Bravo was the next to be picked by the side. In additions to these players Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbad and Nic Pooran are part of Sultan side.
Other players include Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood. All these players can’t wait to go out and perform on field. Supplementary players include Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq and Ross Whitele. Whereas in the emerging players category Abdullah Shafiq and Saif Badar are made a part of the Sultan side.
Turning the attention to the coaches and the mentor now. Talk about Cricket and Sultan, you think of just one person. Yes that’s right our “Swing ka Sultan” Wasim Akram has joined the Multan Sultan. He will be guiding the bowling side on how to bowl out every team from the tournament. Tom Moody is the head coach of the team.
These are the 21 Sultans for you:
- Coaches: Tom Moody and Wasim Akram, Mohammad Wasim, Andrew Leipus
- Batsman: Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Abdullah Shafiq, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Umar Siddiq, Shan Masood.
- Bowlers: Umar Gul, Junaid Khan, Irfan Khan, Muhammad Irfan, Imran Tahir, Hardus Viljoen, Mohammad Abbas
- Wicket keepers: Kumar Sangakkara, Nicholas Pooran
- Allrounders: Shoaib Malik (Captain), Sohail Tanvir, Kieron Pollard, Kashif Bhatti, Ross Whiteley
Strength of Sultans, Mughal Steel and Multan Sultans have partnered up. Careem are the official transport partners of the team. Bonus Washing Powder are the official partners of the team Multan. City News Network are the official news partner.
Expect the UNEXPECTED from Sultans.