Sensational Multan Sultans in PSL 3 – A Short Summary
There have been 8 matches played till now and let me tell you every single match was just as exciting as the other one.
Team Multan SULTANS vs Defending Champions Zalmi
In the opening match Multan Sultans took on the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi. And to everyone’s surprise Multan won the match by 7 wickets. Team Sultans didn’t look as this is their first time in Pakistan Super league. They had done their homework on Zalmi and knew exactly how they can get their first win. Kumar Sanakkara played a great knock of 57 runs and was man match of the match.
Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars
Sultans in their second match played against Lahore Qalandars. They made a huge score of 179 runs, to which Kumar Sangakkara contributed 63 runs. Sangakkara is in a very good form and has tons of experience in T20 cricket. In response to Sultans, the Lahore Qalandars were bowled out at 136. South African bowler Imran Tahir took 3 wickets, not giving Lahore Qalandars any chance to build a partnership. He was given the man of the match award.
Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United.
Their third match was against Islamabad United. United got their first win for this season and broke the winning streak of Multan Sultans. Sultans batted first but their batsman’s were outplayed by the Islamabad United’s bowling department. Rumman Raees took 3 wickets for just 13 runs, Muhammad Sami and Andre Russell joined the party taking 2 wickets each. Islamabad United were able to reach the target of 113 in just 17.4 overs. Hussain Talat played a beautiful innings of 48 runs and he was given the man of the match award.
Multan Sultans have come forward as a dangerous team. With the competition getting intense they have the players to get them wins. Kumar Sangakkara and Imran Tahir can single handedly change the game on their day.
Sultans will be playing against Karachi Kings on Friday, March 2 at 1630 PST in Sharjah. Karachi kings are playing were well and haven’t lost a single match yet. It will be a nail bitter.