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Multan Sultans v Islamabad United Match 7 Highlights

Multan Sultans will continue their matches in their home ground, and this time they will be playing against Islamabad United in the 7th match of HBL PSL 8. This match will be played on 19 February 2023. It is a good Sunday, and the weather is nice. And as usual, the team who will win the toss will bowl first (I want a change now). Anyways, let’s see how this match plays out.

Match details

Match Multan Sultans v Islamabad United
Date Sunday, February 19, 2023
Time 2:00 PM
Umpires Asif Yaqoob
Faisal Afridi
TV Umpire Martin Saggers
Reserve Umpire Shozab Raza
Match Referee Mohammed Anees


Islamabad United won the toss, and they did what? Yeah, you got that right. They chose to field first. đŸ™‚

The PSL 8 Points table 2023 is updated with PSL live Streaming 2023.

Playing 11

Shan Masood Paul Stirling
Mohammad Rizwan Hassan Nawaz
Rilee Rossouw Colin Munro
David Miller Rassie van der Dussen
Kieron Pollard Shadab Khan
Khushdil Shah Azam Khan
Carlos Brathwaite Faheem Ashraf
Usama Mir Tom Curran
Abbas Afridi Mohammad Wasim
Mohammad Ilyas Rumman Raees
Ihsanullah Abrar Ahmed

1st Innings

The Sultans lost an early wicket again. They lost Shan Masood early again. But it was Rilee and Rizwan who propelled this show in the powerplay. The 2 Rs are back to the rescue again! But the wicket of Rilee gave the United a little hope in the 1st innings. And who came next? Killer Miller came to kill Islamabad’s hopes with his quickfire innings. He scored 52 runs in just 25 deliveries. Rizwan got out after making his fifty, Pollard finished the innings again, and Multan Sultans gave the United a target of 191 runs.

David Miller 52(25) Rumman Raees 1-25 (3)
Mohammad Rizwan 50(38) Tom Curran 1-32 (4)
Rilee Rossouw 36(30) Mohammad Wasim 1-49 (4)
Kieron Pollard 32(21) Shadab Khan 1-42 (3)

2nd innings

So, Islamabad couldn’t take advantage of the toss. They failed to chase the massive target, while RVD was the only one who provided them with a hint of flare. Multan Sultans won by 52 runs and bowled IU out for 138.

Munro and van der Dussen’s pairing kept the guests in the game, and Azam also played several daring shots, but the hosts appeared to be in control constantly.

It’s no secret that Mir’s wickets removal of Munro and Shadab in the same over was the game-changer, and Multan didn’t put a foot astray after that.

Despite not collecting wickets earlier, Ihsanullah was fiery once more, and his speed worried the hitters. The highlight was Afridi, an inspired selection who scored four goals with some savvy substitutions.

Islamabad was inconsistent with bat and ball and came up relatively short in the end. After Azam’s wicket, there was no hope remaining for the United.

RV Dussen 49 (32) Abbas Afridi 4-22 (3)
Colin Munro 31 (23) Ihsanullah 2-19 (3.5)
Hassan Nawaz 21(16) Mohammad Ilyas 2-12 (2)
Usama Mir 2-33 (4)

Man of the match

Abbas Afridi earned this award for his 4-fer in just 3 overs.

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