The 3rd match of the Pakistan Super League 2021 will be played between Islamabad United and Multan Sultans on 21st February at National Stadium in Karachi.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM local time (7:30 PM IST) and it will be streamed live on Sony Sports Network and Sony Liv.
The Islamabad United and Multan Sultans will get their campaign underway in Match 3 of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The Islamabad franchise will be keen on beginning this season with a win after a disastrous season last year where they could win only three matches. On the other hand, Multan Sultans have appointed Mohammad Rizwan as the skipper who is in the form of his life and are the favourites to win this match.
ISL vs MUS Weather Report for Match 3:
There is no chance of rain in Karachi with the temperature ranging between 22 and 26 Degrees.
The pitch is not easy to bat on and the players will have to bide time before going for their shots. Dew will also play its part and chasing should be a preferred option.
Average first innings score:
155 (Last 5 matches played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 3, Lost – 1, Tie – 1
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ISL vs MUS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Phil Salt (wk), Alex Hales, Hussain Talat, Shadab Khan (c), Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Lewis Gregory, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Zafar Gohar, Fawad Ahmed
Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Paul Stirling, Ali Khan, Mohammad Wasim, Muhammad Musa, Rohail Nazir (wk), Zeeshan Zameer
Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Chris Lynn, James Vince, Shan Masood, Khushdil Shah, Shahid Afridi, Carlos Brathwaite, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Imran Khan, Usman Qadir
Mohammad Umar, Rilee Rossouw, Shahnawaz Dhani, Sohaib Maqsood, Adam Lyth, Sohaibullah, Sohail Khan
ISL vs MUS Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Shadab Khan has turned into an all-rounder having scored 263 runs and picked 8 wickets in the last PSL season. Alex Hales was in exceptional form in the BBL amassing 537 runs in 16 innings and he will be a top pick again here. Mohammad Rizwan is a perfect captain material looking at the way he is batting currently and is coming off a sensational series against SA at home.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Mohammad Rizwan, Alex Hales, Shan Masood
Vice-Captain Options – Shadab Khan, James Vince, Lewis Gregory
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ISL vs MUS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mohammad Rizwan (c)
Batters – Hussain Talat, Alex Hales, James Vince, Shan Masood
All-Rounders – Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan (vc), Lewis Gregory
Bowlers – Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir, Sohail Tanvir
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ISL vs MUS 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mohammad Rizwan
Batters – Iftikhar Ahmed, Alex Hales (c), James Vince (vc), Chris Lynn
All-Rounders – Shadab Khan, Carlos Brathwaite, Shahid Afridi
Bowlers – Usman Qadir, Zafar Gohar, Fawad Ahmed
Alex Hales and Vince are in great form and they can be made C and VC of your Fantasy teams.
Today’s ISL vs MUS Probable Winners:
Multan Sultans are expected to win this match.