Pakistan Super League Seventh Edition (PSL 7 2022) – Match 8 Highlights – Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans (IU vs MS) at Karachi National Stadium –
Islamabad United won the toss and elected to bowl first and Multan Sultans set a target of 218 runs from 20 overs to win the match.
Multan Sultans had a rough patch as they lost Mohammad Rizwan and Sohaib Maqsood to a run out after they scored just 12 and 13 runs, respectively. However, Shan Masood scored 43 runs off 31 balls, while Rilee Rossouw and Tim David was able to score 67 and 71 runs off 35 a 29 balls, respectively.
Islamabad United gave it their all but could not achieve the target of 218 set by Multan Sultans. Paul Stirling and Alex Hales scored 19 and 23 runs off 10 and 14 balls, respectively, while, Rahmanullah Gurbaz added 15 runs to the total.
However, Shadab Khan scored a remarkable 91 runs off 42 balls giving the Islamabad United a fighting chance but that apparently wasn’t enough to score a victory as he did not get any backup from the team. Faheem Ashraf came in at number five and he was sent back to the pavilion for nil, while Azam Khan and Asif Ali only managed 27 runs altogether.
The rest of the batting order failed miserably against the Multan Sultans bowling, which restricted Islamabad United from achieving the 218 total set during the first innings.
Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans – PSL 7 Match 8 Highlights
Player of the Match
Tim David was named Man of the Match for scoring 71 runs off 29 balls.
Today’s Match Squads
Paul Stirling, Alex Hales, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mubasir Khan, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim, Hasan Ali. Marchant De Lange
Mohammad Rizwan (c), Shan Masood, Sohaib Maqsood, Rilee Rossouw, Khushdil Shah, Tim David, David Willey, Abbas Afridi, Imran Tahir, Anwar Ali, Rumman Raess
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