Rizwan, Willey steer Sultans to victory, United reach playoffs
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Chasing a target of 106 runs, Multan Sultans were four down for 43 runs. Sultans’ captain Mohammad Rizwan and David Willey anchored a run chase after a jittery start and completed the chase in the 18th over, as Sultans scored 111/4. As Rizwan once again played a solid role to put the Sultans’ victorious. Rizwan showed patience and scored unbeaten 51 runs off 42 balls and David Willey scored unbeaten 28 off 32 .
For United, Liam Dawson remained the standout bowler who took three wickets and conceded only 16 runs in his four overs. Other than that, Zahid Mahmood took a wicket.
Earlier, Nasir Nawaz and Mohammad Huraira started the innings for the Islamabad United which was not good as Huraira was dismissed for 9 runs.
When Asif Ali came to the wicket, he also failed and got out on the total score of 64 by scoring only 9 runs. Danish Aziz also was undone by Tim David, who added only 6 runs on the scored card. Zafar Gohar was dismissed for 9 runs on a total score of 77.
Islamabad United scored 105 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Mohammad Musa posted 26 and Liam Dawson scored 22 runs, while 6 players of the United could not enter the double figure.
Despite, losing this match which was quite important for the Islamabad United, the Asif XI have made it to the playoffs. This match officially confirmed the end of Quetta Gladiator’s campaign in this year PSL.
🚨 Record Breaking Performance 🚨— Multan Sultans (@MultanSultans) February 20, 2022
Congratulations #Sultans on winning the match and becoming the first ever side in @thePSLt20 to win 9 games in the group stage.
What a remarkable effort 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻#JobNotDoneYet #HBLPSL #SultanAaGayya pic.twitter.com/RQnSGloE0p