MUL vs KAR Fantasy Prediction: Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings – 14 November 2020 (Karachi). The PSL is finally here and, the winner of this game will seal their place in the Finals of the tournament.
Multan Sultans will take on Karachi Kings in the Qualifier match of PSL 2020 aka Pakistan Super League which will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi. The PSL is finally back to complete its playoffs stages after the Covid-19 pandemic break.
Multan Sultans finished the league phase of the tournament as table-toppers and, their bowling is best in the tournament. The team will miss the likes of James Vince and Moeen Ali in the playoffs but, they have signed some really good replacements. Sohail Tanvir and Imran Tahir will lead the bowling line-up of the side whereas, Shan Masood and Rille Rossouw are their key batsmen.
Karachi Kings, on the other hand, managed to finish in the top-2 places and earned this opportunity to play in the Qualifier. The batting of this side is absolutely top-notch and, they need to fire in this game. However, the bowling of this side is a big concern and, this can derail their title chances as well.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent enough for the batting in Karachi. The average 1st innings batting score is 171.
Total PSL Games Played: 16; Batting 1st Won: 7; Batting 2nd Won: 9
Match Details :
Time:- 3:30 PM, Live on D-Sports
Probable XI for both sides:-
Multan Sultans – Zeeshan Ashraf, Adam Lyth, Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, Khushdil Shah, Ravi Bopara, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan.
Karachi Kings – Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Alex Hales, Cameron Delport, Chadwick Walton, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Wayne Parnell, Mohammad Amir, Umaid Asif, Aamir Yameen.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Babar Azam, Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, Imran Tahir, and Sohail Tanvir.
MUL vs KAR Team Wicket-Keeper
Zeeshan Ashraf (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Ashraf is expected to open the innings and is an expressive player. He is going to be the best option in this category as the rest of the options will play in the middle-order.
MUL vs KAR Team Batsmen
Babar Azam (Price 10.5) and Alex Hales (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Karachi Kings. There is no doubt over the quality of Babar and, he is currently the highest run-scorer of the tournament. He has scored 345 runs at an average of 49.28 whereas, Hales has scored 239 runs in just 7 games at an average of 59.75. Both of them are T20 superstars and just cannot be dropped.
Shan Masood (Price 9) and Rilee Rossouw (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Multan Sultans. Masood has been the best batsman of the side this season and has scored 253 runs at an average of 31.62 whereas, Rossouw has already scored a century in PSL 2020 and is a gun T20 player. Both of them are really important to this side.
MUL vs KAR Team All-Rounders
Cameron Delport (Price 9) and Imad Wasim (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Karachi Kings. Delport is a T20 superstar and is coming on the back of a decent T20 Blast campaign in England. He bats in the middle-order and can bowl some overs as well whereas, Imad scored a half-century in PSL 2020 and picked five wickets in his bowling as well. Both of them are proven T20 players.
Sohail Tanvir (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Multan Sultans. Tanvir has picked 10 wickets in PSL 2020 and is the 4th highest wicket-taker whereas, his economy has been under 7 as well. He is a proven T20 wicket-taking bowler.
MUL vs KAR Team Bowlers
Mohammad Amir (Price 9) and Umaid Asif (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Karachi Kings. Amir is an experienced campaigner and has picked 10 wickets this season whereas, Asif has picked 6 wickets in 6 games. Both of them are good pace bowlers.
Imran Tahir (Price 9) will be our bowler from the Multan Sultans. Imran is a T20 superstar and has picked 10 wickets in PSL 2020. He is a genuine wicket-taker and just cannot be dropped.
Match Prediction: Multan Sultans will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Babar Azam and Alex Hales
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Imran Tahir and Rilee Rossouw
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.