MUL vs LAH Eliminator-2 Fantasy Prediction: Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars – 14 Novem5ber 2020 (Karachi). The winner of this game will play the Karachi Kings in PSL 2020 Final.
Multan Sultans will take on Lahore Qalandars in the Eliminator-2 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, that’s why they are getting yet another opportunity in the tournament despite losing their first playoff game. They lost the last game in the Super Over and, a defeat here will end their campaign. The batting was horrific in the last game and, they need to come out stronger in this game.
Lahore Qalandars, on the other hand, registered a brilliant victory in their last game and, a win here will take them through to the finals of the tournament. Mohammad Hafeez proved his class yet again whereas, the bowlers were brilliant as well. This side has some aggressive players in their ranks and, this is going to be a big encounter for them.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent enough for the batting in Karachi. The average 1st innings batting score is 169.
Total PSL Games Played: 18; Batting 1st Won: 7; Batting 2nd Won: 11
Match Details :
Time:- 8:30 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, Mohammad Illyas, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan.
Lahore Qalandars – Tamim Iqbal, Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Ben Dunk, Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Faizan, Dilbar Hussain.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Sohail Tanvir, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, and Imran Tahir.
MUL vs LAH 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 played a decent knock in the last game as well and should be picked for this game.
MUL vs LAH Team Batsmen
Fakhar Zaman (Price 9) and Sohail Akhtar (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Lahore Qalandars. Zaman was the leading run-scorer of the recent National T20 Cup and, he scored 252 runs in PSL 2020 as well whereas, Akhtar just changed the fortunes of this side with his batting when he decided to bat in the top-order. He has scored 243 runs in PSL 2020 at an average of 34.51. Both of them are really important players.
[You can also pick Ben Dunk instead of Sohail Akhtar]
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 256 runs at an average of 28.44 whereas, Rossouw has already scored a century in PSL 2020 and is a gun T20 player. Both of them were really unlucky to get out in the last game and, should be retained.
MUL vs LAH Team All-Rounders
Mohammad Hafeez (Price 10) and David Wiese (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Lahore Qalandars. Hafeez has been the 2nd highest run-scorer of the PSL 2020. He has scored 291 runs at an average of 48.50 whereas, Wiese is coming on the back of a really good T20 Blast campaign, he bowled brilliantly in the last game whereas, he was vital in his batting as well. Both of them are brilliant T20 players.
Sohail Tanvir (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Multan Sultans. Tanvir has been brilliant for the Sultans in the tournament, he has 13 wickets under his belt whereas, he proved his batting credentials too in the last game.
MUL vs LAH Team Bowlers
Shaheen Afridi (Price 9.5) and Haris Rauf (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lahore Qalandars. Shaheen has been brilliant for the side and is the highest wicket-taker of the season with 15 wickets under his belt whereas, Rauf was really good in the recent T20I series where he picked 6 wickets in 3 games. Both of them are quality seam bowlers and bowled well in the last game as well.
Imran Tahir (Price 9) will be our bowler from the Multan Sultans. Imran is a T20 superstar and has picked 11 wickets in PSL 2020. He is a genuine wicket-taker and just cannot be dropped.
Match Prediction: Lahore Qalandars will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Mohammad Hafeez and Shan Masood
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Sohail Tanvir and Shaheen Afridi
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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.