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PSL 9: Multan Sultan’s Strengths, Weaknesses, And Key Element

PSL 9: Multan Sultan’s Strengths, Weaknesses, And Key Element

Multan Sultans, recognized as one of the premier teams in the recent years of the PSL, have come close to clinching the title twice but fell short as the runners-up. In the upcoming PSL 9 season, Multan Sultans aim to seal the deal and add another trophy to their collection.

Under the captaincy of Mohammad Rizwan, Multan Sultans have assembled a squad eager to take that final step and hoist the coveted trophy. The inclusion of international stars like Reeza Hendricks, Chris Jordan, and David Willey, along with national players such as Iftikhar Ahmed and Khushdil Shah, has heightened excitement among the franchise’s fans.

Mohammad Rizwan Iftikhar Ahmed Khushdil Shah Usama Mir Abbas Afridi
Ihsanullah* Faisal Akram Dawid Malan Reeza Hendricks Reece Topley*
Tayyab Tahir Shahnawaz Dahani Mohammad Ali Usman Khan Yasir Khan
Chris Jordan Aftab Ibrahim David Willey Johnson Charles Muhammad Shahzad

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Having narrowly missed the PSL title in the past two seasons, Multan Sultans are determined to break the runner-up curse and secure the championship. Led by the formidable Mohammad Rizwan, known for his consistent performances in international and franchise cricket, Multan Sultans boast a strong team ready to put up a resilient fight.

The team’s batting lineup features one of the best batters in the format, Mohammad Rizwan, who is joined by Reeza Hendricks, an equally accomplished opening partner. The addition of English star Dawid Malan, renowned for his explosive batting style and match-winning abilities, further strengthens their batting prowess.

In the middle order, national stars Iftikhar Ahmed and Khushdil Shah, alongside David Willey and Johnson Charles, form a formidable unit. The emergence of exciting young talents adds depth to Multan Sultans’ batting lineup, creating a power-packed ensemble.

PSL Edition Year Position finished
1 2016 Did not exist
2 2017 Did not exist
3 2018 5th
4 2019 5th
5 2020 3rd
6 2021 Champions
7 2022 Runner-up
8 2023 Runner-up

While Multan Sultans boast the services of pace bowlers Chris Jordan, Shahnawaz Dahani, and Abbas Afridi to bolster their pace attack, the team has faced setbacks with the unavailability of two key pacers. Both English bowler Reece Topley and national sensation Ihsanullah are unavailable, leaving Multan Sultans with limited options in the pace department. Despite these challenges, the team remains determined to overcome obstacles and make a strong impact in the upcoming PSL 9 season.