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The third match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 will witness Multan Sultans taking on Quetta Gladiators on February 15 at the Multan Cricket Stadium. The much-awaited encounter is set to be a thrilling showdown between the two teams.
Multan Sultans look to bounce back after narrow defeat in the opening game
Multan Sultans are heading into the clash with Quetta Gladiators following a heart-wrenching loss to Lahore Qalandars in the opening match of the PSL 2023. Despite a valiant effort from Mohammad Rizwan, who scored 75 runs off 50 balls, the team fell just short of the target of 176 runs and lost the game by a narrow margin of one run.
Quetta Gladiators aim for a better show in PSL 2023
Quetta Gladiators had a forgettable outing in the PSL 2022, as they failed to impress, winning only four of their ten matches. However, the team is eager to put that behind them and make a strong comeback in the 2023 edition of the tournament. Led by Sarfaraz Ahmed, Quetta Gladiators will be hoping for an improved performance this season, with a well-balanced squad at their disposal.
Expectations high as Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators gear up for the clash
The clash between Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators is expected to be a closely fought contest, with both teams looking to make their mark in the early stages of the tournament. The Sultans will be aiming to get back to winning ways after their narrow defeat, while the Gladiators will be eager to start their campaign with a win. Fans can look forward to an exciting game of cricket as the two sides battle it out on the field.
Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators Head to Head —
The Multan Sultans have beaten Quetta Gladiators by more than 100 runs twice in their last 3 games. Their most recent win over Sarfaraz Ahmed’s unit was by 117 runs.
the Multan Sultans have clearly had the dominant hand over Quetta Gladiators in their last 5 games. As a result of which, they head into Match 3 of PSL 2023 as the favorites, having a chance of 57% to win this game with popular bookmakers as compared to Quetta Gladiators’ 43%.
Report in Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators
The surface in Multan produced a thrilling high-scoring encounter in the last game. While Qalandars posted 175 on board, the hosts almost pulled off a chase and just fell short by a run in the end. The team winning the toss would be inclined to chase.
The sky is pretty clear for us to enjoy a full game. The temperature will be around 28 to 15 degrees during the match hours with humidity being as high as 50%.
Predicted Playing XI of Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators–
Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (C & Wk), Usman Khan, Kieron Pollard, David Miller, Khushdil Shah, Akeal Hosein, Usama Mir, Sameen Gul, Ihsanullah, Shahnawaz Dahani
Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C), Iftikhar Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mohammad Nawaz, Umaid Asif, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain
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