Fantasy Cricket Tips: In game 3 of the ongoing HBL PSL, Multan Sultans will host Peshawar Zalmi in a bid to win their second match in PSL 5. While Sultans come on the back of a hammering against Islamabad United, Zalmi will aim to carry the winning momentum from their win against Gladiators. A win in Multan will push the hosts in the upper half of the points table, while Peshawar might claim the top spot if they manage to secure a win against Sultans.
Weather Conditions: The weather can have very little stay in the game between Zali and Sultans. There is a probability of 1% rain which can halt the match proceedings in Multan. Fans will hope that they get to witness an entire 40 overs match on Wednesday.
Pitch Report: This will be the first-ever PSL match which will be hosted at the Multan Cricket stadium. While the pitch is expected to be batter’s friendly, the conditions will be alien to both the teams.
Injury and availability news:
No injury concerns from either camp. All players are fit and available for selection.
Probable Playing XI:
Multan Sultans: Shaan Masood (C), James Vince, Moeen Ali, Rilee Rossouw, Zeeshan Ashraf (Wk), Khushdil Shah, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Ilyas, Imran Tahir
Peshawar Zalmi: Tom Banton, Kamran Akmal (Wk), Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Liam Livingstone, Liam Dawson, Darren Sammy (C), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Amir Khan, Rahat Ali
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: Kamran Akmal (C)
Batsman: James Vince, Tom Banton, Liam Livingstone (VC), Rilee Rossouw
All-rounders: Shahid Afridi, Liam Dawson, Shoaib Malik
Bowlers: Hasan Ali, Imran Tahir, Wahab Riaz
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: Kamran Akmal (VC)
Batsman: Khushdil Shah, Shaan Masood, James Vince, Liam Livingstone (C)
All-rounders: Moeen Ali, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik
Bowlers: Mohammad Ilyas, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Top Picks
Kamran Akmal, the highest run-scorer in the history of PSL, scored a century in the last game, His selection in the Fantasy XI is an obvious pick. Even, all-rounder, Moeen Ali who has had a great outing so far in the tournament, will be a valued pick in the team.
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Expert Advice
The pitch at Multan’s Cricket Stadium is expected to play in batsman’s favor. As a result, it will be wise to pack the Fantasy XI side with top-order batsmen from both the teams.
The 8th match in the HBL PSL 2020 will be played on February 26 at Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan. The match begins at 7:00 PM local time (7:30 PM IST). It will be telecasted on PTV Sports in Pakistan while D Sports will broadcast the entire season in India.