The 8th edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2023) will kick off on Monday in a rematch of last season’s final: defending champions Lahore Qalandars taking on runner-ups Multan Sultans in the latter’s home ground.
In this article, we bring you the best Dream 11 team, Dream 11 fantasy tips, and player availability for Match 1 of Pakistan Super League 2023:
Which players are unavailable for PSL 2023 MS vs LQ match 1?
For, Multan, Rilee Rossow, Tim David, David Miller, and Adil Rashid are unavailable directly. For, Lahore, Rashid Khan, Sam Billings, Jordan Cox, and David Wiese are unavailable for Match 1 of PSL 2023.
Since the SA20 and ILT20 final was played on Sunday only, it is difficult to see the players who featured on Sunday to be in the starting XI on Monday as well in the Pakistan Super League. Apart from them, there are international matches too.
Match 1 pitch report of Multan:
Only 3 matches took place in Multan Stadium last season, out of which the batting first team won 2 matches. Batting in the powerplay was proven to be slightly difficult for both teams, but as the match progressed, run-scoring became easier. Pacers will of course have a better chance of taking wickets in the short boundaries in Pakistan than spinners.
PSL 2023 MS vs LQ match 1 Playing XIs:
Multan Sultans probable XI:
Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan(w/c), Usman Khan, Khushdil Shah, Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Sarwar, Akeal Hosein, Anwar Ali, Abbas Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Josh Little
Lahore Qalandars probable XI:
Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Harry Brook, Kamran Ghulam, Sikandar Raza, Hussain Talat, Liam Dawson, Shaheen Afridi(c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, Dilbar Hussain
MS vs LQ Match 1 Dream 11 Fantasy Tips:
Go with batting heavy Dream 11 team in most Pakistan Super League matches, including this one. Expect a fresh wicket so pick middle-order batters too. Prefer only must-have pacers.