PSL Returns Today With Matches Between Quetta-Peshawar and Multan-Karachi

Following a two-day break, the Pakistan Super League (PSL) action returns today at Abu Dhabi.

The first of the two matches scheduled for today is between two teams gunning for the top spot; Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi whereas the second match will be between a struggling Multan side and Karachi Kings.

S/N Fixtures Time
1. Quetta Gladiators vs. Peshawar Zalmi 4:30pm PST
2. Multan Sultans vs. Karachi Kings 9:00pm PST

As the tournament enters the closing stage of its initial phase, each team is fighting to finish strongly.

Where do the Teams Stand

Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi:

Having played 7 matches each, both teams have an identical record thus far: 7 matches played, 5 won and 2 lost – 10 points each.

However, Peshawar sits at number 1 position due to a higher net run-rate (NRR). Today’s match will probably decide which team finishes ahead of the other one.

Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings:

This has been a yet another disappointing campaign from Multan and Karachi; both teams sit at the lowest positions on the table, sixth and fifth respectively.

Hopes for a qualification for Multan are all but over as the Malik-led team has played 8 matches and won only 2, ending up with 4 points. Their last hope is now dependent on the performance of Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings.

Karachi Kings’ situation is still not as bad as they are competing with Lahore Qalandars for the 4th and final qualification place.

Head-to-Head Results

Quetta Gladiators vs. Peshawar Zalmi:

Date Peshawar Zalmi Quetta Gladiators Result Man of the Match
15-02-2019 155-4 161-4 QG won by 6 wickets Umar Akmal (QG)
20-03-2018 157 all out 156-9 PZ won by 1 run Hasan Ali (PZ)
10-03-2018 157-5 158-4 QG won by 6 wickets Sarfraz Ahmed (QG)
01-03-2018 143-5 141-8 PZ won by 5 wickets Darren Sammy (PZ)
05-03-2017 148-6 90 all out PZ won by 58 runs Darren Sammy (PZ)

Multan Sultans vs. Karachi Kings:

Date Multan Sultans Karachi Kings Result Man of the Match
15-02-2019 176-9 183-6 KK won by 7 runs Liam Livingstone (KK)
10-03-2018 125 all out 188-3 KK won by 63 runs Shahid Afridi (KK)
02-03-2018 No Result

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