HomeCricket NewsClinical Multan Sultans Secure Cushion of a Top-Two Finisher

Clinical Multan Sultans Secure Cushion of a Top-Two Finisher

In a thrilling encounter, the Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators by a commanding 79 runs, securing their place among the top two teams in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Match Summary

Batting first, the Sultans posted an impressive total of 185 for 4, thanks to half-centuries from captain Mohammad Rizwan (69) and Johnson Charles (53). Iftikhar Ahmed provided a late flourish with a quickfire 20 off eight balls.

In response, the Gladiators’ chase faltered early as Jason Roy and Saud Shakeel departed cheaply. David Willey and Usama Mir shared six wickets between them, dismantling the Gladiators‘ batting lineup and dismissing them for a mere 106 runs in 15.5 overs.

Player Performances

Mohammad Rizwan was named Player of the Match for his all-around performance, scoring 69 runs and taking two catches. David Willey and Usama Mir were the Sultans’ standout bowlers, claiming three wickets each.


With this victory, the Sultans have cemented their position as one of the favorites for the PSL title. They will now face Peshawar Zalmi in the Qualifier on Thursday, with the winner advancing to the final.

Despite the loss, the Gladiators still have a chance to qualify for the playoffs. They will meet Islamabad United in the Eliminator on Thursday, and the winner will advance to the second Qualifier.

Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators


The Multan Sultans’ clinical performance has sent a strong message to their rivals. With a well-balanced team and a solid top order, they are a force to be reckoned with in the PSL. The Gladiators, on the other hand, will need to regroup and find their form if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive.



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