HomePAKISTAN CRICKETCurrent Match Report - Sultans vs United twenty fourth Match 2022/23

Current Match Report – Sultans vs United twenty fourth Match 2022/23

Islamabad United 209 for 8 (Ashraf 51*, Shadab 44, Munro 40, Anwar 3-33, Ihsanullah 2-35) beat Multan Sultans 205 for five (Masood 75, David 60, Shadab 2-26) by two wickets

Typically crash, bang, wallop is enjoyable. It’s the precept on which T20 cricket was based on (look away, haters) and it got here to the fore in an entertaining bout that Islamabad United took by a mere two wickets. Faheem Ashraf produced a powerhouse efficiency, capped by his hitting three fours and a six within the last over to finish the second-highest chase in PSL historical past.
Multan Sultans would’ve been assured after placing up a complete of 205, however they’re going to now be considering again to their very own final over which went for zero boundaries however price two wickets. Till these unbelievable six balls, yorker specialist Mohammad Wasim had leaked 42 runs. He needed to cope with a rampaging Tim David, who was on 60 off 27. Nonetheless, he backed himself, went for the blockhole and never solely took out Sultans’ greatest hitter, however he additionally accounted for David Miller off the final ball of the innings.

United do that lots. They’re pure T20, led by an allrounder who loves his information and fuelled by batters who give no room for second thought. They misplaced eight wickets by means of the course of this chase. They have been 32 for two, 99 for 4 and 159 for 7. However the longest they went with out hitting a boundary after every of these dismissals was seven balls. And as penance for that, they hit the eighth and ninth for fours. United stored coming. They stored coming and coming and coming.

Colin Munro mounted a top-order wobble with 40 off 21. Usama Mir took him out. Shadab Khan regained the momentum with 44 off 25. Ihsanullah demolished his stumps. Ashraf popped up and with 18 wanted off six balls, he went 4, 6, 2, 4, 4. The six in that sequence was a large yorker that went over deep third, after the left-hander had initially meant to paddle sweep the ball. It was bonkers.

Till these last few moments, it felt like Sultans’ sport. Shan Masood placed on 75 on the prime of the order, solely he did not hit a single six. David got here in at No. 4 and compensated for that with a vengeance, clattering 4 of them off back-to-back balls in a sixteenth over from Rumman Raees that price 30 runs. However simply because it began to look actually bleak, United snuck in an eight-run nineteenth over from Fazalhaq Farooqi and a six-run twentieth over from Wasim and that turned out to be the distinction.



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