Masood, Rizwan and Kushdil star as Multan Sultans registered record chase in PSL history

Shan Masood and Mohammad Rizwan scored 150 runs for opening partnership AFP

Shan Masood and Mohammad Rizwan scored 150 runs for opening partnership AFP

Shan Masood (83) and Mohammad Rizwan (69) featured in the most noteworthy effective chase in the PSL history as Multan Sultans upgraded Lahore Qalandars’ 206 with two balls and five wickets to make it two of every two, at the National Stadium in Karachi on Saturday (January 29).

Pursuing a huge target, the Sultans were looking dream so far with both the openers scoring up energetic fifties. The pair proceeded to post a 150-run opening stand to keep their side ahead all of the time of the asking rate and lay the best stage. They scored 66 in the powerplay, and Masood immediately proceeded to outscore his accomplice to raise a 28-ball fifty toward the beginning of the 10th over, and before its finish, Sultans had as of now penetrated the 100-run mark. Rizwan raised his second progressive fifty, off 28 conveyances.

While Rashid Khan was the only one ready to confine the progression of runs in his overs, he didn’t exactly get a similar help from the opposite end. In the wake of giving only 16 from his initial three overs however, Rashid came in the terminating line as Masood hammered one over the cow corner to raise the 150 of the association. Notwithstanding, it was the Afghanistan spinner who got his group the genuinely necessary forward leap as he made a solid rebound off the extremely next conveyance to fox the Sultans opener with a wrong’un.

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When Rashid wrapped up his standard, the condition was at that point down to 51 off 30 however it didn’t resist losing Rizwan one after another. Qalandars saw a promise of something better when their captain, Shaheen Afridi – having released 39 for 1 in his initial three – returned to dumbfound an astounding nineteenth where he surrendered just one run and represented enormous hitters Tim David and Sohaib Maqsood one ball separated.

In any case, Haris Rauf battled to nail his yorkers in the last overs and Khushdil Shah took full cost. With 16 required off the last six, he dispatched the initial three back over the bowler’s head, through additional cover and through point individually to get three limits prior to finishing the record pursue with a six in a shocking appearance of 18 off only four.

Prior in the day, it was Fakhar Zaman’s ruthless attack that laid the stage for Qalandars’ 200 or more aggregate – the first of the period. Zaman sent off a whirlwind of limits in his 35-ball 76, getting to his fifty in only 22. He was the attacker in the 89-run opening stand with Abdullah Sshafique, who made a 22-ball 24 preceding falling in the 10th over.

Zaman fell before long, having hit 11 fours and two or three sixes however even as Kamran Ghulam kept the runs coming from one end, Sultans figured out how to apply the brakes. It was kindness David Wiese and Rashid – who both crushed two sixes each in the last two overs – that Qalandars prevailed with regards to posting 206/5 for their designated overs.

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Brief scores : Lahore Qalandars 206 for 5 in 20 overs (Fakhar Zaman 76, Kamran Ghulam 43; Khushdil Shah 1-14) lost to Multan Sultans 209 for 5 in 19.4 overs (Shan Masood 83, Mohammad Rizwan 69; Shaheen Afridi 3-40, Rashid Khan 1-28) by 5 wickets.

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