Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United
The final match of the group stages of PSL 2021 is Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United, to be played on the 19th of June at the Sheikh Zayed, Abu Dhabi at 11:30 p.m. (IST). Islamabad United is at the top of the points table, and Multan Sultans is at the second position.
Islamabad United had a rough start, but after the resumption, they have made their presence felt. Earlier, some of their players had little impact, and now, most of their players have a big impact, and they are playing very much like a team. They would want to continue this form of theirs before going into the playoffs. Players like Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Hasan Ali have been their saviors this season.
Multan Sultans, On the other hand, were playing good cricket before the suspension but were not able to get the results. And now they have turned the results in their favor. They have continued to play well, and most of their players are at the top of their game. Mohammad Rizwan, Shaan Masood, Sohaib Maqsood have handled the batting department. Shahnawaz Dhani has done the work silently, he is the highest wicket-taker so far.
In this match, the competition is going to be very strong. Islamabad United has been good with their bowling, and Multan Sultans are at the top with their batting.
The pitch at Abu Dhabi has become a little slow and might favor the bowlers. It would not be surprising if bowlers are at the top of their game. This does not mean the batting conditions are bad, we can still expect some good scores. A score of 170 will be a par score.
The team winning the toss would want to bowl first and chase the target later on.