The playoffs of the PSL 2021 have started, and the Qualifier is Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United. These two teams were in the top two positions in the points table, and have had a very similar journey in this season. Both the teams would want to win this match because the winner will go directly into the finals, and the loser will go to Eliminators 2 to play against the winner of Eliminator 1.
Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United- head to head
|Year||Total Matches||Won by Islamabad United||Won by Multan Sultans|
Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United- Last encounter
Their last encounter was also the last match of the group stage this season. And it was a given that these two will face each other again in the playoffs after they finished in the top two positions.
In the first innings, Islamabad United had a perfect start. Only one of the batsman scored a half-century. Apart from that, 26 was the highest score of the innings. Mohammad Wasim Jr. was the highest wicket-taker, with 4 in the match. They were given a target of 150.
In the second innings, Multan Sultans bowled well, but Islamabad United was always in the game. Many small contributions helped Islamabad United win that match easily. Islamabad United won the match by 4 wickets.
|Luke Ronchi||Islamabad United||233|
|James Vince||Multan Sultans||147|
|Husain Talat||Islamabad United||143|
|Shaan Masood||Multan Sultans||106|
|Kieron Pollard||Multan Sultans||101|
|Shadab Khan||Islamabad United||8|
|Mohammad Wasim Jr.||Islamabad United||7|
|Shahid Afridi||Multan Sultans||7|
|Faheem Ashraf||Islamabad United||7|
|Amad Butt||Islamabad United||6|