February 21, 2018
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PES vs MUL 1st Match Prediction – Fantasy Team News

By Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

Peshawar Zalmi Vs Multan Sultans 1st Match Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

Pakistan Super League, 2018

Pakistan Super League season 3- PSL 2018 will begin with the clash of Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans. While Peshawar Zalmi will enter the ground to defend their crown, the newly formed Multan Sultans would be looking to kick-start their journey with a win. The season opener will be played tomorrow night at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The two-time T20 world cup title winner Darren Sammy will lead the defending champions, while the local star Shoaib Malik will take the charge of the newly formed-Multan Sultans.

When and where:

Series- Pakistan Super League, 2018

Venue- Dubai International Stadium, Dubai

Date and Time- February 22, 2018; 09:00 PM Local; 10:30 PM IST

Pitch report:

The Dubai International Stadium boasts a neutral wicket  i.e. it helps both – the bowlers as well as batsmen. If we consider the last year’s PSL stats, the Dubai pitch aided pacers in league matches and turned favorable for batsmen in knockout games. Moreover, the toss-winning team is expected to bowl first.

Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inning score-141

Avg 2nd inning score-125

Highest total-211/3 (20 Ov) by SL vs Pak

Lowest total-71/10 (19 Ov) by Ken vs IRE

Highest chased-183/5 (19.4 Ov) by Afg vs UAE

Lowest defended-144/6 (20 Ov) by Pak vs Eng

PES vs MUL Team News:

Peshawar Zalmi-

  • Shakib Al Hasan will not play this season. He has a hand injury.
  • Liam Dawson and Shabbir Rahman have been named as cover for Shakib Al Hasan
  • Umaid Asif has been named as replacement for Hasan Ali
  • Hasan Ali will be unavailable for initial games
  • Dwayne Bravo will not play this match. Dwayne Smith will play in place of him
  • Evin Lewis is also injured. Rikki Wessels has been named as his replacement
  • Darren Sammy will lead the team

Multan Sultans-

  • Shoaib Malik will lead the team
  • Kieron Pollard is very risky

PES vs MUL Squad:

Peshawar Zalmi-

Kamran Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Sabbir Rahman, Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Rikki Wessels, Andre Fletcher, Hammad Azam, Chris Jordan, Liam Dawson, Haris Sohail, Umaid Asif, Saad Nasim, Sameen Gul, Mohammad Asghar, Khushdil Shah, Taimoor Sultan, Ibtisam Sheikh, Khalid Usman, Muhammad Arif

Multan Sultans-

Shoaib Malik (c), Kumar Sangakkara, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Thisara Perera, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Ross Whiteley, Nicholas Pooran, Hardus Viljoen, Sohaib Maqsood, Shan Masood, Umar Siddiq, Kashif Bhatti, Saif Badar, Mohammad Abbas, Abdullah Shafique

PES vs MUL Probable Playing 11:


Kamran Akmal, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Dwayne Smith, Wahab Riaz, Rikki Wessels, Darren Sammy,  Mohammad Arif, Umaid Asif, Chris Jordan/Liam Dawson


Shoaib Malik, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Kumar Sangakkara, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Abbas,

Please note: As this is the first match of the tournament, it is quite risky to predict the playing 11. The PES vs MUL match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. We suggest you to pick your own playing 11 from the squad listed above.

Key Players:


Darren Sammy

Wahab Riaz

Tamim Iqbal

Kamran Akmal


Shoaib Malik

Kumar Sangakkara

Imran Tahir

Mohammad Irfan

PES vs MUL Dream 11 Team Predictions-

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Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

It might be a just another game for you, but for me, Cricket is something which I live for. From following cricket teams to keeping an eye on every new update in the cricketing world, I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.

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