Multan Sultans has announced their squad for the next cricket season. Shahid Afridi to lead Sultan’s team for PSL 5 along with plenty of national and international players. The franchise have retained few players from the previous season of the tournament. As per Multan Sultans Squad 2020 – Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Ali Shafique, and Mohammad Ilyas. The team has made few changes in for the forthcoming cricket season in February 2020.
Moeen Ali, Riley Rossouw, James Vince, Ravi Bopara, and supplementary player Fabien Allen are the foreign players in Multan Sultan’s squad. The team has picked up Zeeshan Ashraf as debutant player from the domestic cricket structure of Pakistan. Sultans team is really a strong team at the moment and quite different from the previous team players.
Multan Sultans is a professional T20 cricket franchise that competes in Pakistan Super League. The team is the only franchise that took part in the 3rd edition of the tournament. Multan Sultan made their debut in Pakistan super league 2018. The team is representing the sixth-largest city of Pakistan Multan from South Punjab. Multan Cricket Stadium is the home ground to Multan Sultan.
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Sultan all set to play their third edition of Pakistan Super League and 5th overall season of the tournament. During the first edition of the Pakistan Super League, Shoaib Malik led the team along with “King of Swing” Wasim Akram as the head coach. Shoaib Malik and Junaid Khan are the leading run-scorer and Wicket taker, respectively, for the Multan Sultan.
James Vince – Shaan Masood – Ali Shafique – Khushdil Shah – Zeeshan Ashraf
Multan Sultans’ top-order batting line pretty inexperienced except for James Vince and Shaan Maqsood. The team has three top-order batsmen inexperienced from local talents such as Khushdil Shah, Zeeshan Ashraf, and Ali Shafique. All these players have a fantastic season of domestic cricket, such as the National T20 Cup and Quid-e-Azam Trophy.
James Vince is an experienced batsman in Multan Sultan’s top-order batting line-up. He has an experience of playing multiply limited over tournaments across his country and named himself with the English County Championship. He is undoubtedly a key player for Multan Sultan and a reliable top-order batsman who can set up a good total or chase the totals.
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Shaan Maqsood is an experienced player form Multan Sultans squad and top-order batsman. Maqsood has played the last season of the tournament and now all set to make his way through the national team. He didn’t play any other cricket leagues and not a single game for Pakistan National Team. Shaan Maqsood have to prove himself the best selection for Multan Sultans.
Zeeshan Ashraf have a high season of Quid-e-Azam cup and National T20 Cup and recorded his name with some incredible records in first-class cricket. Khushdil Shah and Ali Shafique both got a chance to play a significant role in Multan Sultan wins and prove themselves the prospects of Pakistan Cricket.
Shahid Afridi – Moeen Ali – Rilee Rossouw – Ravi Bopara – Sohail Tanveer – Fabien Allen – Bilawal Bhatti
Multan Sultans have several experienced all-rounders in their Squad. Sultan’s top-order batting line is deficient – but fulfilled with the inclusion of seven all-rounders in the team. Multan Sultans have six all-rounders in their squad who can change the game for Sultans. English all-rounder Moeen Ali to make his debut in Pakistan Super League this year.
South African all-rounder Rilee Rossouw is an excellent all-rounder who played a significant role in the winning title of Quetta Gladiators. Rilee has already played two seasons of Pakistan Super League along with Quetta Gladiators. He is a well-experienced player in Sultan’s squad who is the leading run-scorer for Khulna Titans in Bangladesh Premier League 2017 season.
Multan Sultan picked up Ravi Bopara – English all-rounder who already have four-season of Pakistan Super League. Ravi Bopara made his debut in PSL for Karachi Kings with the inaugural edition of the tournament. He was retained by Karachi Kings for four consecutive seasons or say all seasons of the competition. Ravi has captained Karachi Kings during PSL 1 along with Shoaib Malik.
Sohail Tanveer played four seasons of Pakistan Super League with different teams throughout the short history of PSL. He is one of few all-rounders who are just playing T20 cricket for the last five years. Sohail Tanveer is consistently playing limited over cricket, and that’s what made him T20 Specialist bowler and batsman as well. He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and left-hand batsman.
West Indian top-order batsman Fabian Allen included in Multan Sultans squad 2020 as supplementary player. He is an excellent batting all-rounder and Slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Allen has fantastic stats in limited-overs cricket with his notable performances in the Caribbean Premier League. He has a strike rate of 114 in limited over cricket.
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Multan Sultans Squad 2020 – Rohail Nazir is a right-handed wicket-keeper batsman who started his PSL journey with Islamabad United in the 3rd season. Rohail is the captain of the U-19 Pakistan Cricket team who have a fantastic cricket career as a teenager. He is an elegant batsman and inspired by Babar Azam, the number 1 T20 batsman on ICC players ranking. Rohail got an opportunity to play for Sultans under the umbrella of most experienced players.
Multan Sultans have strong bowling united as compared to its counterpart teams competing in PSL 5. Except for seven all-rounders, Sultan’s squad PSL 5 consists of Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, and Mohammad Ilyas as pacer bowels. Mohammad Irfan made his start with Islamabad United Squad PSL 1 and retained by the franchise for two seasons.
Multan Sultans were debutant in PSL 2018 – Mohammad Irfan joined the Sultan’s squad and retained by the franchise in next season as well. Irfan is a 7 ft 1 tall bowler who produce quick bouncers and breakthroughs. His inclusion in Sultans Squad is undoubtedly a positive sign for the team to make a difference in the bowling unit.
Junaid Khan is another great bowler who well enough experienced and played cricket in all leagues. Junaid played the first two seasons of the Pakistan Super League for Peshawar Zalmi. During the first season of Multan Sultans – Junaid Khan contracted to Sultan’s squad retained by the team throughout.
In spin bowling Multan Sultans Squad 2020 – Usman Qadir and supplementary Imran Tahir to play a significant role for Multan Sultans. Usman Qadir is going to play his second season of Pakistan Super League of which he PSL 2017. He returned to Multan Sultan’s Squad this year and all set to rock.
Multan Sultans have a strong squad and team lineup from batting, bowling, or all-rounders perspective.
One of the strongest all-rounders in Sultans Squad.
Most competitive bowling unit comprising all-rounders, pacers, and spin bowling as well.
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