The Multan Sultans take on the Quetta Gladiators in the 17th game of the third season of the Pakistan Super League, a game that will be played on Wednesday. Dubai continues to remain the venue for this game. The match will begin at 9:00 pm PST (4.00 pm GMT).
Another game, another win and the Multan Sultans have set the pace rather well in the competition. Now, they are at nine points from six games after having beaten the defending champion Peshawar Zalmi in the previous game.
The win was made special by the fact they were batting first and despite the record of teams preferring to chase and win games chasing, the Sultans showed they can do it both ways. Sohaib Maqsood set up the score of 183 with a 42-ball 85 that included seven sixes and that was helped through partnerships with Ahmed Shehzad and Kumar Sangakkara.
While the Zalmis began well and were in with an outside chance with 82 needed from around seven overs, they kept losing wickets and the mounting required-rate ensured there was no looking back.
Earlier, the Sultans had started off with two wins from two matches, before losing to the Islamabad United. A rained-off game against the Karachi Kings followed before they returned back to the number one spot in the points table with a victory over the Quetta Gladiators. And then this win.
Their opponents in this game, the Gladiators, will hope they can pull back into the top four of the points table. With just two wins from five games, the Gladiators are currently fifth on the table and another loss here could make it rather tough for them to make the playoffs with Islamabad already on six points from five matches.
Quetta’s previous game came against Multan too and that had resulted in a nine-wicket pounding, with the Gladiators getting knocked out for 102 batting first. The Sultans coasted to an easy win. Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators 17th match prediction, betting tips & preview are placed below.
Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators Predictions & Tips
Quetta Gladiators to win.