Pakistan T20 League 2023, Match 14: KAR vs MUL Preview and Fantasy Prediction

By Real11 - Feb 24 2023 973 Views


Pakistan T20 League 2023

Match 14: KAR vs MUL



KAR and MUL will lock horns for the 14th match of the ongoing Pakistan T20 League. The match is scheduled at the National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday, February 26, 2023. 

Multan faced Karachi in the 11th match of the league which was played on Wednesday previously this week. In the match, opener Shan Masood scored 51 runs off just 33 balls whereas Mohammad Rizwan from the other end smashed 110* runs off just 64 deliveries to add up to a total of 196 runs at the end of 20 overs with just the fall of 2 wickets. No bowler was successful in keeping the run flow under check, only Imran Tahir and Shoaib Malik kept their economies under 10. Tahir also took the wicket of Masood. 

In the second half of the game, opener James Vince retaliated on behalf of KAR and thrashed 75 runs off just 34 balls. Skipper Imad Wasim remained unbeaten at a score of 46 runs off just 26 deliveries but eventually failed to reach the target by just 3 runs. Abbas Afridi took a couple of wickets along with Usama Mir and Khushdil Shah who picked one wicket apiece and were also equally significant as the batters to get the three-run thriller to win. 


Match Details

Match: KAR vs MUL, 14th Match, Pakistan T20 League, 2023

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023

Time: 02:30 PM

Venue: National Stadium, Karachi


Pitch and Weather Report

The pitch at National Stadium, Karachi usually provides a good surface for the batting department. The average run of the first innings is 175 runs. Hence it is quite expected that the team winning the toss will be willing to bat first as this pitch is a batting paradise for the batters.

The highest and lowest temperatures on the matchday at Karachi are 29 and 18 degrees Celsius. The humidity on the day is 61% and there is no chance of rain. The weather will be sunny and ideal to play cricket. 


KAR vs MUL Squads

KAR: Matthew Wade (wk), James Vince, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim (c), Ben Cutting, Irfan Khan, Aamer Yamin, Mohammad Umar, Imran Tahir, Akif Javed, Mohammad Amir, Tayyab Tahir, Muhammad Akhlaq, Sharjeel Khan, James Fuller, Andrew Tye

MUL: Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Kieron Pollard, Khushdil Shah, Carlos Brathwaite, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Ilyas, Ihsanullah Anwar Ali, Akeal Hosein, Usman Khan, Arafat Minhas, Mohammad Sarwar


KAR vs MUL Probable Playing XIs

KAR: James Vince, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Irfan Khan, Matthew Wade (wk), Imad Wasim (c), Ben Cutting, Akif Javed, Mohammad Amir, Imran Tahir, Aamer Yamin

MUL: Rilee Rossouw, Muhammad Ilyas, Shan Masood, Khushdil Shah, Ihsanullah, Abbas Afridi, Carlos Brathwaite, Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Rizwan, David Miller, Usama Mir


Match Prediction

Both sides have strong batting lineups and will make this match a high-score thriller for sure. The game is going to be decided by the bowlers and hence they need to restrict the run flow and have to bowl more economically to win the match. 


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