PSL 2021 Final, Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi: Top five players who could set the stage on fire in final – The final of the Pakistan Super League 2021 (PSL 2021) will be played between Mohammad Rizwan’s Multan Sultans and Wahab Riaz’s Peshawar Zalmi here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Riding on the back of Hazratullah Zazai blistering knock Peshawar Zalmi thrashed Islamabad United by eight wickets in Eliminator 2 to reach the final PSL 2021 while on the other hand, Sohail Tanvir’s three-wicket haul helped Multan Sultans’ beat Islamabad United in the qualifier.
Both the teams have some top-notch T20 talents in their ranks and it will be a mouthwatering contest between these two sides.
In this article, we at Insidesport will take you through five players to watch out for from PSL 2021 Final – Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi
Multan Sultans’s skipper Mohammad Rizwan has starred with the bat at the top of the order, Multan’s success has revolved around their bowling attack. In the 11 games so far he has scored 470 runs at an extraordinary average of 47.00 and an impressive strike rate of 130.19. He is the highest scorer for Multan in PSL 2021 and 2nd highest run-getter in the overall season just behind Babar Azam.
Former South Africa spinner Imran Tahir has played a key role in Multan Sultans’ success this year. In the qualifier, he picked two crucial wickets, which includes the wicket of Asif Ali. In the six matches so far he has picked 10 wickets at an average of 13.70. He is ranked ninth in the list of highest wicket-takers in PSL 2021.
Afghanistan opening batsman Hazratullah Zazai has set the stage on fire for the Peshawar Zalmi in PSL 2021. He was named the Man of The Match for his crucial knock of 66 in 44 balls in Eliminator 2. In just four games he has scored 206 runs at an average of above fifty and an explosive strike rate of 188.99. He has already hit 13 sixes in PSL 2021.
Peshawar Zalmi skipper Wahab Riaz has played a key role in his side’s success at the PSL 2021. The left-arm pacer has picked 18 wickets in 11 games at an average of 20.56. He is the team’s highest wicket-taker and second highest in the overall list. In this season he has the best of 4/17. His bowling upfront will be very crucial to put Multan Sultans’s opener under pressure.
The right-arm medium pacer from Multan Sultans is the leading wicket-taker in the PSL 2021. Dhani has picked up 20 wickets in just 10 innings and has played a vital role in storming Sultans to their maiden PSL final. He returned with 2-44 and 4-31 in the two games against Peshawar Zalmi this season.