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MUL vs LAH, PSL 2024: Multan Cricket Stadium Pitch Report, T20 Records & Stats

MUL vs LAH, PSL 2024: Multan Cricket Stadium Pitch Report, T20 Records & Stats

MUL vs LAH, PSL 2024: Multan Cricket Stadium Pitch Report, T20 Records & Stats:

Multan Sultans (MUL) are gearing up to face Lahore Qalandars (LAH) in match 7 of the ongoing PSL 2024 at Multan International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, February 21. The Sultans kicked off the season with an impressive victory over Karachi Kings by 55 runs. In contrast, the Qalandars have faced defeats in both their matches so far.

As the defending champions, Lahore Qalandars clinched the title by a narrow margin of just one run against Multan Sultans in the final of the 2023 edition. The upcoming match promises to be an intriguing encounter as it marks a rematch of the 2023 PSL final. With both teams boasting talented players, match No. 7 is anticipated to deliver an enthralling contest.

MUL vs LAH, PSL 2024: Multan Cricket Stadium Pitch Report Today Match

The pitch at the Multan International Cricket Stadium offers a typical T20 wicket. Initially, batters can capitalize on the hard and flat surface to score more runs in the first innings. However, as the match unfolds, both fast bowlers and spinners may find some assistance from the pitch, although not significant enough to deter chasing as a viable option.

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MUL vs LAH, PSL 2024: Multan Cricket Stadium T20 Records & Stats

At Multan Cricket Stadium, a total of 87 T20 matches have been played since the inaugural match in 2016 between Lahore Whites and Rawalpindi. Lahore Whites clinched victory by 19 runs in that first encounter. The average first innings score at this venue stands at 156 runs, with teams winning 41 matches batting first and 46 matches chasing.

The highest total recorded at the stadium is 242/3 by Northern against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2020. Umar Akmal holds the record for the top individual score, smashing 115* for Lahore Whites in 2016. Mohammad Rizwan came closest to this record with his unbeaten 110* for Multan Sultans against Karachi Kings in 2023. This recent high score matches the previous highest total set in 2020.

Overall, Multan Cricket Stadium has witnessed competitive T20 matches with teams evenly split between victories while batting first and chasing, showcasing an exciting dynamic for cricket fans.

StatisticValue
Total T20 Matches at Multan Cricket Stadium87
First T20 Match (Year)2016
Teams in First T20 MatchLahore Whites vs Rawalpindi
Result of First T20 MatchLahore Whites won by 19 runs
Average First Innings Score156
Matches Won Batting First41
Matches Won Chasing46
Highest Total242/3 (Northern vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2020)
Top Scorer (Individual)Umar Akmal (115* for Lahore Whites, 2016)
Closest to Top ScorerMohammad Rizwan (110* for Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings, 2023)
Most Recent Highest Total242/3 (Northern vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2020)
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