Sohaib, Shan lead Sultans to victory in practice match against Qalandars


KARACHI: Sohaib Maqsood (46) and Shan Masood (42) led Multan Sultans to seven wickets victory against Lahore Qalandars in a practice match ahead of Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6. 

Set to chase 182 runs in 20 overs, openers Maqsood and Masoof provided an 85-runs opening stand to empowered Sultans. Maqsood struck five boundaries and two sixes while Masood smashed three boundaries and as many sixes as his partner.

While batting first, Qalandars, scored 181-4 in their respective 20 overs. Fakhar Zaman and Ben Dunk scored 42 runs each whereas Ahmed Daniyal made 31.

Sohail Tanvir bagged two wickets for Sultans.

In reply, Sultans were off to a strong start with the openers. Down the order, Rilee Rossouw and Khushdil Shah did the job for the chasing side. Rossouw remained not-out for 37 runs while Shah got run-out after scoring 41 runs.

For Qalandars, Farodoun Jaffery bagged a wicket.

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