Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi / Match Prediction, Betting Tip and Odds
Statistical information, performance, best odds and betting tips for Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi for Pakistan Super League. Analysis with head to head comparison and forecast by football experts.
Multan Sultans vs. Peshawar Zalmi 2nd Test | Match Prediction, Betting Tip & Odds
Action in the Pakistan Super League continues this week, with Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi going head to head at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Both teams sit on two points ahead of the match, with Multan Sultans having come unstuck against Islamabad United last time around, while Peshawar Zalmi beat the Quetta Gladiators. Having been founded in 2015, the Pakistan Super League has grown significantly in popularity, with six teams now making up the competition. Ahead of the first ball being bowled on Wednesday, this page will take a detailed look at the two teams, including bookmaker odds and our expert tip.
Initial Situation for the Game Multan Sultans vs. Peshawar Zalmi
A win for either side this week would see them rise up the Pakistan Super League standings, with the Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi being separated by net run rate alone at present. Former England coach Andy Flower is in charge of the Sultans, who have won one and lost one of their opening matches in the competition this year. Meanwhile, Zalmi recorded their first victory in the competition against the Quetta Gladiators over the weekend. With that being said, let’s take a closer look at the two teams, offering punters a better understanding of who may ultimately claim victory.
Multan Sultans Form
Despite scoring 164 from their 20 overs, the Multan Sultans were eventually beaten by Islamabad United over the weekend, eventually losing by 8 wickets. Zeeshan Ashraf top scored with 50 from just 29 balls, while James Vince also chipped in with 42. However, their bowling attack let them down, with Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Ilyas picking up just one wicket each.
Peshawar Zalmi Form
After losing to the Karachi Kings in their opening match of this year’s Pakistan Super League, Peshawar Zalmi recovered well in beating the Quetts Gladiators, with Kamran Akmal scoring an entertaining 101 off just 55 balls. Meanwhile, Wahab Riaz picked up two wickets from his four overs,
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The Multan Sultans have a hugely skilled playing squad to select from, with the English quartet of James Vince, Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara and Wayne Madsen potentially lining up together. As for the visitors, Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal were among their star performers last time around, with coach Mohammad Akram set to name an unchanged team, assuming that everyone is fit.
During the 2019 Pakistan Super League, it was Peshawar Zalmi who won both of their matches against the Multan Sultans, winning with four and two balls remaining respectively. However, during the 17/18 campaign, it was the Sultans who came out on top both home and away, making predictions off the back of their head to head record difficult to make.
Multan Sultans vs. Peshawar Zalmi Odds and Forecast:
Given their performance against the Quetta Gladiators last time out, it perhaps comes as little surprise that it is Peshawar Zalmi who are the narrow favourites to beat the Multan Sultans on Wednesday. Bookmaker 888Sport offer Zalmi best odds of 1.67 to come out on top, while the Sultans are priced at 2.20 on the same platform. Meanwhile, having scored a century in their last match, Kamran Akmal is priced at 3.50 to be the Multan Sultans leading run scorer with Bet365. Elsewhere, Peshawar Zalmi can be backed at odds of 1.80 with 22Bet to score the most match sixes.
Our Multan Sultans vs. Peshawar Zalmi Cricket Betting Tip:
Based on their recent form and head-to-head record, our top betting tip for this cricket match is to bet on the Multan Sultans to record the highest opening partnership, which is available at odds of 1.91 with 22Bet.