RAWALPINDI: Shan Masood’s blistering 75-ball 50 and Tim David’s blazing 27-ball 60 powered Multan Sultans to 205-5 against Islamabad United in the 24th match of the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Pindi Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
After put in to bat, Sultans’ skipper Mohammad Rizwan and Shan Masood stitched a partnership of 37-ball 57.
Mohammad Rizwan was undone by United skipper Shadab Khan. Rizwan scored 18-ball 33, smashing one boundary and three sixes.
Shan Masood and Tim David combined for a blistering partnership. The partnership had flown along to 80 off 38 deliveries and paved way for the Sultans to post a formidable target against the home side.
Masood clubbed 12 fours and a sixer in 50 balls to score 75. Tim David clobbered four boundaries and five sixes before he was removed by Mohammad Wasim.
Rilee Rossouw (15), David Miller (11) and Kieron Pollard (1) failed to show any significant resistance.
There was nothing special to talk about the United bowling, with the exception of skipper Shadab Khan, who was outstanding with the bowl and bagged two wickets, conceding merely 26.
Mohammad Wasim also picked up two wickets, but turned out to be quiet expensive, conceding 48.
Faheem Ashraf took a wicket by conceding 38.
Islamabad United opted to field against Multan Sultans in 24th match of the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Pindi Cricket Stadium on Tuesday