MULTAN: Multan Sultans’ skipper Mohammad Rizwan struck a powerful century after Shan Masood’s half-century to bolster the home aspect to 196/1 in opposition to Karachi Kings within the 11th match of the continuing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight.
Put into bat first by the Kings, the Sultans piled up a mammoth 196/1 of their set of 20 overs with their skipper Rizwan main the cost with a powerful century.
The home aspect began off nicely in opposition to the Kings as their openers Masood and Rizwan laid a strong basis for a large whole with a strong 85-run opening partnership with Masood scoring his first half-century of the continuing season.
Experienced all-rounder Shoaib Malik then supplied a much-needed breakthrough to the Kings as he eliminated Masood quickly after the latter obtained to his fifty. He scored 51 off 33 deliveries with the assistance of six boundaries and a six.
Masood’s dismissal didn’t trouble the Sultans’ march for a giant whole a lot as Rizwan then joined fingers with in-form Rilee Rossouw and placed on an astonishing 109-run partnership earlier than the latter perished within the closing over after scoring 29 off 21 balls, hitting 4 boundaries.
Rizwan remained the core aggressor of his century-plus stand with Rossouw and introduced up his century earlier than carrying his bat all through and main the Sultans to 196/2.
Rizwan top-scored for his aspect with an unbeaten 110 off 64 deliveries, laced with 10 boundaries and 4 sixes.
For the Kings, Malik and Umar made one scalp every.