Kumar Sangakkara is playing for the new franchise Multan Sultans (Image courtesy: Getty)
Kumar Sangakkara is playing for the new franchise Multan Sultans (Image courtesy: Getty)

Rameez Raja recently stated that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is the hottest cricket property after the Indian Premier League (IPL). The third edition commenced on Thursday with new team Multan Sultans defeating defending champions Peshawar Zalmi.

The sixth encounter of the tournament is between the Sultans and Islamabad United at Dubai. The Sultans lead the points table with two wins and four points, whereas the United are at the fifth spot with a loss from one game that they have played.

The live coverage of the sixth match of the tournament will be shown on Discovery’s sports channel, DSport. One can catch live streaming of the tournament on cricketgateway.com, account needed. The matches are also show live on cricketgateway’s Facebook page as well (with delay).

Squads

Islamabad United: Luke Ronchi (wj), Chadwick Walton, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Hussain Talat, Samit Patel, Shadab Khan, Andre Russell, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees (c), Zafar Gohar, Rohail Nazir, Steven Finn, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Hasan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Amad Butt

Multan Sultans: Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik (c), Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Sohail Tanvir, Saif Badar, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Imran Tahir, Abdullah Shafique, Kashif Bhatti, Nicholas Pooran, Shan Masood, Thisara Perera, Mohammad Abbas, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq, Hardus Viljoen, Ross Whiteley