Multan Sultans’ Star Pacer Ruled Out of PSL 9

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Multan Sultans’ Star Pacer Ruled Out of PSL 9

With just five days until the start of the highly anticipated ninth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Multan Sultans franchise has been dealt another setback as their star fast bowler Ihsanullah has been ruled out of the upcoming season due to injury, as confirmed by the team owner, Ali Tareen.

Earlier today, the franchise suffered a blow when English pacer Reece Topley was also ruled out of PSL 9 after failing to secure a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

It’s worth noting that Ihsanullah emerged as the second-highest wicket-taker in PSL 8, with an impressive tally of 22 wickets in 12 innings. However, post-tournament, the 21-year-old began experiencing discomfort in his elbow, leading to surgical intervention under the PCB’s supervision.

The matches for PSL 9 are scheduled to take place across four cities: Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi, with the final match set to be held at the National Bank Stadium in Karachi on March 18.

The Sultans will commence their campaign at home against the Karachi Kings on February 18th, with five matches scheduled to be played at their home ground.

Ihsan Ullah’s Performance in PSL 8

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 8 witnessed a stellar performance from fast bowler Ihsan Ullah, who emerged as the standout player of the tournament. With exceptional bowling prowess and remarkable achievements, Ihsan Ullah’s contributions played a pivotal role in his team’s success throughout the season.

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Performance Highlights

In a dazzling display of skill and talent, Ihsan Ullah showcased his cricketing prowess in PSL 8, featuring in 12 matches. His remarkable statistics speak volumes about his impact on the field:

  • Matches Played: 12
  • Wickets Taken: 22 (Highest wicket-taker of the tournament)
  • Average: 16.27
  • Economy Rate: 7.59
  • Best Bowling Figures: 5/12
  • Awards: Player of the Tournament, Bowler of the Tournament

Record-breaking Achievement

Notably, Ihsan Ullah etched his name in PSL history by recording the fastest spell ever seen in the tournament. With an astonishing average speed of 144.37 kilometers per hour, he left a lasting impression with his blistering pace and accuracy on the field.

Impact and Recognition

Ihsan Ullah’s exceptional performance garnered widespread acclaim and recognition from cricket enthusiasts and experts alike. His consistent ability to deliver breakthroughs for his team, coupled with his exceptional bowling figures, solidified his position as one of the most formidable bowlers in the league.


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