Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) franchise Multan Sultans has made a record of PSL history after becoming the first team to win nine out of 10 matches in the group stage of the league.
After defeating Islamabad United on Sunday by six wickets, defending champions Multan Sultans produced another stellar all-round performance to finish the double-league round-robin stage of the PSL 7.
United set an easy 106-run chase, Sultans had crashed to 43 for four in 7.2 overs as Dawson followed-up on his 22-run batting contribution with three wickets in his opening spell with the new ball.
Skipper Mohammad Rizwan came to his side’s rescue with an unbeaten inning of 51 off 42 balls.
Rizwan added 68 runs in the unbroken fifth-wicket stand with David Willey who made 28 off 32. Rizwan finished the match with a majestic six over the extra cover boundary that took him past his 50.
Sultans finished their chase with 16 balls to spare.
Meanwhile, Rizwan is at number two in the PSL 7 batting charts with 479 runs behind Qalandars’ Fakhar Zaman, who has scored 521 runs.
Multan will be playing the Qualifier match on Wednesday with Qalandars or Zalmi, whoever ends on the second spot of the table.
United will be playing Eliminator 1 against Qalandars or Zalmi on Thursday.