Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans will face each other in a crucial match on Friday as the Pakistan Super League 2023 nears its finale. Both teams are in the run for playoffs as they have four victories out of their eight games during the group stage. With wins in their final two games, they might come second. However, they are going to miss some key players.
The star all-rounder Rovman Powell will not be available for Peshawar Zalmi in their final group-stage games, while Multan Sultans will be without Akeal Hosein. Both players are part of the West Indies One Day International (ODI) squad for the upcoming series against South Africa, which commences on March 16.
Fast bowling all-rounder Odean Smith will also miss the Quetta Gladiators’ final game against Multan Sultans because of his national team duties.
West Indies Cricket Team will first play a two-match Test series against South Africa then both the teams will take up against each other for the three-match ODI series and after that, both the teams will go for the same number of T20Is.
West Indies will start their new era of cricket with their two new skippers. Shai Hope is the new ODI captain of West Indies while Rovman Powell is their new T20I captain and it will be interesting to see how these two players lead West Indies.