Sarfaraz Ahmed will miss the crucial match against Multan Sultans

Quetta Gladiators regular captain Sarfaraz Ahmed during a Pakistan Super League (PSL) match. — Twitter/@muzamilasif4

KARACHI: Later missed the conflict Against Peshawar Zalmi on Wednesday, Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfaraz Ahmed will miss today’s (Saturday) crucial match against Multan Sultans as well as the March 6 clash against Karachi Kings due to an injury.

Today’s match is the 28th match of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season and will be played at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.

Sarfaraz, who has been with the Gladiators since the first season in PSL history, has never missed a single game for his team.

Muhammad Nawaz Sarfaraz leads the Gladiators in his absence; Bismillah Khan was appointed as the goalkeeper.

Gladiators of Quetta There is still a chance to qualify for the PSL 8 playoffs.

The Sarfaraz Ahmed-led unit needs to win their last League match against Multan Sultans by a big margin. Gladiators need Islamabad United to beat Peshawar Zalmi by a sizeable margin on Sunday to advance to the next round.

Gladiators need to win their last match of the league stage against Multan Sultans today (Saturday) by a big margin to qualify for the next stage of the tournament.

They need Islamabad United to beat Peshawar Zalmi by a sizeable margin on Sunday as Babar Azam-led Zalmi can qualify for the playoffs even if they lose Sunday’s match by a close margin.

PSL 2023: Sarfaraz Ahmed to miss decider against Multan Sultans

Gladiators need around 100 runs in their favor from the above games.

They are currently fifth in the points table with six points after nine matches.

Notably, the PSL 8 closing ceremony and final will be held on March 19 in Lahore, where the playoffs will also be held.

The winner will not only lift the Supernova Trophy but also collect a check of Rs 120 crore, while the runners-up will receive a check of Rs 48 crore.

Lahore Qalandars will be looking to become the first side to win back-to-back titles; And Islamabad United aims to become the most successful team by lifting the trophy three times.

Rest of PSL 8 Schedule

March 11: Quetta Gladiators v Multan Sultans, Pindi Cricket Stadium

March 12: Match 1 — Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi, Pindi Cricket Stadium; Match 2 — Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings, Gaddafi Stadium

March 15: Qualification (1 v 2), Gaddafi Stadium

March 16: Eliminator 1 (3 v 4), Gaddafi Stadium

March 17: Eliminator 2 (loser in Qualifier and winner of Eliminator 1), Gaddafi Stadium

March 19: Final, Gaddafi Stadium

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