PSL 2021 Prize Money I multan sultans wins pakistan super league title for first time know the psl 2021 prize money Multan Sultans became champion for the first time, know here how much PSL 2021 winner got prize money
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- Multan Sultans won the title of Pakistan Super League for the first time
- Multan Sultans beat Peshawar Zalmi by 47 runs in the final
- Know here what Multan Sultans and other teams and players got in the prize money
Abu Dhabi: The sixth season of Pakistan Super League got a new winner in the form of Multan Sultans. Multan Sultans led by Mohammad Rizwan defeated Peshawar Zalmi by 47 runs in the PSL 2021 title match on Thursday to become the champions for the first time. Wahab Riaz, the captain of Peshawar Zalmi, won the toss and invited Multan to bat first, which was very heavy for them.
Thanks to the stormy innings of Shoaib Maqsood (65) and Riley Rousseau (50), Multan made a mammoth score of 206 for 4 in 20 overs. In reply, Peshawar Zalmi’s team could only manage 159 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets and lost the match by 47 runs. Shoaib Maqsood was adjudged the player of the match for his brilliant performance.
Thrilling story of both the teams reaching the finals
Let us tell you that the story of Multan Sultans becoming the champion in the current PSL is no less than a film. Multan Sultans had lost four out of five matches in the first leg of PSL 2021. She was at the last position in the points table at that time. However, in the second leg in Abu Dhabi, the Sultans team appeared in a different rhythm and won four matches in a row and reached the top of the points table. Multan Sultans finished second in the points table after winning 5 out of 10 matches. After this, Sultans defeated Islamabad United in the qualifier to reach the final.
At the same time, the journey of 2017 champion Peshawar Zalmi was also similar. Wahab Riaz’s team had lost four out of six matches in the first leg and their chances of reaching the playoffs seemed slim. However, Peshawar came back strongly and won three of their last four matches. Then in Eliminator and Eliminator 2, Peshawar defeated Karachi Kings and Islamabad United to reach the finals respectively.
How much did the PSL 2021 champion team earn?
Multan Sultans became the Pakistan Super League champion for the first time and got the prize money of Pakistan Rupees 75 million (Rs 3.5 crore). Apart from this, Peshawar Zalmi, who was runner-up, got Pakistan Rupees 30 million (Rs 1.5 crore) as prize money. Shoaib Maqsood, Player of the Tournament, got Pakistan Rupees 3 million (Rs 14.1 Lakh).
Babar Azam was the highest run scorer in the tournament. He scored 554 runs in 11 matches. Babar Azam got Pakistan Rupees 0.8 Million (Rs 3.75 Lakh). Shahnawaz Dahani was the highest wicket taker in the tournament. He took 20 wickets in 11 matches. For this he got Pakistan Rupees 0.8 Million (Rs 3.75 Lakh). Mohammad Rizwan was the best wicketkeeper and he got Pakistan Rs 0.8 million (Rs 3.75 lakh).
Iftikar Ahmed was the best fielder of the tournament, who got Pakistan Rs 0.8 million (Rs 3.75 lakh). The winner of the Spirit of Cricket award got Pakistan Rs 3.2 million (Rs 15.01 lakh).
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