PSL 8: Multan Sultans Squad 2023

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Multan Sultans squad 2023 is now final and ready to rock in the PSL 8th season. The playing concluded in the draft ceremony for PSL 8 that took place on December 15, 2022.

Multan Sultans, launched in 2017, first participated in the third edition of Pakistan Super League. The team has contested in five events PSL events as of 2022.

The franchise represents Multan, a prominent city from the Southern Punjab region.

Following on this page, we will learn all about Multan Sultans including captain, coach, management, retained and new players, batting and bowling attack and more.


Multan Sultans All Players List for 2023 [Final]

Here is the list of 18-member confirmed squad for Multan Sultan.

1David MillerSouth AfricaPlatinumBatter
2Muhammad RizwanPakistanBatter
3Joshua LittleIrelandBowler
4Shan MasoodPakistanDiamondBatter
5Rilee RossowSouth AfricaBatter
6Khushdil ShahPakistanBatter
7Tim DavidAustraliaGoldBatter
8Shahnawaz DhaniPakistanBatter
9Akeal HosainWest IndiesBowler
10Muhammad SarwarPakistanSilverAll-rounder
11Usman KhanPakistanBatter
12Anwar AliPakistanAll-rounder
13Sameen GulPakistanBowler
14Usama MirPakistanBowler
15Ihsan UllahPakistanEmergingBatter
16Abbas AfridiPakistanBowler
17Arafat MinhasPakistanSupplementaryAll-rounder
18Adil RashidEnglandBowler


Retained Players:

Multan Sultans retained following 8 players for PSL 2023:

  • Muhammad Rizwan
  • Rile Rossow
  • Shahnawaz Dahani
  • Shan Masood
  • Tim David
  • Khushdil Shah
  • Ihsan Ullah
  • Abbas Afridi


Draft Picks 2023

Multan Sultans went for 9 new players for the 8th event of PSL. They picked some great players like David Miller and Josh Little in the 2023 PSL draft. Here is the complete list of draft picks by Sultans:

  • David Miller
  • Joshua Little
  • Akeal Hossein
  • Sameen Gul
  • Usama Mir
  • Usman Khan
  • Arafat Minhas
  • Adil Rashid
  • Anwar Ali
  • Muhammad Sarwar


Released Players

Multan Sultans also released an array of players for the PSL 2023. Here’s the list:

  • Sohaib Maqsood
  • Imran Tahir
  • Rumman Raees
  • Asif Afridi
  • Imran Khan
  • Aamer Azmat
  • Blessing Muzarabani
  • Johnson Charles
  • David Willey
  • Rizwan Hussain


Multan Sultans All Matches Schedule in PSL 2023

Here are the fixtures of Multan Sultans for PSL 8.

Monday, February 13, 2023MS v LQMultan8:00 PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023MS v QGMultan6:00 PM
Friday, February 17, 2023MS v PZMultan6:00 PM
Sunday, February 19, 2023MS v IUMultan2:00 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2023MS v KKMultan6:00 PM
Sunday, February 26, 2023KK v MSKarachi2:00 PM
Saturday, March 4, 2023LQ v MSLahore7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 7, 2023IU v MSRawalpindi7:00 PM
Friday, March 10, 2023PZ v MSRawalpindi7:00 PM
Saturday, March 11, 2023QG v MSRawalpindi7:00 PM


Multan Sultans Coach for PSL 2023

Andy Flower from Zimbabwe is the coach of Multan Sultans for PSL 8, 2023.



Muhammad Rizwan, the opening batsman for Pakistan international team is the skipper for Multan Sultans for the PSL 2023. Shan Masood is the vice captain.


Coaching/Management Staff:

Owner: Alamgir Khan Tareen
Manager and COO: Haider Azhar
Head Coach: Andy Flower
Assistant Coach: Abdul Rehman
Fast Bowling Coach: Ajmal Shahzad
Spin Bowling Coach: Mushtaq Ahmed
Fielding Coach: Richard Halsall
Physiotherapist: Cliff Deacon
Analyst: Talha Ejaz
Assistant Manager: Usman Munir
Manager Operations: Taimur Aziz
Digital Media Head: Hassan Azam
Media Manager: Ahmed Mir
Lead Videographer: Sultan Faiz


Team History, Details and Identity

The first two seasons of Pakistan Super League went with five teams, as Multan Sultans came into being on June 1, 2017, after the second PSL season. Multan franchise was purchased by Schon Properties for a bid of US$5.2 Million per year for a span of eight years. The contract totaled a worth of US$41.6 millions.


Nickname: Janoobis (‘Southerns’)

Team information:
City: Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
Founded 2017: 6 years ago
Home ground: Multan Cricket Stadium
PSL wins: 1 (2021)
Official website:


Dress Kit and Jersey

The kit was revealed on September 22, 2017. The jersey for 2023 contains two colors blue and green. The left chest side contains the franchise logo; the right chest side there is a sponsor logo. Bottom part of the jersey contains a sketch of Multan’s famous architects.

Multan Sultans Dress Jersey 2023


Logo was also revealed along the kit. It depicts a man riding a horse, holding a bat instead of a sword. This represents the term ‘Sultan‘, the kings in the past centuries. At the bottom, there is the team name written in yellow and white colors and a tagline, ‘CRICKET KAY TOOFAN‘.

Multan Sultans Logo



Brand Ambassadors

Javed Sheikh, Momal Sheikh, Sadia Khan, and Neelam Munir have been the ambassadors for Multan Sultans.


Anthem (Gana)

Multan Sultans Jit Jana is the official anthem song (gana) of Multan Sultans franchise released in 2023. It was sung by Waqar Ehsin.


Sponsors and Partners:

Shell Pakistan continues as fueling partner for Multan Sultans. Fatima Group also renews to be the team’s main partner for 2023 PSL. Lays is the chest partner. Sleeve branding partners include Pepsi, Asia Ghee, and Nishan – Haider Builders and Developers.


Multan Sultans Batting Department

Batting and head coach for Multan Sultans is Andy Flower. Batting order is yet to be disclosed.

Sultan’s have a strong lineup of batters mainly from Pakistan and around the world. The team management has put together a balanced side, with a mix of aggressive stroke-makers and technically sound batsmen.

The batting lineup is starred by Muhammad Rizwan (one of the top ranked T20i players in the world), Shan Masood, and Rilee Rossouw.

Masood, vice captain of the team, is a technically sound middle order batter, known for his solid strokes and ability to take up the team toward a winning total.

Rossouw is a big name in the batting world. He has been prominent South African batsman; known for his aggressive batting style and ability to score big runs.

In addition to these star batters, squad also has some promising young talent, capable of playing match-winning innings. The batting unit of the current Multan Sultans squad is one of the strongest in the league, and they have the potential to take the team to great heights in the tournament.

Batsmen in Multan Sultans squad include:

  • Muhammad Rizwan
  • Shan Masood
  • Rilee Rossow
  • David Miller
  • Khushdil Shah
  • Tim David
  • Ihsan Ullah
  • Usman Khan


Multan Sultans Bowling Attack

Multan Sultans fast bowing coach is Ajmal Shahzad. Mushtaq Ahmed is serving as spin bowling coach.

The bowling department of Multan Sultans is a key strength of the team, boasting a mix of experienced fast bowlers and wily spinners. The current squad embodies the best bowlers in the league, who are capable of breaking partnerships and picking up crucial wickets.

This time, the team has some young medium fast bowlers like Shahnawaz Dahani, Ihsanullah, Sameen Gul, and Josh Little. With addition of spin attack like Akeal Hossein, and Usama Mir, the bowling unit of Multan Sultans becomes well-rounded and capable of delivering results in pressure situations.

Key bowlers in Multan Sultans squad are as follows:

  • Joshua Little
  • Shahnawaz Dahani
  • Akeal Hosein
  • Sameen Gul
  • Usama Mir
  • Abbas Afridi
  • Adil Rashid



All rounders in Multan Sultans

Following are the all-round players in the Multan Sultans franchise:

  • Muhammad Sarwar
  • Anwar Ali
  • Arafat Minhas


Overseas Players in Multan Sultans

The current MS 2023 squad consists of some great foreign players including:

David Miller and Rilee Rossow from South Africa
Joshua Little from Ireland
Timothy Hays David (Tim David) from Australia
Akeal Hosein from West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago)
Adil Rashid from England


Champions History in PSL

Multan Sultans have been the winning champions of Pakistan Super League once, in 2021. They beat Peshawar Zalmi by 47 runs and secured the title.


Highest Scores

Following are the top 3 highest runs by Multan Sultans in Pakistan Super League.

1. 245/3 against Quetta Gladiators in 2022
2. 222/3 against Peshawar Zalmi in 2022
3. 217/5 against Islamabad United in 2022


Other Squads in PSL 2023:


PSL Performance History

2016Did not Play
2017Did not Play
2018104500Group Stage
2019103700Group Stage


Players’ Stats

Batting/Most Runs

Shoaib MalikPakistan2018-19201749040.8365*03
James VinceEngland2019-present131338632.168402
Shan MasoodPakistan2018-present101028728.706101
Kumar SangakkaraSri Lanka201810926933.626303
Johnson CharlesSaint Lucia20197720834.665702

Data Source: ESPNCricInfo


Bowling/Most Wickets

Imran TahirSouth Africa2018, 2020152118.1900
Mohammad IrfanPakistan2018-present241833.7700
Mohammad IlyasPakistan2019-present141622.6200
Junaid KhanPakistan2018-present161627.5000
Shahid AfridiPakistan2019-present131421.5700

Data Source: ESPNCricInfo


Frequently asked questions

How many times Multan Sultans won PSL?

Multan Sultans won the PSL one time in 2021.

Which cricket team is in Multan?

Multan Sultans is a Multan-based Twenty20 cricket team in Pakistani Super League.

What language does Multan speak?

People in Multan speak Saraiki language. Saraiki differs with Punjabi language in terms of vocabulary, accent, and pronunciation.

Who has the most losses in PSL history?

Karachi Kings has the most losses of 9 matches in a single event.

How much does a PSL player cost?

For PSL 2021, price brackets for Platinum players ranged between $130,000 to $170,000 whereas cost of Diamond players ranged between $60,000 to $80,000.


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