Denly joins Multan Sultans for PSL Finals

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Men’s First XI

Denly joins Multan Sultans for PSL Finals

Kent batsman Joe Denly will join up with Multan Sultans ahead of the Finals of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 competition, following the withdrawal of England teammate James Vince.

Denly joins Multan after a stint at PSL rivals Karachi Kings in 2018, where he scored 323 runs in 12 matches at an average of 32.29 as Karachi reached the Third Qualifying Final stage of the tournament.

Also in Multan Sultans’ squad are England T20 internationals Moeen Ali and Ravi Bopara, as well as former Kent Spitfire Shahid Afridi and Pakistan batsman Shan Masood, who played for Sevenoaks Vine CC as an overseas player in 2012, and captains the Sultans.

Denly has a wealth of experience playing for teams in overseas T20 leagues, also having turned out for for Barisal Burners and Dhaka Dynamites in Bangladesh, Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and the Sydney Sixers in Australia’s Big Bash League.

He joins Multan Sultans after helping Kent Spitfires to the Quarter Finals of this year’s Vitality Blast, regularly opening the bowling with his leg spin and scoring 152 runs in six matches.

Multan take on Denly’s former club, Karachi, in a Finals Qualifier at 10:00 GMT on Saturday 14th November.

The PSL Final scheduled to take place on Tuesday 17th November at 15:00.

Matches are to be shown in the UK on Hum Masala, Sky channel 732.

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