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Michael Vaughan Feel PSL Not Far Behind IPL In Terms Of Popularity
By CricShots - Feb 2, 2022 5:39 pm
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Former English skipper, Michael Vaughan, who is known for not mincing his words has stated that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is the second-best T20 tournament in the cricketing world after the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL). Vaughan took to Twitter to offer his thoughts.

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The former England skipper tweeted that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is not too much behind the IPL, and added that the standard of cricket being played in the tournament is outstanding. Vaughan had tweeted, “Pakistan Super League is the 2nd best T20 Tournament in the World. it’s not far off the IPL either. Outstanding standard of cricket.”

Meanwhile, the 2022 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is currently underway in Karachi. And, the Multan Sultans have emerged as the team to beat. The Sultans have won all 4 matches that they have played in the competition thus far, and are sitting at the top of the table.

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The Karachi Kings are placed at the last position. The PSL will conclude on 27th February 2022. On the other hand, the IPL mega auction is scheduled to be taking place on 12th and 13th February this year in Bangalore.

A total of 590 cricketers have been finalized for the auction. IPL 2022 is set to be bigger, as it will be featuring 2 new franchises. The two new franchises that have come into the fray are Lucknow and Ahmedabad. Meanwhile, the Islamabad United and the Multan Sultans sides produced an excellent game of cricket which took place between the two sides.

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The Multan Sultans batted first and went on to post a huge score of 217/5 on the board, with Rilee Rossouw and Tim David slamming half-centuries. During the chase, Islamabad United was bowled out for a total of 197. Shadab Khan played a lone hand for his team and played a blistering knock of 42-ball 91. Khushdil Shah bagged a four-wicket haul and put the brakes on the Islamabad batting lineup.