In a significant development for the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Multan Sultans have appointed Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistan spin bowler renowned as ‘The King of Doosra,’ as their spin bowling coach and mentor. This move signifies the Sultans’ commitment to enhancing their spin department and their determination to bring in the best talents to ensure their continued success in the PSL.
Saqlain Mushtaq’s Appointment
The Multan Sultans made the exciting announcement of Saqlain Mushtaq’s appointment through their official Twitter account. This addition to their coaching staff is a testament to their ambition to improve and evolve as a team.
A Dynamic Team: Multan Sultans
The Multan Sultans are making waves in the world of cricket. After clinching the PSL title in 2021, they have consistently been among the top contenders. With the addition of Saqlain Mushtaq as their spin bowling coach and mentor, they have taken another step towards solidifying their position as a force to be reckoned with in the PSL.
The Assistant Spin Bowling Coach
Joining Saqlain Mushtaq in their spin department is Alex Hartley, a former English international and World Cup champion. Together, they are ready to take charge and impart their knowledge to the team. This combination of expertise and experience is sure to benefit the Sultans in the upcoming seasons.
Breaking Barriers with Catherine Dalton
It’s not just about the spin department for Multan Sultans; they are breaking barriers with their coaching staff. Catherine Dalton, a notable figure in cricket, was appointed as the fast-bowling coach for the team. Catherine’s appointment is historic as she became the first female coach in the PSL and the pioneer female fast-bowling coach for a well-known men’s team. This move is a testament to the changing landscape of cricket, embracing diversity, and the growing recognition of female expertise in the sport.
Multan Sultans’ Recent Performance
Multan Sultans have been performing admirably in recent PSL seasons. They clinched the title in 2021 and were runners-up against Lahore Qalandars in both 2022 and 2023. Their consistent presence in the finals indicates their strong gameplay and competitive spirit. Lahore and Islamabad are the only other teams that have won the PSL title twice, showcasing Multan’s remarkable journey in the league.
The appointment of Saqlain Mushtaq as the spin bowling coach and mentor for Multan Sultans is a significant move that underscores the team’s commitment to excellence. With a dynamic coaching staff and a successful track record in recent PSL seasons, the Sultans are poised for an exciting journey in the world of T20 cricket.