In a noteworthy trade deal ahead of the ninth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), all-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed has transitioned to Multan Sultans from Quetta Gladiators, with Rilee Rossouw making the opposite journey. This exchange not only reshapes team dynamics but also grants Multan Sultans a strategic advantage with the first pick in the platinum round one and the initial Silver category selection.
Iftikhar Ahmed’s inclusion adds significant firepower to Multan Sultans, given his reputation as a dynamic all-rounder with a proven track record in 229 T20 matches. Boasting 4,476 runs and 50 wickets, his prowess extends to powerful batting and astute off-spin. Expressing his excitement about joining Multan Sultans, Iftikhar aims to contribute to the team’s quest for the coveted HBL PSL trophy.
The team’s captain, Muhammad Rizwan, warmly welcomed Iftikhar Ahmed, acknowledging not only his cricketing prowess but also his positive team presence. This trade not only reflects the strategic maneuvering within the PSL but also sets the stage for heightened competition in the upcoming season, with Multan Sultans eyeing success under Iftikhar’s versatile skills.