PSL-6: Lahore Qalandars beat Peshawar Zalmi by four wickets

PSL-6: Lahore Qalandars beat Peshawar Zalmi by four wickets


Karachi: In the game, Mohammad Hafeez scored an unbeaten 33 points, while Lahore Qalandars played Pakistan at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi on Sunday. The second game of the sixth edition of the Super League (PSL) Peshawar Zalmi caught up to 141.

In the first shot, Zalmi made 140 runs without losing 6 wickets. Ravi Bopara is the top scorer in 50 games. Shaheen Shah Afridi made 14 runs from the side of Qalandars and grabbed three wickets.

Lahore Qalandars won the toss and was elected to the scene against Peshawar Zalmi.

Lahore Qalandars XI: Sohail Akhtar (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Salman Agha, Mohammad Hafeez, Ben Dunk, Samit Patel, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Ahmed Daniyal, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Salman Mirza.

Peshawar Zalmi XI: Kamran Akmal (wk), Imam Ul Haq, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Ravi Bopara, Sherfane Rutherford, Amad Butt, Wahab Riaz (capt), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Saqib Mehmood, Mohammad Imran.

Earlier, in the first game of the sixth game of PSL, the Karachi Kings easily defeated the Queta Gladiators and reached the goal of 122 with only 13.5 points.

Opener Joe Clarke got the defending Champions off to a flier with 46 off just 23 deliveries and Mohammad Nabi took the team home with a blistering 30 off 14. Mohammad Hasnain was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets in his four overs.

In the first inning, Quetta Gladiators lost early wickets at the beginning and failed to pull things back. They could only manage 121 runs in 18.2 overs before being bowled out. Chris Gayle showed some fight with 39(24) but the Karachi attack led by young pacer Arshad Iqbal kept the runs in check. He was also awarded Man of the Match for his exceptional bowling performance.

Karachi Kings, defending the PSL championship, won the game and chose to fight the Quetta Gladiator in the opening match of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Premier League.

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