PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi thrash Lahore Qalandars by 10 wickets

first_imgPeshawar Zalmi produced a scintillating performance while Lahore Qalandars put up a shoddy outing as Peshawar routed the Qalandars by a massive margin of 10 wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium in the Pakistan Super League on Saturday.Hasan Ali, Liam Dawson and Wahab Riaz starred with the ball for Peshawar as Lahore failed to show any real mettle with their batting.Despite being 42/1 in 4.4 overs, it all went downhill for Lahore the moment Fakhar Zaman departed. None of the other batsmen could manage even 20 runs before reaching back in the hut.Lahore began brightly with Brendon McCullum and Zaman giving the team a quick start. However in 4.4 overs, McCullum fell on 15 and Zaman (30) soon followed leaving Lahore at 57/2.OUT! 4.4 Hasan Ali to Brendon McCullumWatch ball by ball highlights at #HBLPSL #Cricingif #PSL2018 (@thePSLt20) March 3, 2018Thereafter, Lahore lost all their eight wickets in a span of 11 overs and 43 runs. After Zaman’s departure, the highest scorer in the team was Umar Akmal equalling McCullum’s 15.Ali and Dawson picked three wickets each while Riaz picked two and interesting, the big wickets of Zaman was a combination of Ali and Dawson where the former caught Dawson’s delivery to send Zaman back to the pavilion.OUT! 10.1 Liam Dawson to Sohail AkhtarWatch ball by ball highlights at #HBLPSL #Cricingif #PSL2018 (@thePSLt20) March 3, 2018With a mere score of 100 on the board, Peshawar has no trouble whatsoever in chasing the target.advertisementTamim Iqbal and Kamran Akmal lost 37 off 35 deliveries and 57 off 47 balls respectively to help Peshawar reach the total in just 13.4 overs.Sunil Narine went for 16 runs in his two overs. But Salman Irshad and Sohail Khan were the most expensive bowlers; Irshad gave 23 runs in 2 overs while Sohail went for 37 runs in 3.4 overs. Peshawar won as Sohail delivered a wide that went all the way to the boundary.Peshawar Zalmi won by 10 wickets!Watch ball by ball highlights at #HBLPSL #Cricingif #PSL2018 (@thePSLt20) March 3, 2018Peshawar, who have now won three out of their five matches, will next face Multan Sultans, who are second on the points table, on March 6.On the other hand, Qalandars, reeling at the bottom of the table with no wins and five losses, will next face Islamabad United, who are placed second-last, on March 8.last_img

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