Peshawar Zalmi crushed Quetta Fighters by effectively pursuing the 155-run focus during the 10th match of the eighth version of the Pakistan Super Association (PSL) played today at the Public Bank Cricket Field in Karachi.
James Neesham and Rovman Powell safeguarded Zalmi after Combatants’ Mohammad Hasnain’s obliteration with the ball from the get-go in the subsequent innings.
The two players scored match-saving 46 runs as Zalmi beat Combatants by four wickets to enroll their second success in the competition out of three matches.
Subsequent to setting Zalmi to pursue 155 runs, Hasnain assisted Fighters with getting going emphatically with the ball by getting three fast wickets inside the powerplay.
Hasnain stowed Mohammad Haris, Saim Ayub and Tom Kohler-Cadmore in fast progressions to make a decent opportunity for Combatants.
Nonetheless, Fighters let completely go after Powell and Neesham assumed responsibility for the innings. Powell scored 36 while Neesham made the most noteworthy run pace of 37 runs for Zalmi.
Hasnain bowled splendidly for Combatants as he got three wickets in his four overs and furthermore dumbfounded a lady last.
Qais Ahmed, Naseem Shah and Mohammad Nawaz took one wicket each.
Prior, Iftikhar Ahmed showed what him can do once more after he scored a very much battled fifty for Combatants.
Combatants, who were put to bat first, lost three wickets for only 37 runs inside nine overs. Their openers had an extremely sluggish beginning after Zalmi bowlers grasped the match in the beginning stage.
With Jason Roy (14), Martin Guptill (12) and Mohammad Nawaz (2) being bowled out from the get-go, Warriors needed to confront the intensity. Yet, captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and Iftikhar held hands to use their experience and make conceivable a match-saving organization for the group in purple.
The two of them scored 74 runs off 50 balls together, before Arshad Iqbal clean-astounded Sarfaraz in the seventeenth.
Sarfaraz’s wicket didn’t pressurise Iftikhar and he kept scoring for his team. He completed his fourth PSL fifty off just 34 balls. Sarfaraz, on the other hand, scored valuable 38 runs including five boundaries.
Iftikhar remained not out for 50, laced with four maximums and two boundaries. In the end, Odean Smith also played a cameo of 25 off 12 balls.
For Zalmi, Usman Qadir bagged two wickets while James Neesham and Arshad shared a wicket apiece.
Peshawar Zalmi won the throw and chose to bowl first against Quetta Combatants in the continuous Pakistan Super Association (PSL) season eight match at the Public Bank Cricket Field in Karachi on Monday.
Combatants and Zalmi each have two focuses after two games and are opened at the fourth and fifth situation on the focuses table, separately. In any case, the victor of the present match will leap to the second situation on the table.
Combatants were destroyed by Multan Rulers in their most memorable match however returned to overcome Karachi Lords in their next game.
In the mean time, Zalmi dominated a nearby match against Rulers to start their mission however was pounded by Multan in their subsequent experience.
Warriors and Zalmi have conflicted multiple times previously, with the last option winning 11 of those matches. In the interim, Quetta has won eight matches. One match finished without
Peshawar: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Haris, Saim Ayub, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Rovman Powell, Dasun Shanaka, Jimmy Neesham, Wahab Riaz, Usman Qadir, Arshad Iqbal and Sufyan Muqeem.
Quetta: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hafeez, Odean Smith, Iftikhar Ahmed, Martin Guptill, Wahid Bangulzai, Jason Roy and Qais Ahmed.