PSL 6, Peshawar Zalmi defeated Multan Sultans by 6 wickets
In the fifth match of Pakistan Super League season 6, Peshawar Zalmi defeated Multan Sultans by 6 wickets.
Peshawar Zalmi scored 194 runs on the last ball of the 19th over, Tom Kohler scored 53 runs to stand out from Zalmi.
At the invitation of Peshawar Zalmai, Multan Sultans batted first and scored 193 runs for the loss of four wickets. Multan Sultans did not have a good start, the first blow hit the first ball of the second over when Chris Lennon had just one After scoring, Haider Irfan’s ball was caught by Haider Ali.
After that, captain Mohammad Rizwan formed a partnership of 87 runs with James Venus. Captain Mohammad Rizwan scored 41 runs off 28 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 3 fours. He was caught by Imam-ul-Haq on Muhammad Imran’s ball.
James Venus formed a 71-run partnership with Sohaib Maqsood where Sohaib Maqsood scored 36 off 21 balls with the help of two sixes and four fours before catching the wicket keeper on Mahmood’s ball.
Top-order batsman James Venus played 55 balls and scored 84 runs with the help of three sixes and nine fours. Riley Russo scored 14 runs while Khushdal Shah scored 6 runs. For Peshawar Zalmi, Saqib Mehmood, Mohammad Imran and Mohammad Irfan got one wicket each.
In pursuit of a mountain-like target of 194, Peshawar Zalmi batted aggressively but cautiously and lost the first wicket for 57 when opener Kamran Akmal Usman Qadir’s ball became LBW. Kamran Akmal scored 37 off 24 balls with the help of two sixes and five fours.
Opener Imam-ul-Haq along with top-order Tom Kohler formed a 77-run partnership for the second wicket where Imam-ul-Haq was run out. He scored 48 off 39 balls with the help of 5 fours.
Peshawar Zalmai’s third wicket fell in the form of Sherfan Rutherford, who scored 15 off 6 balls with a six and two fours. Top order Tom Kohler scored 53 off just 32 balls with the help of a six and six fours. He was the top scorer for Peshawar Zalmi and was also declared the man of the match. He was caught by Sohail Tanveer off Shahnawaz Dhani. Out
At the end of the 17th over, the match was in the swing of Multan Sultans. 34 scores were required from 18 balls. Haider Ali, who replaced Tom Kohler, hit fours on the first and third balls of the over and scored 13 runs in the over. ۔ Now 21 runs were needed from 12 balls.
Haider Ali hit a six to Shahnawaz Dhani on the first ball of the 19th over, the next ball went wide, Haider Ali took a single off the second ball while Shoaib Malik also hit a six off the third ball to change the situation of the match. Shoaib Malik took a double on the fourth ball and a single on the fifth.
Haider Ali hit a six off the last ball of the 19th over to make the score 197 and at the same time put the victory in the hands of Peshawar Zalmi. Shahnawaz Dhani took two wickets and Usman Qadir took one wicket for Multan Sultans.
Sohail Tanveer proved to be the most expensive bowler with 40 runs in three overs, Shahnawaz Dhani with 44 runs in four overs, Carlos Braithwaite with 41 runs in 4 overs, Shahid Afridi with 38 runs in 4 overs and Usman Qadir with 29 runs in 4 overs.
Haider Ali, who came in the 18th over off just eight balls, bowled the first and third balls of Multan to captain Muhammad Rizwan, Chris Lane, James Venus, Shoaib Maqsood, Riley Russo, Khushdal Shah, Shahid Afridi, Carlos Braithwaite, Sohail Tanveer , Usman Qadri and Shahnawaz Dhani.