In the fifth match of PSL season 6, Peshawar Zalmi defeated Multan Sultans by 6 wickets.
According to the details, in this match being played at the National Stadium in Karachi, Multan Sultans’ target of 194 runs was achieved by Peshawar Zalmi at a loss of 6 wickets in the 19th over and achieved its first victory in the event.
Peshawar Zalmi batsman Tom Cadmore was declared man of the match for his best innings of 53 off 32 balls.
In pursuit of the target, Peshawar Zalmi started their innings confidently. Openers Maran Akmal and Imam-ul-Haq made an initial partnership of 57 runs while Kamran Akmal scored 37 runs with the help of two sixes and five fours and was LBWed by Usman Qadir.
Imam-ul-Haq, who was on the crease, continued to score runs with newcomer Tom Cadmore. He scored 48 runs with the help of five fours and was run out by Carlos Braithwaite while Tom Cadmore and Imam-ul-Haq shared 77 runs. Of
In a total score of 153, Sher Fan Ruderford fell victim to Shahnawaz Dhani, a young bowler from Multan Sultans. The young fast bowler bowled Tom Cadmore in the next over for an individual score of 53. His innings included a six and six fours.
On this occasion, young Haider Ali took the crease and scored 24 runs off 8 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 2 fours to give Peshawar Zalmi victory. Shahnawaz Dhani of Multan Sultans took 2 wickets while Usman Qadir Rane took 1 wicket.
It may be recalled that earlier in the fifth match of PSL season 6, Multan Sultans had given a target of 194 runs to Peshawar Zalmi to win.
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and invited Multan Sultans to bat first. Chris Lane once again failed to give Multan Sultans a big start and returned to the pavilion after being dismissed for an individual score. He was replaced by tall fast bowler Mohammad Irfan. After which English cricketer James Vance took over the crease and started scoring fast runs along with Multan Sultans captain Mohammad Rizwan.
Mohammad Rizwan scored 41 runs with the help of two sixes and three fours and was bowled by emerging player Mohammad Imran.
From the other end, James Vance batted well and scored a half-century. He played a brilliant innings of 84 off 55 balls with three sixes and nine fours.
Sohaib Maqsood’s 36 off 21 balls also added value to the Sultans’ score, including two sixes and four fours in his innings.
Riley Russo (14) and Khushdal Shah (6) remained unbeaten. Multan Sultans scored 193 for four in the allotted 20 overs.
Saqib Mahmood of Peshawar Zalmai took two wickets while Mohammad Imran and Mohammad Irfan took one wicket each.
Captain Wahab Riaz proved to be Peshawar Zalmi’s most expensive bowler. He gave up 51 runs in four overs. He failed to take any wicket.