Kamran Akmal Guides Peshawar Zalmi to Win
Islamabad United won the toss against Peshawar Zalmi and decided to bowl first at the National Stadium, Karachi today.
Peshawar Zalmi 214-5 (Kamran Akmal 74, Imam Ul-Haq 58; Cameron Delport 2-24)
Islamabad United 166-9 (Chadwick Walton 48; Chris Jordan 3-26, Hasan Ali 3-29)
Result: Peshawar Zalmi win by 48 runs.
Tournament Stats and Points Table
Batting first Peshawar Zalmi’s openers wasted no time, Kamran Akmal (74) and Imam ul-Haq (58) racing to 135-0 before Cameron Delport stepped up for Islamabad dismissing Imam Ul-Haq. Shortly after Delport removed Akmal to bring Peshawar back down to earth on 138-2.
Kieron Pollard added 36, plus 30* from Darren Sammy meant Peshawar Zalmi managed to reach 214-4.
In response, Chadwick Walton put on 48, unfortunately for Isalambad Hasan Ali (3-29) and Chris Jordan (3-26) dismantled the rest of the batting line-up leading Peshawar Zalmi to a 48 run victory.
Peshawar Zalmi now play Quetta gladiators in the final of PSL 2019 on Sunday.
Peshawar Zalmi squad - Kamran Akmal(wk), Imam ul-Haq, Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Amin, Chris Jordan, Kieron Pollard, Daren Sammy(c), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali
Tymal Mills, Sameen Gul
Islamabad United squad - Luke Ronchi(wk), Cameron Delport, Alex Hales, Chadwick Walton, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Sami(c), Muhammad Musa, Rumman Raees
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