Peshawar Zalmi win enthralling match against Multan Sultans by 5 wickets in PSL
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and decided to bowl against Multan Sultans at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah today in the PSL.
Multan Sultans 145 (Johnson Charles 53; Hasan Ali 4-17, Liam Dawson 1-5)
Peshawar Zalmi 146-5 (Imam ul-Haq 52, Dawid Malan 38, Kieron Pollard 25; Dan Christian 2-22, Junaid Khan 2-27)
Result – Peshawar Zalmi won by 5 wickets
Asked to bat first, Multan Sultans scored 145 with Johnson Charles (53) top scoring and Hasan Ali 4-17 and Liam Dawson 1-5 (off 2 overs) the pick of the Zalmi bowlers.
In reply, Imam ul-Haq (52) and Dawid Malan (38) got Zalmi within striking distance of a comfortable win however, Dan Christian took 2 quick wickets and the run chase faltered. In the 17th over Kieron Pollard (25) hit 4x6s in a row off Mohammad Irfan, to close the game down for Zalmi and, despite Pollard being out in the next over, Peshawar Zalmi won by 5 wickets with two balls to spare.
Peshawar Zalmi - Kamran Akmal(wk), Imam ul-Haq, Dawid Malan, Umar Amin, Kieron Pollard, Liam Dawson, Daren Sammy(c), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Umaid Asif, Sameen Gul
Multan Sultans - James Vince, Umar Siddiq(wk), Johnson Charles, Shoaib Malik(c), Daniel Christian, Shahid Afridi, Chris Green, Hammad Azam, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan
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