Quetta Gladiators beat Peshawar Zalmi by 10 runs in PSL Qualifier
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and decided to bowl against Quetta Gladiators at the National Stadium, Karachi today in the PSL
Quetta Gladiators 186-6 (Shane Watson 71, Ahsan Ali 46; Wahab Riaz 2-26, Tymal Mills 1-21)
Peshawar Zalmi 176-7 (Kieron Pollard 44,Daren Sammy 46; Muhammad Hasnain 2-28)
Result – Quetta Gladiators won by 10 runs
Asked to bat first, Quetta Gladiators scored a competitive 186-6 with Shane Watson 71 and Ahsan Ali 46 the top run scorers and Wahab Riaz 2-26 and Tymal Mills 1-21 the pick of the bowlers for Peshawar Zalmi. Liam Dawson and Kieron Pollard both took a bit stick from the Quetta batsmen going for over 12 an over.
In reply, Peshawar Zalmi struggled to get going, losing wickets regularly, but when Kieron Pollard and Daren Sammy came together they put on a fantastic 62 run partnership, leaving 34 runs to win off the last 2 overs. However, both were soon out and the run chase faltered leaving Zalmi 10 runs short.
Peshawar Zalmi will now play the winners of the Eliminator match between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings tomorrow, to decide who will go through to the Final on Sunday against Quetta Gladiators.
Peshawar Zalmi - Imam ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal(wk), Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah-ul-Haq, Liam Dawson, Kieron Pollard, Daren Sammy(c), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Tymal Mills, Sameen Gul
Quetta Gladiators - Shane Watson, Ahmed Shehzad, Ahsan Ali, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Dwayne Bravo, Muhammad Hasnain, Sohail Tanvir, Fawad Ahmed
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