Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators: It is always good to watch a match while two champion teams are playing. The last match was also one of those. Quetta Gladiators have big names from cricket as usual, as well Peshawar Zalmi also has the same condition. Here are some details about this match.
Quetta Gladiators Bating
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss at Karachi National Stadium and elected to field first. The start of the innings was good for the Quetta as the opening partnership was of 33 runs. The lost batsman was Shane Watson, who lost his wicket and could contribute only 8 runs on the scoreboard. The opening fellow Jason Roy stood on the wicket and scored 73 runs going back as not out.
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The diamond category player Ahmed Shehzad could make only 12 runs. The skipper tried his best for the sake of the high score but lost the wicket while he was playing at 41 that time. The next players Azam Khan (5), Muhammad Nawaz (2) and Sohail Khan (2) couldn’t contribute for in scores as expected.
It was a low-scoring match, as Quetta Gladiators could approach to 148 runs for losing 5 wickets.
Peshawar Zalmi Bowling
If the match is in between Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators, it is compulsory for the bowlers to bowl at their best. Today, Hasan Ali’s performance was very impressive as he bowled 4 over by giving just 22 runs. Rahat Ali was beaten for 38 runs in 4 overs, and he picked 1 wicket.
It was a debut match for Muhammad Amir Khan, and he impressed a lot. He gave just 24 runs in 4 overs and got 1 wicket. Wahab Riaz was the best bowler of the match as he bore just 21 runs in 4 overs by picking 2 wickets. Liam Dawson gave 31 runs in overs as it was the highest average by Zalmi bowling side today. The skipper Darren Sammy also bowled 1 over and gave 9 runs and got 1 wicket too.
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Peshawar Zalmi Bating
The thing that is discussable is the batting line of Peshawar Zalmi. Kamran Akmal was on fire as usual and hit a century. It is the first century of PSL 5 and the third one for the batsman in all PSL seasons. He is the most century maker of PSL and also the top scorer of PSL all times. Akmal made 101 runs on 55 balls with the help of 13 fours and 4 sixes.
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Tom Banton is the platinum category player, but he is still out of form. He could score only 3 runs. Haider Ali is a new talent from the Pakistan U19 team. The talented batsman scored 25 runs. Shoaib Malik is an experienced batsman, but he made just 7 runs. Livingstone was playing at 8 and Liam Dawson at 5 when the score was up and Zalmi won by 6 wickets.
Quetta Gladiators Bowling
Today, Muhammad Nawaz was beaten badly as he gave 33 runs in 3 overs. He gave 21 runs in first over of the innings. Sohail Khan was impressive as he gave 27 runs in 4 overs and picked 1 wicket.
The pacer from Pakistan National Team Mohammad Hasnain didn’t get any wicked in return of 28 runs in 4 overs. Tymal Mills gave 25 runs in 4 overs for 1 wicket. The leg spinner Fawad Ahmed beard the highest average form Gladiators side and gave 40 runs in 3.3 overs but picked 2 wickets.
Kamran Akmal was the man of the match in Peshawar Zalmi vs QuettaGladiators match for his century.