Peshawar Zalmi Vs Quetta Gladiators: PSL 2019 Final, Preview

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Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators: PSL 2019 Final, Preview

Karachi (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online - 17th March, 2019) The fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has successfully progressed to the final where two big teams - Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators - are contesting for achieving the coveted trophy before the large number of enthusiast lovers of the game at the National Stadium, Karachi on Sunday night.The match will start at 8pm, but the closing ceremony will begin at 6pm.Each of the two teams has reached the PSL final for the third time, as Peshawar Zalmi won the title in 2017 whereas Quetta Gladiators could never win the title but they were the runners-up for two consecutive years - in 2016 and 2017.

Peshawar were also the runners-up in 2018.Both teams had also clashed with each other in the final of PSL-2017 when the Zalmi emerged victorious.They also faced each other thrice in the current tournament, twice in the league round and later in the Qualifier.

Interestingly, the Gladiators defeated the Zalmi in all the three encounters.However, both teams have been proved the biggest in the tournament - topping the points table in the league matches, with each of them secured 14 points.This is therefore expected that the Karachiites will watch a tough and thrilling contest between these two top teams in the final.Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy is leading Peshawar Zalmi and present skipper of Pakistan cricket team Sarfraz Ahmed is captaining Quetta, and both are very popular among the Pakistani cricket lovers.The highest total by Peshawar Zalmi in PSL-4 so far is 214/5, which they piled up against Islamabad United in Eliminator-2 at Karachi on Friday (March 15) while Quetta Gladiators' highest totals were 186/5 (vs Karachi Kings at Sharjah on February 24) and 186/6 (vs Peshawar Zalmi in Qualifier at Karachi on March 13).

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