Peshawar Zalmi Reach PSL-4 Final After Beating Islamabad United By 48 Runs

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Peshawar Zalmi reach PSL-4 final after beating Islamabad United by 48 runs

The winner will play against Quetta Qalandars at Karachi National Stadium on Sunday

KARACHI- (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-15th March 2019) Peshawar Zalmi have qualified for the final after beating Islamabad United by 48 scores in Eliminator-II of Pakistan Super League fourth edition played at Karachi’s National Stadium on Friday.

The winner will play the final against Quetta Gladiators on Sunday at the same ground.

The Zalmi set a target of 215 runs for Islamabad United which they failed to chase in 20 overs game. The United made 166 scores for the loss of nine wickets.

Earlier, the United have won the toss and decided to field first against the Peshawar Zalmi.

Karman Akmal and Imam-ul-Haq opened the innings for Zalmi and made 132 runs partnership. Akmal made 74 off 43 balls with the help of 10 fours and three sixes before he was caught by Shadab Khan at ball of Delport, who earlier dismissed Imam at a score of 58.

KA Pollard was 37 when Ronchi run out him. Rumman Raees run out Wahab Riaz at score 1. Captain DJG Sammy made 30 not out runs on 15 balls.

The match at Karachi’s National Stadium started at 7 p.m. The law and enforcement agencies have made tight security arrangements and a large number of people were watching the contest.

Squads

Peshawar Zalmi: Darren Sammy (captain), Kamran Akmal, Imam-ul-Haq, Misbah-ul-Haq, Sohaib Maqsood, Kieran Pollard, Liam Dawson, Umar Amin, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Umaid Asif, Sameen Gul, Ibtisam Sheikh, DJ Malan, WL Madsen.

Islamabad United: Mohammad Sami (captain), Luke Ronchi, Sahibzada Farhan, Cameron Delport, Waqas Maqsood, Rizwan Hussain, Hussain Talat, Philip Salt, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Rizwan Hussain, Shadab Khan, SR Patel, Ian Bell, Muhammad Musa, Rumman Raees, WD Parnell.

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