Today between Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans PSL 8 final is being played at Gaddafi stadium, Lahore. Lahore pitches are known to help bowlers, on which the totals like 170 to 180 are thought as good enough. However, today Lahore Qalandars gone extra mile and scored 200 runs on this difficult pitch for batters.
From Lahore Qalandars Abdullah Shafique scored 65 on 40 balls with the help of 8 fours and 2 sixes. Shaheen Shah Afridi scored 44 on just 15 deliveries with the help of 2 fours and 5 sixes. Fakhar Zaman scored 39 and Mirza Baig scored 30. Overall Lahore Qalandars were able to score 200 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.
Multan Sultan now need to score 201 while chasing on this difficult pitch for batters. This will be difficult but obviously not impossible for Multan Sultans. They have done it earlier, in terms of beating Lahore Qalandars and they can do it today as well.
From Multan Sultans bowling side Usama Mir took 3 wickets while Anwar Ali, Ihsan Ullah and Khushdil Shah took one wicket each. Also Usma mir given just 24 runs in his 3 overs which he bowled, which was economical as compared to other bowlers, specially with three wickets which he took.