Peshawar Zalmi Defeats Karachi Kings in a Very Well Fought Match

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Peshawar Zalmi player hitting the ball182 was the target given by Peshawar Zalmi to Karachi Kings after batting first. However, Karachi Kings did not been able to win achieve the target but they reached very close, as close as 179 runs. Match however was very close and was very tense for supporters of both the teams. On different occlusions the match became one sided but moments later it turned alive again, going back and forth many times. Match gone right to the last ball and the last ball decided the winner, as on last ball there was chance of both teams to win.

With seven FOURS and three SIXES Muhammad Hafeez scored 59 runs on 35 balls for the Peshawar Zalmi. Tamim Iqbal scoring 37 and Kamran Akmal scoring 30, did well in adding good numbers on total. After them about four performances under 2o enabled the Peshawar Zalmi to reach 182.

Ravi Bopara from Karachi Kings side took 2 wickets along with Muhammad Amir and Sohail Tanvir, who took one wicket each. Muhammad Amir was most economical bowler who given just 24 runs on four overs, plus there was a wicket, which he took.

From Karachi Kings batting side the Ravi Bopara was the man who with his 67 runs on 33 balls, put life in a dead match. He made the game alive once again, at a point when there was no hope left for Karachi Kings. He came too much close to winning the game for Karachi Kings. He was striking very hard with the bat but players and other side of wicket were getting out too quickly. So at end in the pressure of finishing off the game, he given a catch which ended his golden match winning kind of innings, but sorry to say it was not his or his team’s day. However, his four SIXES and five FOURs were worth watching.

Second best scorer from the Karachi kings Side was James Vince, he scored 44 runs on 28 balls by hitting five FOURS and one SIX. Sohail Tanvir Scored 23 on 17 balls by hitting two SIXES and two FOURS. That is all from the Karachi Kings batting glory, however, they were unlucky today as they were not able to finish the game off.

Wahab Riaz took 2 wickets and given 29 runs while bowling 4 overs. Also he was most economical bowler of Zalmi bowling side today. Muhammad Asghar, Shawn Tait, Shahid Afridi and Darren Sammy were able to take just one wicket each.

Again, best of effort from both the teams and in the end Peshawar Zalmi emerged victorious. Today’s match between Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings was nothing but good cricket. More such matches will do wonders in promoting the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Which is going superb right now. May Allah Bless Pakistan.

Quetta Gladiators Defeat Peshawar Zalmi in Biggest PSL Match Yet

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PSL Kevin Pietersen Quetta vs PeshawarBefore today both the Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi were winning each of their matches in current first season of PSL (Pakistan Super League). So this match was destined to break the winning streak of one these two great teams. Well, that happened, when at absolute end of the game Quetta Gladiators defeated the peshawar Zalmi by 3 wickets.

shahid afridi celebratingThe game was absolutely intense, as both of the teams performed very well and fought for the victory. In this game, I can safely say that both of these teams truly deserved this victory, but than one had be declared a winner, which Quetta rightfully was.

While playing first Peshawar Zalmi scored 135 runs, Darren Sammy was the best scorer, who scored 48 runs on 31 balls with four SIXES and just one FOUR. Second best was Shahid Yousaf who scored 21 on 25 balls with just one boundary, a FOUR. Awfully, Shahid Afridi did not scored on thing on just 2 balls his fate was catch out, as usual. In the process from Quetta Gladiators side Muhammad Nawaz took 3 and Umer Gul took two wickets. Anwar Ali and Zulafqar Babar also managed to bag one each.

Coming to Quetta Gladiators batting side, all players given mixed batting performance. However, Kevin Pietersen leaded the scoreboard with 35 runs on 29 ball with help of two FOURs and one SIX. Trailing him was Sarfaraz Ahmed the captain, who scored 21 on 24 balls with help of two FOURs. From the bowling side, Peshawar Zalmi, Shahid Afridi and Wahab Riaz managed to take two wickets each. Also all other bowlers, Shawn Tait, Muhammad Asghar and Junaid Khan manged to take one wicket each.

Am0ung all the Peshawar Zalmi bowlers, the captain Shahid Afridi was most economical who given just 17 runs in Four overs he bowled, with one maiden over. Most expensive bowler from the Zalmi side was Shawn Tait, who given 32 runs in four overs he bowled.

Stats are one thing but overall this match was a thriller, till the very end, the last ball of the match no one knew who is going to win. During the course of match, it several times gone in favor of both teams and kept the viewers very interested. So it was supposed to be a big match and it stood up to its reputation.

Much more such thriller matches are expected as the Pakistan Super League progresses. Best of Luck PSL, Best of Luck Pakistan Cricket and Finally may Allah Bless Pakistan.