Multan Sultans beat Zalmi by 42 runs
Lahore: Giving brilliant performance, Multan Sultans won the 16th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Seven against Peshawar Zalmi and win their sixth consecutive match. It may be recalled that after the matches of the event ended in Karachi, now the remaining matches have started at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
Match Summary Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans
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Zalmi’s are all out on 140 runs in pursuit of the target of 183 runs. This match was played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in which Peshawar Zalmi had won the toss and invited Multan to bat first. The defending champions scored 182 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.
The Multan Sultans openers once again gave the team a great start, where the first wicket fell in the form of captain Muhammad Rizwan who scored 34 runs at a score of 98. Shan Masood and Tim David then rushed the score to 131 where Masood, who scored 68 runs, was dismissed.
After that, no player could stop and play and more wickets kept falling but with 34 runs of Tim David the Sultans reached a total of 182. On the occasion of the toss, Peshawar Zalmi’s captain Wahab Riaz said that he decided to field due to the Dave factor. He also expressed confidence that his team could easily achieve the target of 170 runs. Captain Multan Sultans said that the pitch is fresh, Dave is not thinking about the factor. He also said that he has worked hard in practice and is mentally prepared.
Kamran Akmal was dismissed when Zalmi’s score was just 4, he scored 5 runs, Haider Ali also returned to the pavilion on the last ball of the first over with a total score of five, then Liam Livingston. And Shoaib Malik tried to form a partnership but Livingston got out on a total score of 42.