Karachi: In the second element of PSL Five, Lahore Qalandars defeated Multan Sultans by 25 runs to reach the final.
According to details, Lahore Qalandars defeated Multan Sultans by 25 runs in the second element played at the National Stadium in Karachi to reach the final. Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings will compete in the final on November 17.
Multan Sultans team piled up 157 runs in the pursuit of 183 runs, even half a century of Laith could not save Multan Sultans from defeat.
Opener Zeeshan Ashraf returned to the pavilion with 12 runs, Laith played an innings of 50 runs, Shaun Masood scored 27 runs and became the target of Dilbar Hussain, Ravi Bopara made a run.
Shahid Afridi was bowled cleanly by Haris Rauf at zero, Sohail Tanveer scored three runs, Khushdal Shah scored 30 runs and Shaheen Shah caught Hafeez off Afridi’s ball.
Harris Rauf and David Wise took three wickets each, while Shaheen Shah Afridi and Dilbar Hussain led two players to the pavilion.
Earlier, in the second elemental match of PSL Five, Lahore Qalandars scored 182 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the stipulated overs and gave Multan Sultans a target of 183 runs to win. David Visay had played a lightning fast innings of 48 runs. ۔
Opener Fakhr Zaman played a responsible innings of 46 runs, Tamim Iqbal remained prominent by scoring 30 runs, captain Sohail Akhtar scored only 5 runs and became the target of Muhammad Ilyas.
Mohammad Hafeez scored 19 runs and caught the ball on the ball of Shahid Afridi, Ben Dunk was bowled by Shahid Afridi for 3 runs, Summit Patel was dismissed for 26 runs, David Visay played an unbeaten innings of 48 runs.
Shahid Afridi took two wickets for 18 runs in 4 overs, Junaid Khan, Sohail Tanveer and Muhammad Ilyas took one wicket each.
Earlier, in the second elemental match of PSL Five, Multan Sultans won the toss and invited Lahore Qalandars to bat first.
Multan Sultans captain Shaun Masood said that he has decided to bowl first considering his team, they will try to bowl Lahore out for less runs.
Shaun Masood said that the match against Karachi Kings was played well but unfortunately it was lost in the super over.
Lahore Qalandars captain Sohail Akhtar said that they are trying to play and win like the last match, they will try to score 160 to 170 runs.