Karachi: Multan Sultans defeated Peshawar Zalmi 3 runs in 27th match of Pakistan Superleague Five.
In the fifth edition of the Pakistan Superleague, high voltage clashes are underway. In the event today, Zalmay won the toss against the Multan Sultans and decided to field. Wahab Riaz from Peshawar Zalmai and Sean Masood from Multan Sultans served as captain.
Multan Sultans batted first and scored 154 for six in the stipulated 20 overs, Rohil Nazir from Multan scored 14, Zeeshan Ashraf 52, Sean Masood 28, Moin Ali 0, Ravi Bopara 5, Shahid Afridi 19 While Khushal Shah and Sohail Tanveer were unbeaten on 30, Rahat Ali took 3 wickets while Wahab, Riaz, Hassan Ali and Aamir Khan took one wicket each.
In pursuit of the target, Peshawar Zalmay scored 151 runs in the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Multan Sultans defeated Peshawar Zalmai by 3 runs and made another victory. Imranul Haq scored 56, Wahab Riaz 3, Omar Amin 29, Shoaib Malik 30, Haider Ali 1, Hamad Azam scored 7 runs while Hassan Ali 1 and Adil Amin were not out for 7 runs. Sohail Tanveer took 3 wickets and Ali Shafiq took 2 wickets while Mohammad Irfan and Moin Ali took 1,1 wickets.
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It should be noted that on the instructions of the Sindh government, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to hold the matches of the Super League in Karachi at the Match Stadium.
According to the spokesman of Pakistan Cricket Board, Pakistan Super League Five has been restricted to 4 days and the PSL schedule has been changed. The matches will be on schedule till March 15, while the play-offs of the event have been secured for the semifinals. The spokesman added that 33 matches will be played instead of 34 in PSL Five.