Rawalpindi: In the 20th match of the Pakistan Super League, Peshawar Zalmi defeated Islamabad United by 7 runs under Dick Worth Louis.
The 20th match of the Pakistan Super League was played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in which Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz won the toss and invited Islamabad United to bat first. Luke Runner and Colin Monroe started the innings on behalf of the hosts, the runners fell to Rahat Ali after only six runs. Rizwan Hussain also proved to be the guest of the match. Col. Monroe formed a great partnership with captain Shadab Khan, during which both batsmen completed their half century.
Monroe was out for 52 off 52 balls, followed by Colin Ingram, who supported Shadab Khan for more than 50 runs. Colin Ingram returned to Pavilion with 41 off 25 balls. Shadab Khan played a superb innings of 42 balls, including 4 sixes and 5 fours. On the other hand, Peshawar Zalmi, Hassan Ali, Carlos Brathwaite, Wahab Riaz and Rahat Ali took one wicket each. Thus, Islamabad United gave a target of 196 runs to Peshawar Zalmi.
From Peshawar Zalmi, Kamran Akmal and Imamul Haq started the innings. On the total score of 44, Immamul Haq returned the pavilion with 7 runs while Kamran Akmal scored 37 with 4 fours and 1 six. Benton was on the crease with 20 and Haider Ali 16 runs that stopped the match due to rain. Zalmai Peshawar scored 85 runs in 9 overs for 2 wickets. However, due to rain, the match could not be resumed and in the 9 overs Peshawar Zalmi needed 78 runs to win. Thus Zalmai defeated Islamabad United by 7 runs under Dick Worth Louis.
Peshawar Zalmi is second on the points table, while Multan is the Sultans. Islamabad United is third, Karachi Kings fourth and Quetta Gladiators fifth. The Lahore Qalandars are at last on the list.