Peshawar Zalmi defeats Quetta Glady by 6 wickets

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators 6 wickets in the fourth match of PSL. Kamran Akmal made a brilliant century against Quetta Gladiators.
In the match played in Karachi, Zalmai won the toss and invited the Quetta Gladiators to bat first. Jason Roy and Shane Watson from Quetta started the innings. Quetta suffered its first loss of 33 runs when Watson was bowled out for 8 off 10 balls. Ahmed Shahzad, who came in third, could not play more openly and scored 12 runs off 12 balls.
Sarfraz Ahmed took over Quetta’s team with Jason Rai’s 62-run partnership, but Sarfraz was dismissed for 41 off 25 balls. Azam Khan, who came in fifth and Mohammad Nawaz, who came in sixth, also failed. Both were dismissed for 5 and 2 respectively. Jason Roy remained unbeaten on 57 off 73 balls, and thus Quetta scored 148 in the stipulated overs. Wahab Riaz took two wickets for Peshawar Zalmi, while Rahat Ali Mohammad Aamir Khan and Darren Sammy took one wicket each.
In pursuit of the target, Kamran Akmal took a aggressive approach and scored 21 runs in the first over by Mohammad Nawaz, but his next opener, Tom Benton, became the wicket of Time Mills in an attempt to play a bad shot. Incoming batsman Haider Ali Haider came out after scoring 25 runs, while Shoaib Malik also managed just 7 runs.
Kamran Akmal continued his excellent game, scoring his third century in the Pakistan Super League. Kamran Akmal showed excellent batting, hitting 55 balls with 4 sixes and 13 fours. He was bowled by Fawad Ahmed. Liam Livingston dismissed Fawad Ahmed and paced Peshawar Zalmi by 9 balls just before the match. It was obvious that Peshawar Zalmi suffered a failure in their opening match in the league and the Karachi Kings sensationalized them. Was defeated by 10 runs after a great contest.

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