An beautiful half-century by Haider Ali helped Peshawar Zalmi defeat Quetta Gladiators by 3 wickets. Peshawar has jumped up two locations and now sit on the second place within the PSL factors desk. After the dismissal of Haider, Sherfane Rutherford and Wahab Riaz took cost and dispatched the Quetta bowlers all around the Nationwide Stadium Karachi.
Quetta, nonetheless winless after three matches, had been poor within the discipline and their bowling on the demise was not on top of things as they didn’t defend a complete of 197. Earlier, captain Sarfaraz Ahmed led from the entrance and scored a powerful half-century of his personal, he was ably supported by Azam Khan as they put a mammoth whole on the board. This was the eighth match of PSL 6 and no workforce has been in a position to win after batting first.
Peshawar can be happy with their batting efficiency as the vast majority of the batsmen contributed in direction of their win.
Peshawar’s nxt match is towards desk toppers Islamabad United on 27 February, whereas Quetta’s subsequent match can be towards Islamabad United, scheduled to be performed on 1 March.
Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators are set to re-ignite one of many hottest rivalries in PSL as they go face to face on the Nationwide Stadium Karachi right this moment. Each the groups have received the PSL trophy, however have fallen off the mark just lately. Quetta have had a torrid begin to their marketing campaign, dropping each their matches, whereas Zalmi made a comeback of their earlier match after dropping the primary one. Quetta sit backside of the PSL factors desk and will probably be trying to register their first factors of the match.
Peshawar will look to proceed their momentum and will probably be anticipating to place in an identical efficiency. Zalmi won’t be trying to experiment an excessive amount of and are anticipated to discipline the identical line-up.
Quetta look to be down and out early on within the match and they are going to be wanting on the two South Africans, Faf du Plessis and Dale Steyn to encourage the workforce and lift the extent of the workforce’s efficiency. Chris Gayle has headed again to the West Indies and received’t be out there for almost all of the match. Quetta will probably be grateful that du Plessis joined the squad a number of days in the past.
The match will start at 8 pm Pakistan Commonplace Time as each the groups lock horns in a nail-biting contest. The match will probably be live-streamed right here.
|Date||Friday, twenty sixth February 2021|
|Time||08:00 pm PST|
|Venue||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
|Stay Stream||LINK 1, LINK 2|
Each groups have encountered one another sixteen instances within the match. Quetta have received 8 and misplaced 7. Zalmi will probably be trying to equal the win-loss file.
Taking part in XIs
Kamran Akmal (wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Tom-Kohler Cadmore, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz (c), Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Mohammad Imran, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Irfan
Sarfraz Ahmed (c, wk), Faf Du Plessis, Cameron Delport, Azam Khan, Saim Ayub, Ben Reducing, Muhammad Nawaz, Zahid Mehmood, Muhammad Hasnain, Usman Shinwari, Dale Steyn
Gamers to Lookout For
Kamran Akmal has three centuries to his title in PSL historical past along with his newest coming towards the Gladiators final 12 months. He will probably be trying to discover his kind and replicate an identical innings. He could be explosive on his day.
Azam Khan hasn’t hit the heights that had been anticipated of him this season. Quetta have been struggling within the center overs and will probably be in search of inspiration from the younger prodigy. Azam is a due a giant innings and this could be his time.
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