The Qalandars slipped to 25-4 before Ben Dunk, 48, and Tim David united in a 81-run Partnership to re-set the innings. David, who finished unbeaten on 64 of 36 balls, then shared a late 47-run was standing with James Faulkner (22) to die Raise Qalandars to 170-8.
faulkner took two wickets in his first over, the second of the innings, Peshawar. to have in early trouble before Rashid Khan took a few in the 10th to die To keep Qalandars in Control. Rashid returned at 5-20 to keep Peshawar down to 160-8 despite Shoaib Malik’s 48-ball 73.
In the earlier game, Babar Azams unbeaten half century went in in vain when Multan Sultans beat the defending champion Karachi Kings at 12. defeated runs.
Azam hit 85 off 63 balls, but Multan kept Karachi 164-7 through some disciplines seam and spin bowling. After insertion bat, Multan did well in the end to push it total to 176-5 with left-handing Khushdil Shah left over unbeaten on 44 off 32 balls.
Fast bowler Imran Khan took 3:28 and leg spinner Imran Tahir chose up the key wickets of Martin Guptill and Afghanistan’s Najibullah Zadran, who both scored 11 runs everyone was kept like Azam in Check through die Multan Bowler.
Azam took its time to settle down down and got little support from the other end too challenge the goal. Azam raised his 18th half century in die PSL off 45 balls, but his five fours and four sixs in the end wasn’t enough to bear his team home. Khan claimed all of his three wickets in the last over and was on a hat trick when he dismissed Thisara Perera and captain Imad Wasim off successive deliveries.
Qasim Akram refuses the hat to Khan trick before you offer taming catch off the last ball with additional coverage. The South African Rilee Rossouw crushed seven foursome in his rapid fire 44 off 24 balls and it looked like Multan could die 200-run Mark.
Rossouw and captain Mohammad Rizwan (29) shared a 68-run third wicket was standing off 39 balls when Multan hit 107-2 at halftime. But Karachi hit back by Thisara Perera, who packed 2-12 off his three overs as Rossouw in Sliced catch too long on and Rizwan was run-out in the same over when trying an unnecessary second run.
The left-handed Shah drove Multans. at total with a unbeaten 44 off 32 balls when he was Mohammad Amir. hammered for three fours and a six in the last over as die left-Poor fast Bowler, now retired international cricket, finished with expensive numbers of 0-42 off its four overs.
The PSL 2021 was relocated to Abu Dhabi for die remaining 20 games after it was suspended in March if several players and support Employees tested positive for COVID-19 in a biosafe bubble in Karachi.
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