The fifth match of Pakistan Super League 2021 was played yesterday between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans at National Stadium Karachi, in which Peshawar Zalmi defeated Multan Sultans by 6 wickets.
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and invited Multan Sultans to bat first, Multan Sultans batted first and scored 193 runs after losing 4 wickets in 20 overs. Multan Sultans had not very well, Mohammad Rizwan and Chris Lynn came to start the inning, first wicket gone very quickly just in 6 runs, Chris Lynn was dismissed just for 1 runs in 4 balls, after that James Vince came to bat and handled inning and profomed half-century patnership with Mohammad Rizwan, second wicket fell in 88 runs, Mohammad Rizwan dismissed after playing brillint inning of 41 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 3 boundries in 28 balls, next batsman Sohaib Maqsood came to bat, and handled the inning and profomed another half-century patnership with James Vince, third wicket fell in 159 runs, Sohaib Maqsood dismissed for 36 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 4 boundries in 21 balls, next batsman Rossouw came for bat, and played well with James Vince, mainwhile fourth wicket also gone in 186 runs, James Vince dismissed after playing brillient half-century inning of 84 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 9 boundries in just 55 balls, after that next batsman Khushdil Shah came for bat and played unbeaten inning of 6 runs, and ended the inning with Rossouw, Rossouw also played an unbeaten inning of 14 runs in 8 balls. In this way, Multan Sultans batted first after losing the toss, scored 193 runs losing 4 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 194 runs in front of Peshawar Zalmi.
Peshawar Zalmi bowlers Saqib Mahmood took 2 wickets, Mohammad Imran, and Mohammad Irfan got 1-1 wicket.
Peshawar Zalmi chasing 194 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily by losing just 4 wickets in 19th overs and won the match by 6 wickets. Peshawar Zalmi started very well, Imam-ul-Haq and Kamran Akmal came for start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century patnership of 57 runs, First wicket fell in 57 runs, Kamran Akmal dismissed after playing 37 runs with help of 2 sixes and 5 boundries in 24 balls, next batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore came to bat, and lead the inning and profomed another half-century partnershit with Imam-ul-Haq, second wicket fell in 134 runs, Imam-ul-Haq dismissed after scoring 48 runs with the help of 5 boundries in 39 balls, after that Sherfane Rutherford came for bat played well for while with Tom Kohler-Cadmore, then he dissmised as a third wicket for 15 runs in 6 balls, after that Shoaib Malik came to bat, meanwhile Tom Kohler-Cadmore dismissed as a fourth wicket after playing a brillient half-century inning of 53 runs with help of 1 six and 6 boundries in just 32 balls, net batsman Haider Ali came for bat and lead the match to the victory with Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali played brillent an unbeaten quick inning of 24 runs the help of 2 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 8 balls, and Shoaib Malik also played an unbeaten inning of 11 runs in 5 balls. In this way, Peshawar Zalmi chasing 194 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 4 wickets in the 19th overs and won the match by 6 wickets.
Multan Sultans bowlers Shahnawaz Dhani took 2 wickets, and Usman Qadir got 1 wicket.
Peshawar Zalmi batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore selected the best player of the match, he played a brilliant half-century inning of 53 runs with the help of 1 six and 6 boundaries in 32 balls.