Peshawar Zalmi beat Islamabad United by 8 wickets to set for the final, 2nd Eliminator of PSL 2021.
The 2nd Eliminator match of Pakistan Super League 2021 played Yesterday between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. In which Peshawar Zalmi won the match by 8 wickets to set for the final.
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to bowl first, Islamabad United batted first scored 174 runs after losing 9 wickets in stipulated 20 over, Islamabad United started not very well, Colin Munro played a brilliant quick inning of 44 runs with the help of 1 six and 7 boundries in just 29 balls, and Hasan Ali also played a brilliant quick inning of 45 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 5 boundries in just 16 balls, apart from this Brandon King scored 18 runs in 16 balls, Shadab Khan runs in 16 balls, Iftikhar Ahmed 10 runs in 12 balls, Asif Ali 8 runs, Muhammad Akhlaq 7 runs, Usman Khawaja and Faheem Ashraf 1-1 run, Mohammad Wasim Jr played an unbeaten inning of 17 runs in 11 balls, and Akif Javed remains unbeaten without scoring. In this way, Islamabad United batted first after losing the toss, scored 174 runs lost of 7 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 175 runs in front of Peshawar Zalmi.
Peshawar Zalmi bowlers performed brilliantly, Wahab Riaz, and Umaid Asif took 2-2 wickets, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Imran, and Amad Butt got 1-1 wicket.
Peshawar Zalmi chasing 177 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily after losing just 2 wickets in 16.5 overs and won the match by 8 wickets. Peshawar Zalmi started brilliantly, although the first wicket has gone very quickly, Hazratullah Zazai and Kamran Akmal came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone in just 15 runs, Kamran Akmal dismissed just for 8 runs in 6 balls, next batsman Jonathan Wells came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant century partnership of 126 runs with Hazratullah Zazai, the second wicket fell in 141 runs, Hazratullah Zazai dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 66 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 6 boundries in just 44 balls, followed by Shoaib Malik came to bat, and handled the inning and took the match to the victory with Jonathan Wells, Jonathan Wells played a brilliant unbeaten half-century inning of 55 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 6 boundries in 43 balls with Shoaib Malik, and Shoaib Malik also played a brilliant unbeaten quick inning of 32 runs with the help of 1 six and 5 boundries in just 10 balls. In this way, Peshawar Zalmi chasing 177 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily after losing just 2 wickets in the second last ball of 17 overs and won the match by 8 wickets.
Islamabad United bowlers Hasan Ali, and Mohammad Wasim Jr got 1-1 wicket.
Peshawar Zalmi batsman Hazratullah Zazai selected as the best player of the match, he played a brilliant half-century inning of 66 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 6 boundries in just 44 balls.