Islamabad United won by 26 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 | 0

The new season of Pakistan Super League is going on and already half of it has passed quite successfully. The competition started in 22nd February, 2018 and already 21st matches of the season have completed. In the last match which was the 21st match of the tournament, Islamabad United won by 26 runs against Peshawar Zalmi. It was so good for United and they have claimed the top position on the point table for the first time in the season. They have played total seven matches already in the season and won highest five times so far. So, with 10 points they are holding the 1st position on the point table.

Islamabad United won by 26 runs

On the other hand, Peshawar Zalmi which is the defending champion of Pakistan Super League has played already seven matches but managed victory three times so far. So, they are in 5th position with 6 points.

In 9th March, 2018 the 21st match of the season of PSL was executed where Peshawar Zalmi faced Islamabad United. Both teams are quite experienced and won the PSL title once each. Islamabad United won the inaugural title of Pakistan Super League and Zalmi won the second title of it. Now, in the 3rd episode of it Islamabad United is still ahead to the race of PSL title.

The 21st match in the season was executed at Dubai International Stadium in earlier in 9th March, 2018. It was a day competition where Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, Islamabad United came to bat and played very well. They did present a big score which is 182 runs in front of Peshawar Zalmi in 20 overs which is almost tough to chase for any team. JP Duminy played well and scored undefeated 73 runs. He dominated Zalmi bowlers and faced only 54 balls. Islamabad United lost total five wickets in the meantime. Wahab Riaz took three wickets in 4 overs in exchange for 30 runs so far.

Later, Peshawar zalmi came to chase the score which was presented by United. They fought well but not enough to bring glory to their camp. They lost nine wickets but played whole 20 overs in the match. Their innings finished with 156 runs where bowler Wahab Riaz scored unbeaten 33 runs in 25 balls. Rest players failed to show their ability in the match. Samit Patel took four wickets for United so far. Later, Duminy was announced as the player of the match.

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