Peshawar Zalmi destroyed Qalandars by 10 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, March 4th, 2018 | 0

Peshawar Zalmi is a franchise team of Pakistan Super League and also they are currently playing the 3rd episode of the PSL. They are also one of the five founding member of the tournament. Besides, as the defending champion they have started the ongoing season. But start of the journey in the season of PSL of Peshawar Zalmi was not so good. They faced the inaugural match in the season of PSL against the newbie team Multan Sultans. But later they have overcome the situation and started to win the match. In the last match of PSL 3, Peshawar Zalmi destroyed Qalandars by 10 wickets which was completely a dominating victory.

Peshawar Zalmi destroyed Qalandars by 10 wickets

Peshawar Zalmi, the team played five matches in the season and won thrice times so far. Rest two matches were lost. So, they are in 3rd position on the point table. After finishing the group stage, top point holder four teams will get qualified for playoff and so, Peshawar Zalmi would get chance to move their considering their recent statistics.

On the other side, their last match competitor was Lahore Qalandars. They are the lowest ranked team in the season. By playing all five matches in the season of PSL, they won none but lost all of them. So, they have almost no chance to qualify for the next playoff round.

The last match between Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi was the 14th match of 3rd episode of Pakistan Super League and it was situated at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in 3rd March, 2018.

In the match, Lahore Qalandars won the toss and took the right decision. They decided to bat first which was so important for them. But with bat, they fallen into batting collapsed and lost all wickets so early. They even did not play complete 20 overs but finished their innings scoring 100 runs only in 17.2 overs. Fakhar Zaman scored highest 30 runs in 17 balls so far. With bowl, Liam Dowson took three wickets highest for Zalmi.

100 runs in T20 competition was so small. It chased quite successfully by the opponent Peshawar Zalmi. They had to play 13.4 overs and scored 104 runs. They lost no wickets and so, Peshawar Zalmi got victory by 10 wickets. Kamran Akmal scored highest 57 runs in 47 balls in the match. Liam Dowson got the player of the match awards. It was the very first time in PSL history to win by 10 wickets.

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