One more exciting PSL match was played yesterday between Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi. Lahore Qalandars won a toss and elected to field first. Peshawar Zalmi started batting with openers Tamim Iqbal and Kamran Akmal but Zalmis got first lost very soon and Tamim Iqbal back to pavilion after making 5 RUNS. Mohammad Hafeez who is key player of Peshawar Zalmi one more time didn’t provide batting performance and he gave his wicket of Qalandars after making 13 RUNS. Samuels also played defensive knock and scored 17 RUNS in just 21 balls. The best thing is that Kamran Akmal who came as an opener and he was still on the crease. Shakib AL Hasan came for a bat after dismissal Samuels and made excellent partnership on that stage. Kamran Akmal made 58 RUNS in just 40 balls in this inning and Shakib AL Hasan made 30 RUNS in 24 balls in this match. Shahid Afridi also came for a bat after dismissal of both these players but Afridi also got RUN OUT on 6 RUNS by Lahore Qalandars wicket keeper Mohammad Rizwan. Peshawar Zalmi gave good total of 166 RUNS for chasing in 20 overs of Lahore Qalandars.
Lahore Qalandars started batting and its openers gave effective start in first few overs. Cameron Delport also took 22 RUNS in Asghar over and it was looking really good for Lahore Qalandars. Peshawar Zalmi bowler Hasan Ali got dangerous batsman Delport wicket on important time and after that no one batsmen played reliable inning for Qalandars. Fakhar Zaman didn’t perform this match as well and he gave his wicket on duck of Peshawar Zalmis. Brendon McCullum got RUN OUT in this match by wrong calling of Umer Akmal and after few moments Umar Akmal also went back to pavilion by LBW. Shakib AL Hasan played vital role for Zalmis and he took two important wickets of Lahore Qalandars in one over. Shakib got wicket of Umer Akmal and after that he also took wicket man in form Grant Elliot. Mohammad Rizwan didn’t perform well and he went to pavilion after making just 4 RUNS. Lahore Qalandars tail-enders tried to chase this target and Suneil Narine, Sohail Tanvir and Yasir made quick runs for Lahore Qalandars. Sohail Tanvir made 36 RUNS, Suneil Narine scored 21 RUNS and Yasir Shah made 22 RUNS but all these RUNS didn’t help to win against Peshawar Zalmi. Lahore Qalandars lost both matches against Peshawar Zalmi in this PSL 2ND Season. Shakib AL Hasan got man of the match award for his all-round performance along with cash prize. You can watch Highlights of Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars 16th PSL Match from the below.