The competition-leading Lahore Qalandars had a 10-run win over Peshawar Zalmi because the second sport within the first double-header for the reason that resumption of the Pakistan Super League completed within the early hours of Friday morning. The Qalandars slipped to 25/4 after 7 overs earlier than Ben Dunk (48) and Tim David mixed in an 81-run partnership to re-set the innings. David, who completed unbeaten on 64 from 36 balls, then shared a late 47-run stand with James Faulkner (22) to elevate the Qalandars to 170/8.
Faulkner took two wickets in his first over, the second of the innings, to have Peshawar in early bother earlier than Rashid Khan took a pair within the tenth to preserve the Qalandars in management. Rashid returned 5/20 to prohibit Peshawar to 160/8, regardless of Shoaib Malik’s 48-ball 73.
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In the sooner sport, Babar Azam’s unbeaten half century went in useless as Multan Sultans defeated defending champion Karachi Kings by 12 runs. Azam hit 85 off 63 balls, however Multan held Karachi to 164-7 via some disciplined seam and spin bowling.
After being put into bat, Multan did nicely ultimately to push its complete to 176-5 with left-handed Khushdil Shah remaining unbeaten on 44 off 32 balls. Fast bowler Imran Khan claimed 3-28 and leg-spinner Imran Tahir picked up the important thing wickets of Martin Guptill and Afghanistan’s Najibullah Zadran, who each scored 11 runs every as Azam was saved in verify by the Multan bowlers.
Azam took his time to quiet down and obtained little assist from the opposite finish to problem the goal. Azam raised his 18th half century within the PSL off 45 balls however his 5 fours and 4 sixes ultimately weren’t sufficient to carry his staff house.
Khan claimed all his three wickets within the final over and was on a hat trick when he dismissed Thisara Perera and captain Imad Wasim off successive deliveries. Qasim Akram denied Khan the hat trick earlier than providing a tame catch off the final ball at additional cowl.
South African Rilee Rossouw smashed seven fours in his quickfire 44 off 24 balls and it appeared like Multan may cross the 200-run mark. Rossouw and captain Mohammad Rizwan (29) shared a 68-run third wicket stand off 39 balls as Multan reached 107/2 by the midway stage.
But Karachi hit again via Thisara Perera, who bagged 2/12 off his three overs as Rossouw sliced a catch to lengthy on and Rizwan was run-out in the identical over whereas making an attempt a useless second run.
The left-handed Shah propelled Multan’s complete with an unbeaten 44 off 32 balls when he hammered Mohammad Amir for 3 fours and a six within the final over because the left-arm quick bowler, now retired from worldwide cricket, completed with costly figures of 0/42 off his 4 overs.
Pakistan’s premier Twenty20 league was moved to Abu Dhabi for the remaining 20 video games after it was suspended in March when a number of gamers and assist employees examined optimistic for COVID-19 in a bio-secure bubble at Karachi.
(with PTI inputs)