ABU DHABI: Hazratullah Zazai smashed 63 runs off 26 balls to assist Peshawar Zalmi chase 109 runs in 11 overs with six wickets in hand in opposition to Karachi Kings in twenty fourth match of the PSL season 6.
Zazai fire-powered Kings’ bowlers and have become joint-fastest fifty scorer in PSL. He smashed eight boundaries and 4 sixes throughout his keep on the crease. Haider scored run-a-ball 16 with three boundaries.
Imad Wasim bagged two wickets whereas Aamir Yamin and Noor Ahmed took a wicket every for the Kings. Amir conceded 31 runs off two overs.
Earlier, Wahab Riaz and younger Abrar Ahmed picked up three wickets every as Zalmi restricted Kings to 108-9 in 20 overs.
Placing Kings into bat first, Zalmi received their captain Wahab with the primary breakthrough by bagging Babar Azam off an ideal yorker supply. Babar departed for naught with a worry of ankle fracture as a result of the ball hit him too laborious.
Martin Guptill fell to Sameen Gul in third over to go away Kings struggling at 12-2. A back-to-back strike from Sameen eliminated Chadwick Walton, additional lowering the Kings to 12-3.
Wahab then bagged Sharjeel Khan who scored 25 to place the batting aspect underneath immense stress. Imad Wasim and Najibullah Zadran tried to raise the Kings however Abrar and Wahab picked up them respectively to offer no room to the defending champions. The duo scored 30 runs collectively. Imad scored 19 while Najib made 17 with a boundary every.
Younger Abbas Afridi, the nephew of Umar Gul, performed some good pictures and his cameo of 27 runs took Kings to 108-9. His inning was laced with three sixes and a boundary.