Zalmi set 215 target for Islamabad Untied in 2nd eliminator of PSL


KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi Friday set 215 runs target for Islamabad United in second eliminator of the Pakistan Super League at National Stadium Karachi.
Akmal slammed down the United bowling attack with an inspiring 74 off 43, from 10 boundaries and three sixes, he was well assisted by Imamul Haq with his 58 off 33. The opening stand contributed pivotal 135 runs.
Cameron Delport gave the breakthrough to the team with the back-to-back wickets of the openers.
The Pollard-Sammy due with their power-hitting neutralised United pace attack in the death overs.
Shadab Khan took the wicket of Sohaib Maqsood – the only Zalmi batsman to not play a substantive inning today.
Wahab Riaz was run out on the first ball of the 19th over by fast bowler Rumman Raees.
In a repeat of last year’s final, table topper’s Zalmi take on United who defeated Karachi Kings on Thursday night by four wickets.
Earlier, Islamabad United won the toss and decided to field first against the Peshawar Zalmi.


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