Kamran Akmal Guides Peshawar Zalmi to Win

Islamabad United won the toss against Peshawar Zalmi and decided to bowl first at the National Stadium, Karachi.

Batting first Peshawar Zalmi’s openers wasted no time, Kamran Akmal (74) and Imam ul-Haq (58) racing to 135-0 before Cameron Delport stepped up for Islamabad dismissing Imam Ul-Haq. Shortly after Delport removed Akmal to bring Peshawar back down to earth on 138-2.

Kieron Pollard added 36, plus 30* from Darren Sammy meant Peshawar Zalmi managed to reach 214-4.

In response, Chadwick Walton put on 48, unfortunately for Isalambad Hasan Ali (3-29) and Chris Jordan (3-26) dismantled the rest of the batting line-up leading Peshawar Zalmi to a 48 run victory.

Peshawar Zalmi : 214-5 (Kamran Akmal 74, Imam Ul-Haq 58; Cameron Delport 2-24)
Islamabad United : 166-9 (Chadwick Walton 48; Chris Jordan 3-26, Hasan Ali 3-29)

Result: Peshawar Zalmi win by 48 runs.

Peshawar Zalmi now play Quetta gladiators in the final of PSL 2019 on Sunday.


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