3rd Match: Peshawar Zalmi v Islamabad United 5 February
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and chose to bat in the third T20 Match of Pakistan Super League, 2016 on 5th Februry 2016 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Peshawar Zalmi started the innings with confident, but lost wickets which hurt their pace. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) played the part to make some momentum while other batsmen kept losing their wickets. Tamim Iqbal made 51 runs off 51 balls. Zalmi finished with a competitive total of 145 runs after hitting some ending overs, with a loss of 7 wickets.
Islambad United repeated their poor performance of previous match by losing quick wickets in short intervals. Even the skipper Misbah did not bat like the previous match. Excellent bowling by Peshawar Zalmi pacers never let them open the bats to score easily. Wahab Riaz took 3 wickets while Australian Shan Tait took 2. In the end, PEshawar Zalmi clinched an easy victory by 24 runs.
An 150-member delegation of the children of Army Public School #APS were also present in the stadium supporting their team Peshawar Zalmi. The victory of the First Match was dedicated to the Kids of Army Public School By Captain Boom Boom Afridi.
Full Score Board Of Peshawar Zalmi Vs Islamabad United, 3rd Match Of Pakistan Super League
BEFORE THE MATCH:
Peshawar Zalmi will face Islamabad United in the third Match of the inaugural Pakistan Super League: PSL at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Today.
The match will start at 3.30pm GMT, 9:00 PM Local (Pak). Live coverage of the game is available in Pakistan on National Sports Chanel PTV Sports, and Geo Super.
Shahid Afridi the King of Sixers, Famous as Boom Boom is leading Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League. Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz and Junaid Khan are the other prominent local players in the squad.
Islamabad United is already under pressure in this game after losing to Quetta Gladiators in the opening game on 4 February. They were blown away on what was a slow pitch and only the captain and Andre Russell’s fight with the bat. ISB United is led by Misbah-ul-Haq. Other Players including Shane Watson were struggeling while the bowlers including Mohammad Irfan had a day to forget.