Kamran Akmal’s 107* propels Peshawar Zalmi into PSL knockouts
SHARJAH (92 News) – Defending champion Peshawar Zalmi outclassed Lahore Qalandars by seven wickets to reach the knockouts stage at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on
Batting first after winning the toss, Lahore Qalandars amassed 172 runs for the loss of four wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.
AP Devcich smashed 70 runs with the help of two fours and seven sixes. Agha Salman (28), Gulraiz Sadaf (26) and Sohail Akhtar (30) were other top scorers.
Hassan Ali took two wickets, while Sameen Gul and Wahab Riaz shared one wicket each.
In reply, Peshawar Zalmi achieved the target for the loss of three wickets in 18 overs. Kamran Akmal smashed unbeaten 107 laced with 11 fours and seven 6s. Mohammad Hafeez (27) and Smith (14) were other top scorers.
Yasir Shah took two wickets, while Abbott got one wicket.
Kamran Akmal was declared Man of the Match.