PSL 2019: Here’s where teams stand after phase one concludes

18 Feb, 2019 10:50 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – The first phase of Pakistan Super League (PSL) edition four 2019 has been completed after four action-packed days of cricket and nothing but cricket.

Meanwhile, the PSL is on a two-day break and has already given us some unforgettable performances and hilarious moments to cherish.

 PSL 2019: LATEST POINTS TABLE

Quetta Gladiators stands at no 1 with 0.674 net run rate while Peshawar Zalmi stood at second position at the PSL 2019 points table.

The Gladiators have played two matches which they have won against the Peshawar Zalmi on Friday and Islamabad United today Sunday. Zalmi defeated Lahore Qalandars in their second match Sunday.

At the end of Match 7, which the Peshawar Zalmi won by 7 wickets following is the latest points table.

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On the other hand, Umar Akmal, Rahat Ali are top the charts of PSL week 1 roundup. Here are the highest run scorers from week 1 of PSL action:

1. Umar Akmal

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The ongoing edition of PSL has seen Quetta Gladiators’ Umar Akmal rise from the ashes to make a case for his selection in the national team once again.

The 28-year-old leads the batting charts with 119 runs from two matches at a brilliant strike rate of 152.56.

His highest score of 75 not out came against Peshawar Zalmi on February 15, where he took just 50 balls to power his team to a six-wicket win and bag the Player of the Match award.

2.Babar Azam

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Babar ‘Bobby Prince’ Azam, the number one ranked T20I batsman in the world, is the second-highest scorer with 105 runs at a strike rate of 108.24.

He had a blistering start to his PSL 2019 campaign with 77 runs from 59 balls against Multan Sultans on February 15.

 

Together with Liam Livingstone, he contributed to an opening partnership of 105 — the highest ever for Karachi Kings.

3.Shane Watson

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Shane Watson is number three on the batting charts with 100 runs at a formidable strike rate of 142.85

His blitzkrieg 81 runs from 55 balls propelled Quetta Gladiators to a seven-wicket win over Islamabad United on February 17.

And these are the leading wicket-takers from week 1:
1.Rahat Ali

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Lahore Qalandars’ pick Rahat Ali is a quiet and unassuming fellow, but he is also the top wicket-taker with eight wickets from three matches to his name so far, at an economy of 5.79.

His 4 for 29 against Islamabad United in the PSL opener went in vain, but his remarkable consistency turned heads when he bagged 3 for 19 against Karachi Kings and took 1 for 9 against Peshawar Zalmi.

2.Wahab Riaz

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PSL’s most successful bowler is back, without a moustache but with an imaginary sword. He is the second highest wicket-taker with five wickets from two matches at an economy of 4.88.

 

3.Hasan Ali

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Hasan Ali dismantled Lahore Qalandars’ batting with 4 for 15 to become the next best bowler with a total of five wickets at an economy of 5.62.

Watch him bowl out ‘Mr 360’ AB de Villiers here:

 




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