KARACHI: Pakistan Super League fifth edition (PSL 2020) – Match 32 between Lahore Qalandars VS Peshawar Zalmi at National Stadium. Qalandars won by 5 wickets with 1 over remaining.
Lahore Qalandars won the toss and elected bowl first with Peshawar Zalmi racking up a score of 170/9 although their overall performance was below expectations.
Haider Ali got out at the second ball of the first over ending the opening partnership quickly while putting a lot of pressure of the team at the start of the first innings.
However, Peshawar Zalmi was able to bounce back in the game with Shoaib Malik scoring highest with 39 runs off 24 balls while Imam-ul-Haq stuck around and helped score 24 runs off 19 balls, Faf du Plessis added 31 runs off 25 balls to the total while Hardus Viljoen scored 37 runs off 16 balls.
Even though Lahore Qalandars had a weak start to the match, they quickly gained momentum with the help of Mohammad Hafeez who scored an impressive 74 runs off 46 balls and helping the team to victory.