PSL 6 2021: Quetta Gladiators VS Peshawar Zalmi – Match 8 Highlights

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League sixth edition (PSL 6 2021) – Match 8 Highlights – Quetta Gladiators VS Peshawar Zalmi (QG VS PZ) at Karachi National Stadium – Zalmi won by 3 wickets with 3 balls remaining.

PSL 6 2021: Quetta Gladiators VS Peshawar Zalmi – Match 8 Highlights.

Peshawar Zalmi had won the toss and elected to field first allowing Quetta Gladiators to set a target of 199 runs after scoring 198/7 during the first innings of the eighth match of the PSL 6 2021 tournament at Karachi National Stadium. This is one of the highest target set so far this season but Zalmi was able to chase the high target albeit with some difficulty along the way. It is pertinent to mention that Gladiators have not won any match so far in the tournament.

Saim Ayub started off the innings scoring 21 runs off 19 balls, however, the team suffered a setback as Cameron Delport lost his wicket scoring only 2 runs off 5 balls. However, Faf du Plessis was able to recover from the loss of the early wicket for the squad with his contribution of 37 runs off 26 balls.

Sarfaraz Ahmed followed with a brilliant batting performance as he added 81 runs to the score off just 40 balls while Azam Khan contributed 47 runs off 26 balls. Meanwhile, Ben Cutting wasn’t so lucky having lost his wicket at the first ball played with a score of 0 runs.

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Imam-ul-Haq started off strong for the Peshawar Zalmi and scored a brilliant 41 runs off 30 balls, however, the squad did suffer a setback when Kamran Akmal lost his wicket early on in the game after scoring just 3 runs off 8 balls and the situation got worse for the team as Tom Kohler-Cadmore got out after scoring just 4 runs off 4 balls, putting the team under immense pressure early in the game.

However, Haider Ali also gave a brilliant performance scoring 50 runs off 29 balls while Shoaib Malik contributed 34 runs off 20 balls. Meanwhile, Wahab Riaz scored 20 runs off just 8 balls while Sherfane Rutherford guided the team to victory with his 36 runs of 18 balls towards the end of the innings while team was under immense pressure after loss of wickets during the last few balls.

Match Summary:

QG VS PZ – Match 8 PSL 6 2021 – Score Overview

Quetta Gladiators VS Peshawar Zalmi – PSL 6 2021 Match 8 Highlights

Note: The 2nd innings highlights will be uploaded as soon as they are made available on the official Pakistan Super League )PSL) YouTube channel.

Man of the Match

Haider Ali was named Man of the Match for brilliant batting performance and scoring 50 runs off 29 balls for the Peshawar Zalmi squad.

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Squads:

Quetta Gladiators:

Sarfaraz Ahmed (capt), Faf du Plessis, Cameron Delport, Azam Khan (wk), Saim Ayub, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Zahid Mahmood, Dale Steyn, Mohammed Hasnain, Usman Shinwari

Peshawar Zalmi:

Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz (capt), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Irfan

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