Khurram Shehzad managed to defend 16 runs in the last over, Imad Wasim’s 80 runs not out was useless, and Shoaib Malik could lead the team with an inning of 52, century partnership.
The team bowled several nine balls and dropped anything, after the initial 2 wickets fell early, Zalmi managed to play an inning of 92 with Kidmore, Babar with 68, and a partnership of 139 for the third wicket.Karachi (Sports Desk) In PSL 8, Karachi Kings surrendered after reaching the goal, Peshawar Zalmi won by 2 runs, and Khurram Shahzad managed to defend 16 runs in the last over, captain Imad Wasim. 80 runs not out went in vain, Shoaib Malik could not take the team to the finish line in an inning of 52 runs, both of them made a century partnership,Imad, Wahab Riaz and Jimmy Ni Yasham took 2, 2 wickets, the team made many nine balls and catches.
Earlier, the visiting side achieved a total of 199 runs for 5 wickets, after the initial 2 wickets fell early, Tom Co Hiller Cademore 92, and Babar Azam managed to play an inning of 68 runs. The duo tested the patience of the bowlers in a partnership of 139 runs for the third wicket, Mir Hamza, Andrew Tye, Imran Tahir, and Ben Cutting took one each, and Mohammad Amir and Imad Wasim with 42 and 42 runs respectively.
According to the details, while chasing the target of 200 runs at the National Stadium Karachi, the host Kings suffered a loss on the second ball of the English team. wanted to reduce the pressure with boundaries but Jamin Yasham finished the innings on 23 with the help of Tom Koehler’s cadmore, the batsmen were troubled by Shakib Al Hasan’s sufficient over, taking advantage of which the team caddyed Qasim Akram (7). With the help of Moore, The total was 46 in the powerplay, Haider Ali after scoring 12 runs returned to the pavilion after Salman Irshad’s ball was handed over to Saeem Ayub, Imad Wasim, and Shoaib Malik started to push the score forward with a combination of defense and aggression, Jimin Yesham.
Imad (32) was declared caught behind the wickets but he saved the wicket with the help of a review, Karachi Kings’ century was completed in the 13th over, Shoaib also changed gears, 3 wides in Shakibul Hasan’s over. 21 runs were scored including balls, Wahab Riaz’s lbw against Imad Wasim (36) went in vain, the captain completed the innings in 30 balls, Shoaib Malik’s (38) drop catch deprived Jimmy Yesham of his wicket, 42 runs were required in the last 3 overs, Salman Irshad gave 18, and Wahab Riaz caught Shoaib Malik (52) with the help of the wicketkeeper, on the very next ball, Nayesh dropped the catch of the new batsman Ben Cunning, on the last ball, the wicket-keeper Mohammad Haris caught.
It was taken, 16 runs were required in the last over, Khurram Shahzad gave 3 singles, 2 singles after nine balls, Imad Wasim’s six on the last ball took the total to 197 for 5 wickets, the captain K’s 80 runs not out was of no use, Ben Cutting was not out, Wahab Riaz and Jimin Yasham took 2, 2 wickets. Earlier, Karachi Kings decided to bowl after winning the toss, in the second over, Mir Hamza got Muhammad Haris (10) lbw, for this decision they had to resort to reviewing.
One ball later, the pacer bowled out Saeem Ayub (1), falling wickets reduced the run rate, but in the fifth over, Tom Koehler’s Kid Moore hit Imad Wasim for 3 consecutive sixes, making a total of 23 runs, power play. My total was 58, Cade Moore also took an aggressive approach against Imran Tahir, he completed his fifty in just 28 balls, Babar Azam kept up with a decent strike rate, and Imad Wasim was not treated well when he came again. Babar Azam’s fifty was completed in 41 balls, but he scored 68 runs and caught Andrew Tye off Imran Tahir’s ball, ending the partnership of 139 runs for the third wicket.
He was caught by Andrew Tye with the help of Cutting, Jamin Neesham who played his first ball in the same over got a chance, Imran Tahir dropped the catch, Ben Cutting took a catch on the last ball and the ball was inside the boundary. He saved a six by throwing, in the last over, Ben Cutting sent Cade Moore to the pavilion with the help of Imran Tahir, he scored 92 runs off 50 balls, Jimin Yeshim 16, Shakib Al Hasan remained not out on one, Peshawar Zalmi on 5 wickets. Amassing a total of 199, Mir Hamzah, Andrew Tye, Imran Tahir, and Ben Cutting took a wicket each, while Mohammad Amir and Imad Wasim scored 42 and 42 respectively to seal the victory.