Sohaib Maqsood's 85 runs help Sultans wallop Zalmi

06:19 PM | 6 Mar, 2018
Sohaib Maqsood's 85 runs help Sultans wallop Zalmi
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SHARJAH - Sohaib Maqsood's an unbeaten 42-ball 85-run helped Multan Sultans defeat defending champions Peshawar Zalmi in the 16th match of the Pakistan Super League 2018 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Sent into bat first, Multan Sultans set 183 runs for target Peshawar Zalmi. Sohaib Maqsood scored 85 off 42 balls while Ahmad Shehzad made 37 off 37.

In reply, Zlami were all bowled out at 164 for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated overs. Hafeez scored 56 runs and Liam Dawson made 32 on 17 balls. Sohail Tanvir and Kieron Pollard took three wickets each.

Maqsood has been declared man of the match due to his Sultani innings.

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Multan Sultans, which are contesting for the first time in Pakistan Super League is at first place with seven points to their name.

Sultans have played five matches and won three games and lost one against Islamabad United. Their one fixture, against Karachi Kings, was washed out.

Peshawar Zalmi, the defending champions are at third place with six points. They have won three out of five matches and lost two games against Karachi kings and Multan Sultans.

The Zalmi XI, starring Darren Sammy defeated Islamabad United in their second game and then went on to defeat Quetta Gladiators and Lahore Qalandars.

TEAMS

Peshawar Zalmi: Kamran Akmal, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez (capt), Dwayne Smith, Sabbir Rahman, Liam Dawson, Khalid Usman, Wahab Riaz , Umaid Asif, Hasan Ali, Sameen Gull.

Multan Sultans: Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Ahmed Shehzad, DM Bravo, Sohaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik (c), KA Pollard, Saif Badar, Sohail Tanvir, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan.

Weather Report:

Mostly sunny. No chances of rain

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