Peshawar Zalmi beat Islamabad United to reach PSL 2019 Final

07:29 PM | 15 Mar, 2019
Peshawar Zalmi beat Islamabad United to reach PSL 2019 Final
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KARACHI – Peshawar Zalmi on Friday outclassed Islamabad United by 48 runs in the second eliminator of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019.

Darren Sammy led Zalmi made a mammoth total of 214 runs and successfully defended it against United, captained by Mohammad Sami.

Earlier, Islamabad United won the toss and decided to bowl first in the do-or-die match against Peshawar Zalmi. However, they failed to secure a position in the final of the fourth edition of Pakistan premier T20 league after making only 166 runs for a loss of 9 wickets at the end of second innings.

The match started at 7:00 pm (PKT), after observing a minute's silence for the victims of terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Zalmi will now meet Quetta Gladiators in the final on Sunday, March 17.

The Gladiators earlier reserved a coveted spot in the final with a 10-run victory against Peshawar Zalmi.

Squads

Islamabad United: Mohammad Sami (c), L Ronchi (wk), CS Delport, AD Hales, CAK Walton, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Musa, Rumman Raees, Sahibzada Farhan, Rizwan Hussain, PD Salt, Nasir Nawaz, Amad Butt, SR Patel, Zafar Gohar

Peshawar Zalmi: Darren Sammy (c), Kamran Akmal (wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Umar Amin, KA Pollard, Sohaib Maqsood, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, TS Mills, CJ Jordan, Sameen Gul, Nabi Gul, Khalid Usman, Misbahul Haq, Umaid Asif, ADS Fletcher, LA Dawson, Ibtisam Sheikh, LMP Simmons