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DUBAI – Peshawar Zalmi won the sixth match of Pakistan Super League 2017 against Lahore Qalandars, who were bowled out for 59 runs in their innings at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Yasir Shah picked up four Zalmi wickets while Sunil Narine got two as Zalmi managed to cross the line in 17th over.

Zalmi lost David Malan, Muhammad Hafeez, Kamran Akmal, Shahid Afridi and others early and it was up to Wahab Riaz and Chris Jordan to get their team to the small target.

Yasir Shah was declared the man of the match for his outstanding bowling performance.

Batting first, Qalandars batsmen were never able to recover from the early blows by Hasan Ali, who picked up three top-order wickets.

Chris Jordan also picked two wickets while Muhammad Asghar, Shahid Afridi, Muhammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz picked on each.

For Qalandars, only Fakhar Zaman put up some resistance as he scored 33 runs in 19 balls.

This is the lowest Pakistan Super League total so far.

The match will start at 09:00 PM Pakistan time, which corresponds to 08:00 PM Indian time, 05:00 GMT and 08:00 PM according to UAE time.

Where to watch: All matches will air on PTV Sports and Ten Sports. Similarly, cricket enthusiasts of the world can catch live action on MENA – OSN, Africa – Startimes, Bangladesh – Gazi TV, UK – A plus, channel 44, Prime TV, Geo TV, Caribbean – Flow TV, USA – A Plus, Afghanistan – Moby.

The two teams clashed twice in last year’s PSL. Zalmi won the first encounter by nine wickets, while Qalandars won the second one by four runs.


Peshawar Zalmi: Darren Sammy (captain), Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Eoin Morgan, Wahab Riaz, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Samit Patel, Kamran Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Harris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Asghar, Marlon Samuels, Andre Fletcher, Khushdil Shah, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Imran Khan (jr), Junaid Khan, M. Irfan Khan.

Lahore Qalandar: Brendon McCullum (captain), Azhar Ali, Aamer Yamin, Sohail Tanvir, Sunil Narine, Umar Akmal, Jason Roy, Yasir Shah, James Franklin, Mohammad Rizwan, Cameron Delport, Fakhar Zaman, Bilawal Bhatti, Ghulam Mudassar, Usman Qadir, Grant Elliot, Chris Green, Saif Badar, Mohammad Irfan (Jr.), Zafar Gohar.