SHARJAH (Staff Report) – Islamabad United won the 13th encounter of inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) against Peshawar Zalmi by seven wickets, played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected field first against Islamabad United.
Islamabad United secured 152-6 runs against Peshawar Zalmi.
Khalid Latif made 59 off 41 balls with 4 sixes and four, while Misbah-ul-Haq 32 and Sharjeel Khan 28 contributed to the team total.
Mohammad Asghar and Wahab Riaz took two wickets each while Shaun Tait and Junaid Khan shared a wicket each for Zalmi.
Peshawar Zalmi Squad:
Shahid Afridi (c), Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Khan, James Allenby, Aamir Yamin, Dawid Malan, Imran Khan Junior, Shahid Yousaf, Abdur Rehman, Mohammad Asghar, Brad Hodge, Israrullah, Taj Wali, Musadiq Ahamd, Hassan Ali
Islamabad United Squad:
Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq (c), Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Umar Amin, Sam Billings, Rumman Raees, Amad Butt, Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Siddiq
The first round will be followed by three quarter finals which will decide the top two teams that will fight in the final T20 game on February 23 at Dubai cricket stadium to win the event.