Dawn – An unbeaten 42-ball 85-run innings by Sohaib Maqsood helped Multan Sultans defeat defending champions Peshawar Zalmi in the 16th fixture of the Pakistan Super League 2018 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Summary

  • An unbeaten 42-ball 85-run innings by Sohaib Maqsood helped Multan Sultans defeat defending champions Peshawar Zalmi in the 16th fixture of the Pakistan Super League 2018 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
  • The Sultans, after being asked to bat first, sent the usual pairing of Ahmed Shehzad and Kumar Sangakkara to open their innings, whereas Sameen Gul and Umaid Asif shared the new ball for Zalmi.
  • Halfway through their innings, Zalmi were 65-3 and in need of 119 more runs to win the game.
  • Both Hafeez and Dawson went after Pollard in the 15th over, at the end of which Zalmi were 116-4 and in need of 68 runs with just 30 ball remaining.
  • The unorthodox left-arm quick finished with three wickets and so did Pollard, who also bowled the final over as Zalmi finished at 164-8, falling 20 runs short of their target.


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