DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi Vs Quetta Gladiators match was played here at Dubai.
Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators by two wickets in the Pakistan Super League match on Saturday.
Star all-rounder Shahid Afridi led his team to victory with his 45 runs off 23 balls, smashing three sixes and and as many fours.
Sent into bat, Quetta Gladiators were all out for 128 in exact 20 overs as their batsmen could not resist against accurate bowling from Peshawar Zalmi bowlers.
The main scorers were Kevin Pietersen (41), Rilee Rossouw (38) and Mohammad Nawaz (18) while no other batsman could get into the double figures.
Pietersen and Rossouw added 86 runs for the third wicket partnership.
Left-arm spinner Mohammad Asghar captured three wickets for 33 runs while pacers Wahab Riaz and Hassan Ali claimed two for 17 and 22, respectively.
In the last match Quetta Gladitors was defeated by Islamabad United by 1 run, but still they managed to lead the point table securing 1st position with “9” points having the positive NET RR of “+0.260”. Whereas Peshawar Zalmi beat Lahore Qalandars by 17 runs in the thrilling at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday.
Quetta Gladiators : Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Nawaz, Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright, Rilee Rossouw, Mahmudullah Riyad, Anwar Ali, Tymal Mills, Hassan Khan, Nathan McCullum, Thisara Perera, Bismillah Khan, Mir Hamza, Zulfiqar Babar, Saad Nasim, Umar Amin, Noor Wali
Peshawar Zalmi : Darren Sammy (captain), Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Eoin Morgan, Wahab Riaz, Tilakaratne 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