SHARJAH: Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators match being played here at Sharjah.
Zalmi won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Ahmad Shahzad’s magnificent innings in the first play off helped Quetta Gladiators set a huge target of 201 against Peshawar Zalmi at Sharjah.
Sent into bat first, Shahzad scored 71 off 38 with the help of 4 sixes and 7 fours in partnership with Kevin Pietersen, who made 22-ball 40 to guide Gladiators to 200-7 in 20 overs game.
Wahab Riaz was pick of the bowlers for Zalmi bagging 3 wickets at the expense of 39 runs.
The second Qualifying Final is scheduled between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings.
Peshawar Zalmi Squad
DJG Sammy*, TM Dilshan, ADS Fletcher, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imran Khan (1), CJ Jordan, Junaid Khan, Kamran Akmal, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Hafeez, EJG Morgan, SR Patel, MN Samuels, Shahid Afridi, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohaib Maqsood, Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz
Quetta Gladiators Squad
Sarfraz Ahmed*, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Bismillah Khan, Hasan Khan, NL McCullum, Mahmudullah, TS Mills, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Nawaz (3), Noor Wali, NLTC Perera, KP Pietersen, RR Rossouw, Saad Nasim, Umar Amin, Umar Gul, LJ Wright, Zulfiqar Babar
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved the holding of final in Lahore on 5th March. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting of Provincial Cabinet Committee in Lahore on Monday.