29th Match: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi

29th Match: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi

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Kamran Akmal’s sensational century takes Zalmi through to HBL PSL Play-offs

SHARJAH March 16: A historic century by Kamran Akmal took defending champions Peshawar Zalmi to the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Play-Offs as Lahore Qalandars suffered a seven wickets defeat at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Kamran, adjudged the Man-of-the-Match, scored his second HBL PSL century becoming the first batsman to score two hundreds in tournament’s history.

Zalmi chasing 173 in what was a must win game for the defending champions romped home through Kamran’s 107 run unbeaten masterclass that came off a mere 61 balls and included seven sixes and as many as 11 fours.

Kamran added 87 runs in a match winning alliance with Mohammad Hafeez who scored 27 runs, the right-hander anchored one end as Kamran blazed away from the other.

The chase was duly completed in the 18th over, Zalmi by virtue of their win leapfrogged to the second spot, they will maintain their standing if Karachi Kings lose their last group game to Islamabad.

Earlier, a blazing 42 ball 70 from opener Anton Devcich helped Qalandars post a hugely competitive 172 run total for the loss of four wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

Devcich struck of a series of big sides towards the mid-wicket fence including a shot off Sameen Gul that cleared the stadium.

Fakhar Zaman his opening partner was dismissed by Hasan Ali for six runs while McCullum was sent packing by Sameen after a seven run contribution.

Devcich added 55 runs for the third wicket with Agha Salman who scored 28 off 25 balls with the help of two sixes.

Wicket-Keeper batsman Gulraiz Sadaf and big-hitter Sohail Akhtar than used the long handle effectively in the death overs in their unbroken 53 run partnership off 31 balls.

Gulraiz scored 26 off 21 balls while Sohail dazzled with a 16 ball 30 that included two sixes and there fours.
Hasan took two wickets conceding a mere 24 runs in his four overs, Wahab Riaz and Sameen took a wicket each.

Scorecard

29th Match: Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi  |  Peshawar Zalmi won by 7 wickets

Match Details
Toss Lahore Qalandars, who chose to bat Tournament HBL Pakistan Super League 2018
Umpires
Shozab Raza (Pakistan) and Rashid Riaz (Pakistan) Match Date 16 Mar 2018
Match Referee Mohammad Anees (Pakistan) Ground Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
TV Umpire Asif Yaqoob    
Player of Match Kamran Akmal (Peshawar Zalmi)    

Lahore Qalandars Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1
Fakhar Zaman
b Hasan Ali 6 0 11 1 0
2
Anton Devcich
c Mohammad Hafeez b Hasan Ali 70 0 42 2 7
3
Brendon McCullum *
b Sameen Gul 7 0 5 0 1
4
Salman Ali Agha
c Liam Dawson b Wahab Riaz 28 0 25 0 2
5
Gulraiz Sadaf †
not out 26 0 21 2 1
6
Sohail Akhtar
not out 30 0 16 3 2
7
Mitchell McClenaghan
Did not bat
8
Bilal Asif
Did not bat
9
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Did not bat
10
Yasir Shah
Did not bat
11
Kyle Abbott
Did not bat
Extra lb 2, w 3 5
Total 4 wickets; 20.0 overs; 172 8.6 runs per over

Fall of wickets

1-19 ( Fakhar Zaman, 2.5 ) ;  

2-40 ( Brendon McCullum, 5.0 ) ;  

3-95 ( Salman Ali Agha, 12.0 ) ;  

4-119 ( Anton Devcich, 14.5 ) ;  

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls

Hasan Ali
4.0 0 24 2 0 0

Sameen Gul
4.0 0 26 1 2 0

Umaid Asif
4.0 0 41 0 1 0

Wahab Riaz
4.0 0 32 1 0 0

Liam Dawson
4.0 0 47 0 0 0

Peshawar Zalmi Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1
Kamran Akmal †
not out 107 0 61 11 7
2
Riki Wessels
b Kyle Abbott 4 0 2 1 0
3
Dwayne Smith
b Yasir Shah 14 0 12 3 0
4
Mohammad Hafeez
b Yasir Shah 27 0 25 2 1
5
Saad Nasim
not out 17 0 8 2 1
6
Umaid Asif
Did not bat
7
Liam Dawson
Did not bat
8
Darren Sammy *
Did not bat
9
Sameen Gul
Did not bat
10
Wahab Riaz
Did not bat
11
Hasan Ali
Did not bat
Extra lb 1, w 6 7
Total 3 wickets; 18.0 overs; 176 9.78 runs per over

Fall of wickets

1-20 ( Riki Wessels, 1.1 ) ;  

2-61 ( Dwayne Smith, 6.3 ) ;  

3-148 ( Mohammad Hafeez, 15.5 ) ;  

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls

Anton Devcich
1.0 0 19 0 2 0

Kyle Abbott
3.0 0 25 1 1 0

Mitchell McClenaghan
4.0 0 44 0 1 0

Shaheen Shah Afridi
4.0 0 28 0 0 0

Yasir Shah
4.0 0 40 2 0 0

Bilal Asif
2.0 0 19 0 0 0

Match Notes

Lahore Qalandars Inning

  • Lahore Qalandars : 50 runs in 6.2 overs (38 balls), Extras 2

  • 3rd Wicket : 50 runs in 17 balls

    (Salman Ali Agha 4
    , Anton Devcich 21

    , Ex 0)

  • Anton Devcich : 50 off 29 balls
    (
    2 x 4  5 x 6  )

  • Lahore Qalandars : 100 runs in 12.2 overs (74 balls), Extras 3

  • Lahore Qalandars : 150 runs in 18.0 overs (108 balls), Extras 5

  • Innings Break : Lahore Qalandars – 172/4 in 20.0 overs

    (Gulraiz Sadaf 26
    , Sohail Akhtar 30)

Peshawar Zalmi Inning

  • Peshawar Zalmi : 50 runs in 4.4 overs (28 balls), Extras 7

  • 2nd Wicket : 50 runs in 30 balls

    (Kamran Akmal 24
    , Dwayne Smith 14

    , Ex 3)

  • Kamran Akmal : 50 off 38 balls
    (
    8 x 4  2 x 6  )

  • Peshawar Zalmi : 100 runs in 11.4 overs (70 balls), Extras 7

  • 3rd Wicket : 100 runs in 43 balls

    (Mohammad Hafeez 39
    , Kamran Akmal 26

    , Ex 0)

  • Peshawar Zalmi : 150 runs in 16.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 7

  • Kamran Akmal : 100 off 59 balls
    (
    10 x 4  7 x 6  )