Peshawar Zalmi beat Gladiators by 61 runs
In the 19th match of the Pakistan Super League season six, Peshawar Zalmi hammered Quetta Gladiators by 61 runs at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Earlier, Quetta Gladiators have won the toss and decided to field against Peshawar Zalmi.
Peshawar Zalmi scored 197 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs. Kamran Akmal (59) and David Miller (73) made half-centuries against the Gladiators, followed by unbeatable 43-run innings of Rovman Powell.
From the bowling side, Mohammad Nawaz took two early wickets.
In the second innings, the Zalmi restricted the Gladiators to 136 runs with nine dismissals. Mohammad Irfan took three wickets. Zalmi’s Captain Wahab Riaz and paceman Umaid Asif took two wickets each.
It was the second league stage match between the two franchises. Peshawar Zalmi had beaten Quetta Gladiators by three wickets on February 26 at National Stadium, Karachi.
Peshawar Zalmi now stand third in the points table while Quetta Gladiators claim the sixth and the last position.
Earlier, the PSL6 was postponed in March due to growing Covid-19 concerns in Pakistan. It was later rescheduled in United Arab Emirates which resumed on June 9.