Sarfraz Ahmed’s leading innings, Azam Khan’s aggressive batting
Karachi: In the eighth match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021, Quetta Gladiators have given a target of 199 runs to Peshawar Zalmi to win. In the eighth match of the series being played at the National Stadium Karachi, Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and invited Quetta Gladiators to bat first.
Saim Ayub and Cameron Delport started the innings for the Gladiators but Mohammad Imran bowled out Delport for just 2 runs off 15 overs, replacing Chris Gayle with South African star batsman Faf Dupleix on the field for batting. The other batsman to be dismissed by the Gladiators was Saim Ayub, who was run out for 21 off 19 balls.
Faf Duplessis was caught trying to play a high shot on the ball of Wahab Riaz, Duplessis scored 37 runs in 26 balls with the help of 4 fours and a six.
Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfraz Ahmed said the wicket was good and they would try to give a good target. Peshawar Zalmi, on the other hand, won one match while losing the other and is in 5th position with 2 points.
Quetta Gladiators made three changes for the match while Peshawar Zalmi retained the winning team in the last match. The Quetta Gladiators squad for the match includes Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Faf Duplessis, Cameron Delport, Azam Khan, Saim Ayub, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Zahid Mahmood, Dale Steyn, Mohammad Hasnain, and Usman Shinwari while Peshawar Zalmi The team includes Wahab Riaz (captain), Kamran Akmal, Imam-ul-Haq, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Tom Kohler, Cadmore, Shafrine Rutherford, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Imran, and Mohammad Irfan.