Match 27: Peshawar Zalmi sets a huge target for Multan Sultans of 243 runs. An amazing showdown of brilliant batting by the young and well-experienced batters of Peshawar Zalmi. Babar Azam and Saim Ayub made a roaring fifty runs each before ten overs. Moreover, Mohammad Haris and Tom-Kohler Cadmore carried out the games with excellent batting.
The pitch is very plain and has very low grass on it, making the batters easy to hit. This pitch at the Pindi Cricket Stadium is certainly a festival for the batters and a nightmare for the bowlers.
Peshawar Zalmi Sets A Huge Target For Multan Sultans
Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and decided to bat first as Babar intended to put a huge target. And that is exactly what they did by setting a magnificent target of 243 runs. It is the highest set target against any team in the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League.
Now, Multan Sultans are looking to chase down a very big target. Multan Sultans need to have a run rate of 12.53 from the start of their inning. If they lose their momentum, then the game will immediately go into the hands of Peshawar Zalmi. As a matter of fact, the game is already in the hands of Zalmi unless Sultans intend to muscle up. It’s going to be like climbing Everest.
The most-liked opening pair of HBL PSL 8, Babar and Saim started the inning superbly. They kept the run rate above ten every over. Babar Azam played a smoking inning of 76 runs from 37 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes. Babar scored the fifth half-century of HBL PSL in PSL 2023.
On the other side, Saim also came up with his fifty from 30 balls. Saim is getting his place fixed in the Pakistan National Team. And the same goes for Mohammad Haris as well. Mohammad Haris took full advantage of the pitch and hit 35 runs just off 11 balls.
Babar Azam and Saim Ayub had a wonderful partnership. TKC did what he always does with his muscle shots and boundaries. Wahab Riaz launched with a six at the end.
An amazing catch by Keiron Pollard, sending Tom Kohler-Cadmore back to the dugout. Anwar Ali cost the most runs in this match 27 of Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi.
In a display of formidable batting prowess, Peshawar Zalmi has established an imposing target for Multan Sultans. Their exceptional performance on the field has set the stage for an electrifying chase. As the match unfolds, cricket enthusiasts are in for an exciting spectacle of skill and determination from both sides.