Shaheen Leads Lahore Qalandars to consecutive wins
PSL 2023: Shaheen leads Lahore Qalandars to consecutive wins as they crush Islamabad United. Qalandars’ latest was an impressive win against Peshawar Zalmi. David Wiese was the standout bowler of the night, taking three wickets in the 16th match of PSL 2023.
In addition, the Qalandars continued their winning form from the previous night, where they beat Peshawar Zalmi by a margin of 46 runs. In this match, the Lahore Qalandars put up a strong batting performance on their home ground. On the other hand, Islamabad United struggled to chase a target of 201 runs, failing to put up a competitive effort.
Shaheen Leads Lahore Qalandars to consecutive wins – Details
Lahore Qalandars Highlights
Match 16 LQvsIU LQ Batting Scorecard
Shaheen Shah Afridi’s leadership is bringing out the best in Lahore Qalandars, who won the toss and elected to bat first in their recent match against Islamabad United, just like their previous game. The Qalandars had an impressive start, scoring 57 runs during the powerplay. The entire team contributed to the final score, which reached a massive 200 runs.
Fakhar Zaman played well, scoring 36 runs off 23 balls, while Abdullah Shafique dominated Islamabad United’s bowlers with his 45 runs off just 23 balls. Same Billings and Mirza Tahir Baig also made notable contributions with the bat. However, in the last few overs, Sikandar Raza wreaked havoc on the bowlers, scoring 23 runs off 10 balls and boosting the Qalandars’ total score to 200 runs.
Although Shaheen did not take any wickets tonight. But he will be sure much happy as his team performed very well. Moreover, David Wiese bowled an exceptional spell against Islamabad United.
Wiese dismissed Colin Munro, Shadab Khan, and Azam Khan who could have been a problem for the Qalandars. But the Qalandars did not let Islamabad United slip out of their grip. Rashid Khan, Sikandar Raza, Haris Rauf, and Zaman Khan bowled skillfully and got their team a historical victory.
Islamabad United Highlights
In contrast, Islamabad United, who are known for their strong batting lineup, failed to deliver against Lahore Qalandars’ bowlers. None of their top batsmen could perform against the Qalandars.
Even Colin Munro, Azam Khan, and Rassie Van der Dussen struggled against the Lahore Qalandars’ bowling attack. The Qalandars dominated the match and easily dismissed Islamabad United for a total of just 90 runs, leaving them no choice but to submit to the Qalandars’ superior performance.
In a display of remarkable skill and determination, Shaheen Afridi propelled Lahore Qalandars to back-to-back victories. His exceptional performance showcased his prowess as a cricketing force to be reckoned with. With Shaheen leading the charge, the Qalandars’ winning streak stands as a testament to his invaluable contribution and the team’s growing prowess on the field.