Catch Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 3rd T20 Match Highlights PSL 2017. Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi complete Highlights. Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 3rd T20 Match Scorecard and video highlights PSL 2017.
Karachi Kings played their 1st group stage match of PSL 2017 against Peshawar Zalmi on 10th February 2017 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. After toss Karachi Kings elected to bat 1st and both experienced openers of Kings C Gayle and Shahzaib Hasan came out to open up innings for this team.
Karachi not did able to put on good show in initial over of their innings and lost their too many earlier wickets including two openers. Karachi lost 4 wickets on just 12 runs and all big names of this team including C Gayle and KC Sangakkara returned to pavilion without entering into double figures.
At this stage Shoaib Malik along with R Bopara tried to support their team and took their team total to 71 runs in 15th over of the match. Bopara after played supportive innings of 33 runs got out and M Asghar took his crucial wicket.
At the total of 95 runs Kings lost their 6 wicket and this time well settled S Malik on 44 runs bolwed out by Wahab Riaz. Karachi at the end of 20th over scored 118 runs and lost their 7 wickets. M Hafeez and Wahab Riaz from Zalmi bowled really impressively and took 2 wickets each in their bowling spells.
Peshawar in return started off badly as the 1st wicket of this team fell down on 0 score and M Hafeez once again returned to pavilion without opening his account. At the total of 2 another wicket fell down and this team K Akmal departed on 0 run.
DJ Malan along with experienced EJG Morgan took the command of Zalmi in this crucial time and took their team to 58 runs in 9th over of the match. Malan after played superb innings of 22 runs got out and Haris Sohial joined Morgan on field.
Both experienced players show off their professional skills in crucial situation and contributed 80 runs partnership. Morgan played really well in that match and remained not out till the end of innings while scored 80 runs in that match.
In 5th over Peshawar achieved the required target while lost their 3 wickets, Morgan played really impressively and played important role in the victory of his team. Zalmi got their 1st victory in PSL 2017 and grabbed 3rd position on groups ranking.