The 21st match of the Pakistan Super League 2021 played yesterday between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. In which Multan Sultans defeated Peshawar Zalmi by 8 wickets.
Multan Sultans won the toss and invited Peshawar Zalmi to bat first, Peshawar Zalmi batted first, scored 166 runs after losing 7 wickets in stipulated 20 over. Peshawar Zalmi started brilliantly, Haider Ali and Kamran Akmal came to start the inning, and gave a brilliant start with half-century partnership, the first wicket has gone in 71 runs, Kamran Akmal dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 35 runs with the help of 5 boundries in just 27 balls, next batsman Shoaib Malik came to bat, but he dismissed very quickly without scoring as second wicket, next batsman David Miller came to bat, and played well with Haider Ali, the third wicket fell in 84 runs, Haider Ali dismissed after scoring 28 runs in 30 balls, next batsman Rovman Powell came to bat, and dismissed very quickly just for 4 runs as fourth wicket, followed by Sherfane Rutherford came to bat, handled the inning and played well with David Miller, the fifth wicket fell in 117 runs, David Miller dismissed after scoring 22 runs in 14 balls, next batsman Fabian Allen came to bat, after few moments the sixth wicket fell in 162 runs, Sherfane Rutherford dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 56 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 2 boundries in just 40 balls, followed by next batsamn Wahab Riaz came to bat, meanwhile the seventh wicket also fell in 162 runs, Fabian Allen dismissed very quickly just for 3 runs, after that Umaid Asif came to bat, and played an unbeaten inning of 4 runs in 1 ball, and Wahab Riaz remains unbeaten without playing any ball. In this way, Peshawar Zalmi batted first after losing the toss, scored 166 runs lost of 7 wickets in stipulated 20 over, and set a target of 167 runs in front of Multan Sultans.
Multan Sultans bowlers performed brilliantly, Shahnawaz Dhani took 4 wickets for 31 runs in his spell, and Blessing Muzarabani got 1 wicket.
Multan Sultans chasing 167 runs in the second inning, they achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in 16.3 overs and won the match by 8 wickets. Multan Sultans also started very brilliantly, Shan Masood and Mohammad Rizwan came to bat and gave a brilliant start with a partnership of 45 runs, the first wicket has gone in 45 runs, Shan Masood dismissed after scoring 14 runs in 12 balls, next batsman Sohaib Maqsood came to bat, handled the inning and played brilliant century partnership of 116 runs, the second wicket fell in 161 runs, Sohaib Maqsood dismissed after playing a brilliant quick half-century inning of 61 runs with the help of 5 sixes and 4 boundries in just 31 balls, followed by Rilee Rossouw came to bat, and he remains unbeaten without playing any ball, and Mohammad Rizwan played a brilliant unbeaten quick half-century and victory inning of 82 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 9 boundries in just 56 balls. In this way, Multan Sultans chasing 167 runs in the second inning, they achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in the 3rd ball of 17 over and won the match by 8 wickets.
Peshawar Zalmi bowlers, Mohammad Irfan, and Mohammad Imran got 1-1 wicket.
Multan Sultans bowler Shahnawaz Dhani selected as the best player of the match, he performed brilliantly bowling, broke the opening partnership of Haider Ali, and Kamran Akmal, after that also took Shoaib Malik and Rovman Powell's wicket, took 4 wickets for 31 runs in his spell.