At the National Stadium in Karachi in this match, Peshawar Zalmi bowled out Islamabad United for 118 runs and achieved the target of 119 runs in the 18th over.
In the match played at the National Stadium in Karachi, Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz won the toss and elected to field first. In the match played at the National Stadium in Karachi, Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz won the toss and elected to field first.
Peshawar Zalmai put pressure on Islamabad United from the start of the match and kept it under control till the end of the innings.
Alex Hales scored 41, Hussain Talat 22, and Asif Ali 19 for United.
Apart from him, no other player could reach the double and the entire team returned to the pavilion for 118 runs.
Islamabad United became the first team to be all out this year.
For Peshawar Zalmai, captain Wahab Riaz bowled brilliantly and bowled four wickets for just 17 runs and Saqib Mahmood bowled 3 wickets for 12 runs.
— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) February 27, 2021
In pursuit of the target, the bowlers of Islamabad United tried to create difficulties for Peshawar Zalmi by taking 2 wickets, however, veteran Shoaib Malik took the team along with Cad-more.
Tom Kohler Cad-more was out after scoring 46 runs, then Shoaib Malik along with Haider Ali led the team to victory.
Haider Ali returned to the pavilion after playing a smoky inning of 36 off 18 balls at a distance of three runs from the victory.
Rutherford took a wing shot and scored an over through to lead the team to victory.
For Islamabad United, Hassan Ali took two wickets while Muhammad Waseem and Fawad Ahmed took one wicket each.
Wahab Riaz was declared the best bowler of the match for his excellent bowling performance.
It should be noted that this is the first failure of Islamabad United in the event, while with this victory Peshawar Zalmi cricket team reached the first position with 6 points.