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Thursday Feb 28 2019
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Pollard, Amin take Peshawar Zalmi home in 172 run-chase

By
Web Desk
 Kieron Pollard helped Peshawar Zalmi surge past Multan Sultans' total of 172 in a seven-wicket win at Dubai. Photo: PSL Twitter
 

DUBAI: Half-centuries from Kieron Pollard and Umar Amin took Peshawar Zalmi home in a comfortable 172 run-chase against Multan Sultans in their Pakistan Super League fixture at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 

Imam-ul-Haq and Fletcher provided a strong start to Zalmi after opener Kamran Akmal's departure on duck.

For Zalmi Shahid Afridi, Muhammad Ilyas and Muhammad Irfan took one wicket each in the match. 

Zalmi's fourth win draws them level with Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators on eight points.

First Innings

Johnson Charles' blistering 57 off 31 balls knock powered Multan Sultans to 172 runs in the clash against Zalmi. 

James Vince assisted Charles with his 41-run knock before getting run out by Imam-ul-Haq. 

For Zalmi, Umaid Asif, Liam Dawson and Hasan Ali picked one wicket each.  Skipper Shoaib Malik played unbeaten 28 off 21.