Match 27 full highlights Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi kings – It was a must-win game for Peshawar Zalmi to survive in the race of playoffs. Peshawar Zalmi batting first posted the target of 182 the highest for them in this season of PSL. It proved 44 runs too many for Karachi Kings in the end. After losing Muhammad Hafeez in the start, it was Kamran Akmal’ blitz who brought them on track once again. 51-ball 75 runs innings from him was the key for Zalmi’s to be able to survive in the tournament, followed by Darren Sammy 15-ball 36.
Babar’s lone effort for Karachi
Karachi Kings never looked near to the target. After losing Joe Denly and Colin Ingram for ducks, Babar Azam’s surging innings brought some life to the game. 50-ball 66 was his best innings for this season.
Kamran Akmal was a man of the match
Definitely, the ball was staying low and skidding at the start. Wanted to spend some time at the start. I give credit to Saad Nasim and Darren Sammy too, we had good partnerships at the crucial time.
Peshawar Zalmi 181-6 (Akmal 75, Sammy 36*, Nasim 35 | Usman 3-11) beats Karachi Kings 137-8 (Babar 66 | Dawson 3-17) by 44 runs.