A win for Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings made the equation easy for the two teams’ fans as Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars were the two teams which were eliminated.
Match 29: Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars
Toss: Lahore Qalandars, elected to bat first
Lahore Qalandars Innings
Lut put on a very challenging total thanks to a spectacular innings by Anton Devcich who smashed 70 off just 42 balls. His innings was complemented by some late hitting by Sohail Akhtar, taking the team to 172/4.
Peshawar Zalmi Innings
It was Kamran Akmal’s day and everyone knows when he hits the ball, it stays a hit and so it did as the right-hander smacked the first century of PSL 3 to get his team into the playoffs.
Summary: Zalmi won by 7 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Lahore Qalandars — 172 for 4 (20 overs)
Anton Devcich 70 (42)
Hasan Ali 2-24 (4 overs)
Peshawar Zalmi — 176 for 3 (18 overs)
Kamran Akmal 107* (61)
Yasir Shah 2-40 (4 overs)
Man of the Match: Kamran Akmal (Peshawar Zalmi)
Match 30: Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings
Toss: Karachi Kings, elected to field first
Islamabad United Innings
A brilliant bowling display from all the Karachi bowlers didn’t let Islamabad get away and post a big total on the board. Shinwari’s 4-for and Afridi’s 2 wickets made sure Karachi had an easy target to chase.
Karachi Kings Innings
A target of was never going to be tough unless Islamabad bowlers put on a magical show, but they didn’t and Karachi galloped to victory with ease.
Summary: Karachi Kings won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Islamabad United — 124 all out (19 overs)
Asif Ali 34 (14)
Usman Khan Jr. 4-17 (4 overs)
Karachi Kings — 125/3 (17 overs)
Joe Denly 36 (28)
Faheem Ashraf 1-13 (3 overs)
Man of the Match: Usman Khan (Karachi Kings)
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