Zalmi win as Hasan, Imam stun Sultans - Pakistan Today

Zalmi win as Hasan, Imam stun Sultans

Fast bowler Hasan Ali’s exceptional four-for 17 bowling spell and opener Imamul Haq’s half-century scripted a thumping five-wicket win for the Peshawar Zalmi against Multan Sultans in the match in Sharjah.

Meanwhile, opener Imamul Haq continues to silence his critics with timely impactful performances, was no exception as with his 52 off 44 runs innings with five boundaries and one six on 118.18 strike rate the Pakistani international player did half the job of the team.

DT Christian, Junaid Khan took two wickets each while Irfan picked one for the Sultans.

Pollard put his fair share of 25 runs with 250.00 strike rate to ease the pressure off from Sammy-11.

Ali, the leading wicket-taker of this season so far with his timely dismissals of James Vince, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik and Hammad Azam, brought to an end the Sultans’ batting powerhouse.

Sultans’ managed to score only 145 runs, while Sameen Gul, Wahab Riaz, Umaid Asif and Liam Dawson picked one wicket each.

Skipper Shoaib Malik and Shahid Afridi were not able to deliver a fiery knock as per the expectations as both played 22, 14 run-innings respectively.

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