Six sixes in an over: Iftikhar’s blitz powers Quetta to 184 against Peshawar

admin 6 February, 2023
Updated 2023/02/06 at 6:57 AM
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Peshawar Zalmi captain Babar Azam had won the toss and asked Quetta Gladiators to bat first

Iftikhar Ahmed scored an impressive fifty powered with the aid of six sixes in the very last over, supporting Quetta Gladiators to submit a 185-run target against Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) exhibition in shape in Balochistan’s capital on Sunday.

Earlier, Zalmi’s captain Babar Azam won the toss and requested Gladiators to bat first. Veteran pacer Wahab Riaz furnished Zalmi with a super begin with the aid of brushing off openers Ahsan Ali and Umar Akmal within the second over of the innings but Quetta fought back inside the second half of of the innings to post a aggressive general at the board.

Ahmed smacked a six on each ball of the very last over via Riaz to make certain that his side completed on a high. The right-hander remained unbeaten on ninety four runs in 50 balls.

Middle-order batter Khushdil Shah scored 36 runs in 24 balls, meanwhile, opener Abdul Wahid Bangalzai scored 28 in 19.

Quetta captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, who should simplest score 4 runs, turned into cleaned up via Aamir Jamal.

Riaz claimed three wickets but conceded 47 runs in his complete quota of 4 overs.

Fans grew to become as much as the stadium early within the morning as the gates have been stated to be closed by means of 9am. They lined up to go into the stadium to watch their cricket stars in action.

Due to the large crowd, control closed the doorways of the ground to keep away from any mishap and have been progressively letting the group input the stadium.

Playing XI

Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Ahsan Ali, Bismillah Khan, Umar Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Aimal Khan, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Umaid Asif, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai

Peshawar Zalmi: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Haris, Saim Ayub, Haseebullah, Azam Khan, Aamir Jamal, Usama Mir, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Salman Irshad

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