Sharjeel Khan raised his hundred off 50 balls
Sharjeel Khan scored the principal several the Pakistan Super League as Islamabad United jogged into the last with a complete 50-run win against Peshawar Zalmi. Sharjeel's 50-ball hundred fueled Islamabad to 176 for 3 preceding left-arm spinner Imran Khalid's four-for ensured Peshawar were knocked down some pins out for 126 with two overs to save.
Put into bat, Islamabad set up together a 108-run opening stand in 13.1 overs, a dominant part of the runs falling off Sharjeel's sharp edge. Dwayne Smith, the other opener, attempted to get this show on the road bat on ball amid his stay of 37 balls to score 19 keeps running without a solitary limit.
In the ninth over, Sharjeel unleashed two sixes and a four against left-arm spinner Mohammad Asghar. He took after that up with an assault on Shahid Afridi too in the following over to raise his fifty. The most significant over, however, was the fourteenth in which Shaun Tait rejected Smith and Brad Haddin off back to back conveyances, yet Kamran Akmal dropped Khalid Latif to deny Tait of a cap trap. Sharjeel then struck the following two bundles of the over for a four and six.
He raised his hundred, studded with 12 fours and eight sixes, in style with a straight six in the sixteenth over and helped Islamabad score 46 in the last five overs. He was run-out for 117 in the last over of the innings.
Peshawar began moderate in the Power play and were imprinted when Samuel Badree released Dawid Malan in the fourth over. Kamran kept the score ticking till the eleventh over before Khalid struck. Peshawar's primary wellspring of resistance was opener Kamran Akmal, who made 45 from 32 balls. In any case, with the following four batsmen scored just in single digits, the written work was on the divider.
Khalid evacuated Mohammad Hafeez and Kamran in back to back overs, and Brad Hodge and Darren Sammy in the same over - the thirteenth - to lessen Peshawar to 80 for 5. By then, the required run rate had shot up more than 13 for every over.
Afridi gave his group a couple generally strikes, however it was insufficient. Khalid completed with 4 for 20 from his three overs and Andre Russell took three lower-request wickets, including Afridi's, to end with 3 for 37.