Dubai: Kamran Akmal’s marvelous Century and Bowling pair of Chris Jordan and Wahab Riaz Knocked out Karachi Kings in semi finals of Pakistan Super League 2nd Series on Friday, Leading Peshawar Zalmi to Finals.
Chasing a target of 182, Karachi Kings were restricted to 157/7 in twenty overs as Chris Jordan and Wahab Riaz outclassed batting powerhouse of Karachi Kings.
Kings never got the start it wanted and remained in the hunt for partnership as their wickets continue to fall frequently.
Pollard smashed three sixes and four boundaries to score 47 off 26 while Gayle stroked two boundaries and smashed four sixes to score 40 off 31. But, it was not enough and Peshawar won the match by 24 runs.
Kamran Akmal smashed 7 sixes and 6 fours to score the first century of PSL 2017, and overall the second century of the tournament history. He was run out after scoring 104 off 65 deliveries.
Kamran added 97 runs for the first wicket with David Milan 77 runs with Marlon Samuel for the second wicket to help Peshawar post a defend able total.
The Bad News for Peshawar Zalmi also came with the goof news as Shahid Afridi will not be playing the final due to 12 stitches in his hand after injury.
Peshawar Zalmi will now travel to Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League, where it will meet the Quetta Gladiators to ensure a new winner in the PSL on Sunday.