Babar made an unbeaten 77 and Nabi scored 67 off 35 balls as they shared a 118-run fourth-wicket stand off 61 balls in Karachi’s strong chase of 191-4 in 19.3 overs. Earlier, after being put in to bat, Peshawar recovered from 3-34 to reach 188-5 with Ravi Bopara scoring an unbeaten 58 and Amad Butt making a rapid 27 off only seven deliveries.
Peshawar, led by captain Wahab Riaz’s personal best PSL figures of 4-17, dismissed two-time champion Islamabad for the season’s lowest total of 118 in 17.1 overs. Alex Hales top-scored with 41.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and owners of the six clubs made the decision on Thursday, a week after the Twenty20 league was postponed.
The team's chairman Javed Afridi had been hinting on social media for the past several days that this time the brand ambassador of Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League would be Turkish actress Isra Belgich alias Halima Sultan.
Fast bowler Shaheen Afridi and Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan spurred Lahore Qalandars to a four-wicket win over Peshawar Zalmi . Afridi bagged 3-14 and Rashid didn’t concede a boundary in his impressive PSL debut figures of 0-14 as Peshawar were restricted to 140-6.
David Wiese smashed a six on penultimate ball as Lahore Qalandars thrashed Peshawar Zalmi by five wickets in a PSL match at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on Monday.
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) will finish four days ahead of schedule with all remaining games being played in empty stadiums after 10 foreign players withdrew from the event on Friday because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A resurgent Lahore Qalandars will look to extend their dream run at the Pakistan Super League (PSL) with a victory over Karachi Kings in a mouth-watering semi-final on Tuesday.
Wahab, who was named new Peshawar Zalmi captain when Darren Sammy stepped down due to his poor form and fitness, then grabbed the crucial wickets of Ahmed Shehzad and Ben Cutting off successive deliveries to restrict Quetta to 140-7.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said "it was important for us to act quickly to ensure that the wellbeing of all concerned is better protected” from the coronavirus outbreak but the Karachi Kings’ home game on Thursday against Lahore Qalanders went ahead with spectators.