27th Match (N), Rawalpindi, March 10, 2023, Pakistan Super League
(19.1/20 ov, T:243) 244/6

Sultans won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

Zalmi Innings
Sultans Innings
Match Flow
Peshawar Zalmi  (20 ovs maximum)
Saim Ayub c Abbas Afridi b Usama Mir58336654175.75
Babar Azam (c)c †Mohammad Rizwan b Abbas Afridi73397192187.17
Mohammad Haris c Anwar Ali b Abbas Afridi35111914318.18
Rovman Powell c Usama Mir b Abbas Afridi24110050.00
Tom Kohler-Cadmore c Pollard b Anwar Ali38183242211.11
Haseebullah Khan c Pollard b Abbas Afridi771001100.00
Azmatullah Omarzai not out 1662011266.66
Wahab Riaz not out 72201350.00
Extras(lb 1, w 5)6
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 12.10)242/6
Fall of wickets: 1-134 (Saim Ayub, 11.4 ov), 2-144 (Babar Azam, 12.4 ov), 3-166 (Rovman Powell, 14.1 ov), 4-173 (Mohammad Haris, 14.4 ov), 5-184 (Haseebullah Khan, 16.3 ov), 6-235 (Tom Kohler-Cadmore, 19.4 ov)
Sheldon Cottrell3037012.3382410
Anwar Ali4066116.5027410
19.4 to T Kohler-Cadmore, Pollard with the catch of the tournament pulling off a one-handed stunner at long-off and somehow stays inside the rope! Full in the slot on fourth stump, TKC drives this aiming to clear the long-off rope but Pollard leaps up like a wide receiver in the corner of the end zone and snags onto this one-handed almost backhanded. The ball boy behind him on the boundary had turned away wincing having no faith Pollard would catch this and it was going to hit the ball boy in the body. Oh ye of little faith! Pollard latches on, then flicks it up in the air to himself before going over the rope, then comes back in to reestablish himself in the field of play before taking it again on the second effort before doing a forward somersault celebration.. 235/6
Kieron Pollard2026013.0014010
Usama Mir2027113.5032200
11.4 to Saim Ayub, quicker ball from Usama lands too short on fourth stump, Ayub pulls this a mile high but doesn't get the distance and picks out the man at deep midwicket. Abbas Afridi takes a chest height catch three yards in from the rope.. 134/1
Tim David1011011.0000100
Abbas Afridi403949.7592220
12.4 to Babar Azam, bouncer on fifth stump, Babar goes to pull this through the leg side but instead gets a thin top edge through to Rizwan at head height.. 144/2
14.1 to R Powell, rib high full toss on middle, pulls this to deep square leg and a chest high catch is taken. Rovman is convinced this was a no ball on height and runs a single. The catch is relayed in quickly without celebration. The umpires did not call a no ball on field. It has been referred to the third umpire. This is extremely tight. Live it looked too high and the side on replays are very marginal. It was called legal on field and stays out. Rovman is fuming. I agree with him on this occasion. Having said that, it was a meatball that should have gone for six.. 166/3
14.4 to Mohammad Haris, slower length ball on the wide guideline, slaps this flat to the cover sweeper and an easy catch is taken at waist height two yards in from the rope.. 173/4
16.3 to Haseebullah Khan, full on sixth stump, shovels a drive high to wide long-off where Pollard is standing like a skyscraper to block this from reaching the rope. He reaches up and takes a catch high above his head while backpedaling two steps and keeps his balance to stay inside the rope by a few inches. Just in case, he flicks the ball up to himself to make sure he doesn't stumble over and retakes the self relay several yards inside the rope.. 184/5
Multan Sultans  (T: 243 runs from 20 ovs)
Shan Masood  b Mujeeb Ur Rahman551210100.00
Mohammad Rizwan (c)†c Mohammad Haris b Arshad Iqbal76701116.66
Rilee Rossouw c Kohler-Cadmore b Azmatullah Omarzai1215187128237.25
Kieron Pollard c Azmatullah Omarzai b Wahab Riaz52253535208.00
Tim David  b Azmatullah Omarzai23110066.66
Khushdil Shah c Mohammad Haris b Saim Ayub18142520128.57
Anwar Ali not out 2481622300.00
Usama Mir not out 113511366.66
Extras(w 4)4
TOTAL19.1 Ov (RR: 12.73)244/6
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Mohammad Rizwan, 1.2 ov), 2-28 (Shan Masood, 2.3 ov), 3-127 (Kieron Pollard, 9.4 ov), 4-148 (Tim David, 11.3 ov), 5-206 (Khushdil Shah, 16.2 ov), 6-227 (Rilee Rossouw, 18.3 ov)
Mujeeb Ur Rahman4046111.5083400
2.3 to Shan Masood, bullseye! Zings this in full and quick on off stump, Masood backs away from leg stump going for a big heave but misses and off stump is knocked back halfway up.. 28/2
Arshad Iqbal3.1050115.7834410
1.2 to Mohammad Rizwan, fullish length ball on fourth stump, tries to heave this over midwicket and a top edge swirls to deep fine leg. It's a steepler and the fielder shuffles back and forth a few times but Haris finally settles under this to hold on reaching in front of his body at waist height.. 8/1
Wahab Riaz403218.00103120
9.4 to KA Pollard, short on the stumps, top edges a pull to deep backward square leg and Omarzai Azmatullah runs in 15 yards from the rope before settling his feet to take this very safely reaching to his left at chest height.. 127/3
Azmatullah Omarzai4062215.5035500
11.3 to TH David, drag on! Length ball on sixth stump, David winds up for a front foot pull but bottom edges this onto off stump. Omarzai lets out an almighty roar. The bowlers aren't totally destroyed on this wicket just yet.. 148/4
18.3 to RR Rossouw, length ball with pace on angled across sixth stump, Rossouw miscues a pull off the toe of the bat skying this to long-on and a superb catch is taking by TKC charging 20 yards to his right along the rope from long-on and dives to latch onto this 5 yards inside the rope.. 227/6
Usman Qadir2032016.0034210
Saim Ayub2022111.0032100
16.2 to Khushdil Shah, fullish length ball on the stumps, slogs this trying to clear deep midwicket but gets more of a top edge and sails to Haris backpedaling to take this at head height two yards inside the rope.. 206/5
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  • Peshawar Zalmi innings
  • Peshawar Zalmi: 50 runs in 4.4 overs (28 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 28 balls (Saim Ayub 25, Babar Azam 23, Ex 2)
  • Babar Azam: 50 off 24 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Peshawar Zalmi: 100 runs in 8.3 overs (51 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 51 balls (Saim Ayub 43, Babar Azam 56, Ex 2)
  • Strategic Timeout: Peshawar Zalmi - 115/0 in 10.0 overs (Saim Ayub 46, Babar Azam 66)
  • Saim Ayub: 50 off 30 balls (4 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • Peshawar Zalmi: 150 runs in 13.1 overs (79 balls), Extras 4
  • Peshawar Zalmi: 200 runs in 17.3 overs (105 balls), Extras 5
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 18 balls (T Kohler-Cadmore 34, Azmatullah Omarzai 16, Ex 1)
  • Innings Break: Peshawar Zalmi - 242/6 in 20.0 overs (Azmatullah Omarzai 16, Wahab Riaz 7)
  • Multan Sultans innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 66 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Multan Sultans: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (32 balls), Extras 0
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 26 balls (RR Rossouw 29, KA Pollard 25, Ex 0)
  • RR Rossouw: 50 off 17 balls (6 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • Multan Sultans: 100 runs in 7.6 overs (48 balls), Extras 0
  • KA Pollard: 50 off 22 balls (3 x 4, 5 x 6)
  • Strategic Timeout: Multan Sultans - 148/4 in 11.3 overs (RR Rossouw 79)
  • Multan Sultans: 150 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls), Extras 3
  • RR Rossouw: 100 off 41 balls (11 x 4, 6 x 6)
  • Multan Sultans: 200 runs in 15.6 overs (96 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (RR Rossouw 39, Khushdil Shah 14, Ex 1)
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossPeshawar Zalmi, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Rilee Rossouw
Match days10 March 2023 - night (20-over match)
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsMultan Sultans 2, Peshawar Zalmi 0
Win Probability
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Over 20 • MS 244/6

Sultans won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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