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PSL3: Peshawar Zalmi Beat Lahore Qalandars by 10 wickets

Sharjah (March 03, 2018): Streak of defeats continued for Lahore Qalandars as they were beaten for the fifth time in a row in the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

This time, they suffered from their worst defeat as Peshawar Zalmi routed them by ten wickets here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Chasing an easy target of 101, the Zalmi completed their third win in the tournament with six points whereas Qalandars are at the bottom having lost all their five matches in the tournament.

Kamran Akmal made 57 and Tamim Iqbal scored 37 as both steered the Zalmi score to 104 without being separated.

Earlier, Lahore Qalandars batted first after winning the toss and were bowled out for 100, the lowest total so far by any team in the tournament.

Fakhar Zaman and captain Brendon McCullum provided a good start of 42 but then the batting line started to be collapsed and the whole team was dismissed for exact 100 runs in 17.2 overs.

Fakhar top scored with 30 from 17 balls, hitting four boundaries and two sixes while followed by McCullum (15), Umar Akmal (15), Agha Salman (13) and Sohail Akhtar (12).

No other batsman could get into the double figures.

Left-arm spinner Liam Dawson and medium fast bowler Hasan Ali captured three wickets each for 20 and 22, respectively while Wahab Riaz claimed two for 14.

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