New Delhi: The Pakistan Super League (PSL), which was postponed due to Corona virus a few months ago, started once again in the UAE with a bang. In the first match of this league which started again, Lahore Qalandars defeated Islamabad United by 5 wickets. From Lahore, the hero of this match was star all-rounder Rashid Khan.
Rashid showed all-round game
Thanks to the all-round play of Rashid Khan, Lahore won in a close match. Actually Islamabad scored 143 runs batting first in this match. In reply, Lahore won the match with one ball remaining in the last over. The hero of this victory was Rashid Khan. While bowling first, Rashid took one wicket for just 9 runs in 4 overs. After this, after hitting 15 runs in only 5 balls in the last over, a trapped match was taken out.
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The first match of the collision was
The PSL, which started once again after a long time, started with a collision match. In this match, Islamabad’s team, which came to bat first, had a bad start and the star batsmen continued on the total score of 12 runs. Islamabad’s wickets kept falling. Faheem Ashraf contributed the highest 27 runs from his side. Australian star all-rounder James Faulkner, playing his first match in the PSL, took the most 3 wickets.
In reply, Lahore’s team, who came out to bat, had a bad start and Fakhar Zaman got out after scoring just 9 runs. After this his wickets also fell at regular intervals. But captain Sohail Akhtar stood at one end and along with senior batsman Mohammad Hafeez, took his team closer to victory. After this Rashid ended the match by playing a quick innings.