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Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi PSL 2024 full match Review and winner moment

Zalmi Edge Kings in Thrilling Last-Ball Finish

Peshawar Zalmi held their nerve to secure a nail-biting two-run victory over Karachi Kings in the 29th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2024. The match, played at the National Stadium in Karachi, went down to the wire, with Zalmi successfully defending a modest total of 147.

Zalmi’s Steady Start

Zalmi captain Babar Azam led from the front, scoring a patient half-century (51 off 46 balls) to anchor his team’s innings. Rovman Powell provided a late flourish with a quick-fire 30 off 18 deliveries. However, both batters were unfortunate to be run out.

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi

Kings’ Determined Chase

Karachi Kings got off to a solid start in their chase, with Tim Seifert (41) and James Vince (21) putting on a 61-run opening partnership. However, Afghanistan fast bowler Naveen-ul-Haq and Saim Ayub applied the brakes in the middle overs, restricting the Kings’ scoring rate.

Jamal’s Last-Ball Heroics

With Kings needing four runs off the last ball, fast bowler Aamer Jamal held his nerve and conceded just one bye. Irfan Khan, who remained unbeaten on 39, was left stranded as Zalmi clinched a thrilling victory.

Naveen’s Impressive Spell

Naveen-ul-Haq was the standout bowler for Zalmi, finishing with figures of 2/22 in his four overs. His economical spell and key wickets proved crucial in restricting Karachi’s chase.

Zalmi’s Playoff Berth Secured

With this victory, Peshawar Zalmi moved to the top of the PSL standings and secured their place in the first qualifier of the playoffs. Karachi Kings, on the other hand, finished their campaign in fifth place, missing out on the playoffs.

Player of the Match: Babar Azam (Peshawar Zalmi)

Babar Azam’s half-century and leadership played a pivotal role in Zalmi’s victory. He was named Player of the Match for his all-round performance.



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