Peshawar Zalmi’s Shoaib Malik, who hit a 48-ball 73 within the unsuccessful chase in opposition to Lahore Qalandars, identified that Rashid Khan’s 5 for 20 was the true purpose for the staff’s loss in Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL). Malik acknowledged that the Afghan spinner “broke our again”. “In dying overs, we gave a bit extra runs and that was the realm I believe we have to enhance. We have been probably not anticipating them to get to 170. We did bowl effectively upfront and the lacking component was a wrist-spinner, who might have made a distinction with strikes within the center overs,” ESPNCricinfo quoted Malik after the match.
“However, on the identical time, now we have received to understand the way in which [Ben] Dunk and [Tim] David batted [48 in 33 balls and 64* in 36 balls respectively], and regardless of the powerful pitch they not solely scored runs however scored with strike price to verify they end (on a) excessive to set goal,” Malik mentioned.
The mystery leg-spinner shocked the Zalmi batsmen by snaring 5 wickets for 20 runs from 4 overs, 15 of which had are available in his first over.
Qalandars now sit comfortably on the high of the factors desk with 10 factors and Zalmi stays stranded on the fourth spot with six factors.
Shoaib Malik, who scored a preventing 73, tried to stage a restoration together with his captain Wahab Riaz, however the latter needed to stroll again within the sixteenth over when Rashid rattled his stumps.
Malik could not do it alone from there, his innings ended when he was out hit wicket to Haris Rauf.
“No matter all the additional runs we conceded, it was nonetheless Rashid Khan who broke our again together with his 5 wickets,” Malik mentioned.
“He took all these batsmen who’ve the great strike price wherever they play on the earth, and that haul was the one which modified the sport,” he added.
For Rashid Khan, this efficiency has come after he had returned 1 for 9 in 4 overs and hit a five-ball 15 not-out to assist the Qalandars beat Islamabad United.
He gained the Participant-of-the-Match award then too.
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