PSL Finals: Clinical Peshawar storm to PSL title

In a nutshell Having finished runners-up in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League last year, Quetta Gladiators once again found themselves on the wrong side of the result in the tournament final. This time, it was Peshawar Zalmi who trumped them by 58 runs to lift the title. On a pitch where scoring…

PSL: Quetta seal last-ball thriller to enter final

There’s a reason they say don’t take numbers too seriously in cricket. Bowling the last three balls of the match with Peshawar Zalmi needing only two runs to win, Mohammad Nawaz – the most expensive bowler of the match, who had figures of 3.4-0-51-1 till then, delivered three consecutive dot deliveries, each earning his side…

Gayle blitz seals Karachi’s playoffs berth; Lahore dumped out

There were quite a few raised eyebrows when the Karachi Kings management sat Chris Gayle out of the clash against Lahore Qalandars on Saturday (February 25). By his own lofty standards, the burly Jamaican had endured a rather lukewarm season after swapping the Lahore franchise for Karachi’s blue. And so when Gayle plodded his way…

PSL: Lahore 59 all-out; Peshawar 60/7

Stepping down the track, Jason Roy got off the mark with a four over the bowler Mohammad Asghar’s head off the second ball of the match. That, however, wasn’t the tone for the innings as what followed was a monumental collapse with Lahore Qalandars being bowled out 59 – the lowest total in the history…

Haddin, Smith fifties power Islamabad to win

A 39-ball 73 from 39-year old Brad Haddin steered Islamabad United to a remarkable seven-wicket win in the opening match of the Pakistan Super League against Peshawar Zalmi at the Dubai International Stadium. For large parts of the game, that result looked extremely unlikely, never more so than during a 122-run partnership – the second-largest…

Jason Roy, Marlon Samuels picked by PSL franchises

The five franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) indulged in a replacement draft for the second edition of the tournament on Monday (January 23) at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. The replacement draft was held to provide franchises with replacements for those players who would be unavailable for the tournament due to various…

PSL 2017 final to be held in Lahore

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Sunday (January 8), stated that the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in Lahore on March 9. According to a report on ESPNcricinfo, the board is also drafting a back-up plan in case some of the overseas players who have signed up for the League…