Afridi, Zaman, and Dussen 64 helped Qalandars finish the losing streak

Two times, the Pakistan Super League champions finally won in their eighth clash with Islamabad beating them by 17 runs on Wednesday. Qalandars have lost 6 games in a row with 1 game affected by rain against Peshawar Zalmi, the chance of qualification to the playoffs is almost over for Lahore Qalandar. 

Zaman Khan Qalandars Spell

The chase master Islamabad United was completely bowled out on 145 with a brilliant spell from Zaman Khan ending with 4 for 37 and fielders helped the qalandars with brilliant catches in the field.  Rassie van der Dussen helped Lahore Qalandars to anchor the score to a good total of 162 for 7 with his brilliant 64. He takes Qalandars to a fighting total, he started when Lahore was in big trouble. 

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United Collapse

Star batter with big hitting ability Alex Hales was dismissed on duck with a splendid catch with one-handed by Jahandad Khan at the mid-off. He was dismissed by Shaheen Shah Afridi in the very first over. Islamabad completely collapsed at 74 for 7 in the middle of the second innings. All the powerhouses of batting including Azam Khan couldn’t do anything exceptional just like Iftikhar Ahmad did vs Zalmi. 

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Faheem Ashraf last warrior of the United made an impressive comeback with his splendid 41 and Azam Khan’s 29 including Naseem Shah’s cameo of 27 put Islamabad in a narrow defeat before Zaman Khan ended everyone and took the wicket of Ruman Raees with a splendid yorker.

Cameo of David Wiese

David Wiese who came after a groin injury in the very first game he played, returned to the squad of Qalandars and played a sensational cameo of 24 in just 11 balls also Shadab Khan used 7 bowlers and Salman Ali Agha was not among them. 

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Points of Islamabad United

Islamabad now has seven points in 8 games while Qalandars won their first two points with 2 games still in hand. Fans are enjoying the Pakistan Super League with all his initiatives like donating 50000 rupees to Gaza, HEC scholarship to deserving candidates, etc. PSL 9 is going fantastic. Like the recent clash of Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi. 

Zaman Khan is an emerging star of the Pakistan national team, he has performed brilliantly all season of PSL he has played yet. He is termed as Pakistani Lasith Malinga as he is well inspired by him. He wishes to be a consistent member of the Pakistani cricket team, he wants to play for Pakistan for as long as he can.

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Captain of Pakistani T20 side Shaheen Shah Afridi also indicates so many times that Zaman Khan will be in consideration over Haris Rauf if he is not available due to his fitness attitude. Zaman Khan currently bowling with an average speed of 140+. Pakistan is a pace battery they like stumps flowing on the ground with a crispy sound. 

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