PSL Remaining Highlights: IPL-like thrill in PSL closing, Shaheen Afridi’s Lahore Qalandars grew to become champions on the final ball

Lahore: Lahore Qalandars have gained the Pakistan Tremendous League 2023 (PSL) title for the second time in a row. Within the closing match, Shaheen Afridi’s captaincy Lahore defeated Mohammad Rizwan’s staff Multan Sultans by 1 run. Multan wanted 4 runs to win the match that went until the final ball. Khushdil Shah was capable of rating solely 2 runs on the ball of Zaman Khan. Lahore grew to become the primary staff to win the match again to again. Comparable pleasure was witnessed within the finals of IPL 2017 and 2019 as nicely. Each occasions Mumbai Indians grew to become champions by 1-1 runs.

Shaheen did wonders with the bat

Batting first after profitable the toss, Lahore Qalandars scored 200 runs for six wickets. Mirza Bag (30) gave the staff an incredible begin. However Fakhar Zaman batted slowly. Bag received out after hitting 5 fours and 1 six in 18 balls. After his dismissal, Abdullah Shafiq took over. Lahore received one other blow within the twelfth over within the type of Fakhar (39). After this, Sam Billings (9), Ehsan Bhatti (0) and Sikandar Raza (1) have been dismissed cheaply.
Captain Shaheen Afridi promoted himself and walked out forward of David Wiese and Rashid Khan. His wager additionally labored for the staff. Shaheen hit an unbeaten 44 off simply 15 balls with the assistance of 5 sixes and a couple of fours. Shafiq scored 65 off 40 balls. With the assistance of those innings, Lahore scored 200 runs for six wickets. The staff scored 85 runs within the final 5 overs. Usman Mir took most 3 wickets for Multan.

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Multan additionally did a whole lot of batting

Usman Khan and Mohammad Rizwan gave Multan a stormy begin. When Usman was dismissed within the fourth over, the staff’s rating was 41 runs. Riley Russo, who landed at quantity three, additionally confirmed a stormy recreation. He scored 52 runs in 32 balls. Rashid Khan bowled him. Rizwan received out after scoring 34 runs. An inning of 19 runs got here off the bat of Kieron Pollard. Within the final three overs, Multan wanted 41 runs to win. Shaheen Afridi took the wickets of Tim David, Anwar Ali and Usman Mir on this over.

Abbas Afridi and Khushdil Shah hit 22 runs within the nineteenth over to convey the staff nearer to the goal. The staff wanted 13 runs within the final over. Solely 5 runs have been scored in 4 balls. Khushdil Shah hit a 4 on the fifth ball. However the final ball Zaman bowled a yorker and Khushdil couldn’t play the massive shot. The ball goes to deep mid wicket. The batsmen ran for 2 runs however Khushdil was run out whereas making an attempt to get the third run. On this approach, Lahore gained the match by one run and gained the trophy.

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