Watch: Shaheen Afridi consoles Babar Azam after PSL exit1 min read
Lahore Qalandars knocked out Peshawar Zalmi out of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) after beating them by 4 wickets within the elimination playoff on Friday.
As a consequence Lahore will tackle Multan Sultans within the ultimate on Saturday in a repeat of final 12 months’s title match.
Unheralded opening batter Mirza Baig (54) hit his maiden PSL half-century to steer Lahore to 176-6. Lahore turned the primary workforce to chase efficiently in eight PSL video games at Lahore this season.
Peshawar put up 171-5, led by Mohammad Haris with 85 off 54 balls after skipper Babar Azam selected to bat first in overcast circumstances.
“After 10 overs the ball reversed a little bit for the pacers and it became a little difficult,” Babar mentioned. “In the top, our bowling was not on top of things, we had been good for eight to 9 overs within the subject, however not the total 20 (overs).
It was Shaheen Shah Afridi who completed the sport in fashion with a straight 4 and a six off consecutive balls in opposition to Irshad, who returned an costly 1-42.
A video which went viral on social media after the sport exhibits Shaheen Afridi consoling his counterpart Babar Azam after the sport.
Watch the heart-warming video right here:
Babar and Shaheen 🤩
Unbreakable bond 🤝#LQvPZpic.twitter.com/iGcHYbcX56
— Cricket Pakistan (@cricketpakcompk) March 17, 2023
In this version of the PSL, Babar Azam scored 522 runs throughout 11 matches at a median of 52.20 and a strike fee of 145.40.