Lahore Qalandars qualifies for semi-finals for the first time in PSL history by beating Multan Sultan.
Chriss Lynn helped Lahore Qalandars to registered their entry to direct semi-finals for the first time.
What a start by Qalandars with a couple of early blows and Multan Sultan on the back foot.
Shaheen Afridi took Moeen Ali’s early wicket in very first over of the innings and Hafeez took Zeeshan’s wicket in second over of the innings.
Multan was in deep trouble when Skipper Shan Masood and Bopara’s small partnership help them to set the target of 187 but Wiese broke their partnership.
Multan scored destructive 90 runs in the last six overs. Khushdil Shah power-hitting in death overs helped his side to a defendable total.
Multan set the target of 187 with the loss of six wickets.
Lahore Qalandars yet again started their innings destructively and ended their powerplay with 72 runs without any loss.
Fakhar Zaman played superb innings and completed his half-century in 25 deliveries, Brilliant partnership of 100 comes to an end when Fakhar couldn’t handle the swing and went on 57 off 37 deliveries.
Chris Lynn completed his half-century by smashing a six 54 on 22 balls and scored his first 100 of HBL PSL on 52 deliveries and first Lahore’s player to triple figures in HBL PS history and taken his team on the brinks of Semi-Finals of this year competitions.
Lahore Qalandars won by nine wickets with seven balls to spare.
Lahore Qalandars 191/1 Lynn 113*, Zaman 57
Multan Sultans 186/6 Khushdil 70*, Masood 42, Afridi 2-23
Player of the Match
Chris Lynn showed no mercy to Multan’s bowling attack and scored the highest runs of his career 113 off just 55 balls and declared player of the match.
Multan Sultan had already clinched the first spot in point table with 14 points and now Lahore Qalandars qualifies for the semi-finals for the very first time in the history of HBL PSL.[box type=”shadow” align=”” class=”” width=”100″]