Riley Russo’s fastest century in PSL: Peshawar gave a target of 243 runs, Multan chased with 5 balls to spare
In PSL i.e. Pakistan Super League, there was a high-voltage match between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans in Rawalpindi on Friday. Peshawar Zalmi batting first scored 242 runs losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Multan chased down the target in 19.1 overs with five balls to spare. South African batsman Riley Russo scored the fastest century of PSL. He scored 121 runs in 51 balls for Multan. Russo completed the century in 41 balls.
Babar Ayub’s half-century
Peshawar Zalmi started aggressively. There was a 134-run partnership in 70 balls between Salim Ayub and captain Babar Azam, who came out to open. Salim Ayub scored 58 runs in 33 balls. At the same time, Babar Azam scored 73 runs in 39 balls. After this Mohammad Haris 35, Rovman Powell 2, and Hasibullah Khan were dismissed after scoring 7 runs. England’s Tom Kohler Cadmore finally stabilized. He scored 38 runs in 18 balls. In the end, Azmatallah Omarzai remained unbeaten after scoring 16 * and Wahab Riaz 7 runs. The team scored 242 runs in 20 overs.
Medium pacer Abbas Afridi took 4 wickets from Multan. Anwar Ali and Usama Mir got 1-1 wickets.
Riley’s century was supported by Pollard
Chasing 242, Multan Sultans got off to a bad start. Shan Masood came out to open 5 and captain Mohammad Rizwan got out after scoring 7 runs. After this Riley Russo and Kieron Pollard handled the innings. There was a 99-run partnership in 43 balls between Russo and Pollard. Pollard scored 52 runs in 25 balls. At the same time, Russo scored 121 runs in 51 balls.
Tim David 2 and Kushdil Shah were dismissed after scoring 18 runs. In the end, Anwar Ali finished the match by scoring 24 runs in 8 balls and Usama Mir scored 11 runs in 3 balls. The team scored 244 runs losing 6 wickets in 19.1 overs.
Azmatallah Omarzai got 2 wickets from Multan. At the same time, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshad Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, and Sam Ayyub got 1-1 wickets.
Multan third in the table
With the win, Multan has moved to the third position with 10 points after 9 matches. At the same time, Peshawar is in fourth place with 8 points after 9 matches. Lahore Qalandar is on top with 14 points. At the same time, Islamabad United is at number two with 12 points.