Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators PSL Highlights Today 25 Feb 2017
Watch Quetta vs Peshawar highlights of the 19th PSL match played on 25-2-2017 at Dubai Cricket Stadium. Zalmi vs Gladiators highlights. PZ vs QG highlights today. This is the second double-header today, first won by Karachi Kings. Yesterday Peshawar improved their chances to jump into the fray of play-offs after they comprehensively defeated Lahore Qalandars. They still occupy the third slot in points table but a defeat means their fate depends on the outcome of other games. So this is a must-win game for them so as to make sure they don’t need to bother about how others do.
Toss: Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to field.
Kamran Akmal’s half-century and Shakib Al Hassan’s quickfire 30 helped Peshawar set a 167-run target after which their seasoned spinners Mohammad Hafeez, Shahid Afridi and the Bangladesh left-armer picked up five-wickets between themselves to restrict Lahore to just 149.
Darren Sammy’s men will be high on confidence, especially after their bowling unit combined well to skittle Lahore. However, they will take on the table-toppers, who will be looking to finish the group stages with a momentum-changing win following their heart-breaking loss yesterday to Islamabad.
The top four teams will qualify for the playoffs wherein the first-ranked team at the end of the league stage will take on the second-placed side in the first playoff.
The second playoff will see the third and the fourth-ranked side take on each other before the losing team from the first playoff faces the winning team from the second playoff.
The final will be played between the winner of the first playoff and the third playoff.
The first and second playoffs will be played in Sharjah while the third playoff will be hosted by Dubai. If the tournament gets its security clearance the final will be held on March 5 in Lahore.