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PSL-4: Watson, Shahzad lead Gladiators to victory against Zalmi

PSL-4: Watson, Shahzad lead Gladiators to victory against Zalmi

ABU DHABI (DNA) – Peshawar Zalmi set a victory target of 166 runs for Quetta Gladiators in the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL-4) at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday.Earlier, Quetta Gladiators had won the toss and elected to bowl first against Peshawar Zalmi as the Abu Dhabi leg of the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicked off today with top two and bottom two teams lock horns.

Atherton calls for change to batsman-friendly laws

Atherton calls for change to batsman-friendly laws

LONDON, (DNA) – Power-hitting in one-day international matches does not always guarantee entertainment and cricket authorities must alter the laws to restore balance between bat and ball, former England captain Michael Atherton has said.Atherton’s comments came after England set West Indies a mammoth target of 418 in Wednesday’s ODI in Grenada, with the hosts falling just short in a thrilling chase with 389. Both teams smashed a record 46 sixes in the match.

Sarfaraz may be rested for ODI series against Australia

Sarfaraz may be rested for ODI series against Australia

LAHORE, (DNA) – Chief selector of Pakistan cricket board (PCB) Inzamam Ul Haq in his interview with a leading cricket website told that Sarfaraz Ahmed might be rested for the ODI series against Australia, meanwhile all-rounder Shoaib Malik will lead Pakistan in his absence.Inzamam also told that Umar Akmal may get a recall as the panel looked for a replacement of Mohammad Hafeez, who recently got injured during Pakistan Super League.

Islamabad seek revenge, Multan hopes to make a comeback

Islamabad seek revenge, Multan hopes to make a comeback

DUBAI, (DNA)  – After one-day rest, Pakistan Super League is all set to return with a big game tonight at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, between the defending champions Islamabad United and Multan Sultans.The revenge-hungry Islamabad United be looking to make it three wins in a row, while Multan Sultans who won their lone match of the tournament against United, will look to repeat the feat when they face the Mohammad Sami-led side tonight.

Indian broadcaster pulls out of PSL after Kashmir attack

Indian broadcaster pulls out of PSL after Kashmir attack

DUBAI (DNA) – Indian broadcaster IMG Reliance has withdrawn from its contract to produce coverage of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) following the deadly Kashmir attack last week, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Sunday.The company was televising the Pakistan Super League, which is being played in the United Arab Emirates because of security concerns, and it was also due to televise the last knockout matches to be held in Karachi and Lahore next month.

PSL 4: Shahid Afridi meets cancer patients in Dubai

PSL 4: Shahid Afridi meets cancer patients in Dubai

DUBAI, FEB 17 (DNA) – Star all-rounder and Multan Sultans vice-captain Shahid Afridi met 11 kids suffering from cancer during the ongoing fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) to encourage them.As per details, Multan Sultans named these 11 children as their brand ambassadors and made arrangements of their tour to Dubai. The kids were also present at the stadium during Multan’s first match.Afridi said he is “humbled by the love and affection shown by these young patients. Their heart is bigger than their suffering. May Allah bless them all. We must count our blessings and offer help every which way.”

Islamabad United prevail over Lahore Qalanders in PSL-4 opener

DUBAI (DNA) – Islamabad United kept their nerves after losing three early wickets in one over from Rahat Ali to register an impressive five-wicket victory over Lahore Qalanders in the opening match of the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL-4) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.Faheem Ashraf hit a six on the second ball of the 20th over bowled by Lahore Qalanders captain Muhammad Hafeez to seal the match for the defending champions Islamabad United