Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi, 27th Match Psl 8

multan sultan vs peshawar zalmi 27th match psl 8

Rilee Rossouw Heroics help Multan Sultans reach the Playoffs Stage of psl 8

Multan Sultans put on a commanding performance to clinch a resounding 4-wicket victory over Peshawar Zalmi in a high-scoring encounter. Chasing a daunting total of 243 runs, the Sultans held their nerve and successfully chased down the target to secure a memorable win. The team showcased remarkable resilience and determination throughout the innings, with contributions from Rilee Rossouw and Kieron Pollard. This victory is a significant boost for the Multan Sultans and will provide them with much-needed momentum as they progress through the tournament.

Multan Sultans secured a convincing win over Peshawar Zalmi in a thrilling encounter. Despite losing both their openers early while chasing 243, former South African batsman Rilee Rossouw played a match-winning knock, scoring a record-breaking century to guide the Sultans to victory. Along with Rossouw’s heroics, Kieron Pollard’s explosive half-century provided the necessary impetus for Multan’s run chase. With this crucial win, Multan Sultans have successfully qualified for the playoffs stage of PSL 2023.

Rilee Rossouw was unsurprisingly named Player of the Match for his match-winning century in the thrilling encounter between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi. Speaking about his performance, Rossouw credited Jason Roy’s advice to go for the chase from ball one in high-scoring matches, and felt that this knock might be his best T20 innings ever due to the added pressure of a run chase. He also praised Kieron Pollard for his explosive batting and shared a light moment about Tom Kohler-Cadmore’s advice to the fielders. Rossouw acknowledged that although 240 was a huge total, there were still opportunities to bowl effectively and execute plans.

Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring a formidable total of 242 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Captain Babar Azam led the way for his team, top-scoring with an impressive 73 runs off just 39 balls, hitting nine fours and two sixes. Opener Saim Ayub also played a valuable innings, contributing 58 runs off 33 balls, including five fours and four sixes. Mohammad Haris added to the team’s total with a blistering knock of 35 runs off just 11 balls.

Multan Sultans Inning

In a thrilling chase of 243 runs, Multan Sultans emerged victorious by four wickets, thanks to an outstanding performance by Rilee Rossouw. The left-handed South African batsman played a remarkable innings, single-handedly keeping Multan’s hopes of victory alive. Rossouw scored a fantastic 121 runs off just 51 balls, hitting 12 fours and 8 sixes. Kieron Pollard also played a crucial role in the chase, scoring 52 runs off just 25 balls with 3 fours and 5 sixes at a strike rate of 208. Multan Sultans faced early setbacks as their first two wickets, Shan Masood and Mohammad Rizwan, fell for just 28 runs. Nonetheless, Rossouw and Pollard’s spectacular batting display saw them home in a nail-biting finish.

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