Watch PZ vs IU highlights today – from Dubai International Cricket Stadium (United Arab Emirates) Thursday 9th February 2017. In the first season of the Pakistan Super League, five teams had played the season Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, and Lahore Qalandars.
From first-round which was contained eight matches per team Peshawar Zalmi was the most successful team. They got six victories out of eight matches with 12 points and NET RR of +0.573. But in 1st Qualifying Final against Quetta Gladiators and third Qualifying Final against Islamabad United Peshawar Zalmi team lost both matches.
In the final between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators at Dubai (DSC) – Feb 23, 2016, Islamabad United won by 6 wickets and 8 balls remaining. Lahore Qalandars won two matches in the first season and Karachi Kings also won two matches. Islamabad United team won four matches from first-round but their last three consecutive victories shocked everyone.
Because at the start of the tournament Islamabad United was not looking good according to their performance. Now the second season is ready to play and again five teams are playing this season. But this time it will be more entertainer because some big players from all around the world are participating this time.
Toss: Islamabad United, who chose to field
Peshawar Zalmi team
Mohammad Hafeez, DJ Malan, Kamran Akmal†, EJG Morgan, Haris Sohail, DJG Sammy*, Shahid Afridi, Iftikhar Ahmed, CJ Jordan, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan.
Islamabad United team
DR Smith, Sharjeel Khan, BJ Haddin†, SR Watson, SW Billings.
Peshawar Zalmi 190/9 20 overs
Islamabad United 175/3 17.4/18 overs, target 173)
Islamabad United won by 7 wickets (with 2 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Match Timings: 20:00 local (16:00 GMT | 21:00 PKT)
Pakistan Super League, 1st Match Highlights
Twenty20 match | 2016/17 season
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
09 February 2017 (20-over match)
Umpires – Ahsan Raza (Pakistan) and Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Match referee – RS Mahanama (Sri Lanka)