Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 3rd Qualifying Final Results 03/03/2017

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 3rd Playoff PSL Match Results Mar 3 2017

Peshawar Zalmi won by 24 runs

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi

Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi (KK vs PZ) preview is placed here. Karachi Kings play the Peshawar Zalmi in their Pakistan Super League Qualifier on Friday, March 3. This game will be played in Dubai before the action moves to Lahore in Pakistan for the grand finale. This game will kick start at 8 pm local time (4 pm GMT or 9 pm Pakistan time).

After the kind of start they had, not too many would have expected the Karachi Kings to be a win away from making the title-decider. In fact even in their previous Eliminator game, a knock-out against the defending champions Islamabad United, not too many would have given them a chance to win the game after they were bowled out for what seemed a sub-par score.

Unfortunately for their opponents, that score of 126 proved to be a lot more than the United could manage – a good 44 runs more than they could – and what that did was to put the Kings through to this third qualifying game.

The stars of the game for the Karachi Kings were Imad Wasim and Usama Mir, the two spinners who shared six wickets between them at the expense of just 42 from their eight overs. This was during the middle phase of the Islamabad innings and at a time where just a couple of huge overs would have finished off the Kings.

They now take on the Zalmis who would have had three days to lick their wounds following a hard-to-fathom defeat. There were obvious struggles in their chase of 201 but on a flat surface they should have won the game easily once the required runs were down to 15 from the final 12 deliveries of the game with half their side still to bat.

Shahid Afridi was still at the crease which meant they had a settled batsman around. A six off the third ball of that over meant Peshawar needed eight from the final nine deliveries – not a target that should have worried the Zalmis too much. And then hell broke loose.

First Afridi played a daft shot to get out, and then with two needed from the final three deliveries but with Darren Sammy off-strike, the Zalmis lost three wickets from three balls to surrender the encounter by 1 run.

Question now is whether the Zalmis would have recovered from that encounter or will the confidence of Karachi prove to be too much for them anyway.

3rd Playoff Match Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings Results

Karachi Kings: 157/7 (20 overs)
Peshawar Zalmi: 181/3 (20 overs)

Peshawar Zalmi won by 24 runs

215 comments… add one
  • CRICKET LOVER Mar 4, 2017, 1:41 am

    Peshawar will win the final also inshahllah

  • Raheel Ahsan Mar 4, 2017, 12:14 am

    Good teems and Hard working always win

  • Malik Asim Mar 3, 2017, 3:58 pm

    Peshawar Zalmi ?

  • JASIM Mar 3, 2017, 3:48 pm


  • Muhammad.n.a.khan Mar 3, 2017, 3:19 pm

    Unhe jaan laga ni hogi ??????????? #karachi kings##kk

    • Anonymous Mar 4, 2017, 3:08 am

      Lag gayi Jan ? They lost??

  • ashhad azam Mar 3, 2017, 2:44 pm

    karachi will win this match ….!!!!!

  • Faizan Siddiqui Mar 3, 2017, 2:28 pm

    Obviously karachi kings jeetega…
    Toss: Zalmi
    Target: 162/7 (20)
    KK: 164/6 (19.4)
    Man of the Match: Immad wasim or Babar Azam

  • Afridi10 Mar 3, 2017, 2:14 pm


    • Malik Asim Mar 3, 2017, 4:00 pm


      • Anonymous Mar 4, 2017, 3:09 am


  • Afridi Mar 3, 2017, 2:10 pm


    • Rao Mudassir Mar 3, 2017, 3:54 pm

      Best of luck kinges of karachi

  • HassanAli Mar 3, 2017, 2:07 pm

    I hate cricket

  • Afridi Mar 3, 2017, 2:06 pm

    Zalmi will win

  • Afridi Mar 3, 2017, 2:05 pm

    Zalmi will kick kings out of the tournament

    • JASIM Mar 3, 2017, 3:47 pm


  • Abdul Mannan Sheikh Mar 3, 2017, 1:56 pm

    Karachi kings will win
    Chris Gayle will make a big score
    Toss: Karachi
    Match: Karachi

    • Davood Mar 3, 2017, 2:56 pm

      Insha Allah he will be out

  • Abdul Mannan Sheikh Mar 3, 2017, 1:53 pm

    kk will win must be InshaAllah
    Gayle big schore 50 up

  • Danyal Mar 3, 2017, 12:51 pm

    Zalmi Jita Ga Lakin Kings Ko Bhe Gan Laga Kar Mehnat Karni chahiya

    • Muhammad.n.a.khan Mar 3, 2017, 3:16 pm

      Your right unhe jaan lagani hogi

  • M.Wajahat Mar 3, 2017, 12:35 pm

    Peshawar Zalmi will be the winner InshAllah….

  • M Imad Kh Mar 3, 2017, 12:21 pm

    Inshallah P.Z will perform well today mostly my best in cricket that is afridi.I I S A

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