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Top 5 Memorable Match Moments in Pakistan Super League (PSL) History

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  • Karachi Kings vs. Peshawar Zalmi (2020 Final)
  • Lahore Qalandars vs. Islamabad United (2020)
  • Karachi Kings vs. Multan Sultans (2020)
  • Quetta Gladiators vs. Peshawar Zalmi (2018 Final)
  • Lahore Qalandars vs. Quetta Gladiators (2017)

Pakistani cricket supporters are passionate about the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a professional Twenty20 cricket league. Many Pakistani sports lovers tune in to watch the league since it contains some of the top players in the country and the world. 

Here are some of the memorable matches of PSL:

Karachi Kings vs. Peshawar Zalmi (2020 Final)

After a close game, Karachi Kings came out on top courtesy of some strong batting from their top of the order. Sharjeel Khan, who batted first, produced a lightning-fast fifty, while Babar Azam and Chadwick Walton also added significant numbers.

Kamran Akmal, the opener for Peshawar Zalmi, scored a century to help his team put up a spirited fight. However, the Karachi King bowlers tidied up their act in the death over to ensure a 23-run win.

Lahore Qalandars vs. Islamabad United (2020) 

Lahore Qalandars batted first and achieved a respectable 191 runs, owing to all-rounder Mohammad Faizan’s half-century and other batsmen’s efforts. Islamabad United opened with a half-century from Shadab Khan. They finished with 170 runs after failing to sustain the run rate.

Lahore Qalandars all-rounder Mohammad Faizan produced a quickfire half-century and claimed three wickets to quickly assist his side in winning.

Karachi Kings vs. Multan Sultans (2020)

The Karachi Kings got off to a good start in their first innings, owing to a magnificent century from their opening batsman, Sharjeel Khan. They scored 214 runs, giving Multan Sultans a challenging goal.

In reply, Multan Sultans started well and stayed in contention for most of the innings. They only managed 208 runs.

It was a thrilling, high-scoring encounter that had supporters on the edge of their seats.

Quetta Gladiators vs. Peshawar Zalmi (2018 Final)

Quetta Gladiators batted first and scored 181 runs, led by Ahmed Shehzad’s half-century.

Kamran Akmal’s half-century got Peshawar Zalmi off to a good start. However, they failed to sustain the needed run rate and finished with 173 runs.

Shane Watson, an all-rounder for Quetta Gladiators, produced a rapid half-century and got two wickets to assist his side’s win.

The final was a nail-biter, with the Quetta Gladiators coming out on top. 

Lahore Qalandars vs. Quetta Gladiators (2017)

Batting first, the Lahore Qalandars posted a daunting total of 197 runs, led by Fakhar Zaman’s magnificent century and supported by solid knocks from the rest of the batting lineup. Quetta Gladiators retaliated with 183 runs after a promising start, but they couldn’t sustain the run pace and fell short.

It was a thrilling, high-scoring encounter that had supporters on the edge of their seats.

As teams compete for the 2023 season’s trophy, cricket fans should anticipate high play standards. Domestic and international stars will compete, guaranteeing intense, high-stakes matches.

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