QALANDERS won against United in a tight clash by 5 wickets. Afghan superstar All-rounder Rashid Khan scored crucial 15 runs on just 5 balls to get Qalandars on the top of the league table.
Skipper Sohail Akhtar scored handful 40 off just 30 balls while left-arm pacer James Faulkner took 3 wickets to support his captain and help his team to the top spot.
On Wednesday evening, in a quite humid weather situation, Qalandars won the toss and elected to field first. United batsmen, except Faheem Ashraf who scored 27, unable to make good partnerships and score only 143 runs on the board. Qalandars bowlers were outstanding and helped the team to limited the United’s batting line to 143.
In response, Qalandars were dominant from start of the 2nd innings. After Fakhar Zaman’s departure on just 21 runs, Skipper SOHAIL Akhtar came with good partnerships with Muhammad Faizan and professor Muhammad Hafeez. In the final over, Qalandars need 16 runs on just 6 balls. Afghan All-rounder Rashid Khan take on Hussain Talat in his only and final over of the match and smashed straight 3 fours on first 3 balls which helped his team to get passed the 143 runs target on last ball.
Now QALANDERS were on top of the table, Kings, ZALMI and United on 2nd, 3rd and 4th spot respectively with six points each differentiating on their run rate.