The theory of probability at long last found Multan Sultans who, subsequent to setting the seventh version of PSL burning with the absolute most elevated sums, vacillated marvelously in a pursuit of 181 in the finale as veteran Mohammad Hafeez’s splendid all-round show (69 and 2-23) gave Lahore Qalandars their lady title at home on Sunday (February 27).
Having picked to bat first, Qalandars were in a tough situation early when they lost their main three inside powerplay for a simple 25 on the board. Be that as it may, Hafeez moved forward exactly when it made a difference with a 46-ball 69, sewing two helpful 50 years associations before Harry Brook (41* off 22) and David Wiese (28* off 8) gave the last little details in an unstable completion.
Asif Afridi struck two times to leave Qalandars at 25 for 3 two balls into the fifth over, yet Hafeez held hands with Kamran Ghulam (15) to add 54 runs for the fourth wicket stand that he overwhelmed. Asif broke that organization too to make Sultans a truly necessary leap forward at a significant point however Hafeez and Brook got pace after only one calm over to reverse the situation on Sultans.
Hafeez scored up his lady fifty of the period, off 36 conveyances, in the fifteenth over yet Brook assumed responsibility presently a while later, beginning with a 4, 6, 6 off Rumman Raees in the 20-run seventeenth over. Shahnawaz Dahani hit back for Sultans with the wicket of all around settled yet Wiese picked right from that point and struck three transcending sixes and a four in the last two overs, pushing Qalandars to a mammoth 180/5 structure their dispensed overs with upwards of 87 falling off only the last six of them.
His significant night went on as Hafeez returned on the opposite side of the break with the new ball close by and sent in-structure Mohammad Rizwan and Aamer Azmat pressing inexpensively to leave Sultans reeling on 46/3 soon after powerplay. The top-request falter not just drawn the energy off their pursuit early yet additionally never permitted Sultans any shot at recuperation. Playing make up for lost time, they were before long diminished to 63 for 5 partially through the eleventh over as Zaman Khan struck two times in his succeeding overs.
At a serious disadvantage, Tim David (27 off 17) joined with Khushdil Shah (32 off 23) to reignite faint any expectations of a fight against eminent loss account with their energetic 51-run stand in 5.3 overs. Be that as it may, with the asking rate almost up to 17 for the last four, Tim tumbled to an unbelievable forward-plunging get by Fakhar Zaman at profound midwicket in his endeavor to hit out.
Shaheen Afridi made it a twofold wicket over when he gave David Willey a brilliant duck with a flat out toe-smasher to everything except seal the challenge for his side. He had one more wicket with his name on it in the penultimate over that made him the season’s top wicket-taker with 20 scalps, yet Khushdil’s takeoff in the past over was the last nail in the final resting place for Sultans who had completely overwhelmed the association stage with nine dominates in ten matches.
Brief score : Lahore Qalandars 180/5 in 20 overs (Mohammad Hafeez 69, Harry Brook 41*, David Wiese 28*; Asif Afridi 3-19) beat Multan Sultans 138/10 in 19.3 overs (Khushdil Shah 32; Shaheen Afridi 3-30, Mohammad Hafeez 2-23) by 42 runs