Englishman Tom Kohler-Cadmore struck a half century on his debut within the Pakistan Super League and led Peshawar Zalmi to a six-wicket win over Multan Sultans on Tuesday.
Kohler-Cadmore’s 53 off 32 balls led Peshawar to its highest-ever chase within the PSL — 197-4 — with an over to spare. Young Haider Ali completed off the sport shortly by smashing a quickfire unbeaten 25 off solely eight deliveries.
It was the fifth profitable chase on this version of Pakistan’s premier Twenty20 league because the groups opting to subject first after successful the toss have completed on the fitting facet of the outcome.
“I just chanced my arm and luckily it came off and we got the win,” Kohler-Cadmore stated. “I just try to give my all to the team and if I can influence a game in the field, then that’s great.”
Earlier, Kohler-Cadmore’s countryman James Vince reworked his Big Bash kind with a 55-ball knock of 84, together with 9 fours and three sixes and carried Multan to 193-4 after being put in to bat.
Vince featured in two strong half-century stands, including 82 runs with captain Mohammad Rizwan (41) and one other 71 runs with Pakistan worldwide Sohaib Maqsood, who made 36 off 21 balls.
Captain Wahab Riaz had a forgetful recreation because the left-arm quick bowler conceded 51 runs off his 4 overs with out taking a wicket and conceded 5 fours and three sixes.
Another Englishman, Saqib Mahmood (2-36), was the choose of Peshawar bowlers because the quick bowler had the wickets of Maqsood and Vince in successive demise overs.
Maqsood gloved a brief ball to wicketkeeper and Vince was sharply caught at sq. leg by tall Mohammad Irfan within the penultimate over.
Pakistan discard Kamran Akmal set the tone for Peshawar’s run-chase with 37 off 25 balls earlier than he fell lbw to Usman Qadir’s googly.
Kohler-Cadmore, who hit six fours and a six, and Imam-ul-Haq (48) saved Peshawar within the hunt with a 77-run partnership earlier than Multan hit again via little-known quick bowler Mohammad Shahnawaz (2-44), enjoying his first Twenty20.
Imam was run out whereas going for a unnecessary second run and Shahnawaz struck twice within the seventeenth over by claiming two wickets. Sherfane Rutherford was neatly caught at level by West Indies Carlos Brathwaite and two balls later Kohler-Cadmore sliced a brief ball to level.
But Shahnawaz conceded 24 in his final over as Haider and Shoaib Malik smacked him for 3 sixes handy Multan its second successive loss within the match.
Multan Sultans 193 for 4 in 20 overs (Vince 84, Rizwan 41) misplaced to Peshawar Zalmi 197 for 4 in 19 overs (Kohler-Cadmore 53, Imam-ul-Haq 48) by six wickets.