Shaheen Afridi reaches huge PSL milestone

Shaheen Afridi, the skipper of Lahore Qalandars, entered a rare list of Pakistan Super League bowlers with 100 wickets. Yesterday’s PSL 9 encounter versus Islamabad United in Rawalpindi saw Shaheen Afridi become the third bowler to reach 100 wickets. He reached the milestone after bowling Pakistani bowler Naseem Shah. Wahab Riaz of Peshawar Zalmi was the first PSL player to attain 100 wickets.

Shaheen Afridi reaches huge PSL milestone

With 113 wickets, he holds the league record. Karachi Kings speed bowler Hasan Ali became the second PSL 9 bowler with 100 wickets. The right-handed pacer made history by dismissing Alex Hales in his team’s match against Islamabad United last week. Ali needs seven wickets to overtake Riaz’s PSL wicket record. Afridi-led Lahore Qalandars defeated Islamabad United by 17 runs Sunday to win their first PSL 9 match.

After Rassie van der Dussen’s brave half-century, Zaman Khan’s four-wicket haul enabled the defending champions stop their season losing skid. Follow our official WhatsApp channel. The Qalandars’ top scorer was Van der Dussen with 64 off 44 deliveries, including four boundaries and sixes. Later, David Wiese’s unbeaten 24-run cameo took Lahore Qalandars to 162. He hit three boundaries in 11 balls.

Despite Faheem Ashraf’s unbeaten 41, Islamabad United’s batting unit scored 145 in 18.5 overs. The home team lost six wickets in seven overs with 38 runs on the board. Following the slump, Azam Khan and Faheem Ashraf shared 35 runs before the former left in the 11th over. Faheem and Naseem Shah combined 42 runs for the eighth wicket. Naseem struck 27 from 16 deliveries before falling to Afridi in the 16th over.

United needed 18 off eight deliveries to win, but Faheem kept the scoreboard ticking. Zaman Khan trapped Rumman Raees lbw with a vicious yorker, and United bundled out on 145 in answer to Qalandars’ 162.

Shaheen Afridi reaches huge PSL milestone

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa is writer who delivers engaging and informative news on sports to readers of Ten Sports TV Website.



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