158/7 (20)
158/8 (20)
Match tied (PZ won the Super Over)
Player of the match: Wahab Riaz
That is all that we have for you tonight from the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore! But what unbelievable action it was in the last league stage match of PSL season 7! Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for the first Qualifier between Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars on Wednesday, as it promises to be a cracker! For now, please give us - the trio of Pratyush, Soorya and Bidipto - the opportunity to take your leave! Bye, and see you all very soon! 
Lahore Qalandars finish second in the table, as they will take on Multan Sultans in the Qualifier on Wednesday. 

Peshawar Zalmi will lock horns with Islamabad United in the Eliminator on Thursday, having finished third in the league stages. 

Peshawar Zalmi, batting first - 158 runs for the loss of 7 wickets; Shoaib Malik 32 (28)
Lahore Qalandars, batting second - 158 runs for the loss of 8 wickets; Mohammad Hafeez 49 (44)

Match Tied.

Super Over

Lahore Qalandars, batting first - 5 runs; Harry Brook 3* (3)
Peshawar Zalmi, batting second - 8 runs: Shoaib Malik 8* (2)

Peshawar Zalmi win the match by winning the Super Over.

Player of the Match: Wahab Riaz, for his magnificent Super Over bowling, giving away only 5 runs.

At the end of the 19th over of the 2nd innings, no one gave Lahore Qalandars a chance to win. It was all about going through the motions and finishing the last over to get on to the play-offs. But Shaheen Afridi's unbelievable hitting in that last over turned the match on its head! 24 runs were required off the last 6 six balls, and Shaheen scored 23, taking the match into a SUPER OVER!

In the Super Over, with Fakhar Zaman and Harry Brook batting, Wahab Riaz, the Peshawar Zalmi captain bowled 6 incredible balls to restrict the score to only 5 for Lahore Qalandars, that got knocked off easily by Shoaib Malik, with two fours off the first two balls of Shaheen Afridi's over. 

Chasing 159 to win, Lahore lost wickets at regular intervals, right through the innings, even though the runs came thick and fast at the beginning of the chase. Phil Salt and Kamran Ghulam provided just the kind of start Lahore Qalandars were looking for, but could not stay there for long, as a lot of responsibility suddenly fell on the shoulders of the experienced Mohammad Hafeez to bail them out of a tricky situation.

Hafeez and Sohail Akhtar did put up a decent partnership but that too was broken at the most inopportune time for Lahore and after that, it was just Hafeez, who was ranging the lone battle. Then came a certain Shaheen Afridi, who tried to give some good company to Hafeez, but lost his senior partner in the process. After that, it was the last over mayhem from the left-handed batter that made the match so interesting!

With the ball, Wahab Riaz was special, picking up 2 wickets and giving away only 19 runs in his four overs, while Amad Butt, Khalid Usman and Arshad Iqbal were all very good. Shoaib Malik got the all-important wicket of Fakhar Zaman off the very first delivery of the innings.

In the 1st innings, it was Shoaib Malik again who top scored for Peshawar, and the late impetus provided by Hussain Talat and Khalid Usman was the reason why they could post a total in excess of 150. There were some useful runs from Haider Ali, Kamran Akmal and Hazratullah Zazai as well.

Fawad Ahmed and Mohammad Hafeez were the pick of the bowlers for Lahore Qalandars, taking 3 wickets between them and giving away only 42 runs in their combined 7 overs of spin.

The fielding effort from both sides needs a lot of improvement heading into the play-offs, as there have been far too many opportunities missed, both inside and outside the 30-yard circle.


Lahore Qalandars captain, Shaheen Afridi: Batting practice is on at the nets to improve my performance with the bat for my teams, including Pakistan. We could have fielded much better in the 1st innings. If we hold our nerves, and execute our plans well, we can do very well against Multan in the next match.

Peshawar Zalmi captain and Player of the Match, Wahab Riaz: Pressure was on in the Super Over but thankfully, I could restrict the batters to as low a score as possible. Shaheen was brilliant in that last over, hats off to him! Mohammad Haris is a breathtaking cricketer, he will definitely go a long way in his career. When you have a target of 6 runs, it's always better to have someone like Shoaib Malik batting in the Super Over, who can take the runs by running well between the wickets also.

Mohammad Haris: It depends on the attitude with which to go out to bat. I always want to contribute in a manner that benefits the team. (On the catch) It comes down to game awareness - I know that I have to go for the catch with the hope that I don't drop it. I feel very proud that with a high-class bowler running in, the captain trusted me to go out in the Super Over. It became easy for us in the Super Over with just 6 runs to get.
Peshawar Zalmi win the SUPER OVER with 4 balls to spare and get the match won, finally! 
0.2 Shaheen Afridi to Shoaib Malik, FOUR! ALL OVER! As easy as that in the end and given how things transpired, this was a bit of an anticlimax. What a game we've had nonetheless though! Full and angling down leg, just a little tickle around the corner is all Malik has to get to send it to the fence and that'll be all for the league stage. Peshawar Zalmi beat Lahore Qalandars in the Super Over!
0.1 Shaheen Afridi to Shoaib Malik, FOUR! EXPERTLY DONE! All of Malik's experience coming into play there - length delivery from around the wicket, a hint of room on offer and he just uses the pace to steer it late through the vacant real estate along backward point. The lightning quick outfield ensures that third man has no chance whatsoever in the deep.

Shaheen Afridi will bowl for Lahore Qalandars. 

Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Haris will open for Peshawar Zalmi.
Wahab Riaz with perhaps 6 top class balls in the tournament! Fantastic from the Zalmi skipper! 
Lahore Qalandars finish with 5 runs from their Super Over. 
5 /0 score
cricket bat icon Fakhar Zaman
2 (3)
cricket bat icon Harry Brook *
3 (3)
cricket ball icon Wahab Riaz
0 /5
0.6 Wahab Riaz to Harry Brook, FALLS SAFE! Short in length at the stumps, Brook clears his front leg and miscues his pull over square leg. The ball drops well short of the fielder cutting across to his right as the batters run two. Peshawar Zalmi need 6 to win the Super Over!
0.5 Wahab Riaz to Fakhar Zaman, another inch-perfect yorker, this time on the fifth-stump line and all Fakhar can do is shovel it into the pitch before it lobs over the bowler's head for a solitary run. This is turning into a masterclass from Wahab!
0.4 Wahab Riaz to Fakhar Zaman, BRILLIANT DELIVERY! That's Wahab at his very best - inswinging yorker that tails in very late outside off, Fakhar kicks his front leg aside and has a go at it only to end up cut in half.
0.3 Wahab Riaz to Harry Brook, backs away outside leg but Brook can only chop this back of a length delivery on the fifth-stump line towards mid-off as it dribbles to the fielder. Just a single there and the Qalandars need a big hit now!
0.2 Wahab Riaz to Harry Brook, BEATEN! Slower delivery on a back of a length radar on the leg-stump, Brook walks across his stumps looking to lap it fine but the ball just wobbles over the stumps by a whisker. Priceless dot ball for Zalmi!
0.1 Wahab Riaz to Fakhar Zaman, length delivery on the off-stump, no footwork from Fakhar as he swings across the line, only to drag it off the inside edge for a single behind square on the leg-side.

Wahab Riaz will bowl for Peshawar Zalmi.

Harry Brook and Fakhar Zaman will open for Lahore Qalandars.