Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live covergae of Match 13 of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium on Friday. Shahid Afridi’s side Peshwar Zalmi will battle it out against Shane Watson-led Islamabad United in another crucial PSL tie. Peshawar Zalmi have the likes of Afridi, Kamran Akmal, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez, Darren Sammy, Wahab Riaz, Shaun Tait, Abdur Rehman, and Junaid Khan in their team, while Islamabad United have the likes of Watson, Brad Haddin, Andre Russell, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan, Misbah-Ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Sami, Babar Azam, Umar Amin, Sam Billings, and Khalid Latif in the team. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi, Match 13 at Sharjah

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Peshawar Zalmi 153/3 | Overs 18.3| Target 153| BATTING: Taim Iqbal 80 (58),  Shahid Yousuf 27 (19): Zalmi have completed an easy win with nine balls to spare. Tamim Iqbal was brilliant with the bat finishing with an unbeaten 80. United will be disappointed with their bowling display today.

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Peshawar Zalmi 121/3 | Overs 15| Target 153| BATTING: Taim Iqbal 61 (46),  Shahid Yousuf 16 (9): Zalmi are still very much in the hunt to win this match as they need just over run-a-ball to win the match from here. Tamim Iqbal has batted superbly and has gone past his half-century as well.

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Peshawar Zalmi  82/2 | Overs 11| Target 153| BATTING: Taim Iqbal 46 (34),  Kamran Akmal 3 (7):Peshawar Zalmi have are at a good stage at the halfway mark. They have a lot of wickets in hand and should win this match, if they play sensibly. United need to pick up a wicket or two from here to stay alive.

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: IU 152/6 in 20 Overs. BATTING: Mohammad Sami 3 (3), Brad Haddin 2 (4) — Three more down as Islamabad finish on a challenging total og 152, leaving the Zalmis with a total of 153 to chas edown in the three overs.

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: IU 132/3 in 17 Overs. BATTING: Khalid Latif 45 (32), Andre Russell 2 (1) — COUPLE MORE DOWN!!!! Sharjeel Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq fall for 28 and 32, respectively, as Khalid Latiof and Andre Russel continue to bat strong.

OUT! Sharjeels Khan c Shahid Afridi b Tait 28 (22), Misbah-ul-Haq c Shahid Afridi b Wahab Riaz 32 (27)

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: IU 28/1 in 5 Overs. BATTING: Sharjeel Khan 6 (7), Khalid Latif 0 (3) — GONE!!!! The opening wicket falls in the form of Shane Watson, who goes for 19 after being bowled by Mohammad Asghar, as Khalid Latif makes bhis way in.

OUT! Shane Watson b Mohammad Asghar 19 (20)

TOSS: Peshawar Zalmi (Bowl)

Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been a big success so far, with the sides producing some good cricket in the tournament already. Peshwar Zalmi and Islamabad United have both done well. Currently Quetta Gladiators are No. 1 with 4 wins in 5 games, and lead the table at 8 points. Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United are at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively. Peshawar Zalmi have 3 wins in 4 games and are at 6 points, while Islamabad United have 2 wins and 3 losses in 5 matches and have 4 points. This will be the fifth match for Peshawar Zalmi and the sixth match for Islamabad United. There could be a shift in the points table by the time this match ends.

Squads:

Peshawar Zalmi: Shahid Afridi(c), Kamran Akmal(wk), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez, Dawid Malan, Darren Sammy, Shahid Yousuf, Wahab Riaz, Aamer Yamin, Mohammad Asghar, Shaun Tait, Jim Allenby, Abdur Rehman, Junaid Khan, Taj Wali, Musadiq Ahmed, Hasan Ali, Israrullah.

Islamabad United: Shane Watson(c), Brad Haddin(wk), Andre Russell, Saeed Ajmal, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Irfan, Amad Butt, Samuel Badree, Misbah-ul-Haq, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Ashar Zaidi, Babar Azam, Umar Amin, Khalid Latif, Sam Billings, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Hussain Talat, Umar Siddiq.

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