DUBAI – Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi will face off in Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) first play-off match on Friday (today) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The winner will directly reach finals while the losing side will get a chance to play against the winner of second playoff, which will be played between Islamabad and Karachi on Saturday.
Today’s match will confirm participation of either Gladiators or Zalmis in inaugural PSL’s final. Peshawar and Quetta teams have played against each other twice before. The match will start at 9:00pm (Pakistan local time).
Earlier Lahore Qalandars were eliminated after they remained the number five team in the first round, which was extended to 20 games. The final match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is scheduled on February 23 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Peshawar Zalmi Squad:
Shahid Afridi (c), Wahab Riaz, Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Khan, James Allenby, Aamir Yamin, Dawid Malan, Imran Khan Junior, Shahid Yousaf, Abdur Rehman, Mohammad Asghar, Brad Hodge, Israrullah, Taj Wali, Musadiq Ahamd, Hassan Ali
Quetta Gladiators Squad:
Kevin Pietersen, Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder, Luke Wright, Zulfiqar Babar, Umar Gul, Elton Chigumbura, Bilal Asif, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Nawaz, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Nabi, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Bismillah Khan Kumar Sangakkara, Aizaz Cheema, Ramiz Raja Jr.