Babar Azam, captain of Peshawar Zalmi, won the toss for the game at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium and elected to bat first. Babar Azam and Saeem Ayub started the Peshawar Zalmi team’s innings, giving them a fantastic start of 162 runs.
Babar Azam scored his first PSL century off 60 balls, scoring 115 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 15 fours. Saeem Ayub was dismissed after scoring 74 runs off 34 balls with the help of 5 sixes and 6 fours.
Tom Koehler Cadmore scored 7 runs, and Rowman Powell was still unbeaten after 35 pitches. In the stipulated 20 over, Peshawar Zalmi amassed 240 runs while losing just two wickets, while Devine Pretorious claimed the lone Quetta wicket.
Peshawar Zalmi set a target of 241 runs, which Quetta Gladiators were able to reach for the cost of just two wickets in the 19th over to make PSL history.
With the aid of 5 sixes and 20 fours, Jason Roy did not allow the Peshawar bowlers to get going as he finished off his century in 44 balls and maintained his unbroken status with 145 runs off 63 balls.
Quetta reached the target of 241 runs in the 19th over with the loss of only two wickets, making it the largest target in PSL history. Mohammad Hafeez also contributed with an innings of 41 runs off 18 balls.
It should be mentioned that Multan Sultans’ 207 run total against Lahore Qalandars in 2022 was the highest successful target in PSL history. This was highest run Chase ever in the history of PSL.