Dawson the hero as Peshawar win thriller in PSL

Liam Dawson smashed a last ball boundary off pacer Mohammad Sami to clinch a great 4 wicket win for Peshawar Zalmi over Islamabad United in the HBL PSL here Friday, states a PCB release.

Dawson, who smashed 35-ball 52 not out with 3 sixes and several boundaries, kept his cool to give Peshawar their fifth win in 7 games and the first team to get 10 points. They also maintained their top position on the table.

But Sammy was equally as heroic with 29-ball 40 with 2 sixes and several boundaries. He helped Dawson clinch the game with a partnership of 89 in 8.2 overs.

The league has a 2 day rest before the last 4 matches — two each on Monday and Tuesday — are going to be played in Abu Dhabi.

Score Details: Islamabad United 176 all out in 20 overs (C.Delport 71; Wahab Riaz 2-20, Hasan Ali 2-24 ). Peshawar Zalmi 177-6 in 20 overs (L.Dawson 52 not out, D. Sammy 40, Shadab Khan 2-21, Zafar Gohar 2-30).

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