Peshawar Zalmi chose to bat in the third match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 as skipper Shahid Afridi won the toss.

Peshawarzalmi and Islamabad United during PSL match 3 - PCB
Peshawarzalmi and Islamabad United during PSL match 3 – PCB

Full Scorecard: Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Feb 5 2016

According to the details, the third match of PSL T20 was played in Dubai International Cricket Stadium between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United. Peshawar Zalmi had won the toss and chose to bat.

Peshawar Zalmi made a confident start, but were losing wickets which hurt their pace. Tamim Iqbal played the part of the anchor and kept his cool while other batsmen kept losing their wickets in regular intervals. He made 51 runs off 51 balls. In the end, Zalmi finished with a competitive total of 145 runs with a loss of 7 wickets.

Islambad United repeated their performance of previous match by losing quick wickets in short intervals. Excellent bowling by Zalmi pacers never let them breathe easily. Wahab took 3 wickets while Tait took 2. In the end, Zalmi clinched an easy victory by 24 runs.

A 150-member delegation of the children of Army Public School were also present in the stadium supporting their team Peshawar Zalmi.

Full Scorecard: Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Feb 5 2016