Shaheen Afridi scalped three wickets to guide Lahore Qalandars to a spectacular win over Karachi Kings in their clash in Pakistan Super League 2021 on February 28.
The highlight of his performance was removing Babar Azam from the pitch with a perfect delivery. Babar Azam could score only five runs in five balls before he was sent back to the Pavilion off Shaheen Afridi’s delivery. Lahore Qalandars win the match by six wickets at the National Stadium in Karachi.
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In the last ball of the third over, Azam tried to hit the ball on the leg side but misjudged the line & the ball rattled the stumps. Afridi who was very excited after scalpiung Azam’s wicket began to celebrate. But then he realized that it was the wicket of his National team Captain. The fast bowler then quickly smiled & put his arms around Azam’s shoulders. In the beginning, Lahore won the toss & elected to field first. Karachi Kings posted a decent target of 187 runs after scoring 186/9 in 20 overs. Lahore Qalandars won the match with four balls in spare.
Fakhar Zaman displayed a top performance for Lahore Qalandars by scoring 83 runs off 54 balls. Meanwhile Ben Dunk scored an unbeaten knock of 57 runs off 43 deliveries. After registering victory, Lahore Qalandars grabs second spot in the PSL 2021 Points Table with 6 points from four matches. Meanwhile Karachi Kings are placed third with four points scored from four matches.