Shaheen Shah Afridi Said That Multan Sultan Has Been Won By Nature.
The wind started to blow and Cottrell swung the ball, it’s nature’s system, when key batsmen get out early, lower order batsmen are under pressure: Lahore Qalandars captain.
Lahore: Lahore Qalandars captain Shaheen Afridi blamed ‘Qaraat Ka Nizam’ for the defeat against Multan Sultans in the first playoff match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. held to Shaheen also said that early wickets put pressure on the lower middle-order batsmen and they realize the importance of run-outs and a good catch that can turn the game quickly.
The Lahore Qalandars captain said he wanted to assess where things went wrong ahead of Eliminator Two on Friday. “We lost early wickets, we will see what went wrong and prepare for the next game because we still have a chance. When the key batsmen get out early, the lower order batsmen get out,” he said. There is pressure.
“A good catch or run out can win you the game,” added Shaheen Afridi in the post-match chat.
We’ll work on it, it’s nature’s system, the wind picked up and Cottrell took a swing at the ball. Shaheen Afridi had a tough day on the field as he failed to pick up any wickets in his spell and conceded 47 runs in the crucial qualifier against Multan Sultans. On the other hand, Multan Sultans faced a strong Lahore Qalandars. Posted a challenging total of 160 for 5 against the bowling line-up.
The score looked competitive but not unbeatable. However, Lahore Qalandars’ batting was a complete failure and they were bundled out for just 76, the lowest-ever total in PSL 8 and the third-lowest total in the history of the tournament. Lahore Qalandars had earlier scored 59 runs against Peshawar Zalmi in 2017 and 73 runs against Multan in 2021.