Multan Sultans successfully completed the joint second-highest chase in T20 cricket history over Peshawar Zalmi to lock in the third spot in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 8 table while sealing their place in the playoffs as well.
Rilee Rossouw’s fastest PSL century off just 41 balls helped Sultans maul down the 242-run target with five balls to spare at Pindi Cricket Stadium.
Only one spot in the final four is left with Quetta Gladiators and Zalmi vying for a place with Lahore Qalandars, Islamabad United and the Sultans safely through.
PSL 8 table after Sultans beat Zalmi:
|1. Lahore Qalandars||9||7||2||0||14||1.494|
|2. Islamabad United||9||6||3||0||12||-0.713|
|3. Multan Sultans||9||5||4||0||10||0.489|
|4. Peshawar Zalmi||9||4||5||0||8||-0.584|
|5. Quetta Gladiators||9||3||6||0||6||-1.120|
|6. Karachi Kings||9||2||7||0||4||0.358|
- M: The number of matches played.
- W: The number of matches won.
- L: The number of matches lost.
- T: The number of matches tied.
- N/R: The number of matches abandoned.
- PT: Number of points awarded.
- NRR: Net Run Rate
- Points are awarded to teams based on their results in the league’s matches. In the group stage of the PSL, teams are awarded two points for a win and one point for a no-result or tie
PSL 8 will continue tonight with Sultans once again in action against Quetta Gladiators.