DUBAI: Kamran Akmal fired Peshawar Zalmi into the Pakistan Super League final Friday however left his overseas teammates dealing with a quandary over whether or not or to not commute to Lahore for Sunday´s name fit.
England trio Chris Jordan, Samit Patel and Dawid Malan in addition to West Indies stars Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels are all a part of the Peshawar squad.
However, their fighters on Sunday, the Quetta Gladiators have already noticed their five-strong overseas legion choose out of the go back and forth to Lahore after two bomb blasts ultimate week killed 22 folks and left over 100 injured within the town.
Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright, Tymal Mills, Nathan McCullum and Rilee Rossouw all pulled out over safety fears. Peshawar´s house owners have claimed Jordan, Patel, Malan, Sammy and Samuels are in a position to make the go back and forth after the Pakistan executive promised VIP safety preparations.
On the pitch on Friday, Akmal smashed a super hundred in Peshawar´s 24- run win over the Karachi Kings within the ultimate play-off fit. Akmal, hoping to regain his spot within the nationwide staff for subsequent month´s excursion of the West Indies, hit a 65-ball 104 with seven sixes and 6 obstacles to raise Peshawar to 181-Three of their 20 overs after being despatched into bat.
Paceman Wahab Riaz then chipped in with Three-24 as Karachi have been limited to 157-7. Kieron Pollard scored a 26-ball 47 and added a useful 62 in six overs for the 6th wicket with Imad Wasim (24) however they fell inside the area of simply two runs to provide Peshawar victory.
Chris Gayle took his first run off the 9th ball sooner than finishing a 31-ball 40 with 4 sixes and two barriers.