Victory and defeat are the part of the game but what matters most is the sportsman spirit and humble reaction of both winner and looser after the match. Yesterday first qualifying final match of PSL 2017 between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators were won by the predecessor in last over. However, Peshawar Zalmi made it nearly impossible for the Gladiators to do but it was Zalmi’s hard luck that they failed in getting the match.
Just like the match was surprising, another shocking moment happened over the Twitter when the Shahid Afridi congratulated Ahmed Shahzad for giving his best performance against Peshawar Zalmi. Here is Tweet by Shahid Afridi for Ahmad Shahzad:
In yesterday, Ahmad Shahzad performed a leading role confirming the participation of Quetta Gladiators in PSL 2017 Final match. Ahmad Shahzad and Kevin Peterson gave the tough time to Zalmi’s bowlers. In this match, Ahmad Shahzad hit two consecutive sixes to Shahid Afridi.
Well, Ahmad Shahzad has also thanked Shahid Afridi for supporting him and said he learned a lot from him.
Ahmad Shahzad’s brilliant 50 against Peshawar Zalmi
After defeating Zalmi with one run, Quetta Gladiators has made a place in the final of PSL 2017. Islamabad United and Karachi Kings are playing the second qualifying final. The winner of today will again play a match with Peshawar Zalmi, and then the emerging winner will finally play the final with Quetta Gladiators at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, the tickets of PSL Final match have been sold, and advanced booking by Pakistan Cricket Board has been closed. The Punjab Government is taking strict security measures. Punjab Police has proposed the Government of Punjab to use helicopters for the transportation of players from hotels to the stadium. Those foreign players who are taking part in the final match will be given additional $10,000 along with match fee.