Simmons, Mills join Peshawar Zalmi as replacement


West Indies opening batsman Lendl Simmons and England left-arm pacer Tymal Mills replaced Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan respectively in Peshawar Zalmi’s squad for remaining matches of the ongoing fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Both Malan and Jordan have got their name in England’s squad for their upcoming three-match T20I series against West Indies starting from March 5. They are expected to join the team after completing national duty. Simmons and Mills will be arriving in DubaiĀ on 27 February.

On the other hand, Lahore Qalandars have picked Ryan ten Doeschate of Netherlands as a cover. Doeschate will also join his team on Wednesday.

It is pertinent to mention here that the first phase of the fourth edition of the league has been completed as all teams have played five matches each. Quetta Gladiators are on top with eight points followed by Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United on second and third with same points (6) but different run rate.

Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings are placed at fourth and fifth spot respectively on the basis of run rate. Multan Sultans are at the sixth spot after winning just a match out of five matches they have played so far.