Dwayne Smith and Brad Haddin scored fine half-centuries to help Islamabad United chase down 175 against the Quetta Gladiators in 18.4 overs with six wickets in hand in the final game in Dubai to win the inaugural edition of the Pakistan super League.
Sharjeel Khan smashed the first ever century in the Pakistan Super League to set up a target of 177 runs after which Islamabad United bowled Peshawar Zalmi out for 126 runs to set up a massive 50-run victory in the third qualifying final in Dubai, setting up a final clash with the Quetta Gladiators.
Mohammad Sami registered his career best Twenty20 figures of eight runs for five wickets as Islamabad United restricted the Karachi Kings to 111 for nine and chased down the target in 14.2 overs with nine wickets in hand to keep their hopes alive in the tournament.
Brad Haddin and Misbah-ul-Haq played fluent knocks following a three-wicket haul from Mohammad Irfan as Islamabad United reached the semi-finals of the Pakistan Super League after defeating Lahore Qalandars by five wickets in game 20 in Dubai.
Peshawar Zalmi continued their winning run in the Pakistan Super League after comfortably chasing down 153 against the Islamabad United in the 13th game with the help of an unbeaten 80 from Tamim Iqbal.
Sharjeel Khan and Shane Watson scored 79 runs each as Islamabad United chased down 167 against the Lahore Qalandars in just 15.5 overs with eight wickets in hand in the ninth game of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.