Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by 43 runs in PSL
Islamabad United won the toss and decided to field against Quetta Gladiators at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi today in the second PSL match of the day.
Quetta Gladiators 180-9 (Ahmed Shehzad 73 , Umar Akmal 27, Rilee Rossouw 23; Faheem Ashraf 4-18, Amad Butt 3-40)
Islamabad United 137-9 (Luke Ronchi 64; Fawad Ahmed 3-26, Sohail Tanvir 2-19)
Result – Quetta Gladiators won by 43 runs
Batting first, Quetta Gladiators scored a competitive 180-9 with Ahmed Shehzad 73 top scoring and Umar Akmal 27 and Rilee Rossouw 23 in support. Faheem Ashraf 4-18 and Amad Butt 3-40 were the pick of the Islamabad United bowlers.
In reply, Islamabad United got off to good start at 62-0 after 8 overs – however, they lost 3wickets for 3 runs and were I some trouble at 65-3. Only, Luke Ronchi (64) made any impact with the bat from there and Islamabad United ended up with 137-9 off their 20 overs - Fawad Ahmed 3-26 and Sohail Tanvir 2-19 were the pick of the bowlers for Quetta Gladiators.
Quetta Gladiators - Shane Watson, Ahmed Shehzad, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Dwayne Bravo, Azam Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Sohail Tanvir, Muhammad Hasnain, Fawad Ahmed
Islamabad United - Luke Ronchi(wk), Philip Salt, Cameron Delport, Samit Patel, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Sami(c), Rizwan Hussain, Amad Butt, Zafar Gohar
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