Quetta Gladiators race to 8 wicket win over Peshawar Zalmi in PSL
Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to bowl against Peshawar Zalmi at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi today in the PSL.
Peshawar Zalmi 165-4 (Kamran Akmal 72, Kieron Pollard 45*; Mohammad Nawaz 1-24 , Fawad Ahmed 1-25)
Quetta Gladiators 166-2 (Shane Watson 91*, Ahmed Shehzad 50)
Result - Quetta Gladiators won by 8 wickets
Batting first, Peshawar Zalmi made a competitive 165-4 with Kamran Akmal 72 and Kieron Pollard 45* the mainstays of their batting and Mohammad Nawaz 1-24 and Fawad Ahmed 1-25, the pick of the bowlers from Quetta Gladiators.
In reply, Shane Watson (who is the top run getter in PSL 2019) raced to another fifty and in partnership with Ahmed Shehzad (50) put on 129 for the 2nd wicket. Rilee Rossouw and Watson (91*, inc 6x4s and 6x6s) then saw the Gladiators home to an 8 wicket win with 13 balls to spare.
Shane Watson and Ahmed Shehzad knocked solid half centuries to help @TeamQuetta become the first team to qualify for the #HBLPSL play-offs with a comfortable eight-wicket win over arch-rivals @PeshawarZalmi in Abu Dhabi #QGvPZ Match Report ??https://t.co/lsdXufLD0y pic.twitter.com/9CXCJdcGKM— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) 4 March 2019
Quetta Gladiators - Shane Watson, Ahsan Ali, Ahmed Shehzad, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Mohammad Nawaz, Muhammad Hasnain, Sohail Tanvir, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Fawad Ahmed
Peshawar Zalmi - Kamran Akmal(wk), Andre Fletcher, Imam ul-Haq, Umar Amin, Liam Dawson, Kieron Pollard, Daren Sammy(c), Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Sameen Gul, Umaid Asif
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