Watson blasts Quetta Gladiators to victory over Islamabad United in PSL
Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to bowl against Islamabad United at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai today in the PSL.
Islamabad United 157-8 (Hussain Talat 30, Asif Ali 36, Wayne Parnell 41; Sohail Tanvir 4-21, Fawad Ahmed 3-15)
Quetta Gladiators 161-3 (Shane Watson 81*, Umar Akmal 44; Samit Patel 1-15)
Result – Quetta Gladiators won by 7 wickets
Batting first, Islamabad United scored a par score of 157-8 with Hussain Talat 30, Asif Ali 36 and Wayne Parnell 41 the run getters and Sohail Tanvir 4-21 and Fawad Ahmed 3-15 the pick of the bowlers for Quetta Gladiators. At one stage, Islamabad were 8-3, so they recovered well to post a reasonable score.
However, in reply, Quetta Gladiators blasted their way to a 7 wicket win in just over 18 overs, with the evergreen Australian all-rounder, Shane Watson hitting 81*, supported by Umar Akmal 44.
Islamabad United - Rizwan Hussain, Luke Ronchi(wk), Cameron Delport, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Wayne Parnell, Samit Patel, Mohammad Sami(c), Rumman Raees
Quetta Gladiators - Ahmed Shehzad, Shane Watson, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Dwayne Smith, Mohammad Nawaz, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan Jr, Fawad Ahmed, Ghulam Mudassar
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