Islamabad: Quetta Gladiators defeated Islamabad United by 5 wickets in a ninth match of the PSL.
In the match played at Pindi Stadium, Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and invited Islamabad United to bat first. From Islamabad, Luke Ronak and Colin Monroe started the innings, Rankar put dangerous boundaries on the first and second ball, but on the first ball of the second over, he fell victim to Naseem Shah.
The third-ranked batsman, David Milan, also fell victim to nesm, he was out for 10, but Colin Monroe returned to the pavilion after playing an aggressive innings of 20 balls, followed by captain Shadab Khan himself. And made a great partnership with Colin Ingram to further the scoreboard.
Shadab Khan came out after scoring 39 off 25 balls, Asif Ali returned the pavilion after only 15 runs, Fahim Ashraf was run out after making 4 runs, Emad Butt returned the pavilion after only a six. Colin Ingram was unbeaten on 63 off 40 balls. Islamabad United gave Quetta a target of 188 runs. Quetta gladiators Naseem Shah and Timal Mills took two wickets each, while Ben Cutting and Mohammad Hasan took one wicket each.
Shane Watson did not do well in pursuit of the target, but Jason Roy scored a brilliant innings of 50 runs to lead the team to victory. He showed the innings and maintained the team’s run rate and did not allow the team to come under pressure. Sarfraz Ahmed was dismissed for 33 runs but Ben Cutting scored 42 off 17 balls in the closing moments to give the team victory. Pakistan – Fahim Ashraf and Saifi Abdallah (2 for 2) were successful with Islamabad United taking 2 wickets. Man of the Match award was given on: