Quetta Gladiators set 181-run target for Islamabad United in PSL clash


Quetta Gladiators set a 181-run target for Islamabad United in their 2019 Pakistan Super League (PSL) clash at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Ahmed Shehzad led the Gladiators with a 73-run knock from 46 balls. Umar Akmal added 27 runs to the scoreboard while RR Rossouw made 23 runs.

Faheem Ashraf picked up three wickets for United in the 19th over of the innings after Amad Butt claimed two wickets in the previous over. Ashraf also took the wicket of Azam Khan in the seventh over of play while Butt took another wicket in the final over.

Zafar Gohar and SR Patel picked up a wicket each.

Earlier, Islamabad won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Quetta was sent down to second place in the points table after Peshawar ZalmiĀ defeatedĀ Lahore Qalandars in a nail-biting match earlier on Tuesday. Trailing right behind Quetta on the points table is defending champion, Islamabad, in third place.

Quetta has won six of the eight matches they had played while Islamabad has won four of the eight matches they have played this season.


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