Islamabad United gave a target of 200 runs to Quetta Gladiators | PSL 7

In the 18th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Islamabad United gave a target of 200 runs to Quetta Gladiators. In the match being played at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfaraz Ahmed decided to field first after winning the toss. Batting first, Islamabad United scored 199 runs in the stipulated 20 overs.

Islamabad United gave a target of 200 runs | PSL 7

Alex Hales and Rehmanullah Garbaz started the innings for United, but the Afghan opener was dismissed for 19 while Hales scored 62 off 38 balls. Islamabad United captain Shadab Khan fell victim to Shahid Afridi by scoring 12 runs while five United batsmen including Asif Ali and Azam Khan were dismissed for just nine runs.

For United, Faheem Ashraf played aggressively in the closing moments of the match and scored 55 off just 27 balls, including five fours and four sixes in his innings. For Quetta Gladiators, Shahid Afridi and James Faulkner took 2 wickets each while Naseem Shah and Noor Ahmed took one wicket each.

Quetta Gladiators squad

Captain Sarfraz Ahmed, Jason Roy, Ahsan Ali, James Vince (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Ali Imran, Shahid Afridi, James Faulkner, Luke Wood, Naseem Shah, Ghulam Mudassar/Sohail Tanvir

Islamabad United squad

Captain Shadab Khan, Alex Hales, Colin Munro, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azam Khan (wk), Asif Ali, Mubasir Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Hasan Ali, Waqas Maqsood.

Islamabad United gave

It should be noted that Islamabad and Quetta are ranked third and fourth respectively in the points table. On the other hand, the Gladiators will not be able to get along with senior spinner Muhammad Nawaz. In his place, young Hassan Khan will be part of the squad.

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