Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiators by 2 wickets | Pro IQRA News

Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiators by 2 wickets

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Rawalpindi: Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiator by 2 wickets in the 21st match of Pakistan Super League Season 8. The winning team achieved the target of 180 runs in 3 overs. Islamabad United won the toss first. Invited Quetta to bat. Quetta Gladiators’ batting was under pressure from the start, Will Smid was dismissed lbw by Fazal Haq Farooqui in the first over without opening his account.

After losing 4 wickets, Quetta Gladiators all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz played responsibly and got the team’s score to 121 and he too got out after scoring 52 runs off the ball of Fazal Haq Farooqui.

After Mohammad Nawaz got out, Najeebullah Zadran and Umar Akmal played aggressively and took the score to 154. After which Zadran was clean bowled by Ruman Raees for 59 runs, Umar Akmal was not out for 43 runs and Adin Smith remained not out for 4 runs, so Quetta Gladiators team scored 179 runs in the allotted overs. Towards Islamabad. Alex Hales got out after scoring 12 runs off 9 balls. Colin Munro took the team’s total to 96 with his 63 runs, after which he got out by catching Naseem Shah off the ball of Muhammad Nawaz. Captains Shadab Khan and Mubasher Khan who came after Munro could not bat well and went on to score 8 and 5 runs respectively, so Islamabad scored 102 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Hasan Ali, who came after him, also got out after playing 2 balls Faheem Ashraf played an important role in the team’s success by completing the target in the last over. He remained not out for 39 runs, on behalf of Quetta Gladiators Umeed Asif 3, Muhammad Nawaz 2, Naseem Shah, Naveen ul Haq and Iftikhar Ahmed one each showed the way to the pavilion.