Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by 43 runs in PSL 2019

Islamabad United won the toss and decided to field against Quetta Gladiators at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in the second PSL match of the day.

Batting first, Quetta Gladiators scored a competitive 180-9 with Ahmed Shehzad 73 top scoring and Umar Akmal 27 and Rilee Rossouw 23 in support. Faheem Ashraf 4-18 and Amad Butt 3-40 were the pick of the Islamabad United bowlers.

In reply, Islamabad United got off to good start at 62-0 after 8 overs – however, they lost 3wickets for 3 runs and were I some trouble at 65-3. Only, Luke Ronchi (64) made any impact with the bat from there and Islamabad United ended up with 137-9 off their 20 overs – Fawad Ahmed 3-26 and Sohail Tanvir 2-19 were the pick of the bowlers for Quetta Gladiators.

Match Summary
Quetta Gladiators : 180-9 (Ahmed Shehzad 73 , Umar Akmal 27, Rilee Rossouw 23; Faheem Ashraf 4-18, Amad Butt 3-40)

Islamabad United : 137-9 (Luke Ronchi 64; Fawad Ahmed 3-26, Sohail Tanvir 2-19)

Result – Quetta Gladiators won by 43 runs.

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