Quetta Gladiators race to 8 wicket win over Peshawar Zalmi in PSL 2019


Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to bowl against Peshawar Zalmi at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi today in the PSL.

Batting first, Peshawar Zalmi made a competitive 165-4 with Kamran Akmal 72 and Kieron Pollard 45* the mainstays of their batting and Mohammad Nawaz 1-24 and Fawad Ahmed 1-25, the pick of the bowlers from Quetta Gladiators.

In reply, Shane Watson (who is the top run getter in PSL 2019) raced to another fifty and in partnership with Ahmed Shehzad (50) put on 129 for the 2nd wicket. Rilee Rossouw and Watson (91*, inc 6x4s and 6x6s) then saw the Gladiators home to an 8 wicket win with 13 balls to spare.

Match Summary
Peshawar Zalmi : 165-4 (Kamran Akmal 72, Kieron Pollard 45*; Mohammad Nawaz 1-24 , Fawad Ahmed 1-25)

Quetta Gladiators : 166-2 (Shane Watson 91*, Ahmed Shehzad 50)

Result – Quetta Gladiators won by 8 wickets.

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