Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to bowl against Islamabad United at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai today in the PSL.
— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) February 17, 2019
Batting first, Islamabad United scored a par score of 157-8 with Hussain Talat 30, Asif Ali 36 and Wayne Parnell 41 the run getters and Sohail Tanvir 4-21 and Fawad Ahmed 3-15 the pick of the bowlers for Quetta Gladiators. At one stage, Islamabad were 8-3, so they recovered well to post a reasonable score.
However, in reply, Quetta Gladiators blasted their way to a 7 wicket win in just over 18 overs, with the evergreen Australian all-rounder, Shane Watson hitting 81*, supported by Umar Akmal 44.
Islamabad United 157-8 (Hussain Talat 30, Asif Ali 36, Wayne Parnell 41; Sohail Tanvir 4-21, Fawad Ahmed 3-15)
Quetta Gladiators 161-3 (Shane Watson 81*, Umar Akmal 44; Samit Patel 1-15)
Result – Quetta Gladiators won by 7 wickets