Match 17: Quetta Gladiators Vs Peshawar Zalmi
Welcome to another thrilling day of Pakistan Super League. Today we will record 17th match of the Pakistan Super League which will be played between Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators. Multan Sultans are in super hot form. They are at the top of point table and just one win away for the qualification of play off. On the other hand Quetta Gladiators need victories, much needed win in order to qualify for play off. Otherwise it will be difficult for them to qualify for Playoff. Quetta Gladiators won the toss and they choose to bowl first. Two Changes in the team of Quetta Gladiators. Mahmudullah and John Hastings out and Kevin Pietersen and Laughlin in. Two changes in Multan Sultan team. Umar Gul and Rose Whiteley in replace of Junaid Khan and Darren Bravo. Kumar Sangakara and Ahmed to open the innings for Multan Sultans.
Muhammad Nawaz to bowl the 1st over for Quetta Gladiators. The start of Multan Sultan was not good. Muhammad Nawaz took the wicket of Kumar Sangakara on golden duck in his 1st ball of his 1st over of the inning. In 2nd over Anwar Ali took the wicket of Ahmed Shehzad. There was a change in the batting order of Multan Sultans. Sohail Tanvir promoted to number 4 position in the batting order. He scored 19 runs from 15 balls. After 3 wickets Shoaib Malik and Sohaib Maqsood build partnership. Sohaib Maqsood gone on 27 runs from 31 balls. Multan Sultans set the target of 154 for Quetta Gladiators. Shoaib Malik was the highest scorer from Multan Sultan He scored 65 runs from 43 balls. Muhammad Nawaz is the most economical bowler with 1 wicket.
The start of Quetta Gladiators was good. Their 1st wicket partnership was of 48 runs. Umar Gul who made comeback took wickets of Asad Shafiq and Shane Watson. Asad Shafiq and Shane Watson scored 20 and 26 runs respectively. Shoaib Malik took the wicket of Kevin Pietersen which made the match interesting. Umar Gul came at the end of over. He took 4 wickets which made thing hard for Quetta Gladiators. In the last over Hassan Khan hit six to Pollard. Quetta Gladiators won the game by 2 wickets. Rile Rossouw was the highest scorer. He score 27 runs. Umar Gul took 6 wickets. Umar Gul was man of the match.
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