Islamabad United outclassed Quetta Gladiators by 43 runs after entertaining half-centuries from Coilin Munro and Azam Kham propelled them to a mammoth 229-run complete, whereas Shadab Khan picked 5 wickets to bowl the opponents out for 186 runs to win their second match of this 12 months’s Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi.
Chasing 230, Gladiators obtained a 54-run opening begin in 5.5 overs, however United bowlers continued to take wickets on common intervals to dent their hopes of chasing the huge complete.
Opener Ahsan Ali scored a half-century and Mohammad Nawaz performed a quick-fire 47-run knock, however it was an excessive amount of for him in opposition to a superb United bowling assault.
Shadab was sensible with the bowl as he registered sensational figures of 5-28 in 4 overs and took key wickets of Ahsan Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Shahid Afridi.
Gladiators skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed put United into bat after successful the toss, however the choice turned out to be a frightening one for his team as United batters went all weapons blazing from the start.
United’s opener Colin Munro performed a sheer entertaining knock of 72 runs with the assistance of 5 sixes, whereas Azam Khan scored 65 with six big sixes as they each smashed Shahid Afridi to all components of the park in his first match of the season.
Afridi was the costliest bowler for Quetta as he conceded 67 runs in 4 overs however clear bowled the dangerous-looking Azam.
Other than spinner Mohammad Nawaz who took two wickets for 32 runs in 4 overs, all of the Gladiators bowlers had been smashed.