DUBAI: Ruman Raees and Samit Patel picked early wickets for Islamabad United as Quetta Gladiators continued to dominate of their chase of 158.
Patel despatched Ahmed Shehzad packing for 2 whereas Raees despatched Rilee Rossouw for 10 after Gladiators received the toss and elected to subject on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium.
Sohail Tanvir starred for Quetta within the first innings after choosing up 4 wickets together with the all-important wicket of Luke Ronchi who went again to the pavilion after being caught first ball. Tanvir subsequent despatched Shadab Khan packing after taking a pointy catch off his personal bowling.
This was adopted by Mohammad Nawaz trapping Rizwan Hussain for 3, leaving United reeling at eight-Three on the finish of 5 overs.
Fawad Ahmed added to United’s distress by taking the wicket of Cameron Delport (19) who was caught brilliantly by Tanvir, Hussain Talat (30) and Faheem Ashraf (1) to depart United six down.
Simply as Asif Ali stabilised the innings for United, he was caught within the deep finish by Nawaz for 36.
Wayne Parnell’s blistering 41 of 20 got here to an finish after serving to Islamabad to achieve a aggressive whole of 157.
Ronchi, Rizwan Hussain, Delport, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Wayne Parnell, Mohammad Sami (captain), Rumman Raees
Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain), Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Smith, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Shane Watson, Ghulam Mudassar, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Fawad Ahmed