DUBAI: Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators will face off in as we speak’s first fixture on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, earlier than Lahore Qalandars tackle Peshawar Zalmi later tonight.
Islamabad United, the winners of 2016 and 2018 editions of Pakistan Tremendous League, began off on a profitable observe by defeating Lahore Qalandars within the opening sport, however confronted a setback in opposition to Multan Sultans on Saturday the place their batting failed to fireplace.
Quetta Gladiators loved a convincing win of their opening match in opposition to conventional rivals Peshawar Zalmi within the ‘PSL Clasico’ on Friday, fueled by Umar Akmal’s 75 not out from 50 balls and disciplined bowling by Mohammad Nawaz and rising star Ghulam Mudassar.
Islamabad United have been boosted by the return to type of bowling all-rounder Faheem Ashraf, who received the Participant of the Match award in opposition to Qalandars for his two wickets for 24 runs and 23 not out off 11 balls. He went on to attain 20 from 14 within the second sport, however the 125-7 goal was not sufficient to hold the ‘Sherus’ throughout the road.
Mohammad Sami (c), Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Ian Bell, Ruman Raees, Samit Patel, Phil Salt, Hussain Talat, Waqas Masood, Sahibzada Farhan, Zafar Gohar, Cameron Delport, Nasir Nawaz, Mohammad Musa, Wayne Parnell, Zahir Khan, Ammad Butt, Rizwan Hussain
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Shane Watson, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Nawaz, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Fawad Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Asghar, Danish Aziz, Ahsan Ali, Ghulam Madassir, Mohammad Hasnain, Harry Gurney (S), Ahmed Shahzad, Azam Khan, Jalat Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jr