DUBAI: Sohail Tanvir picked up two wickets within the first over for Quetta Gladiators after they received the toss and selected to area on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium in opposition to Islamabad United.
Luke Ronchi was the primary to return 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 go away United six down.
United, the winners of 2016 and 2018 editions of Pakistan Tremendous League, began off on a successful notice 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.
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 had 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.
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