DUBAI: Islamabad United after a cliffhanging combat managed to beat Quetta Gladiators by one run in PSL’s 17th match played on Friday (January 24) here at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
After winning the toss Quetta Gladiators asked Islamabad United to bat.
Quetta Gladiators bowlers attempted to demolish Islamabad United batting line. Zulfiqar Babar bagged two wickets.
Yet Isloo team managed to score 165 runs at the loss of six wickets.
Hussain Talat made 56 off 39 balls: half a century in partnership with Shane Watson (who scored 29 off 16 balls). Misbah scored 25 off as many balls.
Quetta Gladiators were given tough time by Islamabad United who took their four wickets in quick succession.
Led by skipper Sarfraz Ahmed Quetta Gladiators squad was composed of Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Nawaz, Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright, Rilee Rossouw, Mahmudullah Riyad, Anwar Ali, Tymal Mills, Hassan Khan, Nathan McCullum, Thisara Perera, Bismillah Khan, Mir Hamza, Zulfiqar Babar, Saad Nasim, Umar Amin.
Misbah-ul-Haq captained Islamabad United that was comprised of Shane Watson, Mohammad Irfan, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Sami, Brad Haddin, Sam Billings, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Dwayne Smith, Zohaib Khan, Ben Duckett, Shadab Khan, Ruman Raees, Saeed Ajmal, Imran Khalid, Asif Ali, Rafatullah Mohmand.