Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by five wickets in match number 18 of the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.
Chasing the 200-run target set by the Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators scored the required runs in 19.4 overs at the loss of five wickets.
Quetta Gladiators batsman Jason Roy scored 54 runs off 27 balls, Sarfaraz Ahmed 50 runs off 32 balls and Ahsan Ali 30 runs of 23 balls.
In the first inning, Islamabad United batsman Alex Hales scored 62 runs off 38 balls, Faheem Ashraf 55 runs off 28 balls and Rahmanullah Gurbaz 19 runs off 13 balls.
Brief scores: Islamabad United 199/8 in 20 overs (Alex Hales 62, Faheem Ashraf 55; Shahid Afridi 2-27) lost to Quetta Gladiators 203/5 in 19.4 overs (Jason Roy 54, Sarfaraz Ahmed 50*; Shadab Khan 3-25) by 5 wickets