Lahore Qalandars secure first PSL win against Quetta Gladiators
Gladiators skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and went for fielding.
Opening batsmen provided 62 runs start to Lahore Qalandars, followed by Umar Akmal and Cameron Delport’s brilliant show who scored 95 runs in seven overs.
Akmal’s 93, and Delport’s 73 runs helped Qalandars set up the highest total of the PSL so far – 194 runs.
On the other hand, openers of Quetta Gladiators flopped for the first time, nor could Pietersen perform well.
Sarfraz and Muhammad Nawaz resisted for a while, but they too were dismissed following which the Gladiators lost wickets back-to-back.
Quetta Gladiators were all dismissed at 131 runs without having played 20 overs.
Umar Akmal received ‘Man of the Match’ as he played a brilliant 93-run innings off 40 balls.
Azhar Ali (captain) Abdul Razzaq Adnan Rasool Dwayne Bravo Korey Cooper Cameron Delport Ehsan Adil Chris Gayle Hammad Azam Imran Butt Mohammad Rizwan Mukhtar Ahmed Mustafizur Rahman Naved Yasin Sohaib Maqsood Umar Akmal Yasir Shah Zafar Gohar
Quetta Gladiators 20-Member Squad
Sarfraz Ahmed (c) Ahmed Shehzad Kevin Pietersen Asad Shafiq Saad Nasim Rameez Raja Mohammad Nawaz Anwar Ali Luke Wright Akbar-ur-Rehman Bilal Asif Thisara Perera Elton Chigumbura Mohammad Nabi Kumar Sangakkara Bismillah Khan Zulfiqar Babar Umar Gul Aizaz Cheema Jade Dernbach