Quetta Gladiators win by 3 wickets: 148/7
Quetta Gladiators’ captain Sarfaraz’s six hit in the last ball maintained the team’s top spot on the table as they defeating Lahore Qalanders in a nail-biting thriller by three wickets with 148 runs, in the 12th match of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) fourth edition.
Shane Warson, Rilee Rossouw and Umar Akmal had scored a hefty number of of runs for the Gladiators in the earlier matches but not this time they could not keep up the pace.
The winning team had dominated against the Lahore Qalanders in the first innings as well as fast bowler Ghulam Mudassar took two wickets unleashing pressure for the other side.
Despite Fakhar Zaman being in good form, he could only deliver three runs before getting knocked out after which Salman Butt joined Sohail Akhtar on the pitch in the first innings.
Lahore Qalanders’ captain AB de Villiers in spite of the injury he received continued to bat and led the team to a fair score of 143; However the Gladiators were able to chase the target regardless.
On the other hand, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Brendan Taylor were not part of the play today owing to injuries.