Sunday, 24 October 2021

PSL: Sultans beat Qalandars, Karachi Kings beat Gladiators

Karachi Kings Gladiators

DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators were beaten on Friday by Karachi Kings by 19 runs in second match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 in Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Imad Wasim-led Kings cruised to victory as Gladiators could not meet 150 target in 20 overs.

Rossouw was caught on Wasim’s delivery at 8.3 overs by Ravi Bopara at the boundary.

Karachi Kings beat Gladiators

Shane Watson and Azhar Shafeeq returned to the pavilion early in the innings when Gladiators were at 4. Watson was run out at individual score of one on Mohmmad Amir s delivery. The other batsman who fell prey to Gladiators attack was Shafeeq.

Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir took the ball to alternate attack from Gladiators side.

Kevin Pietersen was next in line to return to the pavilion.

Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed had to go off the field after Shahid Afridi delivered a LBW to the batsman giving the stats a revision; 66 for 5 at 11.3 overs.

Squads

Karachi Kings:

Imad Wasim (skipper), Khurram Manzoor, Shahid Afridi, Babar Azam, Colin Ingram, Ravi Bopara, Muhammad Amir, Tymal Mills, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Rizwan (wicket-keeper), Joe Denly, David Wiese, Muhammad Taha, Hassan Mohsin, Usama Mir.

Quetta Gladiators:

Sarfraz Ahmed (skipper), Asad Shafiq, Umer Amin, Muhammad Nawaz, Kevin Pietersen, Rahat Ali, Shane Watson, Hassaan Khan, Anwar Ali, Jofra Archer, Rilee Rosouw, Rameez Raja (jnr), Saud Shakeel, Saad Ali, Mahmoodullah Riyadh.

PSL 2018: Sultans beat Qalandars by 43 runs

Sultans beat Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars are chasing a target of 180 runs after sublime batting performance from Multan Sultans.

With the loss of three wickets in 13 overs that of Sunil Narine, captain Brendon McCullum and Umar Akmal, Qalandars are on 110.

Batting of Multan Sultans was mostly good as opening pair Ahmad Shahzad and Kumar Sangakkara gave a blistering start. The batting side had not lost any wicket in the first 10 overs.

sultan lahore

Shahzad was sent back to the pavilion by Mustafizur Rahman while Yasir Shah got through the defence of Sohaib Maqsood and bowled him out. Sultans scored 179 with the loss of five in their 20 overs.

Sangakkara top-scored with 62 from 44 balls with three sixes. Skipper Shoaib Malik scored 48 from 28 balls.

Lahore Qalandars won the toss and decided to bowl first against Multan Sultans who are already one up in the series with their win against Peshawar Zalmi yesterday.

Squads

Multan Sultans

KC Sangakkara, Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, DM Bravo, Shoaib Malik (c), KA Pollard, Saif Badar, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Sohail Tanvir

Lahore Qalandars

BB McCullum (c), Fakhar Zaman, Umar Akmal, SP Narine, Yasir Shah, CS Delport, Mustafizur Rahman, Sohail Akhtar, Aamer Yamin, Raza Hasan, Shaheen Shah Afridi

Multan Sultans are one up in the series as they registered their first win in the tournament by defeating Peshawar Zalmi side with the help of Kumara Sangakara’s fifty.

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