Quetta Gladiators won by 2 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 | 0

Quetta Gladiators can be regarded as one of the top successful team in Pakistan Super League by playing consecutive two finals in last two season. But obviously they could not win title for a single time. In the ongoing season which is the 3rd episode of it, Quetta Gladiators failed to impress the audiences as well as their supporters. They started the season with defeat against Karachi Kings. But in the last match of them, Quetta Gladiators won by 2 wickets against Multan Sultans.

Quetta Gladiators won by 2 wickets

It was the 17th match of the tournament of PSL where Quetta won total three times by playing six matches so far. They are standing on the 4th position on the point table including the last match victory. On the other hand, their last match opponent Multan Sultans are continuously showing very amazing performance though they are the newborn team here. They played highest seven matches in the season of PSL till now and won four of them. They are standing on the top position on the point table.

Almost half season of Pakistan Super League has finished and at the end of the group stage, total four teams will qualify for the next playoff round. So, every team is trying to get to the top of the point table.

Now, the match used to stage at the venue of Dubai and the ground is Dubai International Cricket Stadium. So, the match between Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultans staged in 7th March, 2018 at the venue. In the match, Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, Multan Sultans came to open their first innings and started good. Finally in 20 overs, Multan Sultans scored 152 runs by losing five wickets. Shoaib Malik scored 65 runs unbeaten where he faced 43 balls. Nawaz took one wicket for Gladiators.

152 runs in T20 format is almost good runs and so, since the beginning of the chase Gladiators tried to get that and played well. They had to play till the last over in the innings and finally get the chase successful. In 19.5 overs, Quetta Gladiators scored 158 runs so far. Rilee Rossouw scored 27 runs in 24 balls. Umar Gul took six wickets for Multan and played the vital role but finally could not save the match. Though, Multan Sultans lost the match but their bowler Umar Gul got the player of the match award. Quetta Gladiators lost total eight wickets to make the chase successful.

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