SHARJAH – After a thrilling encounter, Islamabad United won by 6 wickets in the sixth game of PSL 2017 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
Islamabad United won the toss and elected to bowl first against Quetta.
The decision initially proved wrong as Shehzad hit first two overs of 24 runs. However, he could not continue the firework as Sami’s short ball had him on 28. Unfortunate Kevin Pietersen was next to go on the very first ball, Sami’s perfect yorker had the better of him.
Gladiators could not recover after these two blows. Rossow also got out early. Sarfraz and Shafiq tried to build the innings, but Sarfraz (11) and Shafiq (44) got out within the gap of 11 balls.
Late cameos from Parera (27) and Mahmadullah (30) helped Quetta reach a respectable total of 148/6.
Islamabad United started the chase cautiously and smoothly. Smith got out early, but Same Billings (79*) continued to hit Gladiators all around the park to win the game in the final over.
He was chosen Man Of the Match for his blistering knock.