Lahore Qalandars defeated Islamabad United by 110 runs in the 16th match of PSL 8. In this ongoing match at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, the home team won the toss and decided to bat first. Qalandars got off to a good start, but then Islamabad United’s experienced bowling line put the brakes on the run rate.
The opening was done by Tahir baig and Fakhar zaman they scored 20 and 36 runs respectively, after that Abdullah Shafique and Sam Billing gave good partnership stand o 71 runs that provided strong position to their middle order. Abdullah Shafique was unfortunately unable to complete his half Century and scored exceptional 45 runs on just 24 balls, Sam Billing scored 33 runs while David wiese just Scored 12 runs and Sikandar Raza 23 runs and Rashid khan’s 18 runs helped lahore Qalandars to set a huge target of 200 runs on the loss of 7 wickets.
Sam curran took the most 3 wickets for Islamabad United, skipper Shadab Khan dismissed two players. In this match played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, in pursuit of the target of 201 runs by Lahore Qalandars, the Islamabad United team was reduced to 90 runs. The best batting line could not be followed by the best bowling line, whose eight players could not even get into double figures.
Rahmanullah Garbaz scored 23 runs, Colin Munro scored 18 runs and Tom Curran scored 10 runs. On behalf of Lahore Qalandars, this time David Wiese took 3 important wickets, while Rashid Khan and Sikandar Raza got two wickets each. Haris Rauf and Zaman Khan took one wicket each. Lahore Qalandars are going to play their second match at Gaddafi Stadium, they defeated Zalmi by 40 runs on this ground yesterday.
Lahore Qalandars team consists of captain Shaheen Shah Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Tahir Baig, Abdullah Shafiq, Sam Billings, Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Haris Rauf and Zaman Khan. While shadab is captain of Islamabad united.