Islamabad United won by 6 wickets

Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United

Islamabad United beat Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets.

Islamabad United Inning

Over 18 – Islamabad United 141/4 (Talat 28* Asif 10*)

(17.5) SIX! Clears his front leg and swings cleanly through the line to clear the man at long-on

Mir Hamza bowls

Over 17 – Islamabad United 131/4 (Talat 26* Asif 2*)

(16.5) OUT! short ball close to off stump, right in his slot to pull, and he ends up pulling it in the air, straight to the man at deep midwicket.

Over 16 – Islamabad United 127/3 (Talat 25* Duminy 54*)

(15.2) SIX! Big hit, goes on the top of the roof

Over 15 – Islamabad United 110/3 (Talat 13* Duminy 52*)

(14.5) SIX! Brilliant hit by Hussain Talat over mid-on.

(14.1) SIX! Goes big over long on, fifty comes up for JP Duminy

Anwar Ali continues

Over 14 – Islamabad United 95/3 (Talat 5* Duminy 45*)

Watson continues

Over 13 – Islamabad United 90/3 (Talat 4* Duminy 41*)

(12.4) FOUR! a powerful drive to the right of the diving extra-cover fielder

Hussain Talat is the new batsman

Over 12 – Islamabad United 85/3 (Shadab 17, Duminy 40*)

(11.6) OUT! Watson strikes Shadab wanted to hang back and steer this one to third man, and ends up playing slightly inside the line.

Watson continues

Over 11 – Islamabad United 83/2 (Shadab 17*, Duminy 39*)

(10.2) FOUR!  back of a length and angling into Shadab’s legs, tucked away neatly to the fine leg boundary

Anwar Ali comes to bowl

Over 10 – Islamabad United 77/2 (Shadab 12*, Duminy 38*)

Watson bowls

Over 9 – Islamabad United 70/2 (Shadab 7*, Duminy 36*)

Mir Hamza continues

Over 8 – Islamabad United 67/2 (Shadab 6*, Duminy 34*)

Hassan Khan continues

Over 7 – Islamabad United 58/2 (Shadab 0*, Duminy 31*)

(6.6) OUT! simply whips it with the inward angle, hard and flat, times it beautifully, but straight into the hands of the fielder at long leg

Over 6 – Islamabad United 51/1 (Hales 11*, Duminy 29*)

Hassan Khan bowls

Over 5 – Islamabad United 45/1 (Hales 6*, Duminy 28*)

Mir Hamza introduced

Over 4 – Islamabad United 39/1 (Hales 5*, Duminy 23*)

(3.6) FOUR! Ends up playing slightly across the line while looking to play for turn, and gets a thick outside edge that runs away to the third man boundary
(3.3) FOUR! Duminy is on it in a flash, superb bat speed to pull that away to the right of the square-leg umpire

Rahat Ali continues

Over 3 – Islamabad United 28/1 (Hales 0*, Duminy 17*)

(2.2) SIX! Duminy puts it away with ease, opens his front hip and swats it away high over square leg

Over 2 – Islamabad United 13/1 (Hales 0*, Duminy 1*)

(1.6) OUT! Back of a length, once again he cuts down the width, and Ronchi, trying that dab to third man once again, only manages a bottom-edge into his stumps

(1.3) SIX! another short one, this one’s dug in with more effort and is angled slightly further across.

(1.2) FOUR! pull flat and hard to the left of deep square leg

Rahat Ali comes to bowl

Over 1 – Islamabad United 2/0 (Ronchi 0*, Duminy 1*)

JP Duminy and Luke Ronchi are opening the inning for Islamabad United, Mohammad Nawaz bowls the new ball.

Quetta Gladiators Inning

Over 20 – Quetta Gladiators 147/7 (Rossouw 15*, Hassan 16*)

(19.4) SIX! Flat six by Hassan Khan, he gets his momentum finds a gap a smacked it.

Sami to bowl the last over

Over 19 – Quetta Gladiators 135/7 (Rossouw 15*, Hassan 4*)

(18.1) SIX! Wonderful shot by Rossouw, a nicely chipped lofted drive over mid-off.

Faheem continues

Over 18 – Quetta Gladiators 126/7 (Rossouw 7*, Hassan 3*)

Sami continues

Over 17 – Quetta Gladiators 122/7 (Rossouw 5*, Hassan 1*)

(16.5) OUT! Another wicket by Faheem Ashraf and Duminy takes it again in the deep

Nawaz is the new batsman

(16.1) OUT! Straightforward catch by Duminy, a soft dismissal. Anwar Ali has gone.

Faheem comes to bat

Over 16 – Quetta Gladiators 118/5 (Rossouw 5*, Anwar 2*)

(15.1) OUT! misses a full toss does Sarfraz. He backs away, opening up the off side, but the bowler may have been looking for the yorker and gets it very wrong.

Over 15 – Quetta Gladiators 111/4 (Rossouw 0*, Sarfraz 43*)

(14.2) FOUR! It’s a no ball and goes away to the boundary

Rossouw comes to bat

(14.1) OUT! Umar Amin tries to hit big but couldn’t make it. Taken over the long on

Amad Butt continues

Over 14 – Quetta Gladiators 104/3 (Umar 28*, Sarfraz 38*)

(13.5) SIX! Charges down at this, gets to the pitch and hoicks the ball over midwicket. Too good from Sarfraz

Shadab continues

Over 13 – Quetta Gladiators 93/3 (Umar 26*, Sarfraz 29*)

(12.2) SIX! caught and dropped on the long-off boundary! Full and wide, Amin just extends his lofted drive.

Amad Butt continues

Over 11 – Quetta Gladiators 82/3 (Umar 18*, Sarfraz 26*)

Shadab continues

Over 10 – Quetta Gladiators 78/3 (Umar 16*, Sarfraz 24*)

(10.6) FOUR! Short-ball and punched it hard. just one bounce before the boundary

(10.5) FOUR! Backs away, the bowler doesn’t want to bowl in his area, so it’s short and wide. Carved away over backward point for four.

(10.1) SIX! Smashed it over the deep mid-wicket. Perfect timing by the skipper

Hussain Talat

Over 10 – Quetta Gladiators 60/3 (Umar 15*, Sarfraz 7*)

Shadab comes into the attack

Over 9 – Quetta Gladiators 55/3 (Umar 13*, Sarfraz 4*)

Hussain Talat bowls

Over 8 – Quetta Gladiators 47/3 (Umar 11*, Sarfraz 2*)

Over 7 – Quetta Gladiators 41/3 (Umar 9*, Sarfraz 0*)

Sarfraz comes to bat

(6.6) WICKET! or his typical drag-flick into the leg side but the ball is just too far wide outside off. Takes the inside edge and an easy catch for the keeper.

Faheem Ashraf continues

Over 6 – Quetta Gladiators 36/2 (Umar 5*, Pietersen 5*)

(5.6) SIX! superb from KP! Overpitched around off, flicked away nonchalantly through midwicket.

(5.2) OUT! Jason Roy missed the bowl pitched on the off-stump, Amad Butt takes it

Over 5 – Quetta Gladiators 29/1 (Umar 3*, Roy 17*)

Faheem Ashraf comes to bowl

Over 4 – Quetta Gladiators 27/1 (Umar 2*, Roy 16*)

Sami comes to bowl

Over 3 – Quetta Gladiators 19/1 (Umar 1*, Roy 11*)

Umar Amin is the new batsman

(2.5) OUT! picks out long-on! Flat and quick, Watson goes back and looks to pull again, but is slightly hurried on the pull.

(2.4) SIX! slightly slower, Watson picks the length, rocks back and nails his pull over midwicket.

Over 2 – Quetta Gladiators 11/0 (Watson 1*, Roy 10*)

(1.6) FOUR! too straight again, picked off for four.

Over 1 – Quetta Gladiators 5/0 (Watson 0*, Roy 5*)

(0.4) FOUR! too flat again, short. Roy gets bat on his pull this time, finds the gap in front of square

Shane Watson and Jason Roy are opening the batting for Quetta. Samit Patel has got the new ball in his hand.

Team line-ups


Quetta Gladiators have won the toss and elected to bat first against Islamabad United.