Pakistan Super league 2016 Opening Match of the tournament is schedule to played between Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United Team on yesterday on 4th February. Match starts delay because of wet outfield but before this First MAtch of PSL a Grand Opening ceremony events held and its give too much entertainment for all the cricket fans.
After Won the toss by Quetta Gladiators they opt to Bowl First and invite opposite team of Islamabad united players to bat first. Islamabad united team starts are not great as expected they loss the first wickets on just 21 run score on the board in the 5th over. Only Captain Misbah ul Haq manage to score some quick run of 41 on just 28 ball with a help of 4 fours and 1 big six with an strike rate of 146.43 so Islamabad united team only manage to score 128 run with loss of 7 wickets in their 20 overs time. Mohammad Nawaz Tooks Four wickets in their 4 overs quota by giving just 13 runs.
In reply of 129 run target, Quetta Gladiators Opening pair Luke Wright and Ahmed Shehzad are done the damage for the opposite team they score a 53 run partnership of first wickets but on the other hand Opener Luke Wright stay on the crease and score 86 unbeaten run in just 53 ball with 11 fours and 4 sixes help Quetta Gladiators team to win over the Islamabad united with 8 wickets. They chase down the target in just 16 over time.
For the Brilliant performance in the bowling Mohammad Nawaz pick as the Man of the Match award for this Pakistan super league match 1 on 4th February.
Today on 5th February will be double header game. 2nd PSL Match between Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars at Dubai starts from 4-30 IST time while Pakistan super league Match 3 on Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United team on 9-30 AM IST time on same venue at Dubai. So don’t miss this two awesome matches of todays on 5th February.
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) February 4, 2016
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Islamabad United Innings(20)128-7
|Shane Watson||b Mohammad Nawaz||15||27||1||0||55.56|
|Sharjeel Khan||c Nabi b Z Babar||10||11||0||1||90.91|
|Umar Amin||c L Wright b U Gul||0||4||0||0||0.00|
|Babar Azam||c Nabi b Mohammad Nawaz||15||18||1||0||83.33|
|Sam Billings (wk)||b Mohammad Nawaz||2||4||0||0||50.00|
|Misbah-ul-Haq (c)||c U Gul b Anwar Ali||41||28||4||1||146.43|
|Imran Khalid||c Nabi b Mohammad Nawaz||4||6||0||0||66.67|
|Andre Russell||not out||35||20||4||2||175.00|
|Samuel Badree||not out||2||2||0||0||100.00|
|Extras||4||(b 0, lb 0, w 4, nb 0, p 0)|
|Total||128||(7 wkts, 20 Ov)|
|Did not Bat||Rumman Raees, Irfan|
Quetta Gladiators Innings(16)132-2
|Luke Wright||not out||86||53||11||4||162.26|
|Ahmed Shehzad||c & b Imran Khalid||11||9||2||0||122.22|
|Kevin Pietersen||lbw b Imran Khalid||8||12||0||0||66.67|
|Mohammad Nawaz||not out||22||22||1||0||100.00|
|Extras||5||(b 0, lb 2, w 3, nb 0, p 0)|
|Total||132||(2 wkts, 16 Ov)|
|Did not Bat||Sarfraz, Chigumbura, Nabi, Anwar Ali, Umar Gul, Babar, Akbar-ur-Rehman|