Quetta Gladiators took historic win last night in the nerve wrecking match with Peshawar Zalmi, making way for the final of Pakistan Super League.
The Gladiators had put a tough total for the Zalmi’s to chase, but they fought till the very end falling short by just 1 run.
Quetta Gladiator’s openers were in a very aggressive mood last night. But the first wicket fell at 17 runs and then came in Kevin Pietersen who along with Ahmed Shehzad had already made 90 runs in partnership in the first 10 overs of their innings.
Ahmed Shehzad Batting Highlights
During the start of their innings, Peshawar was looking strong with Dawid Malan and Mohammad Hafeez putting up a partnership of 139 runs off 72 balls.
Mohammad Hafeez Batting Highlights
From there on the Gladiator’s bowlers started taking back the control of the game until Afridi arrived. His six hitting innings brought his team back into the game until he too was dismissed.
Wahab Riaz Bowling Highlights
But the real man behind Quetta’s win was Nawaz. He may have been having a bad night by giving away 51 runs to Zalmi’s but he kept bowling and took away 3 important wickets.
Mohammad Nawaz Bowling Highlights
After winning the match, Quetta Gladiators captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed celebrated the victory with his new ‘laga laga masti ka chocka’ dance.
Next up, Islamabad United will face off Karachi Kings in hopes to make it to the Eliminators where they will meet Peshawar Zalmi.