PSL Final Highlights: Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators

Written by Hamza
(Last Updated On: 24/02/2016)

PSL 2016 Final

ISU vs QTG, Final, Pakistan Super League, 2016
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
04:00 PM GMT
Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai

Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United PSL Final

Quetta Gladiators

Quetta Gladiators

Islamabad United


Quetta Gladiators:

Ahmed Shehzad, Bismillah Khan, Kevin Pietersen, Kumar Sangakkara, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Grant Elliott, Mohammad Nawaz, Nathan McCullum, Anwar Ali, Zulfiqar Babar, Aizaz Cheema

Islamabad United:

Sharjeel Khan, Dwayne Smith, Brad Haddin(w), Khalid Latif, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Andre Russell, Asif Ali, Samuel Badree, Imran Khalid, Mohammad Sami, Mohammad Irfan

The viewers have finally witnessed the PSL final, which unveils the cricketing passion at its peak in Dubai. As we know that stadium was houseful as all the tickets were sold even before the match’s day.

The shouts we have got from Dubai stadium tells that Islamabad United have won the first ever PSL trophy beating Quetta Gladiators in a final.

According to the updates, Islamabad United winning the toss opted to field first. Gladiators suffered badly as they lost two early wickets but later in the game recoiled back as Shehzad and Sangkkara starred with their scintillating knocks, both of them scored 64 and 55 respectively.

Finally, after competition of 20 overs Gladiators were able to set 174 with loss of 7 wickets on the board.

The total looked good on the wicket as it was a pressure game, but the WI star batsman Dwayne Smith made it look comfortable with his superb batting. He added 73 of just 51 balls, including 4 towering sixes.

The only century maker in PSL, Sharjeel Khan wasn’t able to make it big this time as he was just dismissed on his individual score of 12.

In the later part of IU’s batting, Aussie wicket keeper-batsman Brad Haddin proved his calls with scoring notout 61 runs of just 39 deliveries.

Finally, United’s were able to chase the target in 18.4 overs with loss of 4 wickets.



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Rana Hamza is local journalist from Multan and work for local news agency. He is also Feature Writer for Web.pk and very active in sports and showbiz news insights. He holds Masters in English Writing. Mashable Pakistans's Web Culture Reporter. Reach out to him on Twitter via email at hamza [at] web.pk. Hamza graduated from Emerson University of Multan in 2015.

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