Islamabad vs Quetta 2024, PSL 8th Match Scorecard: Quetta Gladiators Clinch Nail-Biter Against Islamabad United.

Islamabad vs Quetta 2024, 8th Match Scorecard: The 8th match of the Pakistan Super League 2024 between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators proved to be a thrilling encounter, with the Gladiators emerging victorious after a tense battle at the crease. Opting to bowl after winning the toss, Quetta’s decision set the stage for an exciting match.

Islamabad vs Quetta 2024

Islamabad United Squads

Islamabad United Playing 11: Colin Munro, Alex Hales, Agha Salman, Shadab Khan (c), Azam Khan (wk), Jordan Cox, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Naseem Shah, Hunain Shah, Rumman Raees

Bench: Tymal Mills, Haider Ali, Qasim Akram, Shamyl Hussain, Shahab Khan, Martin Guptill, Ubaid Shah

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Quetta Gladiators Squads

Quetta Gladiators Playing 11: ason Roy, Saud Shakeel, Khawaja Nafay, Rilee Rossouw (c), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Akeal Hosein, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

Bench: Omair Yousuf, Sohail Khan, Usman Qadir, Bismillah Khan, Sajjad Ali, Laurie Evans, Will Smeed, Adil Naz

Islamabad vs Quetta 2024, 8th Match Scorecard

Batting first, Islamabad United faced a tough challenge from the Quetta Gladiators’ bowling attack. Despite their best efforts, the United side managed to post a modest total of 138 runs in 20 overs, losing 9 wickets along the way. Agha Salman emerged as the top scorer, contributing 33 crucial runs to the total. Quetta Gladiators’ bowlers, led by Abrar Ahmed and Mohammad Wasim Jr, showcased their skills by taking 3 wickets each. Akeal Hosein also played a vital role, claiming 2 crucial wickets.

Chasing a target of 139, Quetta Gladiators found themselves struggling against Islamabad United’s bowlers. The low total proved to be a tougher challenge than expected, as it took the Gladiators 18 overs to chase down the score, losing 7 wickets in the process. In the end, Quetta Gladiators secured the win by 3 wickets, a testament to their resilience and determination.

Islamabad vs Quetta 2024, PSL 8th Match Scorecard

Islamabad vs Quetta 2024, PSL 8th Match Scorecard

Defensive Efforts

Despite the challenging target, Islamabad United’s bowlers showed commendable effort in trying to defend the total. Naseem Shah and Shadab Khan (c) were the standout performers for United, taking 2 wickets each. Their efforts, however, were not enough to prevent Quetta Gladiators from clinching the victory.

Jason Roy emerged as the top scorer for Quetta Gladiators in the second innings, contributing a crucial 37 runs. His innings played a pivotal role in steering his team towards victory. On the bowling front, Abrar Ahmed and Mohammad Wasim Jr stood out with their impressive performances, taking 3 wickets each. Akeal Hosein’s contribution with the ball, securing 2 wickets, also played a crucial role in restricting Islamabad United.

Conclusion

The 8th match of the PSL 2024 provided cricket fans with a rollercoaster of emotions, featuring a hard-fought contest between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators. Ultimately, it was the Gladiators who emerged victorious, showcasing their resilience and skill in overcoming the challenges posed by Islamabad United. With thrilling performances from both bat and ball, this match will be remembered as a testament to the competitive spirit of the PSL.

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