PSL 2017, Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators, Match 9


Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiators by five wickets in the seventh Twenty20 match of the Pakistan Super League 2017 here at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Zalmis have won two matches and are at top, whereas the gladiators are at second position, according to points table.

The second match will be played between Karachi Kings and defending champions Islamabad United.

And they would be hoping to carry that momentum into Sharjah.

Quetta Gladiators, which have remained in the current PSL season, were one of the best performers a year ago too.

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Bating first, Quetta Gladiators scored 148 runs for the loss of six wickets in allotted twenty overs.

Chasing 149, Islamabad United completed the victorylosing five wickets with five balls to spare. Their wins have come against the Lahore Qalandars and the Karachi Kings. They have a strong side and will look to post a dominant victory over the table-toppers to get over the defeat in the last match against Misbah-ul-haq's Islamabad United.

Sarfraz Ahmed-led Quetta Gladiators take on Darren Sammy-led Peshawar Zalmi in the ninth match of the tournament.