Live Score, PSL 2017: Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators


 

Islamabad United Team

Amad Butt, Asif Ali, S Badree, SW Billings, BJ Haddin†, Hussain Talat, Imran Khalid, Misbah-ul-Haq*, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees, Saeed Ajmal, Shadab Khan, DR Smith, SR Watson, Zohaib Khan

Quetta Gladiators Team

Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Bismillah Khan, Hasan Khan, Mahmudullah, TS Mills, Mohammad Nawaz (3), Noor Wali, NLTC Perera, KP Pietersen, RR Rossouw, Saad Nasim, Sarfraz Ahmed*†, Umar Amin, Umar Gul, LJ Wright, Zulfiqar Babar


Toss: Islamabad United have won the toss and opted to bowl against Quetta Gladiators


Note: Quetta Gladiators are unbeaten so far


Quetta Gladiators: 148/6 (20/20 ov)

Islamabad United: 149/5 (19/20 ov)


 

Islamabad United won the match with 5 wickets remaining 


19.1

Perera to Billings, FOUR

18.6

Umar Gul to Asif Ali, OUT, short ball, angled in at the ribs, Asif can’t control the pull. He skies a top edge, which is gulped down by KP at long leg. Islamabad four away from victory

Asif Ali c Pietersen b Umar Gul 1

18.5

Umar Gul to Billings, 1 run

18.4

Umar Gul to Billings, FOUR

Adnan: “No Misbah show, no problem. Billings is doing the trick for Islamabad”

18.3

Umar Gul to Asif Ali, 1 run, just short of a good length and angled in, tucked off the hips through square leg

18.2

Umar Gul to Billings, 1 bye

18.1

Umar Gul to Billings, 2 runs, yorker on the leg stump, whipped away to deep midwicket. Billings hares across for the second. The keeper collects the throw and hits the stumps, but Billings was in. The throw from the deep wasn’t great

17.6

Perera to Billings, 1 run, pitched up and outside off, Billings drive to cover and fetches the strike

17.5

Perera to Watson, OUT, 4,4,6, and out! Holes out to deep midwicket. Can’t clear the long boundary. Chest-high short ball on middle and leg stump, tucks Watson up for room. He does not get hold of the pull. Smart catch by Hasan at the edge of the boundary

SR Watson c Hasan Khan b Perera 36 (27b 4×4 2×6) SR: 133.33

17.4

Perera to Watson, SIX, Perera comes around the wicket. It does not matter at all. He smites it over the bowler’s head. Watson goes 4,4,6

17.3

Perera to Watson, FOUR, Watson beats long-off to his left now. This is overpitched outside off, Watson hits the half-volley on the up

17.2

Perera to Watson, FOUR, low full-toss on off, Watson stretches forward and crunches this in the gap between deep midwicket and long-on

17.1

Perera to Billings, 1 run, back of the hand slower ball on off stump, slog-swept across the line to deep midwicket

16.6

Anwar Ali to Watson, no run, full on the stumps, hacked to square leg off the inside half

16.5

Anwar Ali to Watson, no run

16.4

Anwar Ali to Billings, 1 run, full on the stumps, whittled into the leg side

16.3

Anwar Ali to Billings, SIX, chest-high short ball on off, Billings is unperturbed. He rides the bounce and pulls superbly over long leg for a six

16.2

Anwar Ali to Billings, no run, another slower short ball outside off, Billings throws his bat at the ball and mis-times it back to the bowler

16.1

Anwar Ali to Billings, no run, slower ball outside off, Billings reaches out, swishes early and misses

15.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, skids on outside off, leans back and punches to point

15.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, turned away to midwicket

15.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, 2 runs, skids on off, played back to the bowler

15.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run

15.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, length ball outside off, punched into the covers

15.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Billings, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to long-on

14.6

Perera to Billings, 1 run, overpitched and outside off, whiplashed away to wide long-off

14.5

Perera to Billings, SIX, pretty full on the leg stump, Billings drops to one knee and shovel-sweeps the ball over long leg, despite the bottom hand flying off the bat, for a six

14.4

Perera to Watson, 1 run, fuller and outside off, drops to one-knee and slices it away to deep cover

14.3

Perera to Billings, 1 run, slower awaycutter outside off, Billings opens the bat-face, dinks it to point, and acknowledges his fifty

14.2

Perera to Watson, 1 run, full and angling away outside off from around the wicket, slapped away to long-off

14.1

Perera to Watson, SIX, Watson hits the roof. Bang. Slower length ball outside off, Watson picked it and dispatched it over midwicket. Bounces into the roof. What a way to bring up the hundred

13.6

Umar Gul to Billings, no run

13.5

Umar Gul to Watson, 1 run, length ball angled in, dragged away to deep midwicket

13.4

Umar Gul to Watson, FOUR, dug short and outside off, Watson pivots on the back foot and pulls over square leg. One-bounce four

13.3

Umar Gul to Watson, FOUR, full and just outside off, cracked away to the long-off fence

13.2

Umar Gul to Billings, 1 run, off-stump yorker, which is whipped to midwicket

13.1

Umar Gul to Watson, 1 run, short on off, jabbed away square towards point

12.6

Hasan Khan to Billings, no run

12.5

Hasan Khan to Watson, 1 run

12.4

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, skids in flat, worked away to the leg side on the back foot

12.3

Hasan Khan to Billings, SIX, floaty full ball outside off, Billings races down the track and stylishly launches it straight over the bowler’s head

12.2

Hasan Khan to Watson, 1 run, shortish and angled in on off, hangs back and forces to long-on

12.1

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, down the track and drilled back to the bowler

11.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run

11.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, pushed through and angled in on middle, defended back to the bowler

11.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, fired outside off, Watson plays and misses

11.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, slides in on middle, punched back to the bowler now

11.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Watson, no run, darted outside off, straight ball, beats Watson’s punch

11.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Billings, 1 run, flat and arrowed in on off, worked away to wide mid-on

10.6

Hasan Khan to Watson, no run

10.5

Hasan Khan to Watson, no run

10.4

Hasan Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, Hasan sends Misbah back. Slides in with the arm, too full for the sweep. Misbah stretches across, but can’t connect and is pinned in front of off and middle

Misbah-ul-Haq lbw b Hasan Khan 10 SR: 90.90

10.3

Hasan Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Misbah moves away outside leg, the bowler follows him. Darted in, jabbed back

10.2

Hasan Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, nicely tossed on the off stump, Misbah goes low and sweeps it away to the right of deep square leg. Top placement

10.1

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, pushed through on the stumps, driven to long-on

9.6

Umar Gul to Misbah-ul-Haq, 4 byes

9.5

Umar Gul to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, shortish and outside off, punched away…. but backward point ventures to his left and hunts it down

9.4

Umar Gul to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Misbah goes downtown. He races down the track, takes a full ball, and clouts it over the bowler’s head. Clean, clean strike

9.3

Umar Gul to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length and outside off, Misbah jabs it away in the direction of short third man

9.2

Umar Gul to Billings, 1 run, length ball on off, allows the ball to come onto him, and runs it down to third man. Smoothly done

9.1

Umar Gul to Billings, no run, not short enough for a cut outside off. Billings slashes and does not make contact

8.6

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run

8.5

Hasan Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah steps away outside leg, Hasan follows him and raps him on the pad

8.4

Hasan Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Misbah goes low, sweeps from leg stump, but can’t get it past short fine leg

8.3

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, Billings skips out, but is beaten by turn. The outside edge dies in front of short third

8.2

Hasan Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, attacks the stumps, Misbah hangs back and nudges the ball through square leg

8.1

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, full and speared into the pads, flicked away to deep midwicket

7.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, too full on middle, reverse-paddled from the stumps to short third man

7.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Haddin, OUT, Haddin nicks behind. Double-strike from Nawaz. Shortish and skids on outside off, Haddin backs away outside leg and only under-edges it behind to Sarfraz. The shot was probably on, the execution was iffy

BJ Haddin c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Nawaz 6 (9b 1×4 0x6) SR: 66.66

7.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Haddin, FOUR, tossed full on off, Haddin clears his front leg and hoists it over the bowler’s head

7.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Billings, 1 run, down the track and clipped to wide long-on

7.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Billings, FOUR, Billings goes inside-out, beating long-off to his left. Twinkles down the track, collapses his back leg at the last instant and times it to perfection

7.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Billings, no run, starts on off and spins away, dabbed to point with soft hands

6.6

Hasan Khan to Haddin, no run, Haddin steps out, but is not close enough to the pitch. Poked back to the bowler

6.5

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, down the track and whips a full ball from off stump to deep midwicket

6.4

Hasan Khan to Haddin, 1 run, full on the stumps, eased down to long-on

6.3

Hasan Khan to Billings, 1 run, slides in with the arm, the length is fuller, push-driven to long-on

6.2

Hasan Khan to Haddin, 1 run, short and spins away outside off, catches the outside edge and streaks away fine of short third man. Good save

6.1

Hasan Khan to Haddin, no run, chopped from off stump to short third man with an angled bat

5.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Haddin, 1 leg bye, again, Haddin uses his feet, he is nowhere close to the pitch. Deflects the ball off the thigh to the leg side

5.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Haddin, no run, uses his feet, does not meet the pitch, and wears it on the pad

5.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Haddin, no run, skids on outside off, not short enough for the cut. Haddin misjudges it and gets away

5.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Smith, OUT, Nawaz strikes with his third ball. Slides in with the arm. Non-turning ball, which is not short enough for the short-arm pull. Smith does not connect. Nawaz barges into his castle and takes him down

DR Smith b Mohammad Nawaz 10 15b  SR: 66.66

5.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Smith, FOUR, slides in with the arm, paddled away fine of short fine leg for four

5.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Billings, 1 run, full and outside off, pushed to long-off

4.6

Anwar Ali to Billings, 1 run

4.5

Anwar Ali to Billings, FOUR

4.4

Anwar Ali to Billings, no run

4.3

Anwar Ali to Billings, FOUR

4.2

Anwar Ali to Billings, FOUR, Billings gallops down the track, the bowler had dragged his length back, but Billings still flat-batted it away past mid-off

4.1

Anwar Ali to Smith, 1 run, just short of a good length and outside off, forced to long-on

3.6

Perera to Smith, 1 run, slower full ball on off stump, Smith looks to launch it out of Sharjah. He can only miscue it to deep midwicket

3.5

Perera to Smith, no run, back of a length and angled in, hangs back and punches to midwicket

3.4

Perera to Billings, 1 run, slower incutter, dabbed with soft hands to the leg side

3.3

Perera to Smith, 1 run

3.2

Perera to Smith, no run, full and outside off, swish and a miss

3.1

Perera to Billings, 1 run, slower delivery on off, forward and patted to point

2.6

Anwar Ali to Smith, no run, full and outside off, driven to mid-off for a quick single

2.5

Anwar Ali to Smith, no run, lifter on off, ducks under it

2.4

Anwar Ali to Smith, no run, full inswinger, inside-edged onto the pad

2.3

Anwar Ali to Billings, 1 run, uses his feet, meets a full ball and pushes to mid-on

2.2

Anwar Ali to Billings, no run, short and outside off, leans back and chops to cover-point

2.1

Anwar Ali to Smith, 1 run, Smith backs away outside leg, the bowler chases him, whipped to deep square leg

1.6

Umar Gul to Billings, no run, length ball on off, negotiated a straight bat

1.5

Umar Gul to Smith, 1 run, full and angled in on off, pushed to mid-on running in

1.4

Umar Gul to Billings, 1 run, back of a length and slanted in on off, a whirl of the wrists as Billings hits towards midwicket

1.3

Umar Gul to Billings, FOUR, pretty full and angled in on off, Billings flicks it away through the vacant spaces at midwicket

arpu: “the only extras in this match so far have been wides”

1.2

Umar Gul to Billings, no run

1.1

Umar Gul to Billings, FOUR, overpitched and outside off, Billings holds his shape, opens the face and threads the gap at cover with a sweet drive

0.6

Anwar Ali to Smith, no run, just short of a good length on off, punched in the direction of midwicket

0.6

Anwar Ali to Smith, 1 wide, bumper on the leg stump, flies off the deck, flies over the ducking batsman to the keeper. Wide called for height

0.5

Anwar Ali to Billings, 1 run, Billings shimmies out and bunts a length ball to mid-on

0.4

Anwar Ali to Billings, no run, full inswinger, catches Billings on the move. He plays around the front pad and does not connect

0.3

Anwar Ali to Billings, no run, full on the stumps, knocked into the leg side

0.2

Anwar Ali to Smith, 1 run, back of a length and slanted in, Smith plays back and is rapped on the thigh. But this is heading past leg stump

0.1

Anwar Ali to Smith, no run, full and outside off, Smith drums it away to point. Can’t find the gap

0.1

Anwar Ali to Smith, 1 wide, full and swinging down the leg side, Smith lets it go. Leg-side wide


 

Match State: Innings Break


 

19.6

Rumman Raees to Perera, OUT

NLTC Perera run out 27 (18b 2×4 1×6) SR: 150.00

19.5

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, 1 run, full on the legs, full-blooded flick to fine leg

19.4

Rumman Raees to Perera, 1 run, slower short ball, swiped off the inside half to square leg

19.3

Rumman Raees to Perera, 2 runs, very full and outside off, kerplunked into the leg side off the inside half

19.2

Rumman Raees to Perera, no run, banged in short and outside off, Thisara lets it pass over him. He questioningly looks at the umpire anticipating a wide for height. It wasn’t to be

19.1

Rumman Raees to Perera, FOUR, low full-toss outside off, carved away over point for four

18.6

Mohammad Sami to Mahmudullah, FOUR

18.5

Mohammad Sami to Perera, 1 run, yorker, swings in, inside-edged onto the pad. The ball dribbles back to Sami

18.4

Mohammad Sami to Mahmudullah, 1 run, change-up slower ball outside off, driven down to long-off

18.3

Mohammad Sami to Perera, 1 run, full-toss outside off, slapped away to deep cover

18.2

Mohammad Sami to Perera, 2 runs, full and outside off, hammered straight over the bowler’s head. The bowler was ducking for cover or rather taking evasive action

18.1

Mohammad Sami to Mahmudullah, 1 run, very full and outside off, opens the face and slices a drive to backward point

17.6

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, 1 run

17.5

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, SIX, slower one again, from the back of the hand, Mahmudullah manufactures his own pace. Length ball outside off, smeared over the bowler’s head for a six

17.4

Rumman Raees to Perera, 1 run, slower ball, drilled down the ground

17.3

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, 1 run, yorker on leg stump, whipped to deep square leg

17.2

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, no run, slower short ball outside off, shoulder-high delivery, attempts a hook and is beaten by the lack of pace

17.2

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, Mahmudullah jumps down the track, wide full-toss outside off, left alone

17.1

Rumman Raees to Perera, 1 run, full-toss outside off, eyes a big leg-side slog, skews the ball up over cover

16.6

Mohammad Sami to Mahmudullah, no run, nails a yorker, dug back to the bowler

16.5

Mohammad Sami to Perera, 1 run, marginally misses the yorker. A really full ball outside off, carved to deep point

16.4

Mohammad Sami to Perera, no run, wide yoker outside off, swipes and does not make contact

16.3

Mohammad Sami to Mahmudullah, 1 run, off-stump yorker on off, jammed down the ground

16.2

Mohammad Sami to Perera, 1 run, speared full and outside off, slashed to cover

16.1

Mohammad Sami to Perera, FOUR, yorker outside off, Thisara backs away outside leg, jams his bat down and edges it past Haddin’s left

15.6

Watson to Perera, 1 run, full and outside off, smeared to cover, where the fielder fumbles

15.5

Watson to Perera, no run, wide yorker, Thisara can only carve it away to short third man

15.4

Watson to Perera, SIX, full and outside off, right up in Thisara’s hitting arc. Opens up his shoulders and launches it straight over the bowler’s head

15.3

Watson to Mahmudullah, 1 run, full on off, patted to the leg side on the back foot

15.2

Watson to Perera, 1 run, back of a length and outside off, cudgeled to deep cover

15.1

Watson to Asad Shafiq, OUT, Shafiq falls first ball after the break. He falls for a Jekyll-and-Hyde 45. Shortish and outside off, he looks to swing across the line. Loses his shape and misses. Watson hits the top of off

14.6

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, full-toss on off, stabbed past Irfan’s left to mid-off

14.5

Mohammad Irfan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, jumps off his ground and glides a short ball from outside off to a diving short third man

14.4

Mohammad Irfan to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, full-toss just outside off, carved towards third man

14.3

Mohammad Irfan to Mahmudullah, FOUR, The top edge sails over the head of Haddin. Sails over the boundary. Irfan bends his back and sends down a short ball outside off. Mahmudullah stepped out and watched the top-edge fly away for a six

14.2

Mohammad Irfan to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, back of a length and outside off, throws his bat at the ball. An inside-edge streaks away to long leg

14.1

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, yorker on off, the batsman, having backed away, jams the ball fine of deep third man

13.6

Shadab Khan to Mahmudullah, no run, a ripper to finish a ripping spell. Starts around off and spins away outside off, whistling past the groping bat

Wavi: “very impressive bowling by Shadab”

13.5

Shadab Khan to Mahmudullah, no run, a bit too full to attempt the sweep. Dragged away square on the leg side

13.4

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, slower legbreak, length ball, turns away, the batsman hangs back and knocks it to the leg side

13.3

Shadab Khan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, skids on outside off, Mahmudullah aims a reverse-sweep, loses his balance and falls over. But his back leg was grounded by the time Haddin broke the stumps

13.2

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, dropped short and outside off, cut to deep point

13.1

Shadab Khan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, full and angled in on off, nudged into the vacant spaces at midwicket

12.6

Rumman Raees to Asad Shafiq, no run, Shafiq slinks away outside leg stump, slower ball outside off, flat-batted away to point

12.5

Rumman Raees to Mahmudullah, 1 run, very full on the pads, flicked away calmly to fine leg

12.4

Rumman Raees to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, shuffles across off and works a full ball towards square leg

12.3

Rumman Raees to Asad Shafiq, no run, full on off, pushed to cover

12.2

Rumman Raees to Sarfraz Ahmed, OUT, Rumman has his man now. Sarfraz uses his feet, Rumman drags his length back. This gets big on Sarfraz. He attempts a hook. Has to settle with a top edge. Haddin tracks down the skier. Well done, Isalamabad

Sarfraz Ahmed c Haddin b Rumman Raees 12  SR: 109.09

12.1

Rumman Raees to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, short of a length on middle, glances the hip and rolls on the pitch. He chances a quick single, Rumman swoops in and attacks the ball, but can’t break the stumps. Sarfraz would have been out had Rumman hit

11.6

Zohaib Khan to Asad Shafiq, FOUR

11.5

Zohaib Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run

11.4

Zohaib Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, SIX, dangled up on off stump, Sarfraz goes low, unleashes his favourite slog-sweep, and sends the white ball into the stands beyond midwicket

11.3

Zohaib Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, arrowed through outside off, non-turning ball, flayed to wide long-off

11.2

Zohaib Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, shorter and wider outside off, cracked away to sweeper cover on the back foot

11.1

Zohaib Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, short and outside off from around the wicket, chopped away to cover

10.6

Shadab Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, starts on off and turns away, guided off the bat-face to short third man

10.5

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, floated outside off, swept to deep square leg

10.4

Shadab Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, tapped into the covers for one

10.3

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, shorter legbreak outside off, chopped to short third man

10.2

Shadab Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, tossed outside off, brings out the sweep and hits to deep square

A slip in for the legspinner

10.1

Shadab Khan to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, legbreak outside off, beats the batsman outside off with turn and bounce. Haddin gloves the ball cleanly and swipes the bails off but Sarfraz’s back foot went nowhere

9.6

Watson to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, full on off, punched to long-on

9.5

Watson to Rossouw, OUT

RR Rossouw c Rumman Raees b Watson 7 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 53.84

9.4

Watson to Rossouw, no run, wide yorker outside off, Watson makes Rossouw reach out for the ball. The batsman can’t touch it. Smart bowling

9.3

Watson to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, full-toss on off, which is slapped down to long-off

9.2

Watson to Rossouw, 1 run

9.1

Watson to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, Shafiq backs away outside leg, meets a short ball, and punches to long-off

8.6

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, quick dart on off, chopped away by Shafiq now through point

8.5

Shadab Khan to Rossouw, 1 run, dropped short and outside off, square-cut away

8.4

Shadab Khan to Rossouw, no run, Haddin fluffs a stumping chance. Rossouw uses his feet and runs past a slider. Haddin does not stay low enough and he can’t collect the ball cleanly

8.3

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run

8.2

Shadab Khan to Rossouw, 1 run

8.1

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, tossed-up legbreak outside off, driven on the front foot past mid-off’s left

7.6

Watson to Rossouw, no run

7.5

Watson to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, yorker on off or just a shade outside off, squirted to cover

7.4

Watson to Asad Shafiq, FOUR

7.3

Watson to Rossouw, 1 run, short and outside off, drags a pull through square leg

7.2

Watson to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, off-stump yorker, whipped away to deep midwicket

7.1

Watson to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, full and outside off, uses his feet and drills a drive to mid-off

6.6

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, stretches outside off for the sweep. Drags the ball with a hard sweep to deep square leg

6.5

Shadab Khan to Rossouw, 1 run

6.4

Shadab Khan to Rossouw, no run

6.3

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, full and sliding into the leg stump, goes low and sweeps a single to long leg

6.2

Shadab Khan to Rossouw, 1 run, short and spins, clipped away on the back foot towards deep square leg

6.1

Shadab Khan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, legbreak outside off, driven to sweeper cover

5.6

Mohammad Irfan to Rossouw, no run, back of a length and on a fifth-stump line, Rossouw stands tall and punches into the covers

5.5

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a good length and outside off, Shafiq sits back and pulls to the right of midwicket. Watson throws himself to his right and makes a good save

5.4

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, no run, full-toss outside off, instead of bashing that out of the ground, Shafiq mis-times it to cover

5.3

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, 2 runs

5.2

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, no run, bouncer outside off, uses his height to pose a threat to Shafiq. He ignores it, ducking out of the way

5.1

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, back of a length on off, Shafiq clears his front leg and hoicks it across the line over midwicket

4.6

Mohammad Sami to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, clipped away to deep square for one

4.5

Mohammad Sami to Asad Shafiq, no run, very full and tails in, near yorker, dug out

4.4

Mohammad Sami to Asad Shafiq, no run

4.3

Mohammad Sami to Rossouw, 1 run

4.2

Mohammad Sami to Pietersen, OUT, pinned ’em in front. Two wickets in two balls for Sami. An inswinging yorker first up, pings the front pad in line with off stump. The umpire raises his finger and sends KP on his way. Second successive duck for KP

KP Pietersen lbw b Mohammad Sami

4.1

Mohammad Sami to Ahmed Shehzad, OUT

Ahmed Shehzad c Zohaib Khan b Mohammad Sami 26

3.6

Rumman Raees to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, beats mid-off diving across to his right. Will that get Shafiq going? Length ball outside off, he drills it down the ground for his first boundary

3.5

Rumman Raees to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, picked off the hips to long leg. Shehzad flowing at the other end

Hassan: “The way Asad Shafiq has played in this tournnment so far, he is not doing good to his reputation as limited overs player”

3.4

Rumman Raees to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, Shafiq shows his ace early. Runs down the track, the left-arm seamer is wary of it, dragging his length back. Shafiq swishes the ball to mid-off. That looked ungainly too

3.3

Rumman Raees to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, pitched up and outside off, Shehzad does not need any second invitations to drive. Leans forward and hits the ball to mid-off

3.2

Rumman Raees to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, good length and angling away outside off, played back down the pitch

3.1

Rumman Raees to Asad Shafiq, 1 run

2.6

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR, full and outside off, Shehzad leans into the drive and stylishly strokes the ball through extra cover. Away she whistles to the boundary

2.5

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, fuller than the previous ball, dabbed with soft hands to point now

2.4

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR, length ball angling away outside off, Shehzad hits through the line and punchily drives it between point and cover

2.3

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run

2.2

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, no run, beaten lavishly again. Short and angling away outside off, this time Shafiq eyes up a cut, not a pull, and does not make contact

2.1

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length and angling away outside off, the short ball seems to be the trend today. Shafiq nearly swings himself off his feet. Beaten lavishly

1.6

Mohammad Sami to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, back of a length and outside off, Shehzad has a skittish waft at the ball and inside-edges it beside his feet. An over of short of a length or back of a length ball ends

Ahmed: “Mahmudullah is better choice than mills.@shahroze ”

1.5

Mohammad Sami to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length and angled into the right-hander, bunted to mid-on

1.4

Mohammad Sami to Asad Shafiq, no run, back of a length and outside off, punched firmly, but can’t beat Dwayne Smith diving across to his right from backward point

1.3

Mohammad Sami to Asad Shafiq, no run, back of a length and outside off, kicks at Shafiq, he can’t get on top of the ball. A jabbing punch to cover ensues

1.2

Mohammad Sami to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, back of a length, picked off through midwicket

1.1

Mohammad Sami to Ahmed Shehzad, SIX, and Shehzad welcomes him with a pulled six. Just short of a good length and outside off, Shehzad picks it up and dumps the ball over midwicket. Clears the short boundary

0.6

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, full and attacking the front pad of the batsman, nudged away square on the leg side again, this time just a single

Wajid Jawaid: “Despite off field issues the spirit of PSL fans is high. We are standing with PCB in both making this PSL successful and in its efforts to eradicate corruption from Pakistan cricket.”

0.5

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, 2 runs, short and outside off, Shehzad rises with the ball and works it away through square leg for a double

0.4

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, 2 runs, not as short as the previous ball outside off, drags a pull to the right of mid-on

Shehroze: “Surprised to see that Quetta have dropped Mills. I don’t think anybody brings the kind of variety that he possesses.”

0.3

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, Iran runs in hard and sends down a short ball outside off, jabbed into the covers

0.2

Mohammad Irfan to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR, french-cut away for four. Good length and seams back in, takes the inside edge and streaks away fine on the leg side past the leg stump

0.1

Mohammad Irfan to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, Irfan starts off with a short ball angling away outside off, rears up at the batsman, Shafiq jumps off his ground and fends this chest-high delivery to the right of the cordon

 

 

 

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