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PSL 9: Lahore Qalandars opt to bat first against Quetta Gladiators

Qalandars lost their opening game against Islamabad United
Photo via Pakistan Super League
Photo via Pakistan Super League

Khawaja Nafay hit 60 runs of 31 balls to guide Quetta Gladiators to a win against Lahore Qalandars on Monday.

Lahore Qalandars won the toss and opted to bat first in the Qaddafi Stadium on Monday, posting 187/7 in the allotted 20 overs.

Sahibzada Farhan starred with 62 runs of 43 balls while Jahandad Khan scored 45 off 17 balls for the Qalandars. Akeal Hosein grabbed 2 wickets for 17 runs

In response, the Qalandars made 188 runs with five balls to spare off Nafay’s heroics including four 4s and three 6s. Saud Shakeel also chipped in with 40 off 23.

The Qalandars, the defending champions went into the game after facing a defeat after facing a defeat against Islamabad United in the opening match.

Gladiators, on the other hand, have won their first game a day earlier as they defeated Peshawar Zalmi.

Lahore Qalandars Playing XI: Fakhar Zaman, Sahibzada Farhan (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Abdullah Shafique, Sikandar Raza, Salman Fayyaz, Carlos Brathwaite, Jahandad Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan.

Quetta Gladiators Playing XI: Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel (vc), Khawaja Nafay, Rilee Rossouw (c), Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sherfane Rutherford, Akeal Hosein, Muhammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

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