Yesterday one more fantastic match was played between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators. It was really important match for Islamabad for getting place in Playoffs. Quetta Gladiators won a toss and elected to field first in this match. Islamabad United started batting and Dwayne Smith went back to pavilion on duck. After dismissal in form Smith Rafatullah Mohmand and Hussain Talat made good partnership for making some scores for his team. Hussain Talat was playing first PSL Match in this season and he made half century in this match in just 56 balls. Rafatullah Mohmand gave his wicket after making 17 RUNS and after that Misbah UL Haq only scored 25 RUNS for his team in 25 balls. Haddin and Shane Watson both played quick knock for Islamabad United and Shadab Khan also batted really well and took important RUNS for team. Islamabad United provided 165 RUNS target for chasing of Quetta Gladiators in 20 overs.
Quetta Gladiators have started batting and Islamabad got first wicket of Gladiators very soon. Asad Shafiq gave his wicket after making 8 RUNS. After dismissal of Asad Shafiq then Ahmed Shehzad and Kevin Pietersen made huge partnership for Gladiators. Kevin Pietersen made 69 RUNS in 43 balls and Ahmed Shehzad made 59 RUNS in 51 balls. Ahmed Shehzad and KP both got out after long partnership and Gladiators were looking very strong for winning this match. Rille Rossouw came for a bat and Sarfraz Ahmed and the captain of Gladiators Sarfraz Ahmed also went back to pavilion on Rumaan Raees bowling. Quetta Gladiators need 7 RUNS in 2 overs and Ruman Raees bowled really well in 2nd last over and gave just 2 runs along with Sarfraz Wicket. In the final over Gladiators needed 5 RUNS to win but Mohammad Sami became hero and he defended these runs for his team. Islamabad United accomplished for defending 5 RUNS in last over and won this match from Quetta Gladiators. It was really shocking and entertaining thing in PSL history. Gladiators dominated whole match and in the last two overs Islamabad United overcame and won this match superbly. Islamabad United also qualified for Playoffs along with Quetta Gladiators. You can watch complete highlights of Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators 17th PSL Match from the below.