‘Disappointed’ Gul optimistic for Gladiators comeback

'Disappointed' Gul optimistic for Gladiators comeback

Umar Gul Quetta Gladiators

KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators’ bowling coach Umar Gul has expressed hope for his workforce’s comeback within the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight.

The Gladiators, who succumbed to their fourth defeat of the continued season following a crushing 63-run defeat in opposition to Islamabad United on Friday have sunk to the underside of the factors desk with solely two factors in 5 matches.

The 2019 champions now have to win all their remaining 5 matches to make a case for themselves to make it to the playoffs.

Meanwhile, amid his aspect’s dismal marketing campaign within the ongoing PSL 8, bowling coach Gul continues to be optimistic about his aspect’s comeback.

“We are too disappointed with this performance,” mentioned Gul within the post-match press convention at National Bank Cricket Arena.

“I think we are still very much in the tournament. We still have a complete chance to make a comeback from here,” he added.

“We have told players that still five matches are left. If we play according to our strength, we will be in the tournament,” he maintained.

Gul then additionally praised wicketkeeper batter Azam Khan’s astounding 97-run knock in opposition to the Gladiators which lifted the United to submit a mammoth 220/6 which ultimately was an excessive amount of for the Gladiators.

“Azam played really well and took the match away from us. We made mistakes in all departments. I know we could have done better,” mentioned Gul.

It is pertinent to say that the Gladiators subsequent face defending champions Lahore Qalandars on March 2 at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

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