KARACHI: Shai Hope smashed 47 from 32 balls earlier than David Wiese took three wickets to place Lahore Qalandars in command as they beat Quetta Gladiators by 63 runs within the 10th match of the Pakistan Super League season 8.
Defending champions Qalandars put up a mixed batting effort to reach a decent 198/6 within the 20 overs after they have been put into bat.
In reply, other than Jason Roy, Gladiators’ batting lineup failed utterly within the chase as they completed the 20 overs with solely 135 on board for the lack of eight wickets.
Qalandars’ skipper Shaheen gave an early breakthrough to his aspect within the very first over when he plumbed opener Abdul Wahid Bangulzai on a golden duck.
Martin Guptill and Roy then led the best way and took the scoreboard to 52/1 earlier than David Wiese got here into the assault and dismissed the New Zealander on 15 after the powerplay.
Roy lit up the sky with 5 maximums and a 4 throughout his scintillating knock of 30-ball 48 earlier than Rashid Khan removed him within the 10th over.
Following Roy’s dismissal Quetta misplaced management of the chase as they begin to lose wickets at common intervals regardless of a short-lived intent proven by Mohammad Hafeez (25 off 22) when he took Haris Rauf to the cleaners smashing two back-to-back sixes within the 11th over.
Wiese bagged two extra wickets within the center, dismissing Hafeez and Iftikhar Ahmed to almost finish the sport for Gladiators, whereas, Shaheen additionally took two extra scalps to complete with sensible figures of three/15 in his 4 overs.
Earlier, Hope led the batting cost for Qalandars with a robust knock within the center, laced with 5 fours and a most, after openers Fakhar Zaman and Tahir Baig have been despatched again to the hut contained in the powerplay.
West Indies’ new ODI captain sailed Qalandars to 146/three earlier than Odean Smith (2-41) removed him with Iftikhar grabbing the catch at deep mid-wicket.
Left-hander Hussain Talat additionally performed a quick cameo alongside Hope, scoring 26 from 13 balls.
Zimbabwe’s Raza, nonetheless, fired in with two sixes and a 4 and went not out on 32 from 16 balls to steer Qalandars to an enormous 193/5.
Quetta bowlers leaked too many runs, particularly tempo spearhead Naseem Shah, who went wicketless in opposition to 47 runs in his 4 overs.
Odeam Smith and spinner Qais Ahmed claimed two wickets apiece whereas Mohammad Nawaz and Mohammad Hasnain took a scalp every.