SHARJAH – Islamabad United defeated Lahore Qalandars by 8 wickets in the 9th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 on Wednesday.

Sharjeel and Watson after Islamabad United win against Lahore Qalandars - PCB
Sharjeel and Watson after Islamabad United win against Lahore Qalandars – PCB

Scorecard: Islamabad beat Lahore by 8 wickets

The 9th match of PSL T20 was played between Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United in Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Lahore Qalandars were led by Azhar Ali and Islamabad United by Shane Watson. Islamabad United won the toss and opted to field first.

Lahore Qalandars started off steadily but faced first dismissal of Delport in the beginning. Azhar Ali tried to charge but lost his wicket. Qalandars still managed to keep the score board rolling. Umer Akmal also failed to take off and lost his wicket. It was Muhammad Rizwan who rescued Qalandars innings with his class stroke play. Qalandars were successful in achieving a total of 166 with a loss of 6 wickets.

Openers Sharjeel Khan and Shane Watson thrashed Lahore Qalandars bowlers with their master stroke play leading Islamabad United to a victory of 8 wickets. Lahore Qalandars were never in the game and their bowlers could not manage to take any wicket on time.

Scorecard: Islamabad beat Lahore by 8 wickets