Requiring 198 runs to win the sport, United began effectively however misplaced two wickets in fast succession. Each their openers, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Mubasir Khan, acquired out one after the opposite with simply 27 runs on the board.
All of the Qalandars bowlers had been on the cash with tight traces and lengths and so they by no means let the United batters cool down. Liam Dawson confirmed some combat with well-made 31 runs, whereas Azam Khan acquired out for 10 runs. Skipper Asif Ali additionally didn’t play an enormous knock getting out for 12 runs off Zaman Khan’s bowling.
Danish Aziz remained not out for 30, as United was by no means within the capability to even get near the 198-run goal towards an excellent Qalandars bowling assault.
Whereas by way of bowling all of the bowlers contributed. Shaheen picked 2-28, Zaman 2-32, Rashid Khan 2-19, and Haris Rauf 2-33 of their four-overs spells.
Earlier, Lahore Qalandars had posted a mammoth 197-run complete for the lack of seven wickets.
The Qalandars posted the massive goal for the lack of seven wickets in 20 overs, courtesy of Harry Brook’s sensational 102 and a well-made fifty from Fakhar Zaman after workforce skipper Shaheen Afridi elected to bat first.
Qalandars began their innings poorly, as United eliminated their three batters for simply 12 runs on the board, with Faheem Ashraf doing the harm with the brand new ball.
However after that, Fakhar and Brook led Lahore’s restoration by placing up a 101-run stand. Fakhar scored 51 runs off 41 balls with 4 fours and one six, however Brook was all weapons blazing as he went rampant in a 49-ball not-out ton with 5 sixes and 10 fours.
Regardless of the top-order failure, good innings from Fakhar and Brook helped Lahore attain 197.
Whereas by way of bowling for United, Faheem was good with figures of 3-28 in his 4 overs, Liam Dawson took 1-21 in three overs. Pacer Waqas Maqsood went to the cleaners as he conceded 45 runs in 4 overs.
Lahore Qalandars: Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Kamran Ghulam Mohammad Hafeez, Phil Salt (wk), Harry Brook, David Wiese, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
Islamabad United: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mubasir Khan, Danish Aziz, Liam Dawson, Asif Ali (c), Azam Khan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim, Waqas Maqsood, Zahir Khan