The fourth match of Pakistan Super League 2021 was played yesterday between Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators at National Stadium Karachi, in which Lahore Qalandars defeated Quetta Gladiators by 9 wickets.
Lahore Qalandars won the toss and invited Quetta Gladiators to bat first, Quetta Gladiators batted first and scored 178 runs after losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. Quetta Gladiators had a poor start, Tom Banton and Saim Ayub came to start the inning, first wicket gone very quickly just in 7 runs, Tom Banton was dismissed just for 4 runs in 8 balls, the next batsman Chris Gayle came to bat, meanwhile second wicket also gone very quickly just in 12 runs, Saim Ayub dismissed just for 3 runs in 5 balls, the next batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed came to bat, and handled the inning with a century inning with Chris Gayle, third wicket failed in 113 runs, Sarfaraz Ahmed dismissed after brilliant inning of 40 runs the help of 5 boundaries in 33 balls, after that Azam Khan came to bat, meanwhile, forth wicket also gone in 118 runs, Chris Gayle dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 68 runs the help of 5 sixes and 5 boundaries in 40 balls, next batsman Mohammad Nawaz came to bat, and handled the inning with Azam Khan, the fifth wicket of the inning fell for 142 runs, Azam Khan was out for 13 runs in 9 balls, after that Ben Cutting came to bat, and he was dismissed just for 5 runs in 6 balls, next batsman Ben Cutting came to bat, and remained unbeaten in 1 run with Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Nawaz played an unbeaten inning of 33 runs in 20 balls. In this way, Quetta Gladiators batted first after losing the toss, scored 178 runs lost of 6 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 179 in front of the Lahore Qalandars.
Lahore Qalandars bowlers performed brilliantly, Haris Rauf took 3 wickets for 38 runs, Shaheen Afridi, Ahmed Daniyal and Rashid Khan took 1-1 wicket.
Lahore Qalandars chasing 179 runs in the second inning, they achieved the target very easily by losing just 1 wicket in the 2nd ball of 19th over and won the match by 9 wickets. Lahore Qalandars started well, Fakhar Zaman and Sohail Akhtar inning started brilliantly, Fakhar Zaman and Sohail Akhtar came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership, The first wicket of the inning fell in 64 runs, Sohail Akhtar was dismissed for 21 runs in 26 balls, after that Mohammad Hafeez came to bat, and lead the match to the victory with Fakhar Zaman, Fakhar Zaman played an unbeaten half-century inning of 82 runs the help of 2 sixes and 8 boundaries in 52 balls, and Mohammad Hafeez also played an unbeaten brilliant quick half-century inning of 73 runs the help of 6 sixes and 5 boundaries in just 33 balls. In this way, Lahore Qalandars chasing 179 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 1 wicket in the 2nd ball of 19th over and won the match by 9 wickets.
Lahore Qalandars batsman Fakhar Zaman selected the best player of the match, he played a brilliant unbeaten half-century of 82 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 8 boundaries in 52 balls.