Side register 22-run win against Multan Sultans
Qais Ahmed’s brilliant bowling performance and Usman Khan’s outstanding batting performance was enough for Quetta Gladiators to secure their first win in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021.
At the National Stadium in Karachi on Wednesday, Multan Sultans captain Mohammad Rizwan won the toss and opted to bowl first.
Gladiators posted 176-7 in their allotted 20 overs, courtesy brilliant 81 off 50 balls with the help of 10 fours and three sixes from debutant Usman.
For Multan, young pacer Shahnawaz Dhani continued his impressive run as he claimed three wickets.
In reply, Sultans—despite a 63-run opening partnership—were bowled out for 154 runs in the final over and fell 22 runs short.
Captain Rizwan continued his impressive run with the bat in hand as he scored 66 off 50 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes.
For Gladiators, leg-spinner Qais was the pick of the bowlers as he claimed three wickets and just gave away 21 runs in his four overs.