DUBAI: Islamabad United has set 128 runs target for Quetta Gladiators in the first Twenty 20 (T20) match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) being played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Thursday.
Islamabad team scored 127 runs on loss of seven wickets in 20 overs.
Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq smashed 41 runs in 28 balls. Russell scored 35 runs in 20 balls.
Mohammad Nawaz bagged four wickets. While; Anwar Ali, Zulfiqar Babar and Umar Gul managed to grab one wicket each.
Earlier, Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to bowl first against Islamabad United.
Luke Wright, Kevin Peitersen, Elton Chigumbura and Muhammad Nabi are Quetta gladiators overseas players, while Andre Russell, Shane Watson, Sam Billings and Samuel Badree are Islamabad United’s overseas players.